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Pomo Pizzeria offers true taste of Naples

Pomo Pizzeria offers true taste of Naples

The thing you need to know about Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana right up front is that the name doesn’t just happen. To be certified as..

Restaurants adjust, bounce back from shut-down

Restaurants adjust, bounce back from shut-down

It was a sunny, breezy Saturday afternoon at Huss Brewing Co., and customers filled most of the tables at the Uptown Plaza taproom and..

Restaurants cope with Coronavirus, give back

Restaurants cope with Coronavirus, give back

It’s been more than a month since Gov. Doug Ducey ordered Arizona restaurants to close their doors to all but takeout and delivery..

Local eateries close or offer delivery, pick-up service

Local eateries close or offer delivery, pick-up service

The once-vibrant North Central Phoenix restaurant community is ailing as the Coronavirus pandemic causes closures, limited hours and..

A taste of Ireland is on tap at Rosie McCaffrey’s

A taste of Ireland is on tap at Rosie McCaffrey’s

It’s Wednesday afternoon at Rosie McCaffrey’s Irish Pub and owner Seamus McCaffrey and a few pals are cheering on their beloved Celtics..

Community vibe, organic treats at Persepshen

Community vibe, organic treats at Persepshen

Step into the patio at Persepshen, Jason and Katherine Dwight’s transformation of the former Hula’s Modern Tiki on Central Avenue, and..

Kaleidoscope Juice blends healthy smoothies, foods

Kaleidoscope Juice blends healthy smoothies, foods

Many small food businesses begin over the kitchen table, with would-be entrepreneurs parlaying a family favorite recipe or two into a..

Super pizza, friendly service are staples at Stumpy’s

Super pizza, friendly service are staples at Stumpy’s

Every neighborhood needs a place like Stumpy’s Pizza & Subs – a no-frills spot where the food is reliably delicious, the service is..

Nothing fancy, just great traditional Mexican food

Nothing fancy, just great traditional Mexican food

Ask most Arizonans to conjure up their favorite Mexican food and it probably will go like this: A fat chimichanga or enchilada, paired with..

Flavors of Southeast Asia flourish at RedThai

Flavors of Southeast Asia flourish at RedThai

The first thing to know about RedThai is that it isn’t a “Thai” restaurant. Instead, think Asian fusion – a Southeast Asian..

Good things come to those who wait at Little Miss BBQ

Good things come to those who wait at Little Miss BBQ

It’s 11 a.m. on a hot summer Friday and a long line of salivating customers is snaking its way around the patio at Little Miss BBQ in..

Building on a legacy of fine Asian dining

Building on a legacy of fine Asian dining

A conversation with George Yang is a journey through nearly a half-century spanning the rise of Asian cuisine in the Valley. A savvy..

Four restaurants close on 7th Street

Four restaurants close on 7th Street

The overabundance of restaurants that line both sides of 7th Street between the two “M’s”—Maryland and Missouri avenues—may have..

Thirty years–and still going strong

Thirty years–and still going strong

Even though his father, Gene, won’t be there to see it, Scott Snyder, co-founder of Scott’s Generations, is looking forward to..

‘Big Daddy’ is back, and so is his menu

‘Big Daddy’ is back, and so is his menu

After more than 30 years in the restaurant and bar business, Dave Smith was ready for retirement. In July 2018 he said goodbye to his..

Raise a glass to Huss Uptown’s anniversary

Raise a glass to Huss Uptown’s anniversary

Two years ago this month, Huss Brewing opened the doors to its laid-back taproom nestled in the corner of Uptown Plaza, 100 E. Camelback..

A ‘clever’ addition opens Across the Pond

A ‘clever’ addition opens Across the Pond

If you think the name “Clever Koi” is well, clever, then you’ll love the name of the newest restaurant opened by Nicholas Campisano..

Ocotillo is a culinary as well as visual feast

Ocotillo is a culinary as well as visual feast

This time of year, the outdoors beckon, and you can’t find a much better spot for enjoying great food on a sunny, breezy afternoon than..

Freidkin passes the apron at TEXAZ Grill

Freidkin passes the apron at TEXAZ Grill

Change is in the wind at TEXAZ Grill, 6003 N. 16th St., with the retirement of co-founder Steve Freidkin, who is passing on the torch on to..

Mamma Toledo’s pampers your Pie Hole

Mamma Toledo’s pampers your Pie Hole

The holidays are upon us, and time can be one of our greatest gifts. Throughout December we’re on the run—shopping; schlepping gifts,..

Collins brings new focus to two revamped concepts

Collins brings new focus to two revamped concepts

Christopher Collins had a good thing going, with successful restaurants in Scottsdale, Biltmore, and now Central Phoenix.

Dogs and doughnuts worth sitting up and begging for

Dogs and doughnuts worth sitting up and begging for

There’s an old saying that when life hands you lemons, make lemonade. In a twist on that adage, Brad and Kat Moore, handed lemons by the..

Restaurant Progress—small but mighty fine

Restaurant Progress—small but mighty fine

Squeezed into a shoebox-size storefront embellished with funky antiques, and working from a postage-stamp kitchen tucked at the back,..

Bobby-Q’s offers succulent, slow-smoked goodness

Bobby-Q’s offers succulent, slow-smoked goodness

What is it about the aroma of slow-smoked brisket that quickens the salivary senses and sets the stomach grumbling, even if you’ve just..

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