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Clever Koi rolls out $5 BYOB lunch

September 16, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Calling all commuters, worker bees and office drones. Spice up your workday, or any day, with Clever Koi’s first-ever lunch menu. Offered daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting on October 1, this compact yet craveable menu is centered on a selection of $5 Build Your Own Bowl dishes. To order, guests simply pair… Read More →

The Dish: National Guacamole Day

Courtesy of SOL Cocina

It’s no secret that Americans love their food. Following suit of our country’s beloved foodstuffs, the Mexican cuisine-inspired green mash known as guacamole has its own day — September 16.  If this isn’t the best excuse to eat guac on a spoon, we don’t know what is. If you’re anything like us, guacamole is a… Read More →

Foodie Faire at Kierland Commons benefits foster care

Foodie Faire
September 13, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Arizona Friends of Foster Care Children (AFFCF) is hosting their annual “AFFCF Foster Care Foodie Faire” on Sunday, November 23 from Noon – 3 p.m. at the Kierland Commons, 15205 North Kierland Boulevard, in Scottsdale. The Foodie Faire is a gourmet picnic on wheels featuring the finest in food truck cuisine along with children’s activities,… Read More →

Queen Creek Olive Mill hosts Harvest Festival

September 10, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

The Queen Creek Olive Mill is partnering with Phoenix area food trucks for a fun weekend of festivities celebrating the opening weekend of their annual Harvest Festival. Harvest Festival is when the Mill hand harvests the olive trees and then presses olives into making extra virgin olive oil. The Queen Creek Olive Mill is Arizona’s… Read More →

Local pizzerias toss pies for childhood literacy

Central Bistro

Eating pizza will be more than just a night out for dinner in the Valley this October. KidsRead USA, a childhood literacy program that provides books for children whose families cannot afford them, is teaming up with Valley restaurants to raise money for children in need with the Pizza My Heart for KidsRead USA Challenge… Read More →

SaltRock opens today in Sedona

SaltRock Dining Room
September 9, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

A new restaurant, SaltRock, opens today as the signature dining destination at Kimpton’s Amara Resort & Spa in Sedona, Ariz. lead by Executive Chef Massimo De Francesca. SaltRock offers Southwest-inspired cuisine marrying the fresh, light and seasonal approach to California cooking with culinary traditions and ingredients of the Southwest and Verde Valley. SaltRock serves breakfast,… Read More →

Take a ‘leap of faith’ with monthly dining series

Chef Cullen Campbell, Crudo
September 8, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Crudo To Host Star-Studded, Mystery Menu Monthly Dinner Series Co-hosted with fellow Valley chefs such as Jared Porter & Bernie Kantak, Crudo’s Blank Space dinner series takes tastebuds on a tasty leap of faith, starting October 6. Who: Daring diners, local food lovers and anyone else looking for a new, ever-changing culinary adventure. What: It’s… Read More →

Celebrate your elders on National Grandparents Day

August 30, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Celebrate National Grandparent’s Day With Throwback Recipes At TEXAZ Grill Enjoy grandma’s special recipe, Chicken & Dumplings, and free rice pudding for all grandparents Who:     Grandmas, Grandpas, the people who love them, and anyone else interested in celebrating National Grandparents Day with delicious dining deals at TEXAZ Grill! What:     Celebrate National Grandparents Day (Sunday,… Read More →

Orange Sky earns Wine Spectator 2014 Award of Excellence

August 27, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Talking Stick Resort, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, is proud to announce that its signature restaurant, Orange Sky, has once again been the recipient of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. This marks the fourth consecutive year the restaurant has been recognized for its impressive wine list. “We consider Orange Sky to… Read More →

Italian association hosts “The Best of Italy” in Scottsdale

Italian food: Bruschetta

Join The Italian Association on Friday, September 12th, 2014, for a culinary experience that will leave your taste buds satisfied. The inaugural food and wine event will feature five top Italian chefs in the Valley and five top Italian wineries. The celebration begins at 6 p.m. and lasts till 9 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott… Read More →

Crudo Unveils New Seasonal Food and Drink Menus


The kids may be back in school, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep the summer celebration going. Crudo Chef Cullen Campbell and Mixologist Micah Olson have opened up their big bag o’ tricks and created an all-new seasonal food and cocktail menu to end the summer on a high note. Crudo features several new… Read More →

Tamale Festival coming November 15th

August 15, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

On November 15th, 2014, the 79th Annual Friendly House Tamale Dinner will move into its new event location at The Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix and present an exciting day of family-friendly festival activities. Presented by APS and organized by Friendly House, a Phoenix-based non-profit organization that has proudly served the local community since 1920,… Read More →

Arizona Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 19-28

Restaurant Industry

Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) will return this fall with 10 nights of incredible edibles, commencing for the first time on a Friday night. Arizona Restaurant Week, Fall Edition will be held Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 28. During Fall ARW, over 150 Phoenix restaurants will offer specialty prix-fixe dinner menus for $33 and $44… Read More →

McLinn Hired as Executive Chef at Superstition Mountain

August 12, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club has hired Matthew McLinn as the new Executive Chef. Superstition Mountain, located in Gold Canyon, is a premier private golf club and 878-acre luxury gated community that provides an unparalleled golf experience and resort-style amenities for its members. McLinn brings more than 20 years of experience to the Superstition… Read More →