French Grocery 5345 N. 7th Ave. www.frenchgroceryinc.com
Though they're transitioning from takeout only to offering sit-down dining, French Grocery is still a go-to spot for Creole specialties and French fare. The relatively new restaurant and market offers French-inspired food and drinks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In the mornings, you can choose from a selection of pastries and coffee drinks while for lunch, there are different specials to choose from daily. In the evenings you can pick up a pre-made "fancy" meal without having to do any of the work, and their Old World wine selection means you'll impress even the most discerning dinner guests.
D'lish Kitchen and Coffeehouse www.dlishdrivethru.com
With two outposts, one in Scottsdale and one in Tempe, D'lish Drive-Thru can bring healthy breakfasts and lunches to more diners than ever these days. For years, the original location off Scottsdale Road just south of Thomas made it easy to pick up a California Club sandwich with eggs, bacon, smoked turkey, avocado, pepperjack cheese, pesto and cream cheese or one of those Breakfast Buzz shakes muscular guys seem to always been ordering. The Tempe location is slightly larger and also includes a drive-thru option, so you college kids can get food and crawl back into your beds to nurse away that nasty hangover.
The Pie Hole 110 E. Roosevelt St. www.mammatoledos.com
Sometimes you just want the comfort of a slice of pie. But it's not exactly the kind of dessert you'll find (or want to eat) from just anywhere. Mamma Toldeo's has been bringing mini pies and pie slices to the food truck scene for quite some time, and now you can find her sweet treats at the Pie Hole on Roosevelt Row all the time. Located inside the brick-and-mortar outlet from Short Leash Hot Dogs, called Sit...Stay, this adorable space makes satisfying your sweet tooth as easy as, well, pie.