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Scottsdale’s Café Monarch Serves Tasty Cuisine From a Whimsical Chef Scottsdale’s Café Monarch Serves Tasty Cuisine From a Whimsical Chef
, November 27, 2008
The Valley is big, but when it comes to good restaurants, sometimes it doesn't feel quite big enough. Between newspapers, magazines, TV, the... More >>
Liberty Market: The East Valley’s Answer to La Grande Orange Liberty Market: The East Valley’s Answer to La Grande Orange
, November 20, 2008
The irony isn't lost on me. I make no secret of my support for downtown Phoenix. I live here because I want to be close to the action — close to... More >>
BLT Steak Reinvents the Steakhouse with Sashimi Appetizers and Gruyère Popovers BLT Steak Reinvents the Steakhouse with Sashimi Appetizers and Gruyère Popovers
, November 13, 2008
There are plenty of places to get a gorgeous piece of USDA Prime meat in this town, but BLT Steak at Camelback Inn satisfies more than just... More >>
Plaza Grill Serves Southern Mexican Specialties from Mexico City and Veracruz Plaza Grill Serves Southern Mexican Specialties from Mexico City and Veracruz
, November 06, 2008
At Plaza Grill in north Phoenix, the first-rate Mexican food totally speaks for itself. That's a wonderful thing, considering that almost... More >>
For Conveyor Belt Sushi Joints TeHaru Sushi and Sushi Eye in Motion, It All Revolves Around Spontaneity For Conveyor Belt Sushi Joints TeHaru Sushi and Sushi Eye in Motion, It All Revolves Around Spontaneity
, October 30, 2008
Lighten up, sushi purists: A little kitsch can do you good sometimes. That's my take on TeHaru Sushi and Sushi Eye in Motion, two sushi... More >>
Caffe Boa Supplies Sophistication Just Off Mill Avenue Caffe Boa Supplies Sophistication Just Off Mill Avenue
, October 23, 2008
My rediscovery of one of the classiest restaurants in Tempe happened, ironically, by way of a rock concert. I had plans to see a national act... More >>
El Farol Adds a Dash of Peruvian Flair to Arcadia’s Restaurant Selection El Farol Adds a Dash of Peruvian Flair to Arcadia’s Restaurant Selection
, October 16, 2008
Considering that Arcadia isn't a mecca for any kind of Asian food, it seemed a shame when Sushi Mishima, a casual Japanese joint, closed its... More >>
Recession-Proof Feasting: Tortas Paquime Fills You Up with Mexican Sandwiches Without Breaking Your Bank Recession-Proof Feasting: Tortas Paquime Fills You Up with Mexican Sandwiches Without Breaking Your Bank
, October 09, 2008
Tacos and burritos will always be reliable standbys, but when it comes to Mexican fast food that Phoenix does really well, tortas are my... More >>
Sushi Roku at W Scottsdale Hotel Is Scene Over Cuisine Sushi Roku at W Scottsdale Hotel Is Scene Over Cuisine
, October 02, 2008
The stock market may be sinking, but at swanky new Sushi Roku, you can still party like it's 2005. That was my stunned first impression of the... More >>
Imagine Spain Has Paella but No Passion Imagine Spain Has Paella but No Passion
, September 25, 2008
The restaurant name is so evocative: Imagine Spain. It has me thinking of a country that's sophisticated, exciting, and naturally beautiful,... More >>
Cafepino makes grabbing pizza and a movie easy on Cine Capri patrons Cafepino makes grabbing pizza and a movie easy on Cine Capri patrons
, September 18, 2008
Dinner and a movie should be a no-brainer, but logistically, it's not always as simple as it should be. Sometimes it takes some strategizing to... More >>
La Piccola Cucina brings quick and tasty Mediterranean cuisine to central Phoenix La Piccola Cucina brings quick and tasty Mediterranean cuisine to central Phoenix
, September 11, 2008
There's plenty in the way of high-profile restaurants in Phoenix, although if you're really into food, you also have to fine-tune your radar for... More >>
Atlas Bistro has reinvented itself with a constantly evolving menu focusing on classic French techniques Atlas Bistro has reinvented itself with a constantly evolving menu focusing on classic French techniques
, September 04, 2008
Atlas Bistro is one of those local gems that's had a cult following from the start, but now there's a new reason to love it. Actually, make that... More >>
Asian Café Express serves up Hong Kong-style five-spice beef and hot pots Asian Café Express serves up Hong Kong-style five-spice beef and hot pots
, August 28, 2008
Don't blame the Olympics. I've been craving some good Chinese food for a lot longer than the past couple of weeks that we've been bombarded with... More >>
The Dhaba has Indian food fit for kings and Punjabi truck drivers The Dhaba has Indian food fit for kings and Punjabi truck drivers
, August 21, 2008
In rural India, a dhaba is a roadside pit stop where truckers can fill their tummies after they've filled their tanks at the petrol station next... More >>
Sabor Cubano brings a buffet of Cuban cuisine down to Earth Sabor Cubano brings a buffet of Cuban cuisine down to Earth
, August 14, 2008
Cuban cuisine certainly lends itself to an upscale, even fusion treatment (like at Scottsdale's chic Asia de Cuba), but for me, it's most... More >>
Newcomer Latitude Eight Thai Grill scores points with tom kha and garlic prawns Newcomer Latitude Eight Thai Grill scores points with tom kha and garlic prawns
, August 07, 2008
If you decided to quit your job and leap into a whole new career, what would it be? The question has always fascinated me. One of my friends is... More >>
Celebrity chefs Eddie Matney and Christopher Gross stake their names on new restaurants Celebrity chefs Eddie Matney and Christopher Gross stake their names on new restaurants
, July 31, 2008
Let's hear it for the home team. Eddie Matney and Christopher Gross are two of the area's best-known celebrity chefs, and each opened his own... More >>
Wine bar Cork pops a little creativity into each dish Wine bar Cork pops a little creativity into each dish
, July 24, 2008
There are a lot of good restaurants in the southeast part of town, but besides Kai, at Wild Horse Pass, the options aren't very exotic. But now... More >>
Like La Bocca Urban Pizzeria's crust, the pizza competition in Phoenix is stiff Like La Bocca Urban Pizzeria's crust, the pizza competition in Phoenix is stiff
, July 17, 2008
New York. Chicago. Phoenix. All great pizza cities. Don't laugh — you know it's true. Here in the Valley of the Sun, we may not specialize in a... More >>
New Japanese joint Roka Akor gets the details right New Japanese joint Roka Akor gets the details right
, July 10, 2008
Somebody at Roka Akor really did their homework. When I heard that this spin-off of Roka, a London-based Japanese restaurant, was coming to... More >>
Eliot Wexler is banking the success of Noca on his food knowledge and local connections Eliot Wexler is banking the success of Noca on his food knowledge and local connections
, July 03, 2008
There's an urban myth that 90 percent of restaurants close within the first year. Turns out, it's more like 26 percent, but still, it's a... More >>
How do health-conscious stores Fresh & Easy, Sprouts, and Sunflower compare with the mainstream? How do health-conscious stores Fresh & Easy, Sprouts, and Sunflower compare with the mainstream?
, June 26, 2008
Call me a shopaholic. I didn't realize I had a thing for grocery stores until I sat down to write this column, reflecting on how strolling the... More >>
Pizza A Metro offers up tasty Italian and wood-fired pizza by the meter Pizza A Metro offers up tasty Italian and wood-fired pizza by the meter
, June 19, 2008
How do you say "wildfire" in Italian? I can't tell you, but that's the idea I get when I think of the incredible buzz about Pizza A Metro, a... More >>
Jamaican joint The Breadfruit brings Rastafarian cuisine downtown Jamaican joint The Breadfruit brings Rastafarian cuisine downtown
, June 12, 2008
One of the most intriguing things about Phoenix is how people can reinvent themselves and find success here. We need to make a bigger deal about... More >>
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