Dinners & Promotions


Blue Hound Kitchen and Cocktails executive chef Dushyant Singh wants people to stop staring at their phones and socialize over good food. That’s why he created his new cooking series, “In Season.” On the second Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m., the patio of the Downtown Phoenix dining establishment will transform into a scene straight from Singh’s backyard. “Most of the series that you see, it’s very formal. What if people just come and...


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only about 20 percent of America’s kitchens are headed up by women. But at The Phoenician, women play a much bigger role, with four female chefs in leadership positions. “We put our power on the plate,” says executive sous chef Rebecca Tillman. To celebrate, the resort will present “Fierce Females at The Phoenician,” an all-woman chef series of multicourse dinners served community-style at Mowry & Cotton. The...


There’s no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen for Ghost Ranch chefs Rene Andrade and Robert Centeno. In fact, they just launched a monthly series where they invite other locally renowned chefs into the kitchen with them to create a unique five-course meal. The first guest chef is Samantha Sanz of Talavera on Wednesday, November 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. Andrade, Centeno and Sanz are all from Nogales and each dish...


It’s hard to imagine that Vincent Guerithault has been cooking for 50 years. But the smooth-faced fellow in the chef’s smock with the full head of hair and the handshake like a vise—five decades of squeezing a piping bag, maybe—was the guest of honor at his own place, Vincent’s on Camelback, this past Friday for a “Toast and Roast” celebrating a half-century at his craft. “Did you start when you were eight?” I asked him,...


Join prominent Arizona chefs at Phoenix’s third annual No Kid Hungry Dinner on Monday, October 7. Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts Sam Fox will host a top-notch four-course meal prepared by guest chefs including Gio Osso of Virtu Honest Craft, Lori Hashimoto of Hana Japanese Eatery, Cassie Shortino of Tratto and Zach Hunter of Fox Restaurant Concepts to support ending childhood hunger in Arizona and beyond. Begin the night with cocktail hour at 6 p.m....


Match Restaurant and Lounge will transport guests to a world of pure imagination on Friday, October 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. when Chef Orlando Parker and one of the restaurant’s spirit specialists lead a Willy Wonka-themed five-course dinner pairing. Each guest will be greeted with a Willy Wonka-inspired welcome cocktail – the Fizzy Lifting Drink and Edible Wallpaper – and a Wonka Bar. One of the candy bars holds the Golden Ticket, which will...


A few days ago we rounded up Valentine's Day activities for the anti-romantics; today, we're here for the lovers. Looking for a romantic setting to pop the question? Or how about celebrating an anniversary? Are you trying to be subtly impressive but not overwhelm a first date? No matter the occasion, we've got you covered with a list of the best Valentine's deals at Valley restaurants.




In this time of controversy, tensions are high across the U.S. The country is polarized, and people are preparing to fight.

What? You thought we were talking about politics? We'll leave that to your distant relatives' Facebook posts – we're here for the Super Bowl. As the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons prep for battle this Sunday, so too must fans must gear up for the ultimate viewing experience. Whatever that means to them.

So whether you're a manic football hooligan (of the American variety), a sports-loving couple or just here for the wings, bro, we've got you covered with these Super Bowl viewing parties and deals happening across the Valley.


Love shows itself in grand gestures of chocolate-filled hearts and massive teddy bears but more often it’s present in the everyday stuff, like emptying the dishwasher unprompted. And while lifelong love is built mainly on the latter, it can’t hurt to indulge in over-the-top romance every so often, especially with Valentine’s Day around the corner.

That’s where AJ’s Fine Foods come in.


Are you a disaster in the kitchen? An occasional agoraphobic in cut-throat grocery stores? How about you give yourself (and your family) a break from dried-out stuffing and store-bought pie this holiday and spend this Thanksgiving eating food lovingly made by paid professionals. Whether you’re looking for a traditional turkey dinner or a modern twist on America's annual 7,000 calorie meal, Phoenix restaurants are prepared to deliver. With both pre-order and dine-in options, these restaurants give you an alternative choice to high stress levels and the very real possibility that you will have to wash every single dish in your kitchen.


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