Dining Archives

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

Pumpkin creme brûlée

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 →

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill opening in Scottsdale

Marcella's Advertising shoot. -- photo by Mark W. Lipczynski copyright 2009

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill is excited to announce its second Arizona location at Scottsdale Fashion Square, following the success of their first valley location that opened in the Valley, at Tempe Marketplace, in 2011. The gastropub will open its doors to the public in February of 2015 and will feature 8,500 square feet of… Read More →

Forge Wood-Fired Pizza coming to the Biltmore’s Union

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The Le Bon Temps Restaurants team is excited to bring Forge Wood-Fired Pizza (2502 E. Camelback Rd.) to the Union shops at the Biltmore Fashion Park, opening to the public on October 7th. Located inside a stylish, custom-designed space featuring a large bar, an imported Valoriani wood-burning oven, and a spacious and shaded patio with… Read More →

Bink’s hosts pig’s head dinner

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The first Pig’s Head Dinner was so delicious that Chef Kevin Binkley is hosting Part 2 of the all-you-can-eat event, from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, September 7, at Bink’s Scottsdale, at 6107 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Admission is $24.95, and includes Slow-Roasted Local Pig Head and Pork & Roasted Chili Skillet Corn Bread. Side… Read More →

Food Truck Caravan releases September lineup

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The Food Truck Caravan, which is held every Saturday night from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on the NW corner of 5th Ave. and Goldwater in Scottsdale has an announced its September line-up. Sept. 6 lineup includes: Aioli Burger, Sweet Magnolia, Focoso Pizza Food Truck, Queso Good, Grilled Cheese Truck, Saffron JAK, Roasted Shallot, Rock-A-Belly, Menime’s… Read More →

Stingray Sushi celebrates 10 years, closes Old Town location

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It’s a bittersweet day for the owners of Stingray Sushi. After 10 incredible years in Old Town Scottsdale, Stingray Sushi has shuttered its original location and is in the process of securing a bigger, better space in the heart of Scottsdale. But fear not Scottsdale sushi lovers, sister restaurant located right next door, Geisha A… Read More →