Articles Tagged ‘tempe’

Phoenix for Gourmands: Top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in Phoenix

Phoenix for Gourmands: Top 5 Fine Dining Restaurants in Phoenix November 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
With year-round sunshine and one of the country’s top resort scenes, it’s no surprise that Phoenix offers great fine dining options for the serious gourmand. From stately dining rooms to romantic outdoor bistros, here are five picks for unforgettable fine dining in Phoenix. T. Cook’s. This venerable...

Rocket’s Red Glare: Celebrating July 4th in Phoenix

Rocket’s Red Glare: Celebrating July 4th in Phoenix June 30, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Here are some of the best ways to celebrate the Fourth around Phoenix and beyond. CBS 5 July 4th Festival at Tempe Town Lake: This is one of the largest Fourth of July parties in the Valley, featuring live entertainment from pop rockers Lil’ Debbie Band and Grand Theft Audio 3. The Kiwanis Club hosts...

Dinner After Midnight: Late Night Eats in Phoenix

Dinner After Midnight: Late Night Eats in Phoenix May 31, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
After the club, after the show, after the movie . . . Where can you go for a good meal in Phoenix after midnight? Granted, Phoenix is home to a thriving population of street vendors, most selling hot, greasy, and delicious Mexican food, and dishing out the taquitos and burros well into the wee hours...

Fresh and Local: The Thursday Night Market in Downtown Tempe

Fresh and Local: The Thursday Night Market in Downtown Tempe May 31, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
Going green got a little easier last year with the launching of the new Thursday Night Market in downtown Tempe. This weekly event, held at the Tempe Urban Garden at the southwest corner of 5th Street and Forest, features fresh produce, plants, and herbs, most grown locally without chemical pesticides,...

Phoenix for Vegetarians: A Sampling of Some of the Best Veggie Restaurants in the Valley

Phoenix for Vegetarians: A Sampling of Some of the Best Veggie Restaurants in the Valley May 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
Back in the day, finding a good vegetarian restaurant in Phoenix was analogous to finding fresh seafood in the middle of the desert. Thankfully, the Phoenix restaurant scene has grown up a lot in recent years, and vegetarians and vegans (and the people who love them) now have plenty of great options...

Phoenix for Coffee-Lovers: A Sampling of the Valley’s Best Coffee Houses

Phoenix for Coffee-Lovers: A Sampling of the Valley’s Best Coffee Houses April 11, 2011 | Food | Read More
When cold spring rains send Phoenicians running for a cup of joe, where do they go? Sure, Phoenix is no Seattle, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of places for discriminating coffee connoisseurs to get their daily dose of caffeine. For some local flavor, here is a sampling of some...