Scottsdale Beer Palooza Saturday, June 28 You know what's even better than a new summer festival in Phoenix? A new indoor beer festival in the summer in Phoenix -- and that's exactly what we'll get this Saturday at the first Scottsdale Beer Palooza at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The new indoor event w ... More >>
A new urban tavern will be opening in Old Town Scottsdale early next month. Union Barrelhouse, courtesy of Scottsdale restauranteur John Casale, will occupy the former home of Salty Senorita at 3636 N. Scottsdale Road. The restaurant will offer a menu of "upscale tavern" cuisine, including salads, ... More >>
After this Sunday's dinner service, you'll no longer be able to head to The Western in Scottsdale to dig into dishes such as brisket tacos and bacon burgers. According to a press release, owners Tucker Woodbury and Charles Levy have decided to throw in the towel on the honky-tonk-themed restaurant ... More >>
Since May 2010 Nourish at the Optima Camelview has been serving health-conscious food of the gluten free, soy free, peanut free, dairy free...well, you get idea, variety to the Scottsdale crowd. Now that's no longer so. The restaurant closed quietly over the weekend. According to owner Kirstin Care ... More >>
It's been a rough year for restauranteurs Robert and Linda Gabrick. In October they were forced to close their nine-year-old restaurant Carefree Station and now, less than six months after opening, their new restaurant Scottsdale Station has also shuttered. The 8,200 square-foot restaurant opened ... More >>
Cacti are taken very seriously in Arizona.Scottsdale police arrested a 16-year-old Gilbert boy yesterday for cutting the arm off a cactus in Pinnacle Peak Park.
O.H.S.O. Distillery Opens Today Get excited, Scottsdale-ites! The second location of Arcadia's O.H.S.O. nanoBrewery opens in north Scottsdale today. Called O.H.S.O. Distillery the restaurant and bar is located at 15681 North Hayden Road and will offer new food items, new specialty drinks, and diff ... More >>
It's going to be a long summer. If your plan is to hunker down and get a bunch of work done in hopes that it'll make the heat pass more quickly, we understand, but you're going to need some help. Now you can enjoy all of the smooth, caffeinated goodness of Cartel Coffee Lab's cold brew from the comf ... More >>
Being drunk in public is not a crime, according to an Arizona Appeals Court decision.The court was considering the case of a man cited for public intoxication in Scottsdale in December 2011, and the three-member panel unanimously ruled that state law has a specific ban on city ordinances outlawing p ... More >>
The group behind American TapHouse in Gilbert has brought craft beer to Scottsdale with a second concept, TapHouse Kitchen. The restaurant opened a few weeks ago in the Hilton Village Center at 6137 N. Scottsdale Road, in a space formerly occupied by Blue Wasabi. TapHouse Kitchen offers a menu mod ... More >>
Add another fast-casual burger chain to those already competing for your dinner dollars in Scottsdale because Burger 21, a franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., has plans to open two restaurants in the Valley this year. As we told you last August the first Burger 21 ... More >>
Casablanca Lounge Tuesday, April 8 This Tuesday the 2014 Scottsdale Culinary Festival will kick off with the Opening Night Affair at Casablanca Lounge in Old Town Scottsdale. The event will be "a stylish salute to classic Hollywood" with a red carpet, vintage cocktails from Campari, small bite, mag ... More >>
Don't lie, you know you do it. You snap photos of every dish that arrives at the dinner table (most times repeatedly until you get the perfect shot) before you eat it -- and make your friends wait until you've gotten a good pic of their dish too. It's okay. We do, too. The good new is that all tho ... More >>
Want to get involved with the Scottsdale Culinary Festival? Well, the Scottsdale League for the Arts is looking for volunteers to help our at the 36th annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival Great Arizona Picnic on Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13. Volunteers will not only get to feel good about ... More >>
It's the Lenten season, which for many out there means skipping burgers, steaks, lamb chops, pork chops, and, well, all other forms of meat on Fridays. Luckily, that doesn't cover fish -- so to make the sacrifice of all things rich and meaty a little bit easier, we've rounded up some of our favorite ... More >>
With old favorites opening up new locations and many beer and wine focused concepts popping up, there was a lot to check out in the restaurant scene in February. Unfortunately, not all restaurants felt the love around Valentine's Day, though, with some area institutions shuttering permanently.
It's been just a few months since Lylah and Michael Ledner's The Simple Farm was named a finalist in the 2014 Good Food Awards for their salted goat milk caramels. And now they're bringing them to Anthropologie Scottsdale Fashion Square for a pop-up event featuring a handful of local businesses.
