Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>
It seems this tiny restaurant has fallen off the radar for many food lovers. But not for the local Paradise Valley/North Phoenix crowd. They still fill every table in the entire cozy dining room, even on random Tuesday nights, filling up on sushi and other Japanese specialties.
The world didn't end on December 21, giving us even more reason to celebrate our asses off on December 31 as we ring in the New Year. Some New Year's celebrations feel lackluster, but this one is gearing up to be a celebration you won't want to miss. If you still don't know where you're drinking and ... More >>
Shinji Kurita, chef-owner of ShinBay, has never been one for the limelight. But considering his fanatical devotion to pristine ingredients and the Japanese sushi aesthetic, he's bound to garner some national press, solicited or otherwise. In its July issue, Wine Spectator features a glowing mini re ... More >>
Beef heart with pickled radish, arugula, and 20-year balsamic.Prado's new chef de cuisine, Peter DeRuvo (formerly of Sassi), hasn't wasted any time in the kitchen since he came on board. First up among the things he's rolling out is a new tapas menu, available starting on Friday, February ... More >>
You asked for it, foodniks. Nobuo at Teeter House is finally launching its dinner service, starting tomorrow night at 5:30 p.m. Chef Nobuo Fukuda's highly anticipated downtown izakaya had its lunch-only soft opening last month. While Fukuda's previous restaurant was a temple to cutting-edg ... More >>
If I could afford it, I'd eat sushi and sashimi about every other day, interspersed with Italian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine. But the problem is, I've become such a Japanese food geek that I won't eat just any raw fish, lest I get mad for wasting my hard-earned paycheck on mediocrity. I'll hold ... More >>
Stepping up to top toque at Mary Elaine's after doing time as executive sous chef for The Phoenician (the resort has nine different restaurants, including Windows on the Green and The Terrace), chef de cuisine Frank Belosic plans to launch his new winter menu in early October. The final details ar ... More >>