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‘Your Neighborhood Beer and Wine Bar’: The Whining Pig is growing its presence around...

By Connor Dziawura Someone once called The Whining Pig “the kind of place where you walk in by yourself and leave with 10 friends.” Owner/operator Daniel Caprario considers it to be one of his favorite reviews. “To...

Top 10 best places for late-night munchies

By Hannah Franklin For night owls and late-night snack hankerers, living in the Valley can be hard. Only recently have more restaurants extended their hours to satisfy the needs of the 2 a.m. craving crowd....
The Womack

The Womack channels a ’60s cocktail lounge vibe

By Heather Copfer When Tucker Woodbury considered opening a cocktail lounge, he felt there was one thing to do: recall the past. Phoenix’s The Womack is a nod to the infamous ’60s lounge Chez Nous,...
Melinda’s Alley

Melinda’s Alley is the best-kept secret in Downtown Phoenix

By Lynette Carrington Behind the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, guests are beckoned by a painting of Malinda Curtis, a wickedly intriguing woman emerging from a fire like a Phoenix from the ashes. Those in the...

Dave & Buster’s new menu items are all fun and games

By Niki D’Andrea With multiple locations in all points of the Valley, Dave & Buster’s is never far from Phoenicians. Its sports-bar/arcade model has been duplicated on the local level with independent “bar arcades,” but...
Cobra Arcade Bar

Cobra Arcade Bar

The sounds of joysticks clashing, coins clanging and beers rattling can be heard throughout the bar. Video game characters are painted on the walls and bathroom doors, and art by Arizona artists hangs on the...
The Perch Pub and Brewery

Unique brewpub The Perch offers brew with a view

The Perch Pub and Brewery just might be the most interesting brewpub in the Valley. The restaurant perches in downtown Chandler’s former Olde Time Market Square. This former compound of 1960s-era homes now exists as a...
Lux Coffee

Lux

Want to feel like you’re in an episode of Phoenix’s version of Portlandia? Walk through Lux’s doors and weave your way through mismatched couches, antique chairs, picnic tables topped with typewriters and local art...
Casey Moore's Oyster House

Casey Moore’s Oyster House

Get your seafood on. On weekends, the expansive patio at Casey’s feels more like a crowded house party than a seafood restaurant. But don’t be fooled by its rugged appearance — the bar and restaurant...
Valley Bar

Valley Bar

The entrance to this cozy underground oasis covertly nestles in the alley off Central Avenue and Monroe Street. The only thing differentiating the bar/restaurant/music venue from its nondescript surroundings is a small neon sign...

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