Dining Archives

89Agave restaurant now open in Uptown Sedona

Photo courtesy of 89Agave Facebook

IMH Financial Corporation, the ownership group behind L’Auberge de Sedona and the Orchards Inn, has announced the opening of 89Agave along Highway 89A in Uptown Sedona, bringing delicious Sonoran Mexican cuisine and specialty 100% blue agave Tequila cocktails to locals and visitors alike. The new 89Agave occupies the space previously known as Taos Cantina, also… Read More →

Eight’s Great FoodFest comes to Peoria Nov. 1


Arizona PBS presents Eight’s Great FoodFest, featuring a variety of local restaurants, cooking demonstrations and more, Sun. Nov. 1, at Trilogy® at Vistancia® in Peoria, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Patrons can experience cooking-in-action; meet chefs; discover prized tips and techniques and sample culinary offerings from more than a dozen restaurants. Eight’s Great FoodFest showcases local… Read More →

The Living Room in Tucson set to open this Friday

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October 5, 2015 by in Date Night | Dining | Lifestyle

The Living Room wine cafe and lounge is set to open their innovative wine concept in La Encantada shopping center. The Living Room focuses on hospitality and staying true to their mantra of love, laugh, lounge. Owner Tom Kaufman says, “The Living Room is truly the modern day neighborhood hangout; Its a chill lounge with… Read More →

How Chompie’s will be celebrating National Dessert Day

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Chompie’s gives its guests fair warning to save room for dessert on Wednesday, October 14. Arizona’s New York-style deli will celebrate National Dessert Day with a special Big Apple Bargain: people can buy one Danish, pastry, or slice of cake and get one of equal value for free. The offer is good for the whole week… Read More →

Eklectic Pie now open in Mesa

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Seasoned Valley restaurant owner Charlie Harmon started his career in the food and beverage industry at the age of 16 and has spent decades honing his craft. It was a natural progression for this serial restaurateur to create a concept that focuses on unique, tasty, fresh and of course, “eklectic” pizza. To that end, Harmon… Read More →

Sauce opens new location in Uptown Phoenix

Photo by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Sauce Pizza & Wine opened the doors to its seventh Valley location in Phoenix. The fast-casual Italian restaurant located at 25 E. Camelback Road near Central and Camelback is the first site to open under the brand’s new owners led by local restaurateur, Scott Kilpatrick. Guests can expect the same great quality food and drinks,… Read More →

Two Brothers to hike Camelback with keg for charity

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Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery will be soaking up the Arizona fall weather while hiking Camelback Mountain with a Two Brothers keg on Saturday, October 3 in an effort to raise funds for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and celebrate the October launch of the brewery at Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery in Scottsdale.… Read More →

Whiskey Row adds more country kick to Mill Avenue

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The Grammy-winning country artist Dierks Bentley has made a name for himself in the music industry, but in the restaurant industry too! After a successful run in Scottsdale the valley native is now expanding his culinary reach with the second location of Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row opening its doors on Tempe’s Mill Avenue. The popular… Read More →

Salt Tacos y Tequila comes to Westgate this November

Photo courtesy of Salt Tacos y Tequila Facebook

iStar Financial has announced that a modern Mexican restaurant, Salt Tacos y Tequila, will open a nearly 15,000 square-foot eatery at Westgate Entertainment District in November, which is the largest restaurant lease signed to-date. Located in the former Margaritaville space, Salt Tacos y Tequila is a new restaurant concept from the owner of Whiskey Rose,… Read More →

New Menchie’s store in Gilbert celebrates grand opening


Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt (www.menchies.com), known for its rotating flavors and toppings and its mission to make every guest smile, will be celebrating with week-long deals, fun activities and FREE frozen yogurt beginning this Saturday. Saturday, September 19th: Free 8 oz. yogurt (11am-1pm), free t-shirts to the first 25 guests, a balloon artist and a free family friendly… Read More →

Infusion Cafe and Roastery hosts home brewing classes


Infusion Café and Roastery is hosting some caffeinated classes this fall! Ever wondered how to brew the perfect cup of coffee? Or interested in some new trends of brewing like the “Pour Over Method” or how to properly “press” the French Press? These home brewing workshops will answer those questions and much more. 9/12, 9:00… Read More →

Forks at the ready! Arizona Restaurant Week is back

Little Cleo's-Bacon & Eggs.
Photos by Robin Sendele, Az Big Media

Foodies across the state get ready for the most edible time of the year, Arizona Restaurant Association’s Fall Arizona Restaurant Week. For 10 days starting September 18th through the 27th diners can eat their way across the state on a tasting tour for a good price. Participating restaurants offer a three-course prix-fixe menu for just… Read More →

Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails debuts September 16

Photo by Jill Richards

When Crudo burst onto the scene in 2012, and into the hearts of Arizona diners, Co-Owner/Chef Cullen Campbell, Co-Owner Maureen McGrath-Campbell and Co-Owner/Mixologist Micah Olson wanted nothing more than to deliver crisp, chef-driven menus, a cocktail program worthy of tenure, and hospitality that wrapped it’s arms around you.  Now, three years later, the trio is… Read More →

McAlister’s Deli brings 5 new restaurants to the Phoenix area

Photo courtesy of McAlister's Deli Facebook

McAlister’s Deli®, a leading fast casual chain, has announced that it signed franchise agreements with a new franchise group to open five restaurants in the Phoenix market over the next four years. The brand is targeting Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler and Gilbert to open the new locations. Currently, McAlister’s has two locations on North Tatum Blvd.… Read More →