Business Development Family Food, Restaurants & Dining Spotlight Travel, Shopping & Leisure Fara Illich June 16, 2011

Fresh from celebrating the opening of Copper Blues on June 9, Downtown Phoenix also welcomes Thai Basil and Kokoro Sushi & Noodle Bar.
Kokoro-sushi-061411Kokoro Sushi, located in the Arizona Center next to Mi Amigo’s, brings an impressive selection of sushi along with Korean inspired dishes as well. Take a stroll and check them out for lunch or dinner, open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Thai Basil brings a familiar name in Asian dining to the heart of Downtown, located in the ground floor of the Orpheum Lofts at First Avenue and Adams.  There are several Thai Basil restaurants operating  throughout the Valley, many under different ownership. The Downtown location shares the same owners as the Thai Basil in Ahwatukee.
Thai Basil joins Thai Elephant, Moira Sushi, Sing High Chop Suey House, Yasda Bento, Urban Wok, Hsin Café, Viet Kitchen and Nobuo at Teeter House as Downtown Phoenix is fast becoming an Asian dining hotspot with options from around the world and for every wallet.
For more information on Downtown Phoenix’s two newest restaurants, please visit:  New in Downtown Phoenix: Kokoro Sushi, Thai Basil.