Dining Archives

Join Second Story for a New Year’s Eve bash

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See what all the buzz is about and ring in the New Year at what’s been called the “Valley’s hottest new Restaurant of the Year,” The Second Story. Located in Old Town Scottsdale, just above the Gelato Spot, New Year’s revelers at The Second Story will kick-off the festivities New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31st at 6:30 p.m.… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Drinking with purpose

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The holidays are all about fun, friends, family and of course some seasonal cocktails. Kelly’s at SouthBridge is offering its All That Glitters Eggnog Martini for $25. While the cost may seem steep, 100 percent of that is going to nonprofit Andrea’s Closet. The drink is made with homemade eggnog, Bacardi Rum, a splash of… Read More →

Jalapeño Inferno brings Sonoran flair to Market Street at DC Ranch

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After 15 years in business, family owned and operated Mexican restaurant, Jalapeño Inferno, has opened its second North Scottsdale location. Owners Terry and Laura Craig opened the first location at the northeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Pinnacle Peak Road in (2000), and just last month opened their second location at Market Street at DC… Read More →

Snooze will open Tempe location on Dec. 10

Red Velvet pancakes, Courtesy of Snooze

The wait is almost over as, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery will hatch its latest location in Tempe on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Located inside the remodeled ASU Art Annex Building at the intersection of College Avenue and 6th Street (next door to Postino WineCafe), this all-new Snooze will serve up the same beloved menu of chef-crafted,… Read More →

PWS, SommSelect give you an excuse to celebrate wine

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Featuring a state-of-the-art wine storage cellar and lounge, Phoenix Wine Storage (PWS) opened in March 2014 in a classic, mid-century modern building in central Phoenix designed by renowned architect Ralph Haver. The secure, climate controlled cellar boasts more than 200 lockers in various sizes for any level of wine collection. Members of PWS are provided various… Read More →

Marcellino’s redefines romance in the restaurant business

Marcellinos Dinner

Being a romantic restaurant isn’t just about candlelight, exclusivity and good design. Although those are all qualities of Old Town Scottsdale’s Marcellino’s, too, true romance is embodied in the artistry of the menu items, the story behind its owners and the dedication of its kitchen staff. Marcellino’s Ristorante has made a quiet spot of its… Read More →

Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen coming to north Scottsdale

Chef Chris Mayo

Restaurateur German Osio and his team at Osio Culinary Group announced Monday the opening of their fourth restaurant, Kale & Clover: Mindful Kitchen. Kale & Clover is set to open in December at 20511 N. Hayden Rd. at Hayden Peak Crossing in Scottsdale, the same shopping plaza as Osio’s sister restaurant, Local Bistro. Kale &… Read More →

Central Bistro gets revamped menu this month

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Executive Chef Chris Mayo has launched a revamped menu this month at Central Bistro located at 3160 E. Camelback Rd. Mayo took the reigns at Central Bistro in March of 2014 and has been working on the newly released menu for several months. “Central Bistro is Arcadia’s answer to modern American food. This menu has… Read More →

The Dish: Chef Eddie Matney’s braised beef short ribs

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Chef Eddie Matney, of Eddie’s House, is prepared to show the Valley’s most charitable residents how to put their money where there mouth is. Every year, local nonprofit Camp Soaring Eagle’s Annual Affair raises money for its year-round safe camp programs for seriously ill children and their families. It’s free for them to camp, and… Read More →

The Standard opens Streatside Patio Lounge

Streatside Patio Lounge, WEB

The Standard, an American kitchen & bar featuring chef inspired, cutting edge food and hand crafted classic cocktails using locally sourced ingredients, has opened its outdoor Streatside Patio. Located at 10050 N. Scottsdale, Rd., The Standard is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 9 a.m. to midnight… Read More →

Sip Coffee & Beer House unveils outdoor event space

Sip Coffee and Beer House

Coffee lovers, beer drinkers and anyone else interested in kicking off fall with a festive outdoor party in the heart of Scottsdale have a new place to do so. Ever since it opened in 2013, patrons at Sip Coffee & Beer House have been looking out on a construction project located just behind the building.… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Pear Pomegranate Cooler

Courtesy of Thirsty Lion Pub

Even though Phoenicians are known to lament about the lack of a proper “fall” come September, many chefs in the Valley are unveiling seasonal menus worth digging your boots out for! Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill at Tempe Marketplace is celebrating the harvest with savory dishes like beer-steamed peel-and-eat shrimp, pomegranate spinach & pancetta salad,… Read More →

Market Street Kitchen hires Chef Emilio Badalamenti

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Market Street Kitchen, a neighborhood-style restaurant located in Market Street at DC Ranch in North Scottsdale, recently announced the addition Chef Emilio Badalamenti to the management team. Market Street Kitchen will continue to feature Wood-Fired Rotisserie Chicken, Duck, Prime Rib and fresh seafood, while introducing new menu additions such as Dr. Pepper braised short ribs,… Read More →

The Dish: Pumpkin Creme Brulee

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You may enjoy poking fun at the pumpkin spice lattes and candles circulating in your office or autumn-themed everything on the end caps of your grocery store, but we’re here to say if you can’t beat it — eat it. Below is one delicious pumpkin-flavored recipe, courtesy of the family-owned Jewel’s Bakery and Cafe in… Read More →