“Hey, Cactus League Fans: Where to Find the Best Mexican Food in Metro Phoenix,” Phoenix New Times, 2/23/19

The 2017 edition of New Times’ Best of Phoenix includes 63 best restaurants, markets and dishes.  

“Chris Bianco, Tacos Chiwas team up for restaurant in century-old Phoenix building,” Arizona Republic, 8/21/17

“Best breakfast in Phoenix: 15 critic’s picks for morning (and midday) meals,” Arizona Republic, 7/26/17

“Where to eat, drink in Phoenix,” Sports Illustrated, 6/30/17

“10 Iconic Arizona Restaurants Worth Traveling For,” Phoenix New Times, 6/14/17


THIRSTY?  CRAFT BREWERIES

“Sample some craft beer with your baseball at spring training in Arizona,” Los Angeles Times, 2/23/19

“Phoenix brewery guide: Standout local beer makers, our favorite places, what’s coming soon,” Phoenix Republic, 11/28/17

“10 Best Sports Bars For Food and Drink in Metro Phoenix,” Phoenix New Times, 1/24/18

“Celebrate National Drink Beer Day at these Arizona breweries,” Arizona Republic, 9/27/17 List of Arizona brewpubs north and south of Phoenix.

“11 Best Craft Beer Bars in Metro Phoenix,” Phoenix New Times, 1/24/17

Scottsdale Ale Trail, map and addresse.

Arizona Craft Brewers Guild, includes Arizona Beer Trail Road Map


PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA

“Phoenix is one of the nation’s premier pizza towns: 12 great spots for pizza in Arizona,” Arizona Republic, 10/22/17

  • Base Pizzeria
    3115 E. Lincoln Drive., Phoenix. 602-535-8914, basepizzeria.com.
  • Cibo
    603 N. Fifth Ave., Phoenix. 602-441-2697, cibophoenix.com.
  • Craft 64
    6922 E. Main St., Scottsdale. 480-956-0542, craft64.com.
  • Il Bosco
    7120 E. Becker Lane, Scottsdale. 480-335-8680, ilboscopizza.com.
  • La Piazza al Forno
    5803 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale. 623-847-3301, lapiazzaalforno.com. Also, 1 N. First St., Phoenix. 602-795-7116, lapiazzaphx.com.
  • La Grande Orange Pizzeria
    4410 N. 40th St., Phoenix. 602-840-7777, lagrandeorangegrocery.com.
  • Lamp Wood Oven Pizzeria
    La Mirada Center, 8900 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale. 480-292-8773, lamppizza.com.
  • Nook Kitchen
    3623 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, 602-651-1390. Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Downtown, 15 E. Monroe St. 602-258-1037, nookkitchen.com.
  • The Parlor
    1916 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. 602-248-2480, theparlor.us.
  • Pizzeria Bianco
    Heritage Square, 623 E. Adams St., Phoenix. 602-258-8300. Town & Country, 4743 N. 20th St., Phoenix. 602-368-3273, pizzeriabianco.com.
  • Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana
    8977 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-998-1366. Downtown Phoenix and Gilbert locations at pomopizzeria.com.
  • Pizzicletta
    203 W. Phoenix Ave., Flagstaff. 928-774-3242, pizzicletta.com.


DINING IN SEDONA

“Sedona, Ariz., surprises with destination dining,” USA Today


DINING IN MESA

Osteria, 5609 E. McKellips Road, Mesa

Pacino’s, 2831 N. Power Road, Suite 104, Mesa


DOUGHNUTS

Donut Worry Coffee & Smoothies, 9115 Baseline Road, Mesa

“The 10 Best Doughnuts in Metro Phoenix,” Phoenix New Times, 2/7/19


BEEN THERE, DONE THAT

Local Bistro, 20581 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale

Pizzeria Bianco, Town & Country Shopping Center,  4743 N 20th St, Phoenix.  Original is located at 623 E. Adams, Phoenix

Barrio Café, 2814 N. 16th St., Phoenix

Durant’s, 2611 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

Matt’s Big Breakfast, 825 N. 1st, Phoenix

Red, White & Brew, 6740 E. McDowell Road, #102, Mesa

D-vine Wine Bar and Bistro, 2837 N. Power Road and McDowell Road, Mesa

McFate Brewing Company, 1312 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

Paul Martin’s American Grill, 6186 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale