Arizona Office of Tourism has the lowdown on just some of the cuisines and dishes not-to-miss this Spring 2021 Arizona Restaurant Week, taking place May 21 to May 30.
Food & Drink
Food and drinks in Arizona including best restaurants.
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.
Quite simply put, Reserve in Old Town Scottsdale is Cafe Monarch on steroids. Whereas Monarch offers a four-course prix fixe menu, Reserve serves up a staggering twelve-course culinary adventure.
Cold Beers & Pizza, a spinoff of its popular sister restaurant Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, opened its doors in Scottsdale in December. The casual spot brings Old Town the perfect neighborhood pizza joint and local hangout.
As Mesa’s Main Street continues to grow, locals can explore charming districts in the up-and-coming downtown area that boast community-centered restaurants within walking distance of some of Arizona’s top museums, Mesa Arts Center and the light rail. Here’s where to dine and drink in Downtown Mesa.
Whether you’re seeking a family-friendly affair or 21-and-older cerveza-fueled fun, here are 20-plus tasty ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Valley.
With locations in North Scottsdale and now High Street in North Phoenix, Nori Sushi is a cutting-edge casual eatery. It offers a robust menu of entrees, bento boxes and a variety of the freshest seafood and sushi–the pride of Nori Sushi.
May 9 is Mother’s Day, and though it is impossible to thank mamas for all they do on a daily basis, lobster avocado toast and Bloody Marys are a good start. Celebrate the moms in your life with a special brunch, festive dinner or a gourmet gift from a beloved Arizona purveyor.
To celebrate spring, Executive Chef Diego Bolanos at Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill has created a menu that features the season’s delicious bounty. Asparagus, fresh fennel, ripe raspberries and thyme are few of the seasonal ingredients highlighted in the new menu.
After a temporary closure, Lincoln Steakhouse at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa is open once again. Diners can look forward to a modern American steakhouse experience with a front-row view of Camelback Mountain and two of the Valley’s most glorious meal bookends: popovers and that famous cheesecake.