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The Wing Counter comes to west Phoenix today

The Wing Counter
August 31, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

The Wing Counter, located at 5350 West Bell Road in Glendale will serve up jumbo, crispy and supremely spiced chicken wings with 14 signature sauces and dry rubs when they open their doors in early September. The Wing Counter is the brainchild of successful Valley restaurateurs Shane and Sheri Sender who own and operate multiple… Read More →

Arizona Cardinals host game-day parties at Westgate

August 29, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Arizona Cardinals and Westgate Entertainment District have teamed up again this season to host a “Cardinals Preflight Party at Westgate” before every regular season home game at Westgate’s WaterDance Plaza, adjacent to the $6 million Bellagio-esque dancing fountains, starting with the team’s home opener vs. the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Sept. 13. The… Read More →

Tailgating service offers VIP experience and gives back to schools

August 28, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Your football team is asked to pour their blood, sweat and tears into every game, but this shouldn’t be an expectation of the tailgaters outside of Sun Devil Stadium. To make tailgating even easier, Tailgater Concierge makes its debut today as a one-stop solution for all tailgating needs – all fans need to do is… Read More →

50 Things You Must Eat in Phoenix

Top 50

Phoenix is a foodie city with a capital “PH” (read: “phoodie”). AZ Big Media’s offices are located in Midtown Phoenix, just a short light rail ride from some of its writers’ favorite downtown and uptown Phoenix restaurants. And, trust us, when we say we take our meal times pretty seriously around these parts. Whether you’re… Read More →

Valley-based Tortilla Fish plans 5 new locations

Tortilla Fish
August 21, 2015 by in Blogs | Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

The home of the most authentic Baja-style Shrimp and Fish Tacos, Tortilla Fish plans to more than quadruple its business over the next two years. Locally owned and Valley based Tortilla Fish, which has garnered 5-Star reviews since opening its first location in Tempe two years ago, has announced a second location opening at 44th Street and Thomas in the Arcadia Center by mid-October. Owner… Read More →

Sedona Restaurant Week kicks off today

August 21, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Sedona Restaurant Week kicks off today and invites local foodies and visitors the chance to experience a taste of the Verde Valley with a selection of specially priced meals from a wide variety of restaurants, while enjoying the cooler temperatures and the picturesque red rock backdrop of Sedona. From Aug. 21 through Aug. 30, guests will… Read More →

Westgate Entertainment District lands 4 new tenants

Fountain Park at Westgate
August 20, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

More new businesses are calling Westgate Entertainment District home this summer with the recent openings of Proliant, which tripled its existing Westgate office space, CenturyLink, Security National Mortgage Company and the soon-to-open U.S. Air Force Recruitment Hub. These new additions to Westgate’s tenant mix brings the total number of new retail and office leases signed… Read More →

Rawhide reopens for 2015-2016 season on Sept. 4

August 15, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Residents and visitors are now invited to experience the NEW Old West as Rawhide Western Town and Event Center that reopens for its 2015-2016 season on Friday, September 4th. The center will be featuring new town hours and Steakhouse menu items as well as exciting attractions. Their new general public hours are Fridays from 5 – 10… Read More →

Hermosa inn wins USA Today Reader’s Choice Award

August 14, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

After four weeks of voting, the luxury boutique resort The Hermosa Inn won the title of Best Romantic Boutique Hotel in 10Best’s Reader’s Choice Awards sponsored by USA TODAY. The 34-­‐casita historic property beat out nineteen other boutique resorts across the nation and was the only Arizona resort nominated. Nominees were chosen by a panel… Read More →

Valley chefs prepare menus for Fall Restaurant Week

Restaraunt Week

Foodies across the state wait patiently for the start of the Arizona Restaurant Association’s Fall Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) each year, and restaurant owners view this week of good eats as the true “gateway to the season” in their respective establishments. The wait is nearly over as for 10 days starting September 18th through the… Read More →

Eklectic Pie to open in Mesa this September

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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 →

Wave goodbye to summer at Fairmont’s ‘S.S. Princess’

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess1
August 4, 2015 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Landlocked for Labor Day? As the last days of summer sail into the sunset, stay-cationers can say bon voyage on the S.S. Princess, a.k.a. the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The resort’s 5th Annual Labor Day Dream-cation sets sail September 4–7, 2015, with South Seas cruise ship themed activities, limbo contests on the lido deck, fire dancers… Read More →

Ocean Prime introduces ‘Flavors of Sonoma’ menu

Ocean Prime's West Coast Oysters on the Half Shell

The fresh, luscious flavors of Sonoma Valley are coming from garden to plate at Ocean Prime Phoenix this summer. The award-winning restaurant is offering guests a Flavors of Sonoma seasonal menu starting today for a limited time. “Our selection of Sonoma-inspired culinary offerings provides guests a refined dining experience and a tasting of the Sonoma… Read More →

Talking Stick offers chair massages in poker room

Talking Stick

Poker players can relax while playing Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha Hi-Lo and 7-Card Stud at Talking Stick Resort. The Scottsdale, Arizona casino-resort has added seated chair massages to the menu of amenities available in The ARENA Poker Room, which also includes round-the-clock food and beverage offerings. Licensed massage therapists from The Spa at Talking Stick… Read More →