Founded in 2018 by former Diamondbacks pitcher, Todd Stottlemyre, Koibito Poke offers a DIY-style dining experience where guests can create their own Hawaiian-style poke bowls with freshly prepared ingredients and authentic coastal flavors.
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The newly opened Terra Tempe Kitchen & Spirits at The Westin Tempe is gearing up take its place at one of the downtown area’s top dining destinations. The new high-res hotel is home to a rooftop bar, Skysill Rooftop Lounge, that dazzles from guests and locals from 18 stories high, to boot.
Since opening its doors this past winter, ALMA has brought a taste of the Southwest and authentic Mexican cuisine to Scottsdale with its assortment of inspired dishes, from roasted duck carnitas to lobster quesadillas.
With locations across 10 states, Cooper’s Hawk was welcomed with open arms when it launched outposts in Scottsdale last year and Chandler this fall. The restaurant specializes in modern casual dining with an emphasis on handcrafted wine, which is best enjoyed in Cooper Hawk’s very own on-site tasting room.
Once dubbed as the “coziest restaurant in Arizona” by Food & Wine, Mix Up Bar is a charming resort lounge that specializes in decadent cocktails, New American fare and seasonal menu adaptations that bring a unique flair to the Valley’s culinary scene.
Located on the second floor of the Kimpton Hotel Palomar, Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails brings its award-winning cocktail program, elevated New American eats and a chef-driven menu to the heart of Downtown Phoenix’s Cityscape.
One of Old Town Scottsdale’s hottest restaurants, Hand Cut Burgers & Chophouse—famous primarily for its savory burger and meat options—has introduced a revamped menu chock-full of pastas, salads and other flavorful dishes that rely on fresh ingredients to add a certain uniqueness to an already diverse menu.
Spotted Donkey Cantina at el Pedregal is nestled in the Sonoran Foothills at The Boulders Resort & Spa in North Scottsdale. This original yet casual Mexican eatery serves up entrees like tacos and fajitas, soups, salads and an impressive tequila lineup to sip alongside its specialty dishes.
Phoenix Bourbon Room, a sister concept of State 48 Brewery, opened its doors at CityScape in Phoenix this summer, to the delight of whiskey lovers. The bar and restaurant spotlights an extensive array of spirits and craft cocktails, and hearty, stick-to-your-ribs grub.
Gourmand greatness? Epic eats? Destination dining? Each of these will be top of mind when you think of Flagstaff after a visit to Shift Kitchen & Bar.