Dining Archives

Lawrence Dunham Vineyards announces release of new wines

From planting their first vines along Ash Creek in the Chiricahua Mountain foothills in 2008 to putting the finishing touches on their Scottsdale-based wine gallery and tasting room in the fall of 2014, Co-Owners Curt Dunham and Peggy Fiandaca of Lawrence Dunham Vineyards have been busy building a highly successful collection of wines to please… Read More →

Omni Scottsdale Resort unveils new chef’s kitchen & herb garden

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia introduces a newly constructed 4,000 square foot Chef’s Kitchen & Herb Garden this month. Not only will the garden provide fresh, local produce and herbs for use at the resort’s culinary outlets, including its flagship restaurant Prado, but the space will also serve as an exceptional venue for high-end experiential… Read More →

Brunch deals make Easter ‘eggs’ hunt easy

Central Bistro Open 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 3160 E Camelback Rd. 480-646-8560 centralbistroaz.com Osio Culinary Group’s Local Bistro and SumoMaya will also be open on Easter Sunday 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Local Bistro 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. SumoMaya $32 per person With bottomless bloody marys or mimosas: $45 per person Includes Fresh Pastries, Bottomless Coffee, Orange Juice, Iced… Read More →

Coconut’s Fish Café to open new location in Scottsdale

Coconut’s Fish Café is opeing a new location on Shea Boulevard in mid-June. This tasty fish café was founded in 2009 on Maui and local owner Kim Kuhljuergen opened the first mainland location in North Scottsdale in 2013. Coconut’s newest location will feature an expansive patio, bright and airy interior and the same fresh and healthy… Read More →

Arizona BBQ Festival returns to Salt River Fields

The 6th annual Arizona BBQ Festival is returning to Salt River Fields Sat., May 2, from noon to 10 p.m. The more than 25 top barbecue purveyors are only part of what’s expected to draw the 15,000-plus people. REDNECK GAMES. Back by popular demand for a third year is the Redneck Games Arena which will feature contests free… Read More →

Celebrate National Whiskey Day

National Whiskey Day is this Friday and what better way to celebrate than with a classic drink with a whiskey kick? Tilted Kilt takes your traditional Long Island Iced Tea and kicks it up a notch with their own version called a Tilted Tea. The refreshing drink blends four different kinds of liquor with Triple Sec for… Read More →

Crudo dinner series crisscrosses chef creations

Crudo

Crudo of Phoenix is in the middle of a dinner series, inviting a guest chef into its kitchen once a month to cook alongside Chef Cullen Campbell. Because of the freedom each chef is allowed, the series is being called Blank Space. Guests at the dinner get only a name of a local chef and… Read More →

Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame honors innovators

Hall of Fame 2014

Prepare yourself for a new flavor of ceremony at this year’s Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame, presented by the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and the Scottsdale League for the Arts. The star-studded soiree will be held at Scottsdale’s premier entertainment venue, Livewire. Photos of Arizona’s culinary legends will light up the 25-foot HD diagonal video wall,… Read More →

March at the Food Truck Caravan Scottsdale

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 delicious March line-up. March 7 lineup includes: Buzz N Bee, Affogato, Best Dressed, Grilled Cheese Truck, Sweet Magnolia, Roadriggers, SuperFarm SuperTruck and Udder Delights. The Caravan Café will feature Sugar Jam Cookies and Chocolade Van Brugge. Special Feature: The Nail… Read More →

Food Truck Caravan brings lineup to Baseball City

The ultimate baseball fan experience, Baseball City returns to Arizona spring training Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.   Food Truck Caravan will be on-site both days with an exciting lineup of food trucks to give fans a taste of some of the best gourmet street food in the Valley! For first… Read More →

Twisted Root Parlor opens next week in Scottsdale

Serving modern, approachable new American cuisine with plenty of local flare, Twisted Root Parlor + Bar is set to become Scottsdale’s favorite new hangout when it opens on March 1, 2015.  The newest restaurant concept from Common Ground Culinary, a restaurant development company founded by Christopher Collins that includes staple neighborhood brands like Grassroots Kitchen… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Foosia announces new happy hour menu

foosia

Foosia – Asia Fresh, Scottsdale’s fast, fresh and healthy alternative to casual dining, announces its new Happy Hour menu with specials every day of the week. From 3 – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday guests can take part in Foosia’s Beer For A Buck! promotion. For every bowl purchased, they’ll get any beer for only $1. Foosia… Read More →

Kale & Clover’s Scottsdale location offering free meals opening week

Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen is offering free meals during its opening week as a fundraiser held to benefit Amy’s Army, the nonprofit headed by Amy Van Dyken. All of this takes place Monday, Feb. 23 to Sunday, March 1 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Where: Kale & Clover, 20511 North Hayden Road at… Read More →

Pink Pony offers Spring Training specials fit for Giants fans

Golden Gate Sazerac, Susan Cope

Spring Training is a few tender weeks away, and Pink Pony is already ready to round the bases with its special cocktail, Golden Gate Sazerac — an ode to the San Francisco Giants, we assume — and “bomb burger.” The specials run March 1 through April 1. The burger costs $13, the cocktail costs $11… Read More →