Restaurants Archives

Top 5: Steakhouses (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Steakhouses (Spring-Summer)

The Top 5 Steakhouses — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: BLT Steak & Bar at JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa 5402 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ 85253 480-948-1700 bltscottsdale.com Chef Tourondel presents his adaptation of the American Steakhouse, elevating it with his signature style and all-around finesse. The result — the… Read More →

Top 5: Seafood Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Seafood Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Seafood Restaurants — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Eddie V’s Prime Seafood 15323 N. Scottsdale Rd, # E1-160, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 480-730-4800 eddiev.com Eddie V’s Prime Seafood was inspired by the great classic seafood restaurants of New Orleans, San Francisco and Boston. Eddie V’s offers the freshest seafood, right off… Read More →

Top 5: French Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 French Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 French Restaurants — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Amuse Bouche 17058 W. Bell Rd., #104, Surprise, AZ 85379 623-322-8881 amusebouche.biz Serves French fare, including filet mignon, quiche and croissants as well as hummus, frittatas, paninis and sandwiches. Favorites include the homemade meatloaf sandwich and beef tenderloin with carrot butter sauce… Read More →

Top 5: Mexican Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Mexican Restaurants (Spring-Summer)

The Top 5 Mexican Restaurants — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Aunt Chilada’s 7330 N. Dreamy Draw Dr., Phoenix, AZ 85020 602-944-1286 auntchiladas.com Nestled in the shadow of Squaw Peak Mountain, Aunt Chilada’s is truly an historic landmark with a personality all its own. Constructed in the 1890’s from desert stone and railroad… Read More →

Top 5: Italian Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Italian Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Italian Restaurants — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: La Fontanella Italian Restaurant 4231 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018 602-955-1213 lafontanellaphx.com Originally from Chicago, this chef-owned, multi-awarded, charming, Italian, romantic, villa-like restaurant entices many loyal customers back again and again. Features lace-curtained windows, art and antiques, crisp linened tables… Read More →

Top 5: American Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 American Restaurants (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 American Restaurants — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Binkley’s Restaurant 6920 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, AZ 85331 480-437-1072 binkleysrestaurant.com In a town of cowboy bars, chef Kevin Binkley creates a world-class menu featuring dishes like black-truffle whipped potatoes, monkfish with gnocchi, braised greens and i’itoi onions, and red-wine-poached… Read More →