Sydnee Wilson, Author at PHOENIX magazine

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All the news that’s fit to nosh.   Flights for Good: To celebrate four years in business, JOJO Coffeehouse in Old Town Scottsdale will host “Flight 4 Charity” Day on Saturday, February 4. The locally owned breakfast and brunch spot will donate $4 from every order of its signature coffee and mimosa flights to Feed My Starving Children. The event will also include live music and raffles for prizes and giveaways. JOJO Coffeehouse also recently updated...

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When Gilbert product designer and manufacturer David Shano’s daughter, Chloe, needed stirrups for her equestrian competitions, he got to thinking. “After doing extensive research… I quickly realized that what was available was not great and didn’t address the issues many riders were experiencing,” Shano says. “Since we were already in the business of designing and manufacturing accessories for Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, making the jump to equestrian products did not seem that crazy.” He created a new...

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Sterling Smith is a U.S. Navy Veteran and long-time competitor in the professional barbecue circuit. He started Loot N’ Booty to share his passion for barbecue with the world and create a legacy his children can carry on. Loot N’ Booty has been all over the world teaching barbecue classes and it’s sold nationally and internationally. Loot N’ Booty is headed to Best Fest on August 13 with its award-winning BBQ rubs, sauces and signed...

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Mahfam Moeeni-Alarcon has spent years mastering the craft of selecting fine cheeses and wines and concocting culturally inspired dishes. After college and culinary school, she worked at various restaurants in different positions to learn as much as she could about the business as well as wine, cheese and craft beer. In 2017, Moeeni-Alarcon opened Chandler restaurant Mingle + Graze. Now it’s headed to Best Fest on August 13 with a delicious selection of hand-picked Spanish...

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Photo by Sydnee Wilson Light Heart Coffee is a unique and beautifully designed coffee shop that recently opened in Scottsdale. It offers a variety of coffee and non-coffee drinks including lattes, cappuccinos, espresso tonics, jasmine lemonade and much more. In addition to great coffee, it has a welcoming and positive atmosphere. When I first walked into Light Heart Coffee, I was greeted by bright colors, wavy patterns and disco balls. Usually when I walk into...

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