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Peter Piper names Bruce President and CEO

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August 13, 2013 by in Business News | Dining

Peter Piper, Inc. announced the promotion of Charles Bruce, adding the title of Chief Executive Office to his current role as President. Bruce was named President last September and previously held the role of Chief Marketing Officer for three years. In his role as President, Bruce has been a leading force in the ongoing implementation… Read More →

Magical Relaxation, 4-Diamond Fare at L'Auberge Sedona

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August 5, 2013 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Events | Travel

From my 10th floor office window in Downtown Phoenix, I can literally see the summer heat. It’s there in the yellowing grass wrapping the building below; it’s eye level as it snakes over and swallows the Estrella Mountains in the western distance. I may be wrapped up below a vent of ridiculously icy air-conditioning, but… Read More →

Magical Relaxation, 4-Diamond Fare at L’Auberge Sedona

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August 5, 2013 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Events | Travel

From my 10th floor office window in Downtown Phoenix, I can literally see the summer heat. It’s there in the yellowing grass wrapping the building below; it’s eye level as it snakes over and swallows the Estrella Mountains in the western distance. I may be wrapped up below a vent of ridiculously icy air-conditioning, but… Read More →

Arizona Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 21-29

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July 20, 2013 by in Dining | Events | Featured

Valley food lovers rejoice! Arizona Restaurant Week will return this fall from Saturday, September 21 through Sunday, September 29 for nine action-packed and scrumptious nights. The Arizona Restaurant Association proudly hosts this week of extravagant edibles to showcase the state’s vibrant restaurant industry. This chef-powered event sets the stage for menus and dining trends for… Read More →

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald Hosts Charity Dinner at Morton's

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July 16, 2013 by in Business News | Dining | Events | Sports

Morton’s The Steakhouse and Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald have teamed up to host the 5th Annual Charity Dinner, Fitz’s Supper Club, ‘Celebrities at YOUR Service,’ on Monday, August 26. Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinal teammates and celebrity friends take the stage in the ‘Speakeasy’ where they pass plates instead of a ball, donning aprons instead… Read More →

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald Hosts Charity Dinner at Morton’s

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July 16, 2013 by in Business News | Dining | Events | Sports

Morton’s The Steakhouse and Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald have teamed up to host the 5th Annual Charity Dinner, Fitz’s Supper Club, ‘Celebrities at YOUR Service,’ on Monday, August 26. Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinal teammates and celebrity friends take the stage in the ‘Speakeasy’ where they pass plates instead of a ball, donning aprons instead… Read More →

Two New Tenants Coming to Westgate in August

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IT’SUGAR and RazzleberrieZ will open their doors this August at Westgate Entertainment District, adding even more family-friendly variety for West Valley patrons to enjoy. IT’SUGAR, best known nationally as a novelty candy store, offers the world’s largest boxes of Nerds, Sweethearts and Pop Rocks, five pound Gummy Bears as well as candy themed accessories like… Read More →

Ling & Louie’s Kitchen closes at Biltmore Fashion Park

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Ling & Louie’s Kitchen, an upscale urban brand extension of the successful Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill, today announced its Biltmore Fashion Park location has closed. Ling & Louie’s Kitchen debuted in December 2012 and the Camelback corridor location was established to test the new menu and concept. It was the only Ling… Read More →

Ling & Louie’s Kitchen closes at Biltmore Fashion Park

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Ling & Louie’s Kitchen, an upscale urban brand extension of the successful Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill, today announced its Biltmore Fashion Park location has closed. Ling & Louie’s Kitchen debuted in December 2012 and the Camelback corridor location was established to test the new menu and concept. It was the only Ling… Read More →

Phoenix firm helps bars tap into profits

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July 9, 2013 by in Dining | Featured | Small Biz | Tech

A Phoenix business’s device keeps the spirits from overflowing in bar profits. Aaron Post and his team at Bar Vision produce innovative bar technology. Devices track pouring measurements to prevent bartenders from over pouring. Bar Vision designs products that improve “pour profits” rather than detect “pour loss.” “Every industry in the world tracks its most… Read More →

Coup Des Tartes being forced from historic location

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Coup Des Tartes, Phoenix’s longest running and most well known B.Y.O.B. restaurant, is being forced out of its location at 4626 N.  16th Street in Phoenix through no fault of its own. Coup Des Tartes is being offered a 180-day notice as of June 1, 2013 by the new landowners, the Van Tuyl Group, which… Read More →

Sanctuary Receives 2013 ‘Stars of the Industry’ Award

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, the country’s premier luxury resort, was recognized by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) with a 2013 “Stars of the Industry” award during its Summer Summit in Denver, Colo. Sanctuary’s 2012 “Escape for GOOD” fundraiser, which raised $10 million benefiting Athletes for Hope and UGIVE, two nonprofits dedicated to inspiring… Read More →

Sanctuary Receives 2013 'Stars of the Industry' Award

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, the country’s premier luxury resort, was recognized by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) with a 2013 “Stars of the Industry” award during its Summer Summit in Denver, Colo. Sanctuary’s 2012 “Escape for GOOD” fundraiser, which raised $10 million benefiting Athletes for Hope and UGIVE, two nonprofits dedicated to inspiring… Read More →

Massive Downtown Phoenix Pillow Fight coming

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Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix at CityScape will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a flurry of feathers during the largest pillow fight to ever hit Downtown Phoenix. On June 5th in the hotel’s second-floor Living Room, hotel staff will provide pillows and be on-site to share tips for friendly battles and proper techniques. Blue Hound Kitchen… Read More →

Coup Des Tartes adds catering company

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May 27, 2013 by in Dining | Featured | Small Biz

Ranked as the No. 1 French restaurant by Ranking Arizona for four years in a row, Coup Des Tartes is a charming, 15-year-old, bistro-style restaurant that patrons call one of the most engaging and intimate dining experiences in all of Phoenix. With his exquisite attention to detail, owner Ron Pacioni has turned Coup Des Tartes… Read More →

Restaurants serve super-sized economic impact

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Think about the celebration that occurred after Arizona was awarded  the 2015 Super Bowl. Much of that excitement came because of the economic impact the Super Bowl will have on the state. But the restaurant industry in Arizona generates revenue equivalent to hosting two Super Bowls a month. “Restaurants are critical to Arizona’s visitor industry… Read More →

First Job: Steven Micheletti, CEO, Z’Tejas

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May 25, 2013 by in Dining | Featured | Legal

What was your first job? Delivering bread on my uncle’s bread delivery route at the age of 11. I worked every Saturday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. for two years.  When I became a teenager, it just didn’t seem like a cool job to be talking to your friends about, so I moved on… Read More →

Royal Palms Announces New Executive Chef

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May 20, 2013 by in Business News | Dining

Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Phoenix’s historic luxury boutique resort, announces the upcoming revitalization of longtime renowned restaurant  T. Cook’s.  The evolution entails an interior redesign of the restaurant and bar, in addition to the highly anticipated hire of Paul McCabe as Executive Chef.  Chef McCabe joined the team on Monday, May 13, 2013 prior… Read More →

Z’Tejas Opens Fifth Location in Central Phoenix

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April 9, 2013 by in Business News | Dining | Events

On the heels of celebrating its 20th anniversary in Arizona, Scottsdale-based Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill is announcing the opening of their fifth Valley location in central Phoenix located at 16th Street and Bethany Home Road, opening to the public April 22, 2013. This Z’Tejas location was one of the first “ground-up” construction projects in the neighborhood,… Read More →

Four Peaks Makes Mark on Spring Training

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This Spring Training season, locally brewed Four Peaks craft beer made its way into the hands and hearts of baseball fans from across the globe—a big step for the Tempe-based company, whose clearly-stated mission is “to craft exceptional beer and be able to share it with good people.” Greg Ross, Director of Marketing at Four… Read More →

Royal Palms debuts new T. Cook’s menu

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March 14, 2013 by in Dining | Featured

Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Phoenix’s renowned luxury boutique hotel, announces the launch of brand-new dining menus at its acclaimed destination restaurant, T. Cook’s.  The new dinner and lounge menus focus on a renewed culinary approach to the restaurant’s signature Mediterranean cuisine, showcasing layers of French, Italian, Spanish and Greek flavors in a lighter, more… Read More →

Royal Palms debuts new T. Cook's menu

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March 14, 2013 by in Dining | Featured

Royal Palms Resort and Spa, Phoenix’s renowned luxury boutique hotel, announces the launch of brand-new dining menus at its acclaimed destination restaurant, T. Cook’s.  The new dinner and lounge menus focus on a renewed culinary approach to the restaurant’s signature Mediterranean cuisine, showcasing layers of French, Italian, Spanish and Greek flavors in a lighter, more… Read More →

Local Restaurant Gives Back to PCH

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March 13, 2013 by in Dining | Events | Featured | Healthcare

America’s Taco Shop is dedicating a day to Phoenix Children’s Hospital with their 2nd annual Carne for a Cause event. On March 23, 20 percent of all proceeds from each purchase at all six Valley locations will be donated to this special initiative. “Carne for a Cause is a rewarding fundraising effort we have decided… Read More →

Tempe Becomes 1st Company-Owned 24-Hour Domino’s

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February 25, 2013 by in Business News | Dining

Late-night snackers, early risers, and everyone in between in Tempe can now satisfy their Domino’s Pizza cravings at any time. Beginning today, the Domino’s store in Tempe becomes the first company-owned Domino’s store in the U.S. to be open 24 hours a day – and the first and only Domino’s store of its kind in… Read More →