• Quick Bites: Refreshing and Unique Summer Treats

    We all scream for ice cream, but when you are craving something different during the sizzling summer, there is a wide variety of refreshing and unique treats. A popular Mexican frozen treat, paletas are made with fresh...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Happy Hour Hot Spots

    The Valley has happy hour options to fit every taste. Here are a few.  High-end happy hour: Opened in 2020, The Americano in North Scottsdale offers an upscale happy hour Tuesday through Sunday from 5–7 p.m. in...

    • Posted 2 months ago
  • Raise a Glass to Support Teachers with Four Peaks

    In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, Four Peaks Brewing Co. has kicked off its 11th annual Four Peaks for Teachers campaign, raising funds to donate school supply kits to 10,000 teachers across Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat

    Elote Café Unique Mexican and Southwestern cuisine at one of Sedona’s most popular restaurants Jeff Smedstad grew up in Chandler and is living his dream in Sedona as chef and owner of the acclaimed Elote Café. He...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Support Ballet Arizona with a Virtual Cocktail Workshop

    Ballet Arizona’s Ballet Barre and Contemporary Council are hosting a virtual cocktail workshop to support Ballet Arizona’s staff and programs. The event will be held on Thursday, April 29, from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom. The...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • TLC Offers Unique Dining Experiences You’ll Want to Check Out

    Arizona natives Tom and Lin Baumbach have been married for 14 years, have a 10-year-old daughter and own Tom and Lin Catering (TLC), which specializes in weddings, corporate and social events, and galas with a focus on...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • Chef Stephen Jones Represents Phoenix at James Beard Foundation Taste America Virtual Event

    For the past several years, the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America tour has made a stop in Phoenix to highlight our local culinary talent. This year’s event is virtual and will feature a takeout meal from acclaimed...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat

    Tammie Coe Expands to Pizza Tammie Coe has been one of Arizona’s most prolific pastry chefs for nearly two decades, known for her iconic fondant cakes, cupcakes and sugar cookies. Her baked goods can be shipped nationwide...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Dog Haus Opens Tempe Location

    Dog Haus, known for its gourmet all-beef hot dogs and handcrafted sausages with fun and unique toppings served on Hawaiian rolls, is opening its fifth Arizona location at the Watermark in Tempe on Feb. 20. “We couldn’t...

    • Posted 5 months ago
  • Support Local Restaurants with Devour at Home

    For more than 10 years, Devour Phoenix has been one of Arizona’s most popular and celebrated culinary festivals. The Local First Arizona signature event showcases dishes from the state’s most renowned restaurants and most talented chefs. Devour...

    • Posted 6 months ago