John Sagasta

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    10 Underrated Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

    It's a familiar scene: You're in your main food hang-out in town and it's dead. Why is it dead? You know it's great but for one reason or another your favorite joint just doesn't get the cred it deserves. We have a few of those places and we're sure you have many more. Here's our list of the most un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2013

    10 Best Things I Ate in August

    Summer may be taking its sweet time saying good-bye, but the good eats served up on this critic's plate for the month of August seem all but a blur. From dishes like heady asparagus at one of my favorite new restaurants, to food truck pho, to a handful of a.m. eats perfect to start your day with, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Chef Renetto-Mario Etsitty of Tertio Winebar on Slow Food and His First Friday Banquets

    Renetto-Mario Etsitty Tertio 3508 N. 7th Street This is part one of our interview with Renetto-Mario Etsitty, chef at Tertio Wine Bar in Phoenix. Today, he dishes on the history of Navajo Kneel Down bread and the semi-secret First Friday feasts he's been serving for the past f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Jobot Owner John Sagasta Opening Ice Cream Shop in Downtown's Roosevelt Row

    Rezbot, John Sagasta's shop of late-night Native American food, may have closed a little over a month ago, but the Jobot Coffee owner already has plans for the space. You could even say they were pretty cool (sorry). See also: - Hot Dogs & Pie: Mamma Toledo's to Open Space Inside New Short Leash ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 28, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Jobot Owner Helps to Open New Market on Roosevelt: Think Fresh Veggies, Bulk Grains, Mexican Candy, and Hula Hoops

    In the wake of the recent shuttering of the Downtown Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery & Wine Bar comes Bodega 420, a new market and convenience store in the Roosevelt Arts District. The two aren't the same concept -- Bodega 420 balances local items with non-local ones to keep prices competitive - ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Nachobot Opens Tonight

    ​If hunger strikes while you're out at First Friday this evening, Jobot's John Sagasta will be serving up something to satisfy your cravings (and we ain't talking about those tasty crepes). He's launching his new venture Nachobot tonight a few doors down from Jobot, offering chips covered wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Jobot Coffee Shop Considering Adding Ramen or Nachos (Nachobot?) -- Bringing Back Brunch For Sure

    Robert Renteria​Lucky for us John Sagasta, owner of Jobot Coffee Shop on Roosevelt Row (once inside Conspire), travels as much as he does. He's playing around with a couple of new food ideas inspired by trips to Seattle and San Francisco: ramen and nachos. Jobot's John Sagasta​"We're sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Free Freakfests, Steamcroween, and REM

    Ryan JosephBurlesque singer Melody Sweets will perform at the Venue of Scottsdale tonight as a part of Most Interesting Show in the World.​While next week gonna be packed wall-to-wall with Halloween events aplenty -- from vampire parties to dire deathraces -- this weekend ain't too shabby when it ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2009

    Collective Soul

    Co-op boutique does it up, anniversary-style

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Caffiend: Conspire's Chai Latte

    So what, exactly, is the "Coffee Conspiracy" at Conspire coffee house in downtown Phoenix? We can let you in on one thing -- this offbeat mom-and-pop shop uses the house blend of Tempe's Cartel Coffee Lab for its brews, so CenPho folks can enjoy Cartel's heady roast blends without having to drive to ... More >>