BJ Pasquel resigned recently as head football coach for Coronado High School in Scottsdale for "personal and family reasons," says a February 5th Arizona Republic article. New Times has learned that the resignation came just before Pasquel settled an extreme DUI conviction with the city of Scottsda ... More >>
We've already told you that the annual "Friends of the James Beard Foundation" dinner is one of our favorite events of the year, and this year's lineup of all-star chefs makes it easy to see why. Chefs from some of the country's best restaurants will come together to create a multi-course, wine-pa ... More >>
Maps released by the state health department show the areas around the state that have the most medical-marijuana patients.All these hot spots are in the Phoenix area, and most are around North Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the East Valley.
After just over a year, Searsucker Scottsdale, the nightclub meets restaurant at Camelback Road and Goldwater Boulevard, has shuttered. Co-owned by chef Brian Malarkey, a finalist on Bravo's Top Chef Miami in 2009, Searsucker Scottsdale, which opened in October 2012, was the second location of the ... More >>
Shine, our annual pocket guide to all things Scottsdale, is out. And this year, local artist Luster Kaboom is taking readers on an illustrated ride through the city's best spots for food, drink, art, and entertainment. Here, in no particular order, are the five best places for happy hour in Scottsd ... More >>
Shine, our annual pocket guide to all things Scottsdale, is out. And this year, local artist Luster Kaboom is taking readers on an illustrated ride through the city's best spots for food, drink, art, and entertainment. Here, in no particular order, are the five best places for dessert in Scottsdale ... More >>
Instead of waiting for the understaffed Child Protective Services to get around to looking into the ignored cases of abuse in Scottsdale, the police department announced that it's going to help out.Of the 6,554 ignored reports to the CPS hotline, 143 occurred in Scottsdale, and the police department ... More >>
Shine, our annual pocket guide to all things Scottsdale, is out. And this year, local artist Luster Kaboom is taking readers on an illustrated ride through the city's best spots for food, drink, art, and entertainment. Here, in no particular order, are the five best places for craft cocktails in Sc ... More >>
Shine, our annual pocket guide to all things Scottsdale, is out. And this year, local artist Luster Kaboom is taking readers on an illustrated ride through the city's best spots for food, drink, art, and entertainment. Here, in no particular order, are the five best places for day drinking in Scott ... More >>
After nine years, a dispute with the landlord caused Carefree Station, located in Carefree's Spanish Village, to shutter in October. But as of next week, Carefree Station's owners Robert and Linda Gabrick (who also own Prescott Station) will start anew with Scottsdale Station, their restaurant of ... More >>
Coffee and craft beer fans looking for a new hangout in Old Town Scottsdale will get their wish next month. Located at 3617 North Goldwater Road, in the new Creative Center of Scottsdale (along the western side of Scottsdale Road just north of Osborn Road), Sip Coffee & Beer House, courtesy of Trav ... More >>
This month the openings far outnumbered the closings as we saw several Valley dining outlets re-open and welcomed a whole slew of new food trucks to the scene. We're waving good-bye to Aaron May's beer-centric Scottsdale restaurant, Praying Monk, but don't fret, there's something else exciting on th ... More >>
The Mac & Cheese Throwdown is less than a month away, and that means it's time to buy your ticket. Seriously, this event has been known to sell out early. So if you're tired of powdered cheese packets from the boring blue box, you'd better lay down your $22 ASAP to ensure you'll be able to eat an un ... More >>
Welcome to Courthouse Update, a weekly rundown of goings-on at the Maricopa County Superior Court.This week, a former elementary school teacher was sentenced to prison for his child-porn collection, a child molester got more prison time than a murderer, and more:
Scramble, the four-year-old fast casual breakfast spot in Sunnyslope, is expanding to Scottsdale. And although the cheery theme, size, and breakfast and lunch menu of familiar American dishes will remain pretty much the same as the original, the Scottsdale Scramble will offer something the Sunnyslo ... More >>
Since Coconut's Fish Cafe opened in Maui in April 2009, it's been featured on CNN.com's list of "Top 10 Places to Eat Like a Local" as well as the restaurant review website Zagat for having "the perfect fish taco." This April, the healthy "island style" fast-casual eatery made its first stop on the ... More >>
One analysis says Tempe and Scottsdale are among the top 100 places to live in the United States.Livability.com, using a number of factors, ranked Tempe 43rd, and Scottsdale 89th.
Cornish Pasty Co. founder and Cornwall, England, native Dean Thomas is plotting to taking over the world -- with pasties. Not really. But you might think so. After opening his first establishment of the hearty hand-held turnovers (pronounced PASS-tees) in Tempe in 2005 and then in Mesa in 2008, Th ... More >>