Despite chef and restaurateur Aaron May's contention that there had been a miscommunication when he was locked out of his taco shop in downtown's Cityscape at the end of April after a landlord-tenant dispute regarding back rents, his restaurant, Vitamin T, opened for nearly a year and a half, has of ... More >>
For fans of Fuego Bistro, the tiny Latin-inspired eatery in north Central Phoenix, or its more casual spinoff in the Camelback Esplanade, Fuego Tacos, owner Jeff Ward has some surprises in store -- two of them, in fact.
Ward is planning to open two additional Fuego-themed restaurants in the next tw ... More >>
Lunch under $10 at Fuego Bistro? Is that even possible?
Why yes, yes it is.
With only seven tables and five bar stools inside, the place gets packed fast. Although almost every table was full on our recent visit, the atmosphere felt calm. Maybe it was the warmth of the servers, the dim lighting, ... More >>
The tender: Steve HolquistThe bar: Fuego Bistro (713 E. Palo Verde Drive, 602-277-1151)The pedigree: For most of his life, Holquist was a wholesaler of tropical fish, importing the swimmers from where they were caught or raised and selling them to local pet stores. He sold t ... More >>
Back in early November, Fuego Bistro owner Jeff Ward told me he was about to demolish the old Nixon's space at the Esplanade and begin work on creating Fuego Tacos, a casual spinoff of his Latin-inspired eatery at 7th Street and Bethany Home.
The renovations are finally finished, and the n ... More >>
Imagine Fuego Bistro's signature roasted pork on a taco, and that'll be Fuego Tacos. Yum.
Remember Nixon's, the Esplanade watering hole for political junkies? I sure do -- for ages, it was a favorite New Times hangout, where the edit staff would pow-wow upstairs with snacks and cocktails. Sin ... More >>