Dining Archives

The Dish: Mother’s Day Coffee Cake

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Skip the crowded breakfast spots this Mother’s Day and show mom how much you love her by preparing one of her favorites! Share with us in the comments some of your mom’s favorite recipes. Who knows, maybe it’ll be featured on The Dish someday! To start things off I’ll share one of my mom’s favorites.… Read More →

Tastes of Cinco de Mayo

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Although Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, but rather a small win for the Mexican army in Puebla against the French in the Franco-Mexican War, the holiday is recognized in the United States as a day of awareness and celebration of Mexican culture. Many restaurants provide special menus with Mexican-inspired cocktails and appetizers… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Dining & Entertainment: Resort Life

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: TapHouse Kitchen

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May 1, 2014 by in Dining | Eat | Featured

TapHouse Kitchen lives up to its name by providing all of its beers and wines on tap. The new Scottsdale restaurant has achieved a great start with its fabulous patio (equipped with comfy chairs, a fireplace and heaters for cold weather and misters for the summer), delicious appetizers and entrees and of course its long… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Dining & Entertainment: Night Life

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

2014 Best Of Scottsdale Dining & Entertainment: Restaurants

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The Best of Scottsdale is based on the best, brightest and most beautiful things to do in Scottsdale. The following article is filled with the best places in Scottsdale to eat, best businesses to improve your lifestyle and home, care for your body and surround yourself with beautiful things. Because that’s really what Scottsdale is… Read More →

Brew up good times at Scottsdale Beer Palooza

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On June 28th, it’s guaranteed to be hot in Arizona. That’s why a ton of cold beer will be on tap at WestWorld of Scottsdale for a new event: Scottsdale Beer Palooza. Produced by Affordable Food Festivals (Arizona Taco Festival, Arizona BBQ Festival, Flavors of the West) and M Culinary Concepts, Scottsdale Beer Palooza will… Read More →

A Taste of The Original Taste

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This weekend, food and drink will be flowing along the Scottsdale Waterfront as the iconic EC70 brings The Original Taste back to the Valley. The Original Taste, which takes place on April 26 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., combines more than 40 celebrated Valley restaurants with 100 amazing wines, beers and spirits from around… Read More →

The Dish: Peas and Prosciutto

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One of the tastiest things to come out of the garden in spring are English peas. Now, sadly in Arizona peas are hard to come by fresh from the farm. Thankfully frozen peas are picked at the peak of ripeness and available year round even here in ever warm Arizona. Prosciutto adds a wonderful saltiness… Read More →

Don’t Eat Dead Food – “Peak Up” Your Meals Through Raphaology

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Not all food is considered equal. Let me explain. I consider many foods today “dead food,” because they have been genetically modified or grown in depleted soil and no longer contain the nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy. Some foods can actually deplete your body of nutrients. They can cause the body to pull… Read More →

The Dish: Meringue

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With Passover and Easter right around the corner entertaining is inevitable. This recipe for meringues is sure to please the Easter bunny and its Passover friendly! Fill shells with lemon curd and/or whipped cream and top with berries for a light spring dessert. Save leftover meringues and make a delicious British dessert called Eton Mess.… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Grassroots Kitchen & Tap

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Scottsdale’s new restaurant, Grassroots Kitchen & Tap prides itself on its high quality food and drinks. Owner Christopher Collins explains that he only provides the best quality items to compliment his food while also promoting a social hour (rather than a happy hour) to get locals to be social in a comfortable environment. Collins says… Read More →

The Scoop on the Scottsdale Culinary Festival

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Cleanse those palates and brush up on your foodie adjectives! It’s time for the 36th annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival! As the primary fundraiser for the Scottsdale League for the Arts, the event hosts more than 35,000 guests, 20 events, 100 restaurants and dozens of top chefs. The mission is to support artists, art programs and… Read More →

Breakfast cocktails now available at expanded Perk Eatery

Bloody Mary with Sriracha vodka? Yes, please!

Perk Eatery’s new addition is now open! The popular North Phoenix breakfast and lunch space leased the space directly adjacent to their cozy restaurant in North Scottsdale located at 6501 East Greenway Pkwy last fall and renovations are now complete. “We are open and excited,” said Perk Eatery Owner Pauline Martinez. “The additional space allows… Read More →