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All the news that’s fit to nosh.  PSL Alert: You don’t have to hit Starbucks for your autumnal coffee fix. This year, respected local coffee shops like Press Coffee and Peixoto Coffee are getting in the spirit with seasonal offerings. Press’s first pumpkin spice latte will be served at all nine of its locations, including the outpost opening this Friday, October 8, in Downtown Phoenix. Peixoto’s buttered pumpkin latte comes heaped with marshmallow fluff from locally owned marshmallow café Toasted Mallow. You can...

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Photo courtesy Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant  Openings Air Guitar Combination corner store and coffee bar with grab-and-go meals and a nice beer and wine selection lands in Gilbert. 1566 S. Higley Rd., Gilbert, airguitar4life.com Blue 32 Sports Grill This popular East Valley sports bar has opened a third location that serves everything from Buffalo wings and salads to burgers and steaks. 2028 N. Gilbert Rd., Mesa, 480-590-3569, blue32sportsgrill.com Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant A...

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The Sicilian Baker Halloween cannoli | Photo courtesy The Maggiore Group   All the news that’s fit to nosh.  Autumnal Abundance: It’s fall, y’all! And with this past weekend’s cooler temps, that’s starting to feel real and not just like a cruel calendar joke. Embrace the transition with seasonal specials from The Sicilian Baker including pumpkin pie cannoli with pumpkin-infused sweet ricotta filling (order as a special: large shell dipped in chocolate and decorated with edible pumpkins; available October 15-November...

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Openings The Caspian Cup Gourmet shaved ice, popsicles, ice cream, handmade drinks and virgin Jell-O shots headline this San Tan Village sweet shop. 2268 E. Williams Field Rd., Gilbert, 623-401-2720, thecaspiancup.com Flaming Pig This Phoenix Filipino restaurant features barbecue on sticks and platters along with rice and noodle-based dishes, soup, appetizers and house specials. 1534 W. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, 623-999-7446, flaming-pig.com Fryd Bird Your one-stop shop for fried chicken is now open in Fiesta Commons...

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photo courtesy Kähvi Coffee + Cafe   Open 36 Below A new speakeasy has taken over the former UnderTow space located beneath Sip Coffee & Beer Garage. 3620 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 480-336-8812, 36belowaz.com BlackSheep Wine Bar & Merchant “Uncork and unwind” at Chandler’s newest wine bar and eatery. The restaurant serves everything from brunch to late night snacks. Watch for daily specials. 98 S. San Marcos Place, Chandler, 480-912-1212, blacksheep.wine The Bread &...

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Campo Italian Bistro & Bar | Photo courtesy Studio Alcott Openings 810 Billiards & Bowling 810 Billiards & Bowling offers a full complement of entertainment as well as American pub grub and specialty cocktails, beer and wine. 3455 W. Frye Rd, Chandler, 480-576-2449, 810bowling.com Barro’s Pizza This popular Valley pizza restaurant has opened a new location at S. Idaho Road and Old West Highway in Apache Junction. 480-982-8900, barrospizza.com Buono’s Pizza Look for New York-style...

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Renata’s Hearth | Photo Courtesy Arizona Biltmore   Now open 5th Street Burgers & Fries If you’re looking for a burger, 5th Street has 10 varieties, including a build-your-own option. 1158 W. Washington Tempe, 480-912-1621, 5thsteetburgers.com Artichoke Basille’s Pizza New York-based pizzeria opens a second location in Phoenix, featuring 16- and 22-inch pies, slices and  “not pizza” starters and entrees. 6031 N. 16th St., Phoenix, 602-314-6776, artichokepizza.com Brooklyn V’s Pizza Brooklyn native Vito LoPiccolo opens his...

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Photo courtesy The Maggiore Group  Opened Barrio Queen One of the Valley’s most popular Mexican restaurants opens its seventh location in Avondale, with a 3,095 square-foot covered patio. 10455 W. McDowell Road, Avondale, 623-257-3900, barrioqueen.com Biscuits East Valley favorite for breakfast and lunch opens an outpost in Sun Lakes. 9542 E. Riggs Rd., Sun Lakes, 480-895-4041, biscuitsrestaurants.com Eat My Taco Tempe adds a Day of the Dead-themed taco shop to its roster of restaurants. Close...

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Lincoln Steakhouse & Bar Cauliflower | Photo courtesy JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa   Opening 5 Star Dive Bar & Grill At this “dive” bar, you’ll find 32 beers on tap, plenty of cocktail choices and a robust selection of bar snacks and burgers. 1807 E. Baseline Rd., Tempe, 480-597-3067, fivestardivebar.com Bacanora Ghost Ranch veteran Chef Rene Andrade opened a Mexican restaurant with partners Armando Hernandez and Nadia Holguin of Tacos Chiwas....

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It’s been a surprisingly active six months in the Valley dining scene. We’ve lost several beloved mainstays but gained a few keepers, as well. Here are five stone-cold specimens you’d be remiss to miss.   Photo by David B. Moore Character Distinctive Dining Opened: January 2021 Admittedly jumping the gun a bit, PHOENIX dining critic Nikki Buchanan deemed this Roosevelt arts district restaurant from Valley dining dean Peter Kasperski (Cowboy Ciao, Sea Saw) her likely Restaurant...

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Opening A Su Salud Pita Jungle rolls out a virtual kitchen that features a “healthy-inspired” Mexican menu. Pick up at Pita Jungle’s Tempe location or have it delivered. asusaludaz.com Beard Papa’s The first Arizona location of Japanese cream puff chain Beard Papa’s recently opened at The Quarter. Choose a shell (s’mores, strawberry or crispy almond to name a few) and then select a custard filling (vanilla, green tea or chocolate) to complete your dream cream...

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Keep your eyes peeled and your palate poised for these eateries slated to open this year. Bourbon & Bones This contemporary steakhouse will debut a second location in Gilbert’s San Tan Village with a larger bar area, more private dining space and an outdoor patio lounge.  (January 2021) Broth & Bao The long-awaited Broth & Bao from Born & Raised Hospitality (Clever Koi, Fellow Osteria & Pizzeria and Across the Pond) will offer build-your-own ramen...

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Opening Barrio Queen Barrio Queen expands to the West Valley, opening its sixth location in the shuttered Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery. 7640 W. Bell Road, Glendale, 602-287-8226, barrioqueen.com Cold Beers & Pizza, Scottsdale The folks at Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers are venturing into new territory with pizza in Old Town Scottsdale. 4222 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-758-4994, coldbeers.com/pizza Copper 48 Copper 48 takes over Nico Heirloom Kitchen in Gilbert featuring seasonal menus. 366 N....

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Openings  ALMA Scottsdale Sheila Bryson, chef/owner of Soul Modern AZ Cuisine and Vic and Ola’s, has reopened ALMA West by Southwest, a restaurant she shuttered a few years ago at The Shops Gainey Village.  7001 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, 480-687-2612, almascottsdale.com Angry Crab Shack Mesa-based Asian Cajun seafood restaurant opens its 12th location in Laveen. Currently open for takeout and delivery only. 6360 S. 35th Ave., Laveen, 602-975-1065, angrycrabshack.com AZ Pho & Grill West Chandler...

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Openings Acai Waffle Start with a waffle or bowl, pick your flavor, granola, pudding and toppings for a choose-your-own acai bowl experience. Also on the menu: signature bowls, customized waffles and smoothies. 425 S. Mill Ave, Tempe, acaiwaffletempe.com Adalberto’s Mexican Food Scottsdale stalwart Adalberto’s opens a new outlet near Chandler Fashion Center. 3605 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, 480-899-5802 Belle’s Nashville Kitchen Honkytonk-themed bar and restaurant in Old Town Scottsdale pumps out Nashville hot chicken and...

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