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Phoenix – Dining Guide

September 18, 2018

Phoenix magazine’s dining guide visits The VIG. “The retro-modern decor is too cool for school, and everybody who’s anybody is probably there. Great patio, good burgers….Great brunch program too.”

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Escape to the Wild West

September 15, 2018

Beyond visits The VIG McDowell Moutain to enjoy the great food on the alfresco terrace before visiting Taliesin West, the home of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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The Vig Gives To Schools

September 6, 2018

Justin Woodard, executive chef at The Vig, is bringing some great information to us today! Danielle Williams learns about how The Vig is giving back by donating part of their profits during September to schools around the Valley.

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Taste Tidbits: Foodie news roundup for the week of Sept. 3

September 6, 2018

This September, Arizona Vig restaurants including location at the Vig Fillmore, The Vig Uptown, The Vig Arcadia, The Vig McDowell Mountain and the Vig McCormick Ranch will be supporting neighborhood elementary, middle and high schools through their annual “The Vig Gives” fundraising campaign.

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Tunes Around Town

September 4, 2018

Tucked away in the arts district, the Vig is more than an upscale neighborhood tavern. Besides having a lively patio packed with games and live music on any given day, the extensive food and drink menu appeals to foodies throughout the valley – in fact, there are five locations in town.

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The Vig Gives Program

September 4, 2018

September 1-30. When guests dine at their local Vig restaurant for brunch, lunch or dinner, the restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds to the schools’ PTO/PTA within the surrounding area, in addition to giving $500 in gift cards to one lucky school to assist in school fundraisers and events.

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‘The Vig Gives’ Kicks off Seventh Year

September 4, 2018

From September 1-30, when guests dine at their local Vig restaurant for brunch, lunch or dinner, the restaurant will donate a portion of its proceeds to the PTO/PTA at the school within the surrounding area, in addition to giving $500 in gift cards to one lucky school to assist in school fundraisers and events.

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Experience Scottsdale

August 3, 2018

You can cool off with the iced tea of the day (flavors include passion fruit and hibiscus) at the alfresco restaurant The Vig McDowell Mountain, which also serves great fish tacos and a hearty steak salad.

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All Twisted Up: Best Phoenix Pretzels

April 24, 2018

What is it about pretzel buns that elevate a regular, ol’ turkey sandwich into one fit for a king? All hail the king of sandwich buns at The Vig: Savor the handful of warm roasted turkey breast with cranberry chutney, roasted tomatoes, fresh coleslaw, dill havarti and dijonnaise served on a soft pretzel bun.

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THE BEST HIKES IN AND AROUND PHOENIX

February 27, 2018

If you’ve done even one hike in the greater Phoenix area, it was likely Camelback Mountain. With its sheer, red cliffs and iconic, camel-shaped profile, the 76-acre park in suburban Scottsdale is a favorite spot. Yet every local—from hiking guides to restaurant owners—caution that the two trails leading up to its peak are not for beginners, even the physically fit. Instead, they’ll recommend treading on some of the many other paths forged through a state rich with desert flora and fauna, protected and enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.

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13 Best Spots for Wings in Metro Phoenix

November 9, 2017

Wings are the kind of seductive comfort food that hit the spot just about every time. We have with a wealth of strong wing options here in the Valley. With so many fantastic bars, grills, pubs, and restaurants to choose from, it can be hard to know where to go to get a spicy fix.

We’re here to help.

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SO SCOTTSDALE AUGUST 2017

July 30, 2017

The Vig has finally arrived in North Scottsdale. Since it launched its first location in Arcadia in 2006, the Vig and its modern-meets-backyard barbecue vibe has been a hit with the community and media alike, praised for its perfect patios, eclectic menu, creative cocktails and thoughtful touches, such as bocce ball courts and live music.

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TASTE TIDBITS: FOODIE NEWS ROUNDUP FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 5

June 8, 2017

Genuine Concepts introduced the fifth location of The Vig, opening at McDowell Mountain this summer (other locations include Arcadia, Uptown, Fillmore and McCormick Ranch). The Vig McDowell Mountain sits at the corner of Bell Road and Thompson Peak Parkway in North Scottsdale and will be a new hot spot for brunch, lunch, dinner and all-day cocktails. This location boasts spectacular views of the McDowell Mountain range, and the open floor plan is heavily inspired by the timeless design of Frank Lloyd Wright.

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GRAND OPENING OF THE VIG AT MCDOWELL MOUNTAIN

May 30, 2017

The Vig McDowell Mountain will open its doors to the public at 11am on Monday, June 5th, 2017. Come see this beautiful, new addition to the Genuine Concepts family for yourself! From the gorgeous and stately Frank Lloyd Wright design, convenient access to activities of the outdoors and the delicious Vig food and cocktails that Phoenix has loved for over ten years, VMM is sure to become a neighborhood landmark.

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THE VIG MCDOWELL MOUNTAIN TO OPEN JUNE 5TH

May 26, 2017

After months of searching for the right location and construction Genuine Concepts is ready to open its new location of The Vig in north Scottsdale. With the McDowell Mountains serving as a backdrop the restaurant is set to open June 5th and will be the 5th location of the successful modern tavern and the 2nd in Scottsdale.

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BEST PLACES TO TRY 15 GREAT FALL COCKTAILS AROUND PHOENIX

January 18, 2017

The picturesque patio at this neighborhood restaurant is an ideal spot to enjoy this drink on a crisp fall evening. The Autumn Royale features Crown Royale vanilla whiskey, Bohl’s Pumpkin Smash liquor, Solerno Blood Orange liqueur and cinnamon simple syrup. It’s served over an ice ball and garnished with a flamed orange peel.

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10 BEST WINGS IN METRO PHOENIX

June 6, 2016

Some of us feel like we could eat wings every day, and some of us do just that. And with so many fantastic bars, grills, pubs, and restaurants in the Valley, it’s difficult to know where to start when you’re in the mood for some deep-fried, grilled, or golden beauties.

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