Unwind, Revive & Ignite Weekend at Troon North

07/25/2017 20:56:33 PM

“Unwind, Revive & Ignite” this August with a celebratory weekend at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Aug. 11 – 13, 2017. Kick off Friday evening with Buti Yoga to energize the body and soul, join in specialty seminars throughout ...

Shake Up Your Summer with EVO’s Summer Cocktail Menu

07/15/2017 18:38:21 PM

While we are in the full swing of summer, the places to find respite from heat become more and more scarce. One thing that can always be counted upon is that some of your favorite restaurants and bars are switching up their menus and EVO is ...

Italy’s Umbria region: Historical and flavorful

07/14/2017 20:18:40 PM

Italy’s Umbria region is reknowned for fantastic vinos, but there are just so many to explore, that picking one out is never an easy task.  But with a bit of historical insight, the choices may become a little easier. Although other ...

Huss Brewing Co. Unveils Copper State IPA 7.15.17

07/14/2017 19:30:57 PM

Delight in the first-ever taste of Huss Brewing Co.‘s new flagship IPA thisSaturday, July 15 at 4 pm at the Huss Brewing Co. Taproom at Uptown Plaza. Join Huss owners Leah and Jeff Huss as they introduce Huss’ Copper State IPA, ...

The Ultimate Mac & Cheese Tease: AZ’s First Mac & Cheese Fest

07/12/2017 20:40:40 PM

There is little in the world quite as comforting as a mountainous bowl of ooey, gooey mac & cheese. Though I don’t cook that often, I can make a pretty mean mac & cheese from scratch. I know, I know. I tease all the time about not being ...

Elly’s Brunch & Cafe Collects New Shoes for Valley Children

07/12/2017 09:00:34 AM

Every year as children head back to school, they are in need of clothing, shoes and supplies to start off the school year. Elly’s Brunch & Café will be collecting new athletic shoes in support of Child Crisis of Arizona for kids as they get ...

The Dude Abides (and imbibes) at The Bar

07/11/2017 09:00:11 AM

One of my favorite movies has a fun tie to the Valley by way of a fun new neighborhood hangout. A brand new bar, aptly titled The Bar, is proud to announce it has thrown open its doors in Central Phoenix providing distinct Midwestern ho ...

The Joy Bus Receives $10,000 Thunderbird Charities Grant

07/10/2017 09:00:32 AM

I’ve shared my admiration for The Joy Bus a few times and it seems with each new update I get about the great work that Jennifer Caraway and her team are doing I fall more and more in love with their mission. It turns out that I am not the ...

Get Out of Town | Palm Springs Travel Guide

07/05/2017 22:18:23 PM

I have always wanted to visit Palm Springs, having passed through numerous times. The vibe, the history and stories that its city borders hold have always intrigued me. I am in love with all things mid-century modern and Palm Springs embodies ...

Avocad-Oh Yeah! 7 Hot Avocado Dishes in Scottsdale

07/04/2017 09:00:37 AM

Avocados are all the rage right now, smattered and smashed on toast, but there is so much more to be done with this glorious fruit. With elevated levels of monounsaturated fat and Vitamin E, soluble fiber and folate as well as potassium, in ...

Celebrate Bastille Week with Chef Christopher

07/03/2017 11:42:40 AM

Put that champagne on ice, because it’s almost Bastille Week, and no one knows how to break out the bubbly, and the region’s best French fare, quite like Chef Christopher Gross. The Phoenix eatery and its James Beard award-winning chef will ...

We Lo-Lo-Love Lo-Lo’s National Fried Chicken Month Deals!

07/02/2017 10:27:38 AM

Is there anything more synonymous with summer than fried chicken? It makes sense once you consider that July is National Fried Chicken Month. Well, if you want to get super technical, July 6th is National Fried Chicken Day, but when something ...

Support Local Businesses During Independents Week

07/01/2017 21:02:51 PM

July 1st marks the official start of Independents Week. The event is a weeklong celebration of local businesses that takes place from July 1st through July 9th. Not only does it highlight our exemplary local shops and eateries, it also is an ...

Celebrate Summertime Favorites with Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails

06/29/2017 09:00:15 AM

The scorching summer heat is upon us, which means it’s the ideal time of year to experience seasonal shakeups. Using some of the season’s finest produce, Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails is creating an all-new menu of Southern inspired, bright ...

Cafe Lalibela Hosts Ethiopian Fest

06/28/2017 21:30:30 PM

August’s Ethiopian Fest in Tempe Celebrates Nation’s Cuisine, Customs, Culture and More Rich traditions hold the pure soul of Ethiopian culture and heritage, and this summer’s Ethiopian Fest will show off the country’s food ...

Someburros Hosts 2 Day Hiring Event For Queen Creek Location

06/28/2017 20:07:41 PM

Someburros is primed to introduce another installment of its much cherished Mexican restaurant in Queen Creek later this summer, and the family-owned eatery is seeking to provide 40 new jobs to area residents at its newest location. Anyone searching ...

FAMOUS DAVE’S Back to School Supply Drive is Back

06/27/2017 20:54:09 PM

This July, Valley Famous Dave’s locations will once again team up to help in a Back to School Supply Drive to benefit Southwest Human Development. People are encouraged to drop off new school supplies and new backpacks to help families and ...

Blaze Pizza Opening 6th Arizona Location

06/21/2017 18:27:08 PM

Blaze Pizza, the fast-casual artisanal pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, announced that it will open its sixth Arizona location, in Glendale, on Thursday, June 22.  To commemorate the grand opening, ...

Richard Blais Debuts Starving for Attention Podcast

06/20/2017 19:31:54 PM

Top Chef Favorite Richard Blais Debuts Starving for Attention on PodcastOne I am an absolute and complete sucker for cooking shows. I think that it goes hand in hand with my fascination with chefs and the art of cooking. I watch every show I ...

New Wave Market Opens July 8 with Free Mini-Cones

06/20/2017 09:45:27 AM

If you’ve ever had occasion to sample the delicacies of Super Chunk, you’ll completely understand why so many have been on pins and needles awaiting the opening of New Wave Market. And it’s closer than you think! The highly-anticipated ...

Maple Zin: Buying Into Vineyard-Specific Wine

06/19/2017 09:45:04 AM

Most of the time we really don’t pay much attention to the details about where the grapes in our wine come from.  The wine’s region of origin (Napa, Sonoma, Umbria, Bordeaux, Etc.) is all that matters. Just leave all the rest to the experts. ...

GoodTil2 Launches For Foodies, Spreading Local Love

06/15/2017 10:17:56 AM

It’s happened to all of us; you’re midway through the day and are already planning where to go for dinner. You’re, obviously, a conscious consumer and want to make sure that you keep your hard–earned dollars within the community. How ...

Chef Scott Heinonen Breathes New Life Into The Cottage

06/11/2017 15:01:25 PM

Flagstaff’s quaint eatery, Cottage Place has been given a makeover and a new name. The re-invention, The Cottage, dazzled diners with its inaugural dinner service on April 23rd of this year, offering more of a French culinary adventure. Who ...

Wine from Barolo: Damilano’s Lecinquevigne

06/09/2017 20:18:25 PM

Italians like to say, “Barolo is the king of wine!” and this one puts that right up front.  With its “five vineyards” label, Damilano’s prominent red Barolos and their vineyards go back several generations of family TLC. In fact, ...

Nektar Makes us Wanna Skoop, Skoop a Doop!

06/07/2017 20:59:19 PM

It’s about that time of year. You know, when you all but melt just walking to your car. When just stepping outside feels as though you’ve just hopped into your oven. Nekter Juice Bar is launching a new product, Skoop, just in time for some ...

