5 Cool Dishes Perfect for Hot Arizona Summers

The temperatures are rising and it’s only going to get hotter. Beat the heat this summer and cool down with these five dishes, perfectly suited for Arizona’s warmest season.

Tuna Poke
This beautiful plate of tuna poke is prepared with a list of colorful ingredients including shrimp, avocado, scallions, cilantro, jalapeño, fresh ponzu and wontons. It’s almost too pretty to eat, but so inviting you’ll want to dig in right away.

Housemade Smoked Salmon Dip
Our Housemade Smoked Salmon, with hints of cherry and applewood, served alongside toast points and Nola remoulade makes a great starter for an afternoon lunch spent in good company. The dish also pairs nicely with our Social Hour cocktail specials.

Sashimi Ahi Tuna Salad
Ahi tuna is having a moment. Enjoy it in our Sashimi Ahi Tuna Salad. This summer-friendly salad is made up of field greens, crunchy wasabi peas, edamame, fresh cherry tomatoes, avocado and features seared, rare ahi tuna. It’s finished with a drizzle of miso vinaigrette, agave ponzu and sprinkled with sesame seeds.

Farm-to-Table Vegetable Platter
Our Common Ground family takes a simple approach to food. We believe that farm fresh is best. Try our Farm-to-Table Vegetable Platter. It combines Chef’s featured vegetables, cherry tomatoes and bleu cheese crumbles, sauteed chard and grilled asparagus with a side of Texas Toast.

Key Lime Pie
What’s homemade and oh-so sweet? Our Key Lime Pie, of course! Made with a tart and sweet custard, graham crackers and topped with whipped cream, our Key Lime Pie is a cool sweet treat for hot summer days. Still searching for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Visit our neighbors in Scottsdale at Sweet Provisions for ice cream made with Arizona dairy, baked goods and more delectable sweet treats.

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