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Central Bistro creates perfect blend of French, Italian

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They had us at “Drunk Bread.” It’s not often that a long-time favorite can be replaced with a newer, more innovative model and turn out to be even more engaging, but Central Bistro has accomplished the feat. Nestled into the former location of Zen 32, which called the hot spot on the northwest corner of… Read More →

Bluewater offers Fiesta and Cactus Bowl deals

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Calling all Wildcats, Broncos, Huskies and Cowboys!  Bluewater Grill Phoenix is making it easy for students, alumni and fans of the teams playing in the Fiesta and Cactus Bowls to enjoy Arizona’s freshest sustainable seafood before, during or after the big games. Now through Jan. 5, 2015, Bluewater Grill in the Camelback Corridor of central Phoenix will… Read More →

Arizona Biltmore renovates more than 400 rooms

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The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has launched a multi-million-dollar renovation that will offer guests modern and refined accommodations, while preserving the historic architecture and design that distinguish the grand dame of Phoenix. The resort is re-mastering guest rooms and suites, meeting spaces, ballrooms, pre-function rooms, spa and salon, as well as the prohibition-era… Read More →

‘Tastings For Two’ menu debuts at TapHouse Kitchen

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December 16, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured

What’s better than a delicious meal paired with a smooth drink? Join TapHouse Kitchen in Scottsdale for Tastings For Two. You and a guest can share two drinks from the tap, one appetizer and two entrees for $32 a person. If that doesn’t get your mouth watering wait until you try the Honey Chipotle Glazed… Read More →

New restaurant, Tapacubo, opens in Tempe

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Graduate Tempe announced the opening of Tapacubo, the hotel’s Mexican street food outpost, on December 5, 2014. Located at the hotel at 225 East Apache Boulevard, Tapacubo’s flavorful menu presents a variety of handcrafted South of the Border classics including tacos, tortas and arepas along with an extensive beverage list. Executive Chef Brian Archibald has… Read More →

Westgate hosts free concerts leading up to Super Bowl

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December 16, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play

You don’t need a ticket to Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 or a VIP party pass to get in on all of the excitement and activities surrounding the big game. Just steps from the stadium, Westgate Entertainment District will be the hub of activity in Glendale with a Super Music Series presented by Bud… Read More →

Hotel Palomar offers ‘Stay & Skate’ package

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December 15, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

This holiday season, skate, stay and be merry in the heart of Downtown when you book the “Stay & Skate” package at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix. For the fifth year in a row, close to 100,000 holiday revelers will descend on CityScape Phoenix to take part in the 10 weeks of CitySkate, the largest and… Read More →

Royal Palms opens 12 Days of Christmas Boutique

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December 12, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Make this holiday season extra merry when you visit the 12 Days of Christmas Boutique at Royal Palms Resort & Spa, a Destination Hotel. The pop-up shop, opening on Sunday, December 14, will offer a number of Royal Palms exclusive gifts, candles, holiday ornaments, golf clothing and accessories, specialty signs and more. Throughout the 12… Read More →

JW Marriott makes holidays a Winter Wonderland

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December 9, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa creates a magical winter fantasy weekend for the entire family, December 12-14, with its Winter Wonderland event, open only to overnight registered resort guests. Festivities begin Friday, Dec. 12, with check-in starting at 3 p.m., followed by Santa’s arrival party from 6 to 7 p.m. A special gingerbread… Read More →

Amara debuts redesigned spa, Sedona-centric services

Part of the transformation of at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona includes SaltRock, a new restaurant that offers Southwest-inspired cuisine.
December 7, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

Amara Spa at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa is debuting a variety of new Sedona-centric services exclusive to the resort that tie into its new look after undergoing a refresh that was part of a $1 million property redesign. Native American rattles, sage smudging, healing crystals, chakra balancing, custom oil blends of lavender, rosemary and… Read More →

Sanctuary plans interactive dinner with Guy Fieri

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December 6, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

On Dec. 19, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s  Executive Chef Beau MacMillan welcomes fellow Food Network star and celebrity chef Guy Fieri for a special interactive dinner. Guests will break bread with the TV personality – famous for his top-rated Food Network show, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives – and get the inside dish on his culinary… Read More →

Thrill-seekers will rappel CityScape office tower

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December 5, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

In an unconventional fundraising effort for Special Olympics Arizona, 160 thrill-seekers will rappel 27 stories in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s event is sure to soar to new heights with supporters such as Dallas Cowboys Announcer Kevin Ray. Sponsors CityScape Phoenix and RED Development host the… Read More →

Toys to Kids Drive at Westgate

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Cyclerides.com and Westgate Entertainment District have teamed up for a holiday toy drive to help children in need this season on Saturday, December 6 at Westgate’s Fountain Park. Cyclerides.com, the event producer of Westgate’s Bike Night, which draws close to 2,000 motorcycle enthusiasts, invites guests to ride out and bring toys to benefit the Children’s… Read More →

Christmas at the Princess lights up Scottsdale resort

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December 1, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Featured | Play | Stay

The Christmas at the Princess festival at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features the resort’s four-story musical Christmas tree in Princess Plaza, more than 2 million Lagoon Lights, the Princess Express Train, the Desert Ice Skating Rink and the new Christmas Carousel. Christmas at the Princess is open to the public throughout the season. Admission is… Read More →