• VegOut! Scottsdale Vegan Beer & Food Festival Was Colorful and Delicious
    March 19 at 10:50 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    The Scottsdale Waterfront was home to the VegOut! Vegan Beer & Food Festival on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18, 2018. The crowds were loving the wide variety of delicious plates, treats, and all things vegan. From beautiful weather to…

  • The Food of the Flying Burrito Festival
    March 13 at 8 a.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    The first ever Flying Burrito Festival, held on March 10 in and around Crescent Ballroom, had some damn good food. It lived up to the lofty suggestions of its name. Vendors hawked portable food like elote and grilled cheese sandwiches, churros and…

  • 10 of the Best Desserts in Metro Phoenix
    March 8 at 8:26 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Describing a dessert as "sinful" can often be an exaggeration, but we've done the research and are comfortable saying that these Phoenix classics qualify. The Valley has something for every type of sweet tooth, and we've compiled a master list of…


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  • Every Visiting Spring Training Fan Should Try These Restaurants
    March 6 at 4:09 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    When people come to town, we often like to recommend restaurants beyond the usual Phoenix staples that everyone suggests. Here, we have compiled a list of non-obvious gems. Whether you're here for spring training, or live here and haven't tried…

  • Devour Culinary Classic Offered Delicious Food and Views at the Desert Botanical Garden
    March 5 at 1:31 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    The Devour Culinary Classic took over the Desert Botanical Garden this past weekend, March 3 and 4. Some of the Valley's greatest culinary talents were cooking and serving food. The plates and drinks flowed from morning into afternoon. Check out…

  • Exclusive First Look: Aaron Chamberlin's New Roosevelt Row Taqueria, Taco Chelo
    March 1 at 9 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Phoenix New Times got an inside look at the food, drink, and design of Taco Chelo, Aaron Chamberlin's newest eatery, which will be a taqueria. There will be Mexican food and Mexican art. The restaurant opens on March 9. Get your first look right…

  • Best February Food Photos
    February 26 at 3:38 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    February was a good month for food in Phoenix. We've combed all our reviews, slideshows, and restaurant news to bring you the best food photos of February 2018. Here they are.

  • The Last Slinger Standing Bartending Competition Was a Rapid-Fire Delight
    February 21 at 10:37 a.m. by Melissa Fossum

    Arizona Cocktail Weekend wrapped up with the annual Last Slinger Standing bartending competition, which pits bartenders from the Southwest against one another. The competition was bracket-style, with competitors facing off one-on-one for each…

  • The Beautiful Tastes, Textures, and Colors of the Valley's Regional Chinese Scene
    February 16 at 2:47 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    With the 2018 Chinese New Year happening today, we have noodles on the brain, so we stopped by a few of our favorite Chinese restaurants in the Valley. These spots are great for solo dining, dates, small gatherings, or large, hungry groups of…

  • The Street Eats Food Truck Festival Was a Foodie Paradise
    February 12 at 11:25 p.m. by Melissa Fossum

    If you didn't make it to Salt River Fields for the Street Eats Food Truck Festival, you missed out. The two-day festival featured dozens of local food trucks offering tons of delicious samples. One of the most popular vendors was The Maine Lobster…

  • Five Joints That Serve Chicken-Fried Steak
    February 12 at 3:31 p.m. by Pablo Robles

    Chicken-fried steak is an ultimate comfort food. Lucky for us, several places in metro Phoenix sizzle the dish to near perfection. Here's a look at the places serving five of the best chicken-fried steaks in town.

  • Tacos for All at Tacolandia 2018
    January 29 at 4:12 p.m. by Blake Benard

    Tacolandia 2018 went down on Saturday, January 27. Hundreds of glorious tacos were devoured, the goods served up by dozens of vendors. The colors were eye-popping, the smells fantastic, and taco consumption filled Margaret T. Hance Park as far as…

  • The Top Food Pictures of January 2018
    January 26 at 1:12 p.m. by Jordyn Carias

    January was filled with barbecue, desserts, breakfast, and lots and lots of vegetarian food. This is what happily shattered New Year's resolutions look like. Here, we round up the most scrumptious-looking dishes of 2018 so far. Warning: This will…

  • Our Favorite Romantic Restaurants in Metro Phoenix
    January 25 at 11:12 a.m. by Jordyn Carias

    Romance is in the air with Valentine's Day right around the corner. Phoenix is home to some restaurants that will set the stage for a nice night with your significant other. Consider these suggestions when thinking about where to book dinner in…

  • Tasty Food and Good Times at the Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival
    January 22 at 12:18 p.m. by Michelle Sasonov

    Vegetarians and vegans were in for a plant-based treat at the Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival.The festival took place January 20 and 21 at the Scottsdale Civic Center, where attendees enjoyed the green grass and perfect Arizona weather.…

  • Five Essential Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurants in the Valley
    January 20 at 7:30 p.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    Being vegan or vegetarian is nothing like it used to be. The metro Phoenix area has some top-notch restaurants you will love with plenty of variety of dishes. We stopped by our five essential spots that you can even bring your meat-eating friends…

  • An Ode to Phoenix Barbecue
    January 14 at 8:24 p.m. by Chow Bella

    We're lucky to have a robust barbecue scene, from traditional Central Texas style brisket to out there made-in-metro-Phoenix creations, like smoked brisket chili on chicharrons. The Valley is an underrated barbecue hotbed of America. Check out…

  • The Best Things We Ate in 2017
    January 4 at 7 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    We spent all year circuiting the Valley's great dishes and restaurants. A few truly amazed our critic. Here are the ones that wowwed her most in 2017, and are bound to shine on in 2018.

  • Our Most-Read Food Stories of the Year
    December 20 at 2:38 p.m. by Dillon Rosenblatt

    Restaurants opened and closed. We ranked some burgers, complained about things, and made lots of lists about pretty much everything. Through it all, you were always there to read what we had to say. Food reader, here's a slideshow of the stories…

  • Best New Restaurants of 2017
    December 20 at 9:46 a.m. by Jacob Tyler Dunn

    We ate at some amazing new restaurants in 2017. There was pizza, there was pasta, there was Thai food of a caliber never before seen in metro Phoenix — and that's just for starters. Make sure to add these to your go-to list; they'll be your new…



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