Travel Archives

https://www.phoenixmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/20210717_164649-1280x720.jpg

Tucson is part of the UNESCO gastronomy list, so it only makes sense to explore the city via food. Not only does Tucson boast a formidable culinary culture, but it also offers a unique historical heritage. Check out these must-try restaurants. ¡Vamos a El Charro! Take a stroll down memory lane at this century-old café. Home of the original chimichanga, El Charro provides an array of authentic Mexican food. It’s also Arizona’s oldest Mexican restaurant...

https://www.phoenixmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/PHM0621EX06-1.jpg

For his annual Christmas trip with friends, Cesar Cramton had planned a South African safari in 2020. When COVID-19 hit, they moved to Plan B. “Costa Rica was a country that we could go to,” says Cramton, operations manager for restaurant group Genuine Concepts (The Vig, Ladera Taverna y Cocina, et al.). “Their precautions for COVID were very in line… We felt safe on that front.” Cramton shares highlights from his trip, planned by travel...

https://www.phoenixmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/kirti.jpg

Diya Marketing owner Kirti Dwivedi was a food and beverage “influencer” long before the term was coined, so her vacations often revolve around food and drink. Her recent trip to Napa and the San Francisco Bay Area with boyfriend Bobby Borszich was no exception. “In the Bay Area, there are so many amazing cocktail bars and restaurants that you really can’t go wrong,” Dwivedi says. The Morris This eatery in San Francisco’s Potrero Flats immediately...

https://www.phoenixmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/PHM1219EX14-1000x720.jpg

Who says you can’t travel with kids? Mingle + Graze cheese bar and kitchen owners Mahfam Moeeni-Alarcon and Cristobal Alarcon recently took their two young children and Cristobal’s parents on a three-week tour of Berlin, Leipzig and Prague. “Of the three beautiful cities we visited, Prague was by far my most favorite. It was magical!” Moeeni-Alarcon says. “Castles! Gargoyles! And beer!” She shares her favorite spots.  Prague Castle “The detailed work on the frescoes was...

https://www.phoenixmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/PHM1219EX06-1.jpg

Pack your skis and winter jacket for a getaway in Aspen – the ritziest of Colorado’s fabled Rocky Mountain resort towns. Shredding fresh mountain powder, trying new restaurants and wine tasting are all on the menu. Mini Jimmy’s ’Tis the season to warm up with wine and spirit tastings at Mini Jimmy’s, a new intimate speakeasy within Jimmy’s restaurant. Choose from a delicious selection of spirits like mezcal, Scotch or Japanese whiskey, or your choice...

For more than 50 years, PHOENIX magazine's experienced writers, editors, and designers have captured all sides of the Valley with award-winning and insightful writing, and groundbreaking report and design. Our expository features, narratives, profiles, and investigative features keep our 385,000 readers in touch with the Valley's latest trends, events, personalities and places.