Downtown Chandler BBQ festival 2024...
Serena O'Sullivan

Downtown Chandler BBQ Festival bringing beer, music, games, smoked meats this weekend

Whiskey, beer, live music and games are in store for the Downtown Chandler BBQ Festival at the Dr. A.J. Chandler Park East on March 2 and 3.
16 hours ago
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Tom Kuebel

8 Arizona pizza parlors ranked in nation’s top 100

Eight Arizona pizza parlors were ranked among the top 100 in the nation with four located in the Valley and four located in the high country.
7 days ago
Interior of the Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill in Phoenix, Arizona...
Kevin Stone

Phoenix’s Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill closing for good after Super Bowl Sunday

Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill, a neighborhood sports bar in Phoenix's Biltmore area, is closing for good after Sunday’s Super Bowl.
21 days ago
Split image showing an Aldi sign surrounded by balloons inside a store on the left and an Aldi froz...
Kevin Stone

Here’s what we know about grand opening of Aldi’s 12th metro Phoenix supermarket

Attention shoppers: Aldi is holding a grand opening celebration for its 12th Valley grocery store on Thursday.
26 days ago
Side by side of food that will be offered at El Patron....

New owners rebrand Scottsdale Mexican restaurant as El Patron

An Albuquerque-based restaurant recently made its Arizona debut in Scottsdale, replacing a former Mexican cantina.
26 days ago
The sign over a Buc-ee's gas station, with the chain's beaver mascot...
Kevin Stone

Goodyear approves rezoning for gigantic Buc-ee’s gas station/convenience store

Buc-ee’s, the Texas-based chain of gargantuan gas stations with a cult-like following, is eyeing the West Valley for its first Arizona location.
28 days ago
Logo of the West Valley city of Tolleson, Arizona...

Tolleson looking to lease city building to be used as restaurant or bar for $1,000 monthly

The West Valley suburb of Tolleson is looking to lease out a city-owned property to a restaurant or bar business.
28 days ago
Legs of people country dancing wearing boots and jeans...
Arin Ducharme

Foley Ranch Boots & BBQ country venue coming to Desert Ridge in Phoenix

This Friday, Foley Ranch Boots & BBQ will officially open at Desert Ridge Marketplace in north Phoenix.
1 month ago
Tumerico in Tucson was ranked as the No. 1 place to eat in the nation by Yelp. They were tops among...
Tom Kuebel

7 Arizona-based restaurants make Yelp’s Top 100 placed to eat list, 3 in Phoenix metro

Seven restaurants in Arizona made the Yelp Top 100 places to eat list, including the No. 1 overall restaurant called Tumerico in Tucson.
1 month ago
Exterior of the Tempe Eats food hall at Southern and Mill Avenues...
Kevin Stone

Tempe Eats food hall set to open with multiple dining, drinking options

Tempe Eats, a food hall with multiple dining and drinking options, is set to open its doors next week to patrons in search of variety.
1 month ago
Scottsdale Resort & Spa opens four new dining options including The Madam. (The Madam Photo)...
Arin Ducharme

Scottsdale Resort & Spa welcomes 4 new dining options following renovations

After months of nearly $40 million in property-wide renovations, the Scottsdale Resort & Spa has officially welcomed four new dining options.
1 month ago
Split image of the exterior of Crust Simply Italian restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona, and an assor...
Kevin Stone

Crust Restaurant Group to open new Simply Italian in Mesa, add lounge in Scottsdale

The Valley's Crust Restaurant Group is planning to expand this year with new ventures in Mesa and Scottsdale.
1 month ago
Exterior of The Global Ambassador hotel in Phoenix, Arizona...
Kevin Stone

Théa Mediterranean Rooftop set to open atop new Global Ambassador hotel in Phoenix

The Global Ambassador’s crowning dining experience, Théa Mediterranean Rooftop, will make its debut six weeks after the rest of Sam Fox’s first hotel project opened in Phoenix.
2 months ago
A sign on the wall of the White Castle in Tempe, Arizona, proclaims the hamburger chain as "The Hom...
Kevin Stone

White Castle to open its first West Valley hamburger restaurant

Five years after White Castle entered the Arizona market, the beloved hamburger shop is planning to open its first West Valley location.
2 months ago
Taco Viva...
Brandon Brown/Phoenix Business Journal

Real estate investor to open drive-thru Taco Viva restaurant in Phoenix

Taco Viva, a new restaurant founded by the managing director of a Scottsdale real estate investment firm, is set to open in early 2024.
3 months ago
Photo of the new Fazoli's scheduled to open in Mesa, Arizona....
Kevin Stone

Fazoli’s set to open first street-side location since returning to Phoenix market

Italian fast-casual restaurant Fazoli's is set to debut its first street-side location since returning to the metro Phoenix market.
3 months ago
A view of the Barrio Queen in Gilbert, Arizona. The Mexican restaurant chain opened its eight locat...

Barrio Queen opens 8th Valley Mexican restaurant in Surprise

The Valley’s eighth Barrio Queen Mexican restaurant opened Wednesday in Surprise and will offer specials throughout December.
3 months ago
A table at Kembara, which is set to open Dec. 7, 2023, at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort....

New restaurant Kembara opening at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort

A new restaurant from acclaimed chef Angelo Sosa is coming to the Valley. Kembara will be housed at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge.
3 months ago
Phoenix-based caterer M Culinary Concepts is looking to hire more than 300 hospitality professional...
Damon Allred

M Culinary Concepts hiring hundreds ahead of Valley event season

Arizona-based caterer M Culinary Concepts will hire over 300 hospitality professionals ahead of upcoming events in the Valley.
3 months ago
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3 Arizona restaurants ranked among the top 100 in country

Three Arizona restaurants, two in Scottsdale and one in Sedona, have been ranked among the 100 best in the nation for 2023 by OpenTable.
3 months ago
Cornish Pasty Co. plans to a downtown Glendale, Arizona, location in spring 2024....

Cornish Pasty Co. plans to open downtown Glendale restaurant in spring

The Cornish Pasty Co. is bringing its British-inspired fare to the revitalized Gaslight Building in downtown Glendale next year.
3 months ago
Over Easy is planning to open multiple new breakfast restaurants across metro Phoenix over the next...

Over Easy plans to open 7 more breakfast restaurants across metro Phoenix

Arizona breakfast chain Over Easy is going through a growth spurt, having signed leases on seven additional restaurants.
3 months ago
A Press Coffee location inside of Sprouts. (Evolve PR and Marketing photo)...
David Veenstra

Press Coffee to open counters at 4 more Valley Sprouts grocery stores

Press Coffee and Sprouts Farmers Market are opening four new Press Coffee locations inside of Sprouts stores over the next four months.
3 months ago
rendering of The Henry and food offered at the store...

The Henry, a Sam Fox restaurant, to open 2nd Valley restaurant next year

The Henry, a Sam Fox restaurant concept, announced it will open the doors to its second location in the Valley next year. 
3 months ago
Kid holding ice cream cone. (Instagram: @handelsicecream)...
Brandon Gray

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream opening Tempe Marketplace location with celebration

Handel's Homemade Ice Cream is hosting a grand opening celebration of its fourth location in the Valley.
3 months ago
side by side images displaying chicken and interior design of restaurant...

Drake-backed Dave’s Hot Chicken to open 2nd Valley location Friday

Nashville-style Dave's Hot Chicken is set to open its second Valley location this week, restauranteurs announced.
3 months ago
White Castle is opening its second Valley location in Tempe on Nov. 28, 2023....
Kevin Stone

White Castle sets opening date for its 2nd metro Phoenix hamburger joint

Start making your plans, Cravers. White Castle has announced an opening date for its highly anticipated second metro Phoenix location in Tempe.
3 months ago
side by side photos of the latest Taco Chelo...
SuElen Rivera

Taco Chelo to open second Arizona location in Tempe near ASU

A popular downtown Phoenix taco spot is expanding in the Valley with the addition of its latest restaurant scheduled to open next month in Tempe by Arizona State University.
3 months ago
The Rosticceria, concept from Joey Maggiore...

Maggiore Group’s The Rosticceria set to open in Scottsdale next month

There's a new Italian restaurant coming to Scottsdale from award-winning Chef Joey Maggiore. The Rosticceria will open its doors on Dec. 5.
4 months ago
The District Dome will transform into a festive evergreen forest with the launch of the first conce...
Brandon Gray

Embrace holiday magic with new Ember Lounge in The District Dome at Desert Ridge Marketplace

The District Dome, a 50-foot spherical dome, will transform into the Ember Lounge at Desert Ridge Marketplace this holiday season.
4 months ago