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  • Menus and McMahon: Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame inductees

    Last week, I attended the awards ceremony inducting food and beverage professionals into the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame. As a foodie, I was proud to see many people I have become familiar with get recognized. Sam Fox, Gio Osso, and Travis Nass can now call themselves Hall of Famers and represent the state of […]
  • Menus and McMahon: The Montauk

    The Montauk has many menu items paying tribute to the East Coast. You will find yourself in a world of clam chowder, lobster and -- my personal favorite -- their potato chips.
  • Menus and McMahon: L’Auberge de Sedona

    You don't have to go much farther than a few hours north to get an amazing view with great food.
  • Menus and McMahon: Let’s have a chicken fight

    I had a chicken fight with myself. I was trying to figure out the best places in Phoenix to get some good chicken and I narrowed it down to three places and these are not necessarily the places you would think of. From fried chicken, to wings to chicken paired with waffles, there’s always a […]
  • Menus and McMahon: Six pet peeves of dining at a restaurant

    I go to restaurants often, but that doesn't mean I always have the greatest experience. I, like many of you, have some pet peeves when it comes to dining out.
  • Menus and McMahon: Chompie’s

    If you’ve been in the Valley for a long time (or even if you haven’t) you may have learned one of the best New York style delis in Phoenix is Chompie’s. Their sandwiches are piled high and will fill your stomach to capacity. Come for breakfast, lunch or dinner to any of the four Valley […]
  • Menus and McMahon: Yasu Sushi Bistro

    If fish is your thing, and you aren't afraid of eating it raw, then look no further than Yasu Sushi Bistro
  • Menus and McMahon: Best Mexican restaurants for visitors

    Phoenix will become the center of attention next week while both the Super Bowl and Waste Management Phoenix Open are in town, and visitors will be looking to try some of the great Mexican restaurants the Valley has to offer. I have picked three of the best Mexican restaurants in Phoenix, and none of them […]
  • Menus and McMahon: Eat something from all 50 states and never leave Phoenix

    Each week, I like to give my suggestions for restaurants to visit around the Valley. This week, I was so impressed by an article in Phoenix Magazine, I decided to feature it in my segment. The article, titled “50 best places to Eat,” is a rundown of how to enjoy food from all 50 states […]
  • Menus and McMahon: Best Phoenix restaurants for Super Bowl visitors

    The Super Bowl is the talk of the town these days here in Phoenix, and with many visitors coming to town they are going to want to see the best that our city has to offer. I have done the hard work for you and picked my favorite restaurants around the Valley gems that are […]