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Restaurant of the Week: ShinBay Omakase Room

As the Valley continues to attract more eclectic and upscale fine dining options, one type of culinary option is still notably underrepresented: omakase. For sushi purists looking for the ultimate Japanese dining experience, there are but a few options. And Old Town’s ShinBay (a 2012 James Beard Foundation semifinalist for “Best New Restaurant”) remains near the top of this exclusive list.

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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Launches Artisan Series

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has launched a lineup of new home décor and lifestyle products that have been carefully curated by local and international artisans. The new products, exclusively sold only at Frank Lloyd Wright Store, are a part of a continued effort to preserve the esteemed architect’s legacy and propel his concepts into today’s homes.

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Best Private Chefs

Between working full-time jobs, tending to our family and friends and designating time for self-care, it can be tricky finding enough time in the day to still be able to deliver well-balanced meals too. Fortunately, for many Arizonans, the state boasts a number of high-profile and critically-acclaimed private chefs who can deliver the decadence and allure of a restaurant-quality meal, all within the comforts of their home. Here are a few of the best private chefs in Arizona.

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Fabulous People: Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson is a licensed cosmetologist and owner of Michelle and Hair in Tempe, which helps Black women achieve top hair care with tailored products including hair extensions, specialized beauty routines and specific styles. “I provide luxury services and products that make women feel good and look even better.”

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DIY Mother’s Day Spa Day

If you fancy some pampering after breakfast in bed (hint, hint), setting up your own at-home spa is easy. Marissa Abdo, MS, RN, CANS, and Morgan Renfro, RN, CANS, of Scottsdale-based aesthetic practice Lumen + Bevel Aesthetics, outlines three of their favorite DIY spa-day recipes.

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Fab Moms: Arizona

With Mother’s Day just around the corner on May 9, it’s time to celebrate the leading ladies in our lives. Meet six Arizona moms and their children, and find out their favorite ways to spend family time, mothers who they look up to and ever-important advice for new mamas.