Bret Pont

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    20 Best New Restaurants of 2013

    The good news is that, in 2013, as most of the country was transfixed by the shenanigans of the now-infamous Amy's Baking Company, we eye-rollers in the Valley were being treated to a crop of new restaurants more focused on well-prepared food than overcooked reality. From big-name chefs and restaur ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    The Blind Pig: Scottsdale's Newest "Meat Market"

    The Blind Pig in South Scottsdale is the new venture of restaurateurs Bob and Sally Ann Molinari (Uncle Sal's Italian Eatery, the Side Door bar and restaurant) and Bret Pont, owner of Hobe Meats, a butcher shop in business for more than 50 years in Phoenix. Whether The Blind Pig's decidedly meaty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Ten Favorite Phoenix Meat Shops

    These days, most of us have never experienced (or have forgotten) the joy of going to a real live butcher or the intoxicating fragrance of fresh smoked meat or even the taste of imported cheese straight off the wheel. Most of us just hit the grocery store and pick up whatever's in the neatly wrapp ... More >>