TapHouse Kitchen to host patriotic themed brunch

The Lamb Burger (Submitted photo)

The Lamb Burger (Submitted photo)

Celebrate our country’s Independence with a Patriotic celebration this July fourth and join TapHouse Kitchen for a red, white and blue brunch featuring a Bloody Mary Bar with 87 condiments, and an assortment of refreshing cocktails and mimosas.

0513Ns Tap HouseTapHouse Kitchen is conveniently located in the Hilton Village Shopping Center on Scottsdale Road. Brunch is to begin at 9 a.m.

Most loved for his Crème Brulee French Toast, and signature Eggs Benedict made with turkey, Chef Patrick Karvis is offering all the TapHouse brunch favorites this July fourth, according to a press release. Chef Karvis will be adding some American tradition to the brunch menu for the fourth by offering his unique Red, White, and Blue Lamb Burger.

“I really believe the Fourth of July is a time to spend time with family and friends and celebrate what has made this country great – and that is our American cuisine! So come enjoy a Red, White and Blue Lamb Burger,” stated Chef Karvis in the release.

To make a reservation or get more information about TapHouse Kitchen please call 480-656-0012 or go online to www.taphousekitchen.com.

Additionally, Chef Karvis is now gifting his secret recipe to all. Make this at home by following the instructions and using the ingredients below:


  • 2 lbs. ground lamb
  • 2ea. Roasted peppers
  • 4 ea. Challah burger buns
  • .5 lbs. shredded Fontina cheese

BBQ Sauce Recipe

  • 4 cups – Uncle Bear’s Head to Tail Amber Ale
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 3 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 ea. Red onion
  • 6 ea. Garlic cloves
  • .5 cups chili powder
  • 2 tbsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp. whole grained mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. Olive oil

Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

  • 2 cups mayo
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. chopped chives
  • 1 tsp. chopped dill
  • .5 cups crumbled Maytag blue cheese
  • Salt and pepper

For the onion strings

  • 1 ea. White onion sliced thinly
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • Salt and pepper

Start by forming the lamb meat into 7-ounce patties, season with salt and pepper, and throwing them on the grill until cooked to medium temperature. Smother the homemade BBQ sauce on the burger along with the Fontina cheese and wait until the cheese is melted. Add the buns to the grill, and once toasted, spread the creamy blue cheese dressing on both sides. Top the burgers off with red bell peppers and crispy onion straws.


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