Get this: Cuban Sandwich When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions. Share a few photos, some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sa ... More >>
Looks like a lot's going on for the Bidwill family these days. Last week, the owners of the Arizona Cardinals, along with the rest of us, got the news that Phoenix will be the host city for Super Bowl 49 and, as the new owners of Tom's Tavern & 1929 Grill, they re-opened a Phoenix landmark as ... More >>
Phoenix doesn't have the best track record when it comes to preserving its own history, but some folks here really do care about our past. How about saving a business that goes back to 1929? In this city of tear-downs and makeovers, that's epic. As of last week, the Bidwill family, owners ... More >>
Not too many places have weathered 80 years in the Valley. The Orpheum Theatre. The Hayden Flour Mill in downtown Tempe. And Tom's Restaurant & Tavern, the ubiquitous downtown hangout that was once a pool hall and the city morgue. In celebration of the joint's 80th birthday, owner ... More >>
Downtown businesses are struggling to stay afloat
Tom is long gone, but Tom's Tavern lives on
Phoenix's shadow governors had keen ideas for the warehouse district south of Bank One Ballpark. But property owners told them where they could park them.