The Orchard: Zuzu’s November Show Stopper Shake!

Monthly Traditions for us bitches are in full swing. The Zuzu Show Stopper Shake this month does not disappoint!  We were invited to taste the latest creation by Valley Ho’s Pastry Chef Clarissa Robinson.  This month’s shake The Orchard “Show Stopper” Shake includes a milkshake base of cinnamon, apple, and date, topped with miso caramel.  Think…

The Vig Goes Vegan (Kinda!) And We’re Into It

When you think about The Vig, the first thing that comes to mind likely isn’t vegan food (maybe it’s giant Jenga?), but Chef Justin Woodward spent a lot of time contemplating how to incorporate veganism into his new and improved menu that just debuted at all Vig locations. We were recently invited to try his…

Prep & Pastry NOW OPEN Scottsdale!

One of our favorite restaurants in Tucson, Prep & Pastry (7025 E. Via Soleri Dr., 480-477-1502) is bringing its award-winning brunch fare to the Scottsdale Waterfront starting on Tuesday, September 17. Housed inside a soaring, indoor-outdoor space wrapping around the ground floor of the Broadstone Waterfront, Prep & Pastry serves up a fresh-cracked menu of the finest…

DōH! Now Open!

Did you guys hear that DōH! a new drunken donuts concept it open next to Brat Haus Uptown?! Because we did and went to check it out this past weekend.  And we’re about the Kahlua and Bailey’s infused donuts, but if Fireball or Jack Daniel’s is your thing, there’s options for you too! Here’s the…

FYI SaltRock Southwest Kitchen in Sedona

Local Sedona restaurant is getting a touch of sophistication now that up-and-coming Chef Lindsey Dale has taken over at SaltRock Southwest Kitchen and has completely revamped the menu for the first time since the restaurant’s opening in 2014! The 32-year-old-chef, who took over as executive chef in February, is creating an elevated, yet approachable dining…

Things are Heating up (and a little cheesy) at Taco Chelo

 Roosevelt Row’s (Editor’s note: Please stop calling it RoRo) Taco Chelo is shaking things up by offering more than just tacos at their cute downtown restaurant. Purists might say, hey, nobody asked for this but Phoenicians in search of good food in a beautiful location will say, THANKS, we needed this. We were lucky enough…

NEW Press Roastery NOW OPEN

The Roastery by Press Coffee is the 8th location by Press Coffee serving coffee, food, beer, wine and even cocktail shakers! The beans roasted here will provide coffee for many Phoenix Restaurants and hotels.  The smell of the roasters going fills the whole building, and with a second story seating area you can get the…

We’re Peachy Keen on ZuZu’s July Show Stopper

Monsoon season is here, but so is peach season, did you know? Arizona might have the three Cs (that’s cotton, cattle, and citrus, you guys) but peaches are also a hot commodity this time of year. You probably already know that if your neighbor has a peach tree or if you’ve even been like, wow,…

A Peek at Wilderness Brewing Downtown Phoenix

Checked out Arizona Wilderness’s Downtown Phoenix location last week with the fam and am pleased to share it’s a fantastic alternative to some of the other places downtown.  I once waited for an hour for a check because our server disappeared from another ale house so really the bar wasn’t high, but even if it…

Tempe Public Market Grand Reopening

Tempe Public Market Café has been part of the East Valley community for just over a year and is a staple for both regulars and visitors. The restaurant has just completed a substantial through a remodel, including adding full-service brunch on the weekends along with full-service dinner at night. Inside the café, the main dining…

F.Y.I. Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at  Sweet Provisions

We thought you all might want to know that gourmet ice cream and dessert shop Sweet Provisions is serving-up one sweet deal on Sunday, July 21 for National Ice Cream day. ‘Can you hear the sweet ring of creamy destiny? July is National Ice Cream month and National Ice Cream Day falls on a ‘Sundae’,…