The Post Restaurant Opening at New Wren Hotel in Phoenix January 31

Chef Dennis Delamater will head up The Post Restaurant at The Wren Hotel
Chef Dennis Delamater will head up The Post Restaurant at The Wren Hotel
The Post

After nine months, $8 million in renovations, and nary a peep to anyone, The Post, an American restaurant inside The Wren, a Crowne Plaza Hotel at 44th and Washington streets (near Sky Harbor International Airport), will open Friday, January 31.

"Check everything you thought you knew about hotel food at the door," says Dennis Delamater, The Post's executive chef. "We're not a typical 'hotel restaurant'; We're a restaurant that just happens to be at a hotel."

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Delamater, a Wisconsin native who has cooked at Chandler's Citrus Cafe, The Estate House in Scottsdale, and Franco's Trattoria, will bring a seasonally revolving menu to The Post. His contemporary American dishes and pastries -- many with a Southwestern slant -- will incorporate local ingredients.

Diners can expect offerings such as charcuterie boards with housemade pâté ($14), grilled marinated lamb chops ($23), and adobo braised pork belly tacos ($11).

Next up for The Wren is The Perch, the hotel's tri-level lounge and bar area slated to open in mid-March.

The Post Located Inside The Wren, A Crowne Plaza Hotel 4300 E Washington Street 602-273-7778

Hours: Breakfast: 6 a.m. - 11 a.m. Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dinner: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

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