For nearly three decades, Los Sombreros has been a Valley treasure with a loyal fanbase who clamor to its Scottsdale location for authentic Mexican eats. The eatery recently added a third outpost to its lineup (Uptown Phoenix marked its second location), giving Mesa diners easier access to its delicious specialties.
Author: Melissa Larsen
Pour yourself a cup of cheer–or have these Valley restaurants, bars and resorts do it instead–this holiday season. Here are 14 festive sips to spread some holiday spirit.
Do you have a resolution to pursue painting or be a better cook in the new year? Kick off 2021 with these can’t-miss Valley classes that promise a good (and safe!) time alongside new skills.
From the world’s largest drive-through animated light show to a larger-than-life candy wonderland, Tempe’s events calendar is chock-full of festive fun this holiday season.
As the saying goes, it is better to give than receive. With drop-off sites all throughout the Valley, these toy drives make it easy to give to a local child in need.
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a facial and a pedicure? Yes, please. Dec. 7 kicks off Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia’s 5 Days of Joya holiday promotion–and you don’t want to miss it.
Seeking a unique, exclusive experience this holiday season? These Valley resorts are offering buyout packages that allow your quaranteam a truly memorable way to savor the season.
With a mission to alter the way the world views a Down syndrome diagnosis, GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix was founded in 2015, as one of more than 50 brick-and-mortar locations across the United States and Mexico. Here, Jennifer Gage, Phoenix founder/president emeritus, discusses GiGi’s Playhouse’s upcoming “hybrid” fundraiser and the nonprofit’s goals for the coming year.
We already knew 2020 was a bummer when the East Valley was deprived of Clever Koi Gilbert, which was out of service after a serious kitchen fire at the end of 2019 (and then, you know, the pandemic). Months after closing, the restaurant is now open, bringing its incredible cocktails and ramen back to Downtown Gilbert.
From socially distant Santa photos to dazzling drive-through holiday light displays, the Valley is full of safe-yet-festive fun that proves even 2020 can’t stifle the holiday spirit.