Patricia Escárcega is Phoenix New Times' food critic.
1 day ago | Best of Phoenix
With half of 2017 already in the books, now seems like a good time to highlight some of our favorite spots that have opened in metro Phoenix so far this year. From a high-profile chef’s buzzy new osteria to a 37-seat neighborhood gem, here are 10 ...
3 days ago | Taco Summer
You haven't lived until you've eaten a classic Tex-Mex puffy taco.
8 days ago | Cafe Reviews
Heng’s Kitchen is a small counter-service Chinese restaurant tucked into a corner of the food court at Mekong Plaza in Mesa. It might be the least flashy restaurant at Mekong, but it offers an extensive menu of traditional Chinese dishes (more tha...
9 days ago | Taco Summer
This family-owned taqueria is run by perfectionists. The made-to-order dishes may take a little time, but the results, from killer buche tacos to fresh-made corn tortillas, are totally worth it.
10 days ago | Longform
A burrito cart in Portland has unleashed a debate about cultural appropriation in the food world.
15 days ago | Cafe Reviews
Highly refined, modern Sonoran cuisine comes as a welcome surprise at Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen in the Andaz Resort, Scottsdale.