Two commercial airports serve the Phoenix area. Chef Dustin Christofolo delivers uncomplicated and award-winning cuisines -- often best accompanied by a glass of Arizona wine. But the signature dish is, and probably always will be, the crisp and juicy Southwest chicken fried steak, smothered in a meaty green chile pork, paired with eggs and solid hash browns. I got the El Jefe, the fish and the carne asada tacos and I couldn't pick a favorite. Or, come enjoy a drink at our bar and a Tasting Plate while you wait.
Executive Chef Rich Hinojosa opened Cru in 2016 with co-owner Jason Morris, and the restaurant offers soft and crunchy options that bring street tacos into the modern dining space with delicate plating and uber-interesting ingredients. In the winter, daytime highs are mild, and springtime hits as early as late January, with cactus blossoms and wildflowers blooming. The ambience at multiple award-winning Tarbell's is a bit more casual, but the contemporary American cuisine is on par with the city's best fine dining establishments. What you're getting: The confit pork shank is every bit as good as it sounds. The area is also a hot spot for after-dark dancing, lounging and libations. Whether you're mingling with friends over a hand-crafted cocktail or enjoying a delicious item from our small bites menu, you'll know that the view is better up here. The small menu dispenses intensely flavored al pastor and carne asada tacos served on freshly pressed corn tortillas, plus mulitas, quesadillas, and other Mexican street snacks.
We compiled this list based on input from local and data from the and. Grab a craft beer at Litchfield Taproom, get a bite to eat at Park Cafe, or plan a staycation at The Wigwam, a local hotel and golf resort. See, hear and even play instruments from every corner of the world in a one-of-a-kind collection. Cook's or Vincent's on Camelback, both upscale, white-linen restaurants with stellar food, impeccable service and impressive wine lists. Not many tables taken at lunch time on a Monday.
One of the nation's largest non-profit zoos is home to more than 1,400 animals. Potential Cave Creek home buyers have their pick of new construction Southwest style homes and modern condos with gorgeous mountain views. You can find authentic Mexican dishes like empanadas and tacos or more Americanized fare like burritos and enchiladas. Its downtown area may be characterized by sleek, ultramodern office buildings, but the city center is not all about work. See our page for more info before you head out.
Home buyers will find a range of modern Southwest style condos and single family homes. Depending on where you choose to live, you will most likely need a car to get around Phoenix. And the food is just as impressive as the setting. Downtown Scottsdale is also full of shopping, dining, and nightlife, including local favorites Citizen Public House, Squid Ink sushi bar, and Scottsdale Beer Company. A messy Cheddar and egg scramble with garlicky linguica is simple and just barely set, as it should be. See Sumatran tigers roam the savanna, feed giraffes in an up-close encounter and discover the local flora, fauna and critters of the Sonoran Desert on the zoo's Arizona Trail. To learn more visit www.
When her nose isn't in. You can also rent a bike from one of the Grid Bike Share locations from your smartphone and pedal to your destination. Complementing the museum's galleries of fine art and objects from Asia, America, Europe and beyond are rotating exhibitions. Beautiful Southwest style single family homes and condos are common in Gilbert. The sushi menu changes frequently for both freshness and availability, but the signature house roll Hana Pride should be experienced, at one point, by all Phoenix sushi lovers.
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is much smaller, offering only domestic flights via Allegiant Air. What you're getting: The calzone is both huge and delicious. The skyline views and Sonoran Desert flora aren't the park's only perks. Standouts such as Los Dos Molinos, Richardson's, Sam's Café, and El Bravo offer fantastic food and atmosphere. All of your cravings whether it be Tennessee-style barbecue, coastal crudos, fine cocktails, paletas, craft beer or specialty coffee can all be found within walking distance of each other.
Which is something we can all get excited about. Sides like potato salad, beans, and slaw are standard but the standout is the jalapeño cheese grits. But luckily for residents, living in Phoenix is more affordable than living in coastal metro areas like or New York City. A classy, traditional French repast is best at Christopher's Fermier Brasserie or Bistro 24; Italian feasts are top-notch at Christo's and Postino. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and the specials.
I ordered the 3 taco combo plate. And tender brioche French toast comes with a fresh fruit compote that changes with the seasons. The Metro Phoenix dining scene is making strides. Whole oats in the batter make for an especially robust stack of pancakes. To say the least, it is a very good time to be hungry in The Valley of the Sun.