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Diamondbacks add urban garden at Chase Field

The Arizona Diamondbacks have added D-backs Greens, a vertical urban garden, sponsored by UnitedHealthcare, at Chase Field to provide sustainability and educational opportunities throughout the remainder of the season. D-backs Greens will be located on the northwest wall of the stadium, just outside the main gates and will be visible to all fans for the… Read More →

Shula’s Steak House earns Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator

Shula’s Steak House at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino has been awarded the 2017 Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Awards Program for the sixth consecutive year. Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Awards recognizes restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.… Read More →

San Diego-based Rubicon Deli expands to Arizona

Rubicon Deli, an award-winning San Diego-based fast-casual sandwich restaurant, is set to open two locations in Arizona – one on Scottsdale Road and Acoma Drive in Scottsdale, and the other on Central and Virginia avenues in Phoenix. Currently, Rubicon has four locations in San Diego and Reno, Nev. Soon, they will have two locations in… Read More →

Review: Eddie Merlot’s is a cut above the rest

Eddie Merlot’sis the epitome of the classic steakhouse, but with a modern twist. Don’t let the strip-mall setting throw you off. When you walk into the doors at Eddie Merlot’s, you will be welcomed by a contemporary space that creates an elegant setting with bright natural light, light colors and lots of glass. This isn’t… Read More →

Ranking Arizona: Top 10 steakhouses

Here are the Top 10 steakhouses in Arizona— or steaks/chops restaurants — based on public voting for the 2017 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing… Read More →

Desert Ridge Marketplace finishing its $15 million renovation

Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace will complete the $15 million renovation this summer, but as the North Phoenix community is quickly discovering, the updates are much more than a makeover. The innovative design creates a modern environment that makes Desert Ridge a hip option for adults to grab a glass of wine or dinner at local restaurants,… Read More →

Sam Fox’s Flower Child wins ‘Hot Concept Award’

Flower Child, the healthy, happy, fast-casual restaurant by renowned restaurateur Sam Fox, has won a coveted “Hot Concept Award” from Nation’s Restaurant News. The prestigious award honors forward-thinking brands at the leading edge of food service. This is the third time Fox has been honored with a Hot Concept nod, a distinction not usually received… Read More →

Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Mexican restaurants

Here are the Top 10 Mexican food restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To make your vote count… Read More →

Bar Brawl showdown returns to Scottsdale

Bar Brawl, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa’s battle of the bartenders, will return to jade bar for another summer cocktail showdown between the area’s top mixologists. The competition launches July 16 with match-ups every Sunday at 8 p.m. Winners of the first four battles will move on to semifinals Aug. 13 and Aug.… Read More →

Chef’s Secret Garden Summer Series coming to Omni Montelucia

This summer, escape the heat with a culinary adventure alongside Omni Montelucia Executive Chef Marcos Seville during his monthly Chef’s Secret Garden Dinners.  Nestled in the back of Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia’s sprawling 32 acres of trickling fountains and lush, verdant flora sits the Chef’s Kitchen. With incredible views of Camelback Mountain,… Read More →

Ranking Arizona: Top 10 Italian restaurants

Here are the Top 10 Italian restaurants in Arizona, based on public voting for Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To make your vote count in… Read More →

Arizona restaurants mix up the burger in James Beard competition

James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project

Four Arizona-based restaurants are pioneering an up and coming type of burger by competing in the national James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project. Charro Steak in Tucson, Eagle’s Nest in Goodyear, Lindy’s on 4th in Tucson and Toscana’s Restaurant in Goodyear are asking for your votes on their renditions of the latest burger innovation: the Blended Burger. The five finalists with the highest number… Read More →

Original ChopShop plans 4 Phoenix locations

Original ChopShop

Healthy craft eatery, Original ChopShop, plans to expand in the Phoenix area, starting with an opening in Queen Creek on 21227 S. Ellsworth Loop Road. The Queen Creek location will open in late April, marking its fourth location. Three more locations are planned to open this year in the neighborhoods of Arcadia, Paradise Valley and North… Read More →

Barrio Queen among new additions to Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace

With $15 million renovations underway at Desert Ridge Marketplace, the shopping center added three new tenants to its current mix, which includes local Mexican hotspot Barrio Queen. This will be Barrio Queen’s first North Valley location and is planned to open its doors at Desert Ridge Marketplace late this summer. The 5,700-square-foot restaurant will include a tree-covered… Read More →