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Category: Food, Restaurants & Dining

  • Royal at the Market Brews a Sustainable Business

    Today I took a break from my busy day to enjoy a latte at a small coffee bar located in the new Phoenix Public Market. Brewed to perfection and topped with a lovely decorative swirl, I instantly knew this was no ordinary caffeinated drink. more >

  • Grand Opening of the Phoenix Public Market

    Next week will be big for Downtown Phoenix. After years of waiting, downtown has its own brick-and-mortar grocery store. On Tuesday, October 27th, the Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery and Wine Bar officially opens. more >

  • Faces of Downtown: Anna Lee

    Anna Lee has been a fixture in Downtown Phoenix since 1928 when she and her husband, Kai, opened Sing High, a Cantonese-style restaurant. more >

  • Word on the Street: Hidden Gem

    I have a soft spot for neighborhood businesses. My father owned one. So did my grandfather. Maybe that’s why I found Fair Trade Café so darned irresistible. more >

  • Come get that new Championship glow!

    If you haven't already heard, Game 1 of the WNBA Championship was amazing. more >

  • Crazy Good Phoenix Food #2

    If you are a Phoenix foodie, and haven’t been to The Parlor Pizzeria, it seems you are in the minority. more >

  • Local Breeze Patio Cafe – A Breath of Fresh Air in Downtown Phoenix

    Local Breeze Patio Cafe is one of the coolest restaurants you'll ever visit in Downtown Phoenix! more >

  • Downtown Mishap Turned Adventure!

    The plan was to start at 1130, a bar in the Arizona Center that advertised $5 cosmos and $3 wines, go to the show and laugh, and then go to whatever bar looked fun. more >

  • Crazy Good Phoenix Food

    This blog is about Phoenix history and lore told with a twist—through fascinating conversations and glimpses into Arizona’s past from the unique perspective of a group of my native Phoenician in-laws, specifically three formidable women affectionately called the “Crazies” in our family (more on that later). more >

  • First Friday Fun

    It's July 3rd, First Friday night! There are so many different groups, and this is why I love Phoenix's First Friday. There are Goths, followed by a family, then a high school couple, then a street show featuring roller blades and tutus. Watching the crowds go by is better than watching TV. more >