Richardson Browne

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    9 Great Places to Drink Outdoors in Metro Phoenix

    It's March. The weather is as damn near perfect as it's ever going to get, and most of us want to be outside doing something -- or better yet, nothing -- every gloriously balmy minute. You've probably already run through a mental Rolodex of restaurants with great dining patios, but where do you go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Richardson's: Happy Hour Report Card

    See also: Local Bistro: Happy Hour Report Card See also: Kelly's at SouthBridge: Happy Hour Report Card The Spot: Richardson's, 6335 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, 602-287-8900, The Hours: Happy Hour: 2:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m. every day.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    The Whole Enchilada: Secreto vs. Los Dos Molinos

    Food History Lesson: Enchiladas as we know them are not authentically Mexican. Blows the mind, doesn't it? Ok, maybe not. We all know how easily foreign foods get corrupted when American chefs get their butter/cheese/sugar covered hands on them. In ancient Mexico, pre-Columbians would take tort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Los Dos Cocina y Cantina Coming Soon to Ahwatukee

    ​The name is not quite set in stone, but owner Cheryl Vitale feels pretty confident that her new Ahwautukee restaurant will be called Los Dos Cocina y Cantina. She's currently in lease negotiations to move into the old Va Bene space at 4025 E. Chandler Blvd. "It's been 30 years in the making, ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 19, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    New Richardson's in the Works Next to Rokerij

    ​It's been nearly a year since fire shuttered Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico, the legendary Southwestern restaurant at 16th Street and Bethany Home, but just as owner Richardson Browne promised, a comeback is in the works. According to Phil Kelly, general manager for Richardson's sister ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Now Open: Secreto

    ​Ahwatukee's Secreto is a secret no longer. Word of mouth is spreading about this New Mexican restaurant which quietly opened last Thursday in the former Havana Cafe spot in SE Phoenix (4232 E. Chandler Blvd., 480-706-2200). Secreto is named after a group of Franciscan monks who sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Still No Leads on Richardson's Fire

    Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico, before it burned down.  Looks like the jury's still out on what caused the Richardson's fire two weeks ago, though investigators are getting closer to finding the cause, according to spokesperson Frank Salomon. Phoenix Fire Department Investigator Marika M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Breaking News: Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico Burns to Ground

    Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico A fire broke out at Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico restaurant on Bethany Home Road earlier this afternoon, and is still raging as firefighters attempt to put out the blaze. One of the owners reported the fire at 2:02 this afternoon, according to Phoenix Fire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Waiter Confidential: President Bush at Dick's Hideaway

    Today, the torch passes to a new generation. But some will never forget certain meals enjoyed during the Bush Administration. On October 13, 2004, in an act some might consider tantamount to cannibalism (shame on you), President George Walker Bush dined on turkey-stuffed enchiladas at Dick's Hideaw ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 11, 2005

    Flan Fanatic

    Custard's last stand

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004
  • News

    June 3, 2004


    Letters from the week of June 3, 2004

  • Dining

    May 6, 2004

    Browne's New Bag

    Our foodie loves the vibe of Richardson Browne's Rokerij

  • Dining

    March 6, 2003

    Wright 'em, cowboy

    From the Rockery to the Rooste

  • Dining

    October 3, 2002

    Rick's Rokery?

    The owner of Richardson's and Dick's Hideaway hopes that three's company

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 26, 2002

    Best Nueva Mexican


  • Dining

    September 21, 2000

    Food Fight

    Is there a patent on New Mexican food?