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Phoenix Elites Show Off Their Ugliest Sweaters at Illegal Pete’s!



On December 5th, Elites rang in the holiday season with an ugly sweater party at Illegal Pete’s newest location on Mill Ave. The event took place on their expansive patio, where participants were given a pair of  Yelp gloves, drink tickets, and a set of four stickers used to vote for their favorite outfit. Whoever had the most stickers by the end of the night would leave victorious! Many unique and creative sweaters made their debut, complete with dazzling lights and sparkling tinsel galore. Some were passed down from their grandparents, while others were completely homemade!

The restaurant’s cocktail menu impressive (watch out for those margaritas!), but the highlight of the night was definitely their mezcal drinks and shots. In addition to these smoky sips, Huss Brewing joined the party with a variety of craft beer samples that included their Scottsdale Blonde, Orange Blossom, and Koffee Kolsch. For food, Illegal Pete’s introduced Yelpers to their build-your-own taco bar complete with a variety of meats, veggies, sauces, and more. Everyone was raving about these tacos, however, the star of the show was their thick and creamy queso; pretty much everybody went back for seconds!

It was the perfect way to close out the year! The night ended with full bellies, awesome prizes, social contests and new friends. We would like to extend a huge thank you to Illegal Pete’s for hosting one hell of a shindig. Relive all the moments by reading the reviews and perusing the photos taken by the talented Eric Castanos.

This content was compiled by Ryan Cox, Yelp Regional Manager, and Anna Davis, Yelp Phoenix Marketing Intern.

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