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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 →

Preview: What to try on D-backs’ updated menu

D-backs Food

The Arizona Diamondbacks added dozens of new food items to its offerings this season for you to munch on while you’re at Chase Field. This year’s editions certainly cover the bases, from the savory to the sweet and everything in between. We were invited over to Chase Field to put the biggest and most interesting… Read More →

Sam Fox’s Doughbird now open in Phoenix


This week, Sam Fox’s newest restaurant concept, Doughbird Pizza & Rotisserie, opened in Arcadia at the corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road. The restaurant brings together house-made pizzas and rotisseries in a 5,550-square-foot space inspired by the atmosphere of Northern California. The menu features a seasonal rotation of 12 to 15 pizzas and four slow-roasted… Read More →

Liberty Station brings smokehouse eats to Scottsdale

Liberty Station

Liberty Station, an American tavern and smokehouse, is now open at 34522 N. Scottsdale Rd., Suite 180. Liberty Station is the latest culinary endeavor from Keeler Hospitality Group, who own Market Street Kitchen in DC Ranch and Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops in Omaha, Nebraska. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Liberty Station will serve… Read More →

Wildflower Bread Company opening Central Phoenix location

Wildflower Bread Company

Wildflower Bread Company is opening up its newest location late this summer at the Central Phoenix infill development project, Crown on 7th, early this summer near Seventh Street and Bethany Home Road. Darren George, vice president of Development for Wildflower Bread Company, says they’ve long wanted to be a part of this neighborhood. “A core tenet of our… Read More →

Ocean Poke Company offering deals for grand opening

Ocean Poke Co.

Ocean Poke Company will open in March at 3619 E. Indian School Rd. The fresh fish restaurant will feature an array of seafood, rice, grains, veggies, fruits and sauces, which combine to create healthy and flavorful poke bowls. The grand opening is on March 27, and Ocean Poke will host a week of festivities, including: March… Read More →

Arizona Restaurant Week celebrates 10 years

Food Arizona restaurant week

The Arizona Restaurant Association’s Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) is celebrating a decade of deliciousness this year with its 10th annual ARW this Fall. What began as a yearly week-long celebration has now grown into a bi-annual 10-day foodie extravaganza.  The 2017 Spring Arizona Restaurant Week will kick off ten days of dining, May 19-28 with over 150 participating restaurants… Read More →

Now open: Sushi Brokers in Gilbert

Sushi Brokers at Heritage Marketplace

Sushi Brokers expanded beyond Phoenix and Scottsdale with a new location in Gilbert at the Heritage Marketplace development. The $1 million restaurant facility takes up 3,564 square feet of the Heritage Marketplace, near Gilbert Road and Vaughn Avenue. The 200-seat restaurant has an open-air concept and has Pennsylvania barn wood from 1870 adorning the walls… Read More →

Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row now open in Gilbert

Dierks Bentley

The wait is finally over, Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row opened its doors on Tuesday in Gilbert’s Heritage District. The new location is celebrating its opening with a free live concert on Thursday, March 16. Grammy-nominated artist Kelsea Ballerini will be playing a show for fans and patrons as part of the Budweiser Spring Fever Pitch annual… Read More →

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers opens Phoenix location in March

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers

The Scottsdale burger joint, Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, is opening its seventh location in Central Phoenix at 5625 N. 7th St. This newest spot between Missouri and Bethany Home Road has opened amidst the dining hub now surrounding the 7th Street and Missouri Avenue. Square One Concepts President and CEO S. Barrett Rinzler created the… Read More →

Sweet Provisions to serve up ice cream and fresh desserts

Scoop of vanilla ice cream

There’s a new place to satisfy your sweet-tooth’s cravings in Scottsdale. Sweet Provisions, a gourmet ice cream parlor and fresh-basked dessert shop, opened in Scottsdale on March 1. You’ll be able to grab some fresh-churned ice cream, frosty floats, milkshakes, fresh-from-the-oven cookies, brownies and pies at Sweet Provisions, located at 8120 N. Hayden Rd. Sweet… Read More →

Popular brunch spot, Snooze, to open in Ahwatukee

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Ahwatukee residents won’t have to leave the neighborhood to enjoy Bloody Mary’s and delicious pancakes from Snooze, as a location is set to open this Fall. Snooze will open within a brand new building at 4901 E. Ray Rd. in late September or early October. The location will offer Snooze’s gourmet coffees, craft cocktails and… Read More →

Quiessence named top romantic restaurant in America

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain has been named one of the top “100 Romantic Restaurants in America for 2017” by OpenTable. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 10 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 24,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. According to OpenTable,… Read More →