A new restaurant offers contemporary American food with coastal Mediterranean and Middle Eastern influences.

FLINT by Baltaire opened recently at 2425 E. Camelback Road in a two-story space that overlooks the Biltmore Fashion Park and Piestewa Peak. The restaurant, led by chef/partner Travis Strickland and executive chef Chris Mayo, serves seasonal menus with smoky flavors and farm-fresh ingredients including wood-fired pizzas, dips and spreads ideal for sharing served with house-baked pita bread, whole-roasted chicken carved at the table and Basque-style cheesecake.

You can catch a glimpse of the glass-walled kitchen that boasts an imported Italian, wood-burning hearth oven and custom-built Santa Maria-style grill. The restaurant also has a 2,500-bottle, glass-encased wine room.    FLINT by Baltaire is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays with a weekday happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m.. To learn more, visit www.flintbybaltaire.com.