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Uptown Farmers Market launches chef series

Uptown Farmers Market
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Uptown Farmers Market has joined forces with local restaurants, chefs and C-CAP to host a Neighborhood Chef Series at the market each Saturday through Janaury 2016. Each week, we will feature a different neighborhood chef with a restaurant between 7th Street & 7th Avenue. These chefs will transform seasonal Arizona products into delicious, simple tastes… Read More →

Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails debuts September 16

Photo by Jill Richards

When Crudo burst onto the scene in 2012, and into the hearts of Arizona diners, Co-Owner/Chef Cullen Campbell, Co-Owner Maureen McGrath-Campbell and Co-Owner/Mixologist Micah Olson wanted nothing more than to deliver crisp, chef-driven menus, a cocktail program worthy of tenure, and hospitality that wrapped it’s arms around you.  Now, three years later, the trio is… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Micah Olson of Bar Crudo and Okra

Micah Olson, Courtesy of Crudo

Micah Olson is set out to do bartending right. Just by seeing him in action, behind the bar, it’s clear Olson loves what he does. He’s part-owner of Crudo and runs the bar program, for which his enthusiasm is more than evident. He greets customers he knows by name and shakes the hands of those… Read More →

Crown on 7th adds eateries and retail

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The former Crown Imports building on 7th St., between Missouri and Bethany Home in Central Phoenix, is getting a major facelift. Dan Noma, Jr., principal of Venture REI, has joined real estate development veterans Buzz Gosnell and Niels Kreipke in investing $6 million to redevelop the mixed-use project. The project will be renamed Crown on 7th and… Read More →

Owners of Crudo opening Okra this summer


The trio behind the award-winning Crudo & Bar Crudo have announced the plans for their sophomore effort, Okra, an all-new offering that blurs the lines between Southern and Italian cooking.  Led by chef Cullen Campbell, wife/co-owner Maureen Campbell and co-owner/mixologist, Micah Olson, this project represents a return of sorts for Chef Campbell, who was inspired to reconnect… Read More →

Crudo dinner series crisscrosses chef creations


Crudo of Phoenix is in the middle of a dinner series, inviting a guest chef into its kitchen once a month to cook alongside Chef Cullen Campbell. Because of the freedom each chef is allowed, the series is being called Blank Space. Guests at the dinner get only a name of a local chef and… Read More →

Get your sips at Arizona Cocktail Week

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Seven days a year, people from around the country come to Phoenix to celebrate and appreciate cocktails at Arizona Cocktail Week. When half of the country is freezing or hidden under snow, parties and events are being held outdoors and at venues all over the Valley. Arizona Cocktail Week is more than just drinking, though.… Read More →

Take a ‘leap of faith’ with monthly dining series

Chef Cullen Campbell, Crudo
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 →

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 →

Get down and ‘derby’ deals in the Valley


If you are looking for something other than Cinco de Mayo celebrations this weekend, maybe the Kentucky Derby is more your style. Saturday, May 3, presents the 140th Kentucky Derby, which some describe as the most exciting two minutes in sports. There are several Kentucky Derby parties for women to dress up in spring dresses… Read More →


by in Events | Lifestyle

Crudo’s Chef Cullen Campbell is flexing his kitchen creativity with a multi-course, wine-paired dinner that will feature pro skateboarder turned legitimate winemaker, Ryan Zepaltas with Zepaltas Winery. Known for his pinot noir made from grapes that grow in his vineyards of Sonoma County, Zepaltas also produces knockout chardonnays, syrahs, and rose’ of pinot noir. The… Read More →