Places to Eat

‘Carrying the Torch’: Pedal Haus Brewery opens on Roosevelt Row

By Jordan Houston | January 4, 2022 Local businessman Julian Wright has built a reputation as a powerhouse entrepreneur within the community. Wright, who owns the...

‘So Much History’: Chef Chris Knouse makes Litchfield’s special

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | December 21, 2021 Chef Chris Knouse loves his job as executive sous chef at The Wigwam in Litchfield Park. “I love the...

Out of the Box: Dustin Cooke has no plans to tame Riot Hospitality Group

By Mia Andrea | October 28, 2021 Dustin Cooke has always been immersed in the culinary world. He grew up in the wine country of...

An ‘Elevated’ Twist: Mesa restaurant serves tacos, hot dogs in style

By Melody Birkett | September 15, 2021 Raymond Jimenez opened Tacos & Hot Dogs Los Mayitos in Mesa in April 2021 with an eye toward...

Street Tacos: Mesquite Fresh moves into Happy Valley

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | September 15, 2021 Mesquite Fresh Street Mex’s partners have had their eye on their just-opened Happy Valley location for five years. It...

Culinary Diversity: Arizona Restaurant Week returns with takeout, in-person options

By Connor Dziawura | September 10, 2021 Arizona Restaurant Association President and CEO Steve Chucri has seen the broadening of local palates and growth of...

Hop Right In: Horny Toad celebrates 45 years of food, fun

By Allison Brown | September 10, 2021 The Horny Toad, as quirky as its sounds, has become a staple of Cave Creek since its inception...

Finding Success: Cook & Craft is keeping things evolving

By Alex Gallagher | September 8, 2021 Brandon Juniper has never been a fan of restaurants with unfriendly service or overbearing management.  As someone who has...

The Ultimate Experience: New restaurant celebration is not just for vegans

By Sarah Haber | September 3, 2021 For the past few years, chef Jason Wyrick of The Vegan Taste and Glendale’s Casa Tera had been...