• 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 3 weeks 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 2 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 2 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 2 months ago
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat!

    For Your Valentine: Honeymoon Sweets Honeymoon Sweets opened in 1996 and is celebrating 25 years of business in 2021. The popular Tempe bakery is owned by husband-and-wife bakers Tim and Joan O’Connor, who met at the Culinary...

    • Posted 3 months ago
  • Flower Child to Open Digital-First Location in Tempe

    Flower Child, the healthy fast-casual eatery from Fox Restaurant Concepts, is opening a new to-go-only location in Tempe at Culinary Dropout with a digital-first approach. The new location will offer contact-free payment and delivery, and curbside pickup...

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

    Local First: Experience Nutrition Melanie Albert was inspired by her mother to dedicate her life to healthy eating, which led to her business, Experience Nutrition, in 2010. “I first became interested in nutrition and the power of...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Cocktails

    To keep the season merry and bright, several restaurants are offering holiday-themed beverages. Bitter and Twisted Cocktail Parlour in downtown Phoenix is hosting a Sippin’ Santa holiday popup through Dec. 26 with festive tiki décor and libations...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • New in Town: Chantico

    Chantico is a new restaurant in central Phoenix from the owners of Ocotillo and Starlite BBQ, offering upscale Mexican food and craft cocktails. The menu, which includes several gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, ranges from traditional Mexican favorites...

    • Posted 4 months ago
  • Perfect Patios: The Mick Brasserie + Bar

    The Mick Brasserie + Bar, named for its McCormick Ranch location in Scottsdale, opened in August, featuring French-inspired small plates and an extensive wine list.  The Mick has a casual and relaxing atmosphere with a spacious, comfortable,...

    • Posted 5 months ago