For those who think South Phoenix is food-starved when it comes to great restaurants, think again.
At the moment, the five best restaurants in the area feature farm-fresh produce, luscious meats, and organic grains -- many locally sourced -- in boldly flavored, scratch made dishes that are deceptively simple and completely satisfying. Their settings range from romantic, to breezy, to decidedly modest. And for those that have patios, al fresco perfect.
Some are longtime favorites, others just a few years old, and all would appreciate a visit.