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Enchiladas suizas from Barrio Cafe
Looking for the don't-miss spots of the Phoenix dining scene? Then you'll want this list, which includes longtime Valley favorites and some of the hottest restaurants to open in the last few months. Whether you're looking for fine dining, a true adventure, or just a great plate of barbecue, there's plenty to try in the Valley of the Sun.
Shrimp Quesadilla from Barrio Cafe
James Beard Award nominated chef Silvana Salcido Esparza's Barrio Cafe is the gold standard of Mexican fine dining. Esparza offers diners upscale central‑southern Mexican cuisine elevated with just a hint of French inspiration. Some of the most popular dishes include the award‑winning guacamole, sweetened with fruit and prepared tableside during dinner service, and chiles en nogada, which features a roasted poblano pepper stuffed with chicken, fruit, and pecan and served with an almond cream sauce.
Corned beef hash from FnB in Scottsdale
There's a good reason chef Charleen Badman is known as the vegetable whisperer. This James Beard Award nominated chef has a way with seasonal, locally grown vegetables that's unlike anything else in town. The menu at FnB, a cozy Scottsdale spot, is always-changing to reflect what local food producers can deliver, but always features New American cuisine such as Tuscan kale falafel, fried green tomatoes, and roasted chicken served with spaetzle and mushrooms.
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