Dining Archives

Snooze will open Tempe location on Dec. 10

Red Velvet pancakes, Courtesy of Snooze

The wait is almost over as, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery will hatch its latest location in Tempe on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Located inside the remodeled ASU Art Annex Building at the intersection of College Avenue and 6th Street (next door to Postino WineCafe), this all-new Snooze will serve up the same beloved menu of chef-crafted,… Read More →

PWS, SommSelect give you an excuse to celebrate wine

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Featuring a state-of-the-art wine storage cellar and lounge, Phoenix Wine Storage (PWS) opened in March 2014 in a classic, mid-century modern building in central Phoenix designed by renowned architect Ralph Haver. The secure, climate controlled cellar boasts more than 200 lockers in various sizes for any level of wine collection. Members of PWS are provided various… Read More →

Marcellino’s redefines romance in the restaurant business

Marcellinos Dinner

Being a romantic restaurant isn’t just about candlelight, exclusivity and good design. Although those are all qualities of Old Town Scottsdale’s Marcellino’s, too, true romance is embodied in the artistry of the menu items, the story behind its owners and the dedication of its kitchen staff. Marcellino’s Ristorante has made a quiet spot of its… Read More →

Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen coming to north Scottsdale

Chef Chris Mayo

Restaurateur German Osio and his team at Osio Culinary Group announced Monday the opening of their fourth restaurant, Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen. Kale & Clover is set to open in December at 20511 N. Hayden Rd. at Hayden Peak Crossing in Scottsdale, the same shopping plaza as Osio’s sister restaurant, Local Bistro. Kale &… Read More →

Central Bistro gets revamped menu this month

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Executive Chef Chris Mayo has launched a revamped menu this month at Central Bistro located at 3160 E. Camelback Rd. Mayo took the reigns at Central Bistro in March of 2014 and has been working on the newly released menu for several months. “Central Bistro is Arcadia’s answer to modern American food. This menu has… Read More →

The Dish: Chef Eddie Matney’s braised beef short ribs

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Chef Eddie Matney, of Eddie’s House, is prepared to show the Valley’s most charitable residents how to put their money where there mouth is. Every year, local nonprofit Camp Soaring Eagle’s Annual Affair raises money for its year-round safe camp programs for seriously ill children and their families. It’s free for them to camp, and… Read More →

The Standard opens Streatside Patio Lounge

Streatside Patio Lounge, WEB

The Standard, an American kitchen & bar featuring chef inspired, cutting edge food and hand crafted classic cocktails using locally sourced ingredients, has opened its outdoor Streatside Patio. Located at 10050 N. Scottsdale, Rd., The Standard is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 9 a.m. to midnight… Read More →

Sip Coffee & Beer House unveils outdoor event space

Sip Coffee and Beer House

Coffee lovers, beer drinkers and anyone else interested in kicking off fall with a festive outdoor party in the heart of Scottsdale have a new place to do so. Ever since it opened in 2013, patrons at Sip Coffee & Beer House have been looking out on a construction project located just behind the building.… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Pear Pomegranate Cooler

Courtesy of Thirsty Lion Pub

Even though Phoenicians are known to lament about the lack of a proper “fall” come September, many chefs in the Valley are unveiling seasonal menus worth digging your boots out for! Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill at Tempe Marketplace is celebrating the harvest with savory dishes like beer-steamed peel-and-eat shrimp, pomegranate spinach & pancetta salad,… Read More →

Market Street Kitchen hires Chef Emilio Badalamenti

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Market Street Kitchen, a neighborhood-style restaurant located in Market Street at DC Ranch in North Scottsdale, recently announced the addition Chef Emilio Badalamenti to the management team. Market Street Kitchen will continue to feature Wood-Fired Rotisserie Chicken, Duck, Prime Rib and fresh seafood, while introducing new menu additions such as Dr. Pepper braised short ribs,… Read More →

The Dish: Pumpkin Creme Brulee

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You may enjoy poking fun at the pumpkin spice lattes and candles circulating in your office or autumn-themed everything on the end caps of your grocery store, but we’re here to say if you can’t beat it — eat it. Below is one delicious pumpkin-flavored recipe, courtesy of the family-owned Jewel’s Bakery and Cafe in… Read More →

Postino opens newest location in 1950s art studio next month

Postino Annex, Upward Projects

Next Wednesday, Oct. 1, the latest Postino WineCafé location, Postino Annex (615 S. College Avenue) will open in Tempe inside a revamped former art studio just steps away from the ASU campus. Tucked into the historic ASU Art Annex building, this fourth Valley Postino location will help serve as a new gateway to ASU’s main… Read More →

Sneak peek at Arizona Restaurant Week, Fall 2014

SumoMaya's pomegranate and dried fruit guacamole. Photo by Shavon Thompson

Fall is the time of harvest, and what a better way to kick off a celebration of food than with the fall Arizona Restaurant Week? From Sept. 19 to 28, more than 100 restaurants offer prix-fixe menu options for a discounted prices (between $33 to $44 for three courses) is by far one of the… Read More →

The Dish: National Guacamole Day

Courtesy of SOL Cocina

It’s no secret that Americans love their food. Following suit of our country’s beloved foodstuffs, the Mexican cuisine-inspired green mash known as guacamole has its own day — September 16.  If this isn’t the best excuse to eat guac on a spoon, we don’t know what is. If you’re anything like us, guacamole is a… Read More →