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New Central Phoenix restaurants to check out

Central Phoenix restaurants

Central Phoenix is about to get an exciting new addition to the dining scene. The Orchard PHX opens this May. The two acre venue is located at 7100 N 12th St. in Phoenix, between Northern and Glendale avenues. The property was an old citrus farm in the early 1900s that owners Ken and Lucia Schnitzer and partner, Jerry… Read More →

Learn to cook Italian dishes at this cooking class

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The Town of Gilbert’s Zappone’s Italian Bistro is hosting a Summer in Tuscany cooking class on Saturday, June 11th at 12 p.m. for those who are looking to learn Italian recipes. The cooking class is $44 per person, and includes lunch, the recipes and a non-alcoholic beverage. The classes will teach you how to cook: Panzanella – A… Read More →

Great (Light Rail friendly) places for ASU students to celebrate graduation

The not-so-secret ingredient in Bitter & Twisted's house punch is tequila!

Graduation season is upon us, and as a recent Arizona State Graduate, I know how hectic these last couple of weeks have been. After you cross the stage, snag your diploma, basking in the glory that is finally being done with school as friends and family cheer you on, the first thought that may pop… Read More →

Scottsdale Postino WineCafé opening date announced

Postino WineCafé

Upward Projects, the Valley-based hospitality company known for transforming under-appreciated and historically significant properties into vibrant, welcoming neighborhood restaurants, is pleased to announce the opening of its most architecturally significant project yet. Named Postino Highland for the street it resides on at 4821 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 8525, the restaurant & wine bar will… Read More →

Here are the 2016 Foodist Awards winners

Italian food: Bruschetta

The Arizona Restaurant Association announced the 2016 Foodist Award Winners. Awards were given on Thursday, April 21 at a ceremony in Tempe. And the winners are: Uniquely Arizona: Lon’s at the Hermosa Food Pioneer: Joe Johnston (Liberty Market, Joe’s Real BBQ, Joe’s Farm Grill) Top Chef: Kevin Binkley (Binkley’s, Bink’s Midtown, Bink’s Kitchen + Bar, Cafe Bink) Innovative Restaurant Concept: Kai … Read More →

LDV Winery offers ‘Taste of Persia’

LDV Winery

LDV Winery is hosting a “Taste of Persia” with Saffron JAK Chef and Winemaker Curt Dunham on Monday, May 16th at 6 p.m. The LVD Winery Wine Gallery at 6951 E. 1st St. in Scottsdale offer starts at $95 per person or $190 per couple. The evenings courses include: Social Course:  Sabzy Khordan (Vegetable Crudo) – Fresh local vegetables, sheep’s milk feta,… Read More →

Fermentation Festival launches in Phoenix


Fermenting is an ancient food preservation technique that has been widely used throughout history and on every continent.  Recent research has shown a strong link between consumption of fermented foods and maintenance of a healthy gut. Fermentation “festivals”, which gather community and promote awareness of natural, restorative foods, have been rapidly gaining popularity, and many… Read More →

Phoenix Public Market Café offers wholesale baked goods

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Phoenix restaurateur Aaron Chamberlin, founder and owner of St. Francis and Phoenix Public Market Café, is growing his culinary footprint with the launch of a new wholesale bakery division and the expansion of catering services at Phoenix Public Market Café in downtown Phoenix.  This spring, the Café launched a new wholesale bakery offering with a… Read More →

Royal Palms Resort and Spa offers major deals

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

It’s the biggest sale of the year starting this Wednesday at one of Arizona’s most coveted resorts, Royal Palms Resort and Spa, a Destination Hotel.  The Annual Half Yearly Sale has deals on rooms and stay packages up to 50 percent off, up to 30 percent off at the award-winning Alvadora Spa and up to… Read More →

Sierra Bonita serves up a perfect mix of Southwest cultures


You know a restaurant is pure Arizona when former Gov. Rose Mofford eats dinner there nearly every day for eight years after in opens. And while the 93-year-old Arizona icon doesn’t make the daily trek to Sierra Bonita Grill and Catering anymore, she still has the North Central Phoenix restaurant deliver her favorites on a… Read More →

Quiessence chef invited to cook at James Beard House Natalia Klenova

The esteemed James Beard House has invited local Chef Dustin Christofolo of Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain, to cook at an event on May 20, 2016. Chefs invited to cook in the house are selected by the director of house programing at The James Beard House by demonstrating excellence in their discipline, are known… Read More →

Downtown Phoenix to get beer garden


The Park is a street food bar and craft beer garden that is set to debut summer 2016 in Downtown Phoenix’s Collier Center. The Park is a hub to a rotating food truck and chef line-up, indoor brew garden with a well-curated list of hyperlocal hops, and live music venue. Covering 11,000 square feet of brick-and-mortar… Read More →

Hotel Valley Ho launches hot deals, selfie contest

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Enjoy the ultimate summer stay at the hip Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale with cool deals, the Summertime Selfie Contest, and live music poolside. The Stay2Play Package starts at $149 nightly, including a $50 daily resort credit, two welcome drinks, upgraded internet, and a special gift upon arrival. Or, book a stay of three nights… Read More →

Restaurant Association names Foodist Awards finalists


The Arizona Restaurant Association’s 2016 Foodist Awards return this April for an evening of celebration, that recognizes another incredible year in Arizona’s culinary and hospitality industry. The Awards will be held on Thursday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. at the Showcase room located at 149 South Farmer in Tempe, and are attended by food and beverage industry professionals.… Read More →