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A Star Lineup: Devour at Home with the whole family this year

By Annika Tomlin | February 22, 2021 It’s no secret that restaurants around the Valley — and throughout the world — are hurting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Devour Phoenix creator Kimber Lanning wanted to do...

Sip. Savor. Dine.: Culinary experiences benefit Ryan House

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski When Ryan House put its annual fundraiser, the White Christmas Gala, on the backburner due to COVID-19, the staff cooked up a new event—Sip. Savor. Dine. Culinary Experiences. Through the end of January,...

Keeping ‘The Nutcracker’ Alive: The English Rose Tea Room serves visions of Sugar Plum...

By Jacqueline Robledo For many people, seeing “The Nutcracker” ballet in a theater is a holiday tradition. The COVID-19 pandemic is making that a little difficult this year. But Jo Gemmill is doing something about it....

Power in Numbers: Carefree Restaurant Week celebrates its dedicated following

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jo Gemmill believes there’s power in numbers. Collectively, Carefree’s restarants and coffeehouses—including her English Rose Tea Room—will make their mark with the third annual Carefree Restaurant Week from October 1 to October 11....

‘Best Time of the Year’: Arizona Restaurant Week offers takeout options this fall

By Elsa Hortareas Arizona Restaurant Week is returning this fall, armed with to-go options for those uncomfortable with the dine-in experience due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Set for September 18 to September 27, the week features...

‘We Can’t Forget’: Amped Coffee Co. pledges to remember 9/11 with memorial

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Keith and Janine Walashek remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks vividly. They recall exactly where they were, and the pain and fear that overcame their bodies. So when Keith heard that at one...

Arizona Restaurant Week Returns: Biannual event shines the spotlight on suffering industry

By Annika Tomlin The COVID-19 pandemic nearly decimated the food and beverage industry. The biannual event held to celebrate local eateries, Arizona Restaurant Week, was replaced in the spring by Arizona Take Out Week. Following CDC...

La Dolce Vita!: The Italian Festival brings its culture to Downtown Phoenix

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Italian Festival of America is bringing its celebration of food, culture and entertainment to Downtown Phoenix after several years in Scottsdale. Italophiliacs can experience la dolce vita with two stages of entertainment,...

Craft Beer, Cider, Kombucha and Mead: Cave Creek tackles variety with new spring festival

By Connor Dziawura Every year, thousands of people descend upon Cave Creek to experience great food. Comprised of dozens of food vendors and plenty of other entertainment, Taste of Cave Creek is arguably the town’s...

Devouring the Valley: This weeklong food event celebrates all things Arizona

By Annika Tomlin Kimber Lanning of Local First Arizona was upset that the press didn’t rate Phoenix as a desirable culinary destination. So, she took matters into her own hands and created Devour Week, a weeklong...

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