Author: Melissa Larsen

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Restaurant of the Week: Proof Canteen

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North is a long-adored Valley treasure for celebrating the special moments in life–including a Saturday-morning meal with the family. The breakfast menu at Proof Canteen–the resort’s casual comfort-food eatery–offers some of the best under-the-radar a.m. eats that might just rival its famed pretzel knots and barbecue dishes.


Nonprofit of the Month: Esperança

Since 1970, Esperança has aided more than 50,000 families across the globe each year–including here in Phoenix–by providing social, mental and physical health services in under-resourced communities. Here, Jeri Royce, president and CEO of Esperança, discusses its new community garden and news of its upcoming Night with Esperança event.


Restaurant of the Week: The Genuine

The Genuine marks the first flagship restaurant for the Valley’s Genuine Concepts (the talented bunch behind The VIG). Thanks to its scrumptious small bites, wood-fired ‘za and picturesque libations, The Genuine is on its way to being one of Uptown Phoenix’s favorites for happy hour.