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Stingray Sushi mixes Japanese and Latin flair

Stingray Sushi
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Here’s the best thing about Stingray Sushi: It wins the triple crown for versatility. It’s the perfect place to take a client or customer for a business lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is ideal for happy hour or dinner with friends. It’s a great place to spend a romantic dinner with your significant other or… Read More →

Two Brothers Tap House adds chef, dishes

Two Brothers Tap House
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Two Brothers Tap House & Brewery’s new executive chef, Josh Downing, unveiled a revamped menu packed with nearly a dozen new elevated dishes that complement the brewery’s handcrafted artisan craft beers. Core favorites like the Chimichurri Nachos, Waffle BLT and others remain, but diners will be pleasantly surprised to find more vegetarian options, out-of-the-box appetizers,… Read More →

Cave Creek’s The Horny Toad turns 40

The Horny Toad
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Few restaurants and saloons survive four successful decades in business. However, The Horny Toad is preparing to celebrate its 40-year anniversary on Saturday September 17, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The popular establishment’s big day will feature prices rolled back 40 years on its world famous fried chicken and strawberry shortcake (11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.); there also will be drink… Read More →

ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho rolls out burger menu

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ZuZu inside the hip Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale unveiled a brand-new burger menu. The restaurant serves seasonal American fare made with fresh, local ingredients. Burgers are ground fresh daily, served on homemade buns. Stop in for lunch or weekend brunch to try these new favorites. Each burger comes with a side of twice-cooked… Read More →

Desert Ridge Marketplace, Tempe Marketplace add retailers

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Exciting developments are underway at Desert Ridge Marketplace and Tempe Marketplace, as the shopping centers prepare to welcome several in-demand retailers and restaurants to their respective properties this fall. With a combined 2.5 million square feet of space drawing 30 million visitors annually, the two Vestar-operated shopping centers are already home to a wide array… Read More →

Mark Drinkwater opening new restaurant in Camelback Corridor

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Mark Drinkwater is bringing a twist to the modern Italian dining experience with his newest development, Stella. Famous in the Arizona restaurant scene, Mark Drinkwater has revived former restaurant, Central Bistro, and brought Stella to life with a thoughtfully crafted, passionately prepared menu, created to marry both the traditional and contemporary. Stella is now the… Read More →

Photos: La Bocca Urban Kitchen + Wine Bar opening in Chandler

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Mill Avenue Management Group announced that its two newest restaurants – La Bocca Urban Kitchen + Wine Bar and Modern Margarita, both located at 1 East Boston Street on the southeast corner of Boston Street and Arizona Avenue in Chandler, will open to the public on Friday, August 12. Though the restaurants, which took over… Read More →

True Food Kitchen unveils changes to its menu

True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen, known for preparing simple and delicious foods to help people achieve and maintain optimum health, has introduced new changes to its signature menu timed with its late summer seasonal menu launch. These changes are the result of months of work by the brand’s culinary and beverage team at its Phoenix-based test kitchen.… Read More →

Clever Koi opening in Gilbert’s Heritage Marketplace

Clever Koi

One of Central Phoenix’s favorite Asian restaurants and craft cocktail bars, the Clever Koi is opening its second location in Gilbert’s Heritage Marketplace this fall. Scheduled to open this September inside a custom-designed space at the southwest corner of Gilbert and Vaughn Avenues in the heart of Gilbert’s historic downtown dining district, this all-new Clever Koi will feature the… Read More →

Wine Spectator dinner celebrates Quiessence at The Farm

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Quiessence at The Farm has been bestowed with the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine. To celebrate this prominent award,Quiessence’s wine program creator, Chef Dustin Christofolo will be holding a “Spectator Sips” wine dinner on Wednesday, September 28, at 6:30 pm. This dinner will be $89-per-person and up, and will include four courses and… Read More →

The Original Gino’s East coming to Phoenix

Original Gino's East

Chicago favorite, The Original Gino’s East, is opening its first Arizona location in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood, towards the end of the year, at 3626 E. Indian School Rd. Celebrating 50 years in the business after opening its doors in 1966 at 162 E. Superior St. in Chicago, the family-owned Gino’s East has restaurants located across Chicagoland, Wisconsin, Texas and… Read More →

Nonprofit restaurant concept opens in Phoenix


A nonprofit restaurant that uses its proceeds to bring chef-inspired meals to cancer patients in the valley, opened in Phoenix near Shea Boulevard and 36th Street. The Joy Bus Diner will serve hearty, made-to-order breakfast and lunch fare served Tuesday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every cent earned will be used to support The Joy Bus, a local… Read More →

Sedona’s Dahl Restaurant Group sweeps wine awards


All three of Chef Lisa Dahl’s fine dining restaurants in Sedona, including Dahl & Di LucaRistorante Italiano, Cucina Rustica and Mariposa – Latin Inspired Grill, received the 2016 “Award of Excellence” by Wine Spectator, the world’s leading authority on wine. Chef Dahl’s restaurants are among just seven restaurants in Sedona that received this year’s coveted “Award of Excellence.” Her newest restaurant, Mariposa Latin-Inspired Grill, was recognized for the first… Read More →

2nd Annual Phoenix Pizza Festival date set

Phoenix Pizza Festival

The 2nd Annual Phoenix Pizza Festival is set for Saturday, November 19, 2016. The event immediately outgrew the 2015 location of Civic Space Park and has found a new home at Margaret T. Hance Park, adjacent to Burton Barr Central Library in downtown Phoenix. With limited tickets available, the inaugural Phoenix Pizza Festival sold out before… Read More →