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DINING

Chez Vous Creperie • Hash Kitchen • Koi Poke • Luna Gelateria & Caffetteria • Panera Bread Company • Pei Wei Pomo Pizzeria • Soi 4 Bangkok Eatery • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf • The Living Room • Village Tavern

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Club Pilates • Gainey Cleaners • Gainey Nails & Spa • ROLFS Salon & Spa • Sirius Day Spa • The Corritore Company

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SEE THE WEST FROM A WHOLE NEW PERSPECTIVE Nestled in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale’s Arts District, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West gives you an unexpected look at the Real West. Visit us and experience authentic stories told through rare Western and Native American art, artifacts, community and culture.

In celebration of the 50 th anniversary of Apollo 11: Paul Calle’s Life of Exploration: From the Mountains to the Moon Through Oct. 2020

4.5 out of 5 Stars!

3830 N. Marshall Way | 480.686.9539 #SMoWmoments

Artwork Credits: Paul Calle (1928-2010), The Great Moment, c. 1969, oil on masonite, Collection of the Orlando Museum of Art, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John J. McMullen, Copyright The Calle Family; Something for the Pot II, oil on canvas, Courtesy The Peterson Family Collection.

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Kiss Me Kate Women’s Clothing & Accessories From the sporting event to the boardroom to the cocktail party, we have it all (Sizes 0 to 22). Simply the Best. Camelback Village Center 5039 N 44th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018

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Experience Music Like Never Before Rated Phoenix’s #1 Attraction

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VALLEY OF THE SUN ESSENCE VS62 A HIKE WITH A VIEW THE HIKE HOUSE Explore Sedona’s breathtaking hiking trails.

VS72 GARDEN FRESH FARM TO TABLE On-site gardens provide fresh food for these Phoenix eateries. BY CHRISTINA BARRUETA

VS76 HAVE YOU HEARD? THE HEARD MUSEUM Discover the largest private museum in the world dedicated to American Indian art. BY SUSAN LANIER-GRAHAM

VS80 FOOD FLIGHT! PHOENIX SKY HARBOR RESTAURANTS The restaurants and food VS 28

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options at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport deliver. BY DENA ROCHÉ

VS82 PRICKLY PERFECTION THE CACTI OF THE SONORAN DESERT Dig deep into the history and uses of the variety of cacti found in the Sonoran Desert. BY SUSAN LANIER-GRAHAM

VS86 SEEING STYLE Q & A WITH OSCAR DE LAS SALAS Skilled architect and interior designer Oscar De las salas provides the goods on fashion, architecture and his favorite destinations. BY MICHELLE GLICKSMAN

ON THE COVER The jagged peaks of the Superstition Mountains, east of Phoenix. ©Amit Basu Photography/ Getty Images INSIDE COVER ©L.I. Cook/Shutterstock

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A STATE OF MIND & A WAY OF LIFE

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VALLEY OF THE SUN ESSENTIALS VS46 FIRST LOOK GREAT GLIMPSES Sights, sensations and icons that epitomize the good life in the Valley of the Sun.

VS100 NEIGHBORHOODS PROMINENT VALLEY CITIES AND DISTRICTS Get acquainted with the massive metropolis by visiting individual cities and towns.

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VS105 SHOPS, GALLERIES & SPAS RETAIL, MASSAGE AND ART THERAPIES The first names in fashion and the last word in fine art.

VS121 MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS ART, SCIENCE AND FUN Curiosities and experiences: natural and invented, spectator and hands-on, permanent and touring.

VS131 DINING & NIGHTLIFE Venues with tantalizing menus, kickin’ cocktails, soothing ambiance, service to beat the band—and come to think of it, maybe a band.

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CONTRIBUTORS Christina Barrueta Garden Fresh, page VS72

“As a New England transplant and avid home gardener, I am amazed at what can be grown in my Arizona backyard garden and was inspired by these chefs who incorporate their harvests into their menus. Whether they pick from on-site restaurant plots or grow a home garden to source ingredients for their guests, all were passionate and enthusiastic in sharing their appreciation for farm-fresh ingredients.”

Michelle Glicksman

Seeing Style, page VS86 “Oscar De las salas is a force of nature and a person everyone should know. His visions of, and impact on, the visual landscape of Metro Phoenix are immense, but his heart and what he gives back to this community is even bigger. Plus, I’m keeping his list of his favorite places around town handy— he’s spot-on!”

Stacey Wittig

A Lunar Legacy, page NA12 Soulful Sedona, page NA16 “I learned much about Flagstaff ’s contributions to the ‘Race to the Moon’ when I walked in the footsteps of the Apollo astronauts on various lunar-like landscapes around Northern Arizona. For those of us who VS38

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were alive 50 years ago, many remember where we were when Neil Armstrong took the first step on the moon. So it’s exciting to take part in Flagstaff ’s yearlong commemoration.”

Susan Lanier-Graham Have You Heard?, page VS76 Prickly Perfection, page VS82

“While researching my Heard Museum story, I remembered why I fell in love with the Heard. I am in awe of those who curate and hold the treasures for all of us to experience. The first time I visited, I stood in front of The Boarding School exhibit and cried. But I realized it was intended as a celebration. A celebration of survival and a testimony to Arizona’s heritage.”

Christina Barrueta

Michelle Glicksman

Dena Roché

Food Flight!, page VS80 “As a travel journalist, I’m on the road a lot. As a certified health coach, the culinary options in most airports make me cringe. However, my hometown airport, Sky Harbor, continues to show that airport food doesn’t have to be fast, unhealthy or just down right bad. The new Terminal 3 continues the trend started in Terminal 4 with local Phoenix restaurants, not national chains, turning out flavorful, healthier food for people on the go.”

Stacey Wittig

Dena Roché

Susan Lanier-Graham


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Sights, sensations and icons that epitomize life in the Valley of the Sun.

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Camelback Mountain

Drivers orient themselves by it, hikers test their stamina on it, and visitors take pictures from it. Camelback Mountain is the tallest (2,704 feet) and most easily identified (shape of reclining camel) landmark in central Phoenix. If you’re feeling sure-footed and well hydrated, greet the camel on a summit hike originating in Paradise Valley or Scottsdale. If you’re into epic sightseeing with a side of upscale cuisine, admire the mountain from a genteel resort patio on the north or south slope. Echo Canyon trail: McDonald Drive east of Tatum Boulevard, Paradise Valley; Cholla trail: 64th Street and Cholla Lane (north of Camelback Road), Scottsdale, www.phoenix.gov/parks


The Golf Scene

With nearly 200 golf courses throughout Phoenix and its neighboring communities, the Valley is a popular golf destination. These greens and fairways vary from desert experiences to lush spaces dotted with lakes, from standalone locales to those that are part of a resort property.

Odysea in the Desert

This destination features a variety of entertainment attractions, shops and dining. Here, both children and adults delight in the wonders found at Odysea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, Bodies Revealed and Pangaea Land of Dinosaurs. Other play activities include the Laser+Mirror Maze, Polar Play ice environment and bumper boats. 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, www.odyseainthedesert.com VS4 8

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Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) spent his winters on this Scottsdale mountainside, challenging his apprentices to live in shelters of their own creation, then treating them to evenings of refined entertainment. Taliesin West was both his residence and his students’ classroom, and today is one of five Wright-designed structures in Arizona open to the public. 12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, www.franklloydwright.org VS5 0

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West


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The largest visual arts museum in the Southwest offers plenty to see and do: a permanent collection of more than 18,000 works spans genres from photography to fashion design and modern to contemporary, drawn from various areas of the world, plus critically-acclaimed national and international exhibits are often on view. Wander the exhibits, take in a film or lecture, or attend a special event. 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, www.phxart.org

Arizona Science Center

This hands-on science center includes hundreds of interactive exhibits, a top-of-the-line planetarium, an extreme-weather arena and regularly hosts large touring exhibits. The cement building itself is unique, as well, with its jutting slabs, quirky angles and sculptural staircases. Learn about the science of flight, how a human body functions and ride a SkyCycle. 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, www.azscience.org VS 52

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Phoenix Art Museum


Located at OdySea in the DesertŽ Scottsdale’s premier entertainment destination with world-class attractions, live entertainment, and over 20 dining, shopping, and amusement venues.

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9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, AZ 85256 | 480.291.8000


Desert Botanical Garden

Unique local foliage can make it challenging for desert newcomers to keep their eyes on the road. Desert Botanical Garden provides an alternative to distracted driving in its strollable, 145-acre facility inside Papago Park. There are towering cacti, succulent specimens and spiny shrubbery of all sorts. 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, www.dbg.org VS5 4

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Phoenix Zoo

Spring Training

Before the 30 teams of Major League Baseball debut at home, they warm up in one of two places: 15 in Florida’s Grapefruit League, and 15 in Arizona’s Cactus League. From late February through March, daily Cactus League games give a dress rehearsal for the upcoming season. Diehard fans plan vacations here to size up their teams’