Ruby Tuesday Inc.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Now Open: Northside Sandwiches and The Firehouse Near ASU in Tempe

    Students at Arizona State University in Tempe have a pair of new places near campus where they can grab a bite between classes and also party up a storm after dark. University Drive is now home to Northside Sandwiches and The Firehouse Tempe, two establishments that serve as eateries by day before ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    CLOSED: Diverti Bar & Grill in Tempe

    It slipped under our radar for restaurant closings in 2011, but we've since learned that Diverti Bar & Grill, the eatery of suds and East Coast-style overstuffed sandwiches in Tempe, was shuttered just before the New Year. Opened in October of 2010, Diverti was preceded by the short-lived Sucker Pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    The DiVerti Overstuffed Sandwich Challenge

    ​The restaurant space on the northeast corner of Mill and University must've been built over an Indian burial ground, because the spot is cursed. Once upon a time, Ruby Tuesday stood there, but its reign didn't last. Soon after its demise, the diner Sucker Punch Sally's took over -- but this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Jake Dean at Sushi Roku

    Zach Fowle Jake Dean ​At the front of the swanky W Hotel, sits Sushi Roku (7277 E. Camelback Rd., 480-970-2121). Soft jazz plays over the speakers while fishing net-style ceiling pieces, wood floors and walls decorated with rope combine to make the place look like an ultra-modern Japan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Diverti Bar & Grill Celebrates Grand Opening

    ​Amid a flurry of new restaurant openings on Mill Avenue, Downtown Tempe welcomes yet another newcomer -- Diverti Bar & Grill -- whose grand opening is today. Remember the short-lived Sucker Punch Sally's, which didn't last six months in the former Ruby Tuesday's at the corner of Mill Ave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Battle of the Big-Ass Apple Pies: Take Note, Man v. Food!

    Ah... apple pie. It's as American as mom and baseball, Botox and Internet porn. When I spotted a gargantuan version of this classic dessert in one local restaurant's refrigerated case, I knew it was fodder for a brutal Battle of the Dishes. Will my original find nab top honors in this week's s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Next Week: Sucker Punch Sally's Opening on Mill

    ​Local old-school chopper manufacturer Sucker Punch Sally's is branching out into restaurants with Sucker Punch Sally's Old-School Diner, set to open for dinner on New Year's Eve at the corner of Mill Avenue and University in Tempe. The former Ruby Tuesday's will now be decorated with vintag ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Cafe: Milkshakes

    ​ Some people are born lactose-intolerant. Not us! No, we earned it. Maybe it's the companion splash of milk in every cup of coffee that keeps our journalistic fingers hard at work that has trained our body to associate mammalian lactation with stress. Either way, we can't handle milk products ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Chow Bella's Top 5 Entries of 2008

    Happy New Year, Phoenix. Here's one last look at 2008 with the top five blogs as determined by the sheer number of eyes that read them. Catch the top three slots after the jump. 5 - Liberty Market set to open in Gilbert The charming stretch of Gilbert Avenue that runs right through the middle of G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 12, 2008

    D'Arcy McGee's at Tempe Marketplace

    By: Megan Irwin The latest bar to open at Tempe Marketplace. D’Arcy McGee’s is the latest chain restaurant to come to Tempe Marketplace. And as far as chains (this one’s based out of Canada) go, this one is pretty good. On a scale where let’s say Ruby Tuesday is the bottom and, oh I don ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Death of Cool

    As Phoenix considers how to revitalize its downtown, leaders should note how Tempe murdered Mill Avenue's soul

  • Dining

    April 1, 2004

    Wacky Wasabi

    Our resident foodie travels to the far reaches of the Valley for the best sushi

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    Refried South

    Southern rock, once stigmatized and left for the comedians, has entered a new era of appreciation

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Smoke Rings

    Long Wong's is still a smoky dive, but the smoke is on the patio

  • Dining

    February 27, 2003

    West Side Sorry

    Northwest Valley eateries come up short

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Piercing Remarks

    Tempe tattoo and body piercers needled by lack of regulations

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Adios ... Again

    Small businesses continue to flee downtown Tempe. Restaurant Mexico is the latest.

  • News

    January 7, 1999

    Swill Avenue

    The night the Cards were above average enough to make the playoffs

  • News

    December 10, 1998
  • News

    March 26, 1998
  • Dining

    January 25, 1996
  • Music

    August 11, 1994