Posh Restaurant to Evolve into Chef’s Lounge

06/06/2017 22:24:04 PM

For the last 7 years, whenever anyone asked me where my favorite local restaurant was, I have given the same answer. Through all of the openings and closings that I have been around for, I’ve never waivered. This makes the following news all ...

Get Out Of Town | 8th Annual San Diego OysterFest

06/04/2017 11:00:15 AM

With school out, are you starting to think of getting out of town? We sure are! With San Diego only a short drive away, the 8th Annual San Diego OysterFest, taking place June 9th and 10th, is calling our name, for all sorts of reasons! 6 Reasons ...

PhoenixBites 2017 Scottsdale Fathers Day Dining Guide

06/03/2017 20:06:16 PM

My childhood taught me a great deal about fathers; from the ones you’re born to and the ones that choose to be there. The man I call my father and I share no DNA, but he has been an important part of my life for the last 30 years. When he ...

Celebrate Negroni Week with Ocean Prime’s OP Negroni

06/03/2017 15:15:25 PM

With Negroni Week taking place from June 5th through June 11th, our friends at Ocean Prime wanted to make sure that you have the perfect recipe to make the best negroni at home. The OP Negroni is perfect for sipping and celebrating. What is ...

OP Negroni

06/03/2017 14:36:31 PM

With Negroni Week taking place from June 5th through June 11th, our friends at Ocean Prime wanted to make sure that you have the perfect recipe to make the best negroni at home. Ryan Valentine, Ocean Prime’s Director of Beverage, has developed ...

PhoenixBites 2017 East Valley Fathers Day Dining Guide

05/30/2017 21:28:49 PM

Gone are the days of gathering around dad to see his return when he opens his new tie…for the 5th year in a row. Today’s dad deserves a respite from the backyard grill. He wants to go out for a great meal and experience and fortunately ...

PhoenixBites 2017 Phoenix Father’s Day Dining Guide

05/29/2017 22:15:48 PM

Gone are the days of gathering around dad to see his reaction when he opens his new tie…for the 5th year in a row. Todays dad deserves a break from the backyard barbeque, he wants to go out for a great meal and experience and luckily we did ...

3 Locals Competing in 2017 Blended Burger Project

05/29/2017 20:22:45 PM

While National Burger Month is almost over, there’s no need to say goodbye to one of the most American hand-held favorites. The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project voting starts today and we can’t think of a more delicious ...

2017 World Burger Tour Lineup Announced

05/29/2017 12:00:02 PM

I am a little late to the game on the whole National Burger month situation; I accept that. Typically, I am on top of things, but life gets in the way sometimes. The good news is that I have something to make up for it. Hard Rock Café has a ...

Grimaldi’s Team Spirit Offer Perfect for Sports Fans

05/29/2017 11:00:34 AM

Did you know that over 30 million people watched game 7 of the NBA final series last year? The NBA finals tip off Thursday June 1st and NHL finals drop the puck on Monday May 29th. Although watching the series at home has its advantages, so ...

Sonata’s Summer Menu is Lightening Up

05/28/2017 11:00:59 AM

Sonata’s Restaurant in Scottsdale, open only eight months, is ready to entice Valley diners with their first summer menu. Sonata’s summer menu will bring more variety to the mix along with new seasonal hours. Sonata’s Summer Menu Details ...

Arizona Seven Reunite for the 7 Chef Fund Up

05/27/2017 14:15:22 PM

One thing that continues to impress me about our culinary scene in the Valley is the sense of community. All the chefs I have met in my journey with PhoenixBites have always rallied around one another; whether it’s the kind words they speak ...

Chianti Rufina’s Story Continues: Nipozzano Riserva

05/25/2017 21:25:05 PM

Nipozzano recently released their 2013 vintage Chianti Rufina Riserva and it once again has all the hallmarks of consistency and subtle changes from year to year.  And according to their owners at Frescobaldi, 2013 was a challenging year with ...

Camp Social Opening : Just in time for summer

05/24/2017 11:00:11 AM

Summer, summer, summertime. Time to sit back and unwind. What better way to unwind than with a grown up Camp Social? School years are wrapping up and temperatures are rising; all things that can make us all a little cranky. Thankfully, the opening ...

Pack Up and Go: For Those About to Fly by the Seat of Their Pants

05/23/2017 19:44:41 PM

The sad truth of my life is that I don’t travel near enough. It’s not for desire; I would love to Pack Up and Go on a whim… but two kids and a new full-time job make it a little difficult. If you have a little more freedom and a sense ...

2017 Memorial Day Dining Deals in the Valley

05/21/2017 18:41:07 PM

While Memorial Day often marks the official beginning of summer, it really is so much more. And yes, I will give you an array of 2017 Memorial Day dining deals in the Valley, but I think it is also important to remember the purpose of the day. ...

HelloFresh Wine : HelloFresh Uncorks New Wine Delivery Service

05/19/2017 09:45:38 AM

HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit delivery brand on a mission to save home cooking, announces the launch of HelloFresh Wine, providing customers monthly wine subscriptions complete with pairing suggestions, tasting notes, and character ...

2017 Music City Food and Wine Festival Tickets are Now on Sale

05/18/2017 09:45:01 AM

Grammy-Award winning artists Kings of Leon, James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management’s Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, and C3 Presents are pleased to announce the fifth annual Music City Food and Wine ...

?A Portuguese Alvarinho: Zip with that seafood

05/17/2017 22:20:21 PM

It’s not too often that a Portuguese white wine makes it to the seafood spread, but here’s one to savor.  Grown in the northern part of Portugal (Moncao & Melgaco), the Alvarinho grape produces a zippy flavor combo that brings out the depth ...

Sonoma Wine Country’s Farmhouse Inn Offers an Electric Experience

05/17/2017 09:45:57 AM

Glaring lights, traffic, towering buildings and unidentifiable smells–all the wonders and joys of metropolitan living that you’ll leave behind as you travel 60 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge to California’s wine country.  And ...

Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates Bob Marley’s Legacy with One Love Flavor

05/16/2017 09:45:09 AM

“One love, one heart…” So begins one of the most recognized songs in reggae history. Bob Marley’s famous refrain is a plea for universal compassion, and is an excellent anthem for Ben & Jerry’s latest flavor, One Love. The flavor ...

Perfect Summer Sipping: Sofia Brut Rose And Brut Rose Minis

05/15/2017 09:45:22 AM

This summer everything will be coming up rosé with the latest expansion to Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s wildly successful Sofia label. The second sparkling wine in the winery’s celebrated collection and constructed in the fashion of French ...

Cold Stone Creamery Creates Wonder Woman Ispired Treats

05/14/2017 09:45:12 AM

Cold Stone Creamery® announces a wondrous new Ice Cream flavor, Dark Chocolate Triple Berry, in honor of its partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and the release of their action adventure film Wonder Woman, coming to theaters nationwide ...

bluemedia & Duality PR Celebrate Anniversaries by Supporting Kidpreneurs

05/13/2017 09:45:17 AM

There’s nothing better on a scorching summer day than a nice, tall glass of lemonade–except when it’s being served up by a pint-sized kidpreneur who’s helping the community. In celebration of their respective company anniversaries this ...

SaltRock Releases Quintessential Spring Cocktail Menu

05/12/2017 09:45:23 AM

SaltRock Southwest Kitchen at Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa is bringing 15 new libations to the lineup with the introduction of the “Quintessential Spring” cocktail menu. “Every Sunday, we head to the Sedona Farmer’s Market where we ...

Tacos Tequila Whiskey Takes on Arizona May 19th

05/11/2017 23:31:16 PM

It’s one of the country’s top taco shops, and Arcadia’s about to have its first taste. Tacos Tequila Whiskey, a tell-it-like-it-is former food truck-turned sit-down restaurant, is listed among the “21 Best Mexican Restaurants in America” ...

Zuzu at Hotel Valley Ho Debuts Russell LaCasce’s New Menu

05/10/2017 09:45:22 AM

Russell LaCasce, the new executive chef of Hotel Valley Ho, will debut a brand-new dinner menu at ZuZu on Tuesday, May 2. This is the first step in LaCasce’s revamp of the overall food and beverage offerings at the iconic Downtown Scottsdale ...

Get a Bite of the New Shake Shack Cookbook

05/09/2017 20:56:57 PM

Do you love everything about Shake Shack? If the answer is yes and heading out to one of the three Valley locations isn’t always an option, you will love this news! Sales for the new Shake Shack Cookbook, Shake Shack: Recipes & Stories go ...

?Even-Steven: Merlot Cabernet from Medoc

05/08/2017 19:02:54 PM

Finding good values in Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon blends continues to be a wine buying challenge, especially if you are looking at all the options available from Bordeaux, France.  As a quick selection, let’s check out the Medoc part of B ...

Your Favorite Scottsdale Restaurants: Now with less gluten!

05/03/2017 22:07:20 PM

With the increase in celiac disease and gluten sensitivities, restaurants are including options for all their diners. May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, creating the perfect opportunity to shine a light on some unexpected places in town ...

Arizona’s Biggest Kentucky Derby Party

05/03/2017 09:45:53 AM

There’s nothing like a hazy Hefeweizen on Kentucky Derby Day at Turf Paradise. Beer with crisp, citrus character will appeal to the elaborate hat-wearing denizens spending their afternoon wisely at Arizona’s largest and only true Kentucky ...

2017 Phoenix Mother’s Day Dining Guide

05/01/2017 23:59:06 PM

Ah, motherhood. From months of random aches and pains, wackadoodle cravings and trouble fastening your own shoes, it all starts out with nervousness and hoped for what is to come along with some kooky dreams at night. Once that tiny bundle makes ...

2017 Scottsdale Mother’s Day Dining Guide

05/01/2017 21:50:23 PM

Ah, motherhood. From months of random aches and pains, wackadoodle cravings and trouble fastening your own shoes, it all starts out with nervousness and hopes for what is to come along with some kooky dreams at night. Once that tiny bundle makes ...

Chef John Du Toit to Host Dinner at Spring Jam Session

04/26/2017 09:45:39 AM

Three top executive chefs and two senior culinary executive members from Crescent Hotels & Resorts have been selected to host an exclusive dinner at the renowned James Beard House located in the heart of New York City’s Greenwich Village. ...

2nd Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival | Full Participant List & Highlights

04/25/2017 09:45:27 AM

The 2nd Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival, presented by Four Eight Wineworks in collaborative alliance with the non-profit arts establishment, Made in Clarkdale, is Northern Arizona’s premier wine and culinary experience of the year. The ...

The House Brasserie’s New Cocktails: Sip Spring by the Glassful

04/24/2017 20:28:20 PM

The House Brasserie is currently celebrating five years in the heart of downtown Scottsdale. This local hotspot is esteemed for its contemporary American fare handcrafted by award-winning Chef Matt Carter. The setting isn’t too shabby either, ...

Bite Magazine’s Summer Bite Box : Stephen Jones Favorites

04/24/2017 09:45:10 AM

Bite Magazine is excited to release the second edition of its popular Bite Box program featuring selections from Chef Stephen Jones of The Larder + The Delta and Desoto Central Market. The customized collection showcases goods produced by ...

Get Ready for a fiesta with our 2017 Cinco De Mayo Dining Guide

04/23/2017 21:07:04 PM

In my house, no one needs to talk me into a tasty taco or chilled margarita, and living in Arizona makes it easy to get both whenever the mood strikes you. If you want a side of celebration with your tacos and tequila, Cinco de Mayo is right ...

Culinary Countdown Dining Series Returns to Phoenician May 5th

04/23/2017 13:18:59 PM

The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination, is cooking up a delectable summer with the Third Annual $40-$30-$20 Culinary Countdown Dining Series, May 5 through September 14, 2017. What’s Available During the Culinary ...

Swanson 2013 Merlot: Cheers to beaucoup winemaking

04/22/2017 20:10:17 PM

In a fitting beginning to Robin Akhurst’s full-time career with Swanson Vineyards, their 2013-2014 Merlots will surely be superior values.  Robin’s expertise in creating internationally inspired wines has provided an excellent foundation ...

FoodyDirect : A World of Food at Your Fingertips

04/22/2017 15:04:54 PM

I recently learned about a new specialty service that I think that you are going to love. FoodyDirect is a special gourmet delivery service, which on the surface sounds simple enough, but its really so much more than that. Let’s break it down, ...

Elote Tequila Tasting Event with Chef Jeff Smedstad

04/21/2017 11:00:20 AM

One Tequila, two Tequila, three Tequila, four! Try them all at the exclusive Elote Tequila Tasting Event at Elote Café. The Arizona restaurant is recognized for its picturesque views of the Sedona Red Rocks, its prize-winning blend of farm-fresh ...

Memphis Grills Shares 10 Reasons to Cook Over Wood

04/20/2017 23:00:03 PM

Cooking outside is a tradition in the Valley of the Sun. It’s all about the flavor with hearty meats and sauces. But grilling and smoking is time consuming – even uncomfortable in the Phoenix climate. If you could bring the convenience of ...

Summer Happenings at The Hermosa Inn

04/20/2017 19:25:43 PM

The Hermosa Inn, a AAA Four Diamond hotel nestled in the heart of Paradise Valley, offers plenty of options to unwind and dine at this boutique hideaway that recently completed the second phase of a $5.5 million dollar renovation and expansion ...

Elote Cafe Notebook | James Beard Awards-Semifinalist New Cookbook

04/19/2017 09:45:16 AM

Nationally recognized Arizona chef and restaurateur, Jeff Smedstad of the Elote Cafe in Sedona is proud to announce the release of his latest cookbook, entitled Elote Cafe Notebook, in early July. Available at bookstores and online sellers, ...

7 Reasons to Head to the Great Southwest Cajun Fest! (and a giveaway)

04/18/2017 21:51:57 PM

This Saturday the forecast is calling for spicy and delicious in downtown Chandler, all thanks to the Great Southwest Cajun Fest! From noon to 9pm on Saturday, April 22nd you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the soul of New Orleans which ...

MiniBites | Why I Love Sunny SnoBalls (and you will too!)

04/17/2017 22:31:27 PM

Are you looking for a cool treat? You may have heard about Bahama Bucks, but I want to tell you about Sunny SnoBalls and why I think it is way better than Bahama Bucks. First of all, does Bahama Bucks make homemade marshmallow fluff or even ...

American Masters | James Beard: America’s First Foodie

04/13/2017 20:20:26 PM

The James Beard Foundation Award is the most coveted honor in the American food industry. It is frequently regarded to as the “culinary Oscars.” But what do we truly know about the man whose name has come to be synonymous with culinary ...

Arizona Restaurant Week Celebrates 10 Years

04/12/2017 09:45:01 AM

The Arizona Restaurant Association’s Arizona Restaurant Week is commemorating a decade of delicious dining this year with its 10th annual ARW happening this Fall. What initially began as an annual week-long celebration has since branched ...

Save the Date for the Queen Creek Lemonade Days

04/11/2017 21:17:06 PM

Celebrating the sunsoaked days of summer in Queen Creek, Lemonade Days is a community event loaded with fun for the entire family. Featuring local eateries, seasonal cocktails, craft beer and summertime novelty snacks, Lemonade Days is the ideal ...

Fire Department Coffee Redefines the Coffee Infusion Process

04/11/2017 09:45:51 AM

Fire Department Coffee is excited to announce the launch of their Spirit Infused Coffee Line. At Fire Dept. Coffee, they strive to not only provide the best tasting, easiest drinking coffee on the market, but to also be on the cutting edge ...

True Food Kitchen’s New Spring Menu

04/10/2017 20:58:44 PM

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Are you still working towards a healthier you? If so, good for you! If not, tomorrow is a new day and True Food Kitchen’s new spring menu is sure to get you back on track in the most delicious way ...

Original ChopShop Has 4 New Phoenix Locations in the Works

04/10/2017 09:45:59 AM

Original ChopShop, a neighborhood eatery crafting ‘Just Feel Good Food’ from whole ingredients, announces plans of expansion in the Phoenix area, starting with an opening in Queen Creek on 21227 S. Ellsworth Loop Road. The restaurant will ...

Review | The Lincoln Restaurant at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn

04/09/2017 20:03:51 PM

I love celebrating, from birthdays to anniversaries, milestones to good grades. Recently my husband and I hit our very own milestone, 10 years of marriage. We don’t spend many nights out as a duo and while I attend a number of events he doesn’t ...

?Tacos Tequila Whiskey Hiring Fair

04/09/2017 11:30:00 AM

Tacos Tequila Whiskey is officially in search of their dream team It may be KTM Restaurant Group and Lead Chef Kevin Morrison’s first foray into the explosive Phoenix food scene, but Tacos Tequila Whiskey already has everyone from Bon Appetit ...

Easter recipe: Boneless ham with brown sugar pineapple glaze

04/08/2017 20:18:58 PM

Easter Sunday is just around the corner and if you’re preparing an Easter feast at home but haven’t settled on your menu yet, the folks at Ronco.com can help out with your main dish. They were so kind to share two recipes for holiday ...

Cigar Zin: Put Your Nose in a “Stovepipe”

04/08/2017 16:06:30 PM

My daughter-in-law loves smoky wine.  And the best way to know that she likes it, is if she looks up from the glass and says “yeah stovepipe, now that’s what I’m talkin’ about”. If you’re in her court and like some tobacco and smoke ...

The Funky Monk in Tempe is Now Open

04/08/2017 15:04:14 PM

Square One Concepts continues to add to its bar and restaurant portfolio, this Spring introducing The Funky Monk, a colorfully comfortable throwback spot that produces delicious food by day and a psychedelic lounge vibe by night. The Funky ...

Easter recipe: Dijon, garlic and rosemary rubbed lamb roast

04/08/2017 05:00:28 AM

Easter Sunday is just around the corner and if you’re planning an Easter feast at home but haven’t finalized your menu yet, the folks at Ronco.com can help out with your main dish. They were so kind to share two recipes for holiday entrees ...

2017 East Valley Easter Brunch Dining Guide

04/02/2017 14:56:03 PM

It’s just about that time! If you’re looking for some egg-ceptional options, make sure to check out our 2017 East Valley Easter Brunch Dining Guide! The Easter bunny is busy packing up all his eggs and special treats to prepare for the holiday ...

2017 Phoenix Easter Brunch Dining Guide

04/02/2017 14:03:37 PM

Leave the cooking to your favorite local restaurants. Check out our 2017 Phoenix Easter Brunch Dining Guide! Sunday, April 16th is Easter and, for some, is the true mark of the arrival of Spring. While some are drawn to egg hunts and photo opps ...

2017 Scottsdale Easter Brunch Dining Guide

04/02/2017 12:39:29 PM

After services and easter egg hunts you’re going to need fuel. Our 2017 Scottsdale Easter Brunch Dining Guide should help! Leave the Easter baskets and egg-hunts to the littles and celebrate your Easter holiday with a great meal. Whether you ...

Eddie’s House Opens on Sunday For Final Four Fans

03/29/2017 21:27:49 PM

As Final Four Fans come to the Valley to watch the dramatic conclusion to March Madness, an iconic Scottsdale restaurant is making the most of this influx of visitors by setting a special place at his tables this Sunday. Sunday, April 2nd marks ...

Celebrate March Mania with Modern Market

03/28/2017 09:45:46 AM

In honor of the 2017 NCAA Final Four Tournament being hosted right here in Phoenix, Modern Market in downtown Scottsdale is whipping up a slam dunk of a dining deal just for college basketball fans. Simply swing by Modern Market anytime f ...

Juice It Up! Recognizes Arizona as Prime Growth Market

03/27/2017 19:47:14 PM

Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie chains, is focusing expansion efforts in the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, regions due to a high demand for the lifestyle brand and its products. The company ...

PEEPS® & Pints4Pups at Phoenix Ale Brewery Central Kitchen

03/27/2017 09:45:26 AM

Have you ever been sneaking your child’s Easter basket candy and wondered to yourself which beers would pair best with those love-them-or-hate-them plump and puffy Peeps? Well, you won’t have to wonder much longer! The Phoenix Ale Brewery ...

Take the Joy Bus to March Madness

03/25/2017 14:00:41 PM

Go “mad” for a great cause! On Saturday April 1, The Joy Bus charity is getting in on March Madness and raising much-needed funds to support their free programs for homebound cancer patients. Sponsored by Likey, indulge in fantastic ...

?French Wine That the Locals Enjoy

03/25/2017 11:00:40 AM

If you’ve ever spent time in France, one thing always stands out, the “House Wines” at restaurants are always good.  They seem to pair nicely with just about everything on the menu and are very easy on the wallet. After returning home, ...

Chef Adrianne’s Roasted Tomato + Crispy Cilantro Pico de Gallo

03/24/2017 13:48:24 PM

Nothing enhances the beauty of the outdoors during spring and summer and captures the culinary essence of these seasons like a freshly-grilled cut of meat, chicken or pork.With the time for backyard barbecues, beach cookouts and lakeside picnics ...

My Wine Cellar Announces Special High Tea Service

03/22/2017 09:45:58 AM

Fancy a spot of late-morning tea to honor a significant event, or maybe you’re wanting to start the day in style? Then stop into My Wine Cellar to sip and sample through a sophisticated, English-style tea service unlike anything anywhere ...

Don’t Miss the Great American Barbecue and Beer Festival

03/21/2017 21:00:14 PM

The 8th annual Great American Barbecue and Beer Festival returns on Saturday, March 25, 2017 to fill the downtown Chandler air with the fragrant aroma of finger licking good grub. This year will be the largest and best year yet with country ...

The Phoenician Springs into Style with Phoenix Fashion Week

03/21/2017 09:30:26 AM

Experience the fusion of two of the Valley’s top lifestyle brands as The Phoenician and Phoenix Fashion Week host the annual Spring Into Style Runway Trend Show on Saturday, March 25, from 6pm to 10pm. With the historic Jokake Inn at ...

Spring Menu Blooms At Modern Market Scottsdale

03/20/2017 09:45:41 AM

One of Scottsdale’s popular new dining destinations, Modern Market Scottsdale just keeps getting tastier thanks to their spring menu launching this March 21. Open everyday from 8am until 9pm and serving breakfast until 11am, plus lunch ...

Herb & Garlic Compound Butter

03/19/2017 13:06:59 PM

Sam the Cooking Guy created this beautiful herb & garlic compound butter that can be paired with steak, grilled fish and even chicken. This compound butter is incredibly versatile and we use it all the time in the Bites House! Once you make ...

Sam the Cooking Guy’s Sauteed Roasted Carrots

03/19/2017 12:28:04 PM

Whether its a big holiday dinner or and everyday family meal, the side dishes play a supporting role and should never be overlooked. For me and my family, there is nothing better than simple roasted carrots. This sauteed roasted carrots recipe ...