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Sneak peek at Arizona Restaurant Week, Fall 2014

SumoMaya's pomegranate and dried fruit guacamole. Photo by Shavon Thompson

Fall is the time of harvest, and what a better way to kick off a celebration of food than with the fall Arizona Restaurant Week? From Sept. 19 to 28, more than 100 restaurants offer prix-fixe menu options for a discounted prices (between $33 to $44 for three courses) is by far one of the… Read More →

Top 5 Restaurants: Sushi (Spring-Summer 2014)

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[cjtoolbox name=’Experience AZ Top5′] Get ready to experience Arizona’s spring/summer 2014 Top 5 Restaurants Sushi! And use Experience AZ to guide you toward a visit that will make you want to come back time after time to keep crossing the must see hot spots off your Top 5 lists. Top 5 Restaurants: Sushi Pearl Sushi… Read More →

Phoenix Valley Easter Sunday Dining Guide

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by in Eat

Phoenix Valley Easter Sunday dining is full of opportunity. One of these restaurants is sure to have what you’re looking for! Caballero Grill’s Easter Champagne Brunch In addition to Caballero’s usual items, which include a seafood bar, taco bar, Ceviche and omelet station, they will be featuring dishes to honor of the Easter holiday. The… Read More →

Scottsdale's Easter Sunday Dining Guide

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by in Lifestyle

Scottsdale’s Easter Sunday dining is full of opportunity. One of these restaurants is sure to have what you’re looking for! Sassi’s Easter Brunch Enjoy a classic Italian Easter brunch this year at Sassi. Chef Chris Nicosia will inspire your taste buds on a tour through Italy with handmade pastas, artisanal cheeses and salumi. Highlights include:… Read More →

Do Something Different for Valentine’s Day

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by in Date Night

As Valentine’s Day rolls around again, many couples will find themselves in the same old flowers-and-dinner routine. There are many places around the Valley that offer something a little different this year, whether for first dates or long-married couples. Here are some to think about: 1. Romance in the Garden: On Feb. 16, the Desert… Read More →

Do Something Different for Valentine’s Day

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by in Eat | Play

As Valentine’s Day rolls around again, many couples will find themselves in the same old flowers-and-dinner routine. There are many places around the Valley that offer something a little different this year, whether for first dates or long-married couples. Here are some to think about: 1. Romance in the Garden: On Feb. 16, the Desert… Read More →

Top 5: Sushi Bars (Fall-Winter 2012)

Roka Akor features Robatayaki cuisine. Photo: Roka Akor

The Top 5 Sushi Bars — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Sapporo 14344 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254 (480) 607-1114 sapporoscottsdale.com Sapporo offers its guests a fresh experience with premium sushi and Teppanyaki, Asian specialties like grilled black cod (glazed in Miso), happy hour specials and more. Stingray Sushi Three locations in… Read More →

Minimalist Decor At Roka Akor Allows The Food To Shine

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Don’t let the understated decor of Roka Akor fool you, for the true masterpiece awaits you the moment you take your seat. Simple furnishings — wood floors and tables and stone-like walls — let the cuisine take center stage. The centerpiece of the restaurant is the massive robata grill powered by charcoal and maintained by… Read More →