Common Ground Culinary Archives

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All the news that’s fit to nosh.   Cookies for a Cause: Love chocolate chip cookies? Love giving back? Picazzo’s Healthy Italian Kitchen has the dessert for you. The local gluten-free restaurant chain has partnered with Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) on a tasty fundraising effort. For every GF chocolate chip cookie sold at Picazzo’s five Valley locations (plus one in Sedona), Picazzo’s will donate $1 to support SARRC programs benefiting Arizonans with autism. “At Picazzo’s, we have many regular guests who have family members with autism, so we have been looking...

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Don’t have the patience to cook Thanksgiving dinner? Worry not! Here are four places to get your Turkey Day fix without all the hassle. Rock Springs Cafe For the first time in its century-old history, Rock Springs will be delivering pies to Phoenix and Prescott during the holiday season. Serve up a sweet treat with a side of good karma – a portion of proceeds will benefit the Black Canyon and Prescott Fire Departments. Bulk...

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More than four months into the pandemic, many Valley restaurants are struggling. Between state-mandated regulations limiting the number of people they can serve in-house and a very frightened public, some local restaurant owners have safely divided up their dining rooms and/or turned to enhanced takeout options with contactless curbside pickup. We recently caught up with Christopher Collins of Common Ground Culinary, who owns local favorites Grassroots, Twisted Grove Parlor & Bar, Wally’s, Sweet Provisions, The...

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