Okay, so maybe you don't know exactly why it's a tradition to eat, drink, and party on Cinco de Mayo (FYI, it's to commemorate the 150-year-old Battle of Puebla, a victory of the Mexican militia over the French army). But those pesky details shouldn't stop you from having a truly awesome modern Amer ... More >>
A year is a tiny eternity in the restaurant industry and 2012 was no exception. We saw plenty of new players step onto the field, old favorites make their exits and some of those new players fail to make to make it work before the ball dropped on 2012.
--2011 Restaurant Openings and Closi ... More >>
College football rivalries don't get much more heated than the one between Arizona State University and their cross-state frenemy, University of Arizona. Every year the two teams clash in a game that usually ends with one team (cough, cough ASU) embarrassing itself with some sort of stupid blunder - ... More >>
Another busy month for the Phoenix restaurant scene. We bid farewell to some excellent Peruvian joint but said hello to a new Ethiopian restaurant.
- --September Openings and Closings
We're also excited to see the soda fountain making a comeback even if we're also losing one of our favor ... More >>
Just because Bar Louie wasn't right for Mill Avenue in the 1990s doesn't mean it's not right for Tempe Marketplace in 2012 -- right?
The national chain, which debuted in Chicago in 1991 and refers to itself as a "urban bar," is trying the Valley again after failed attempts on Tempe's Mill A ... More >>
Hey buddy, can you spare a buck?
If so, that dollar will buy you dinner at Bar Louie's Tuesday night happy hour. The Glendale watering hole serves up one-dollar burgers from 6 p.m. until close on Tuesday nights (while supplies last), with the exception of game/concert/big event nights. The only cat ... More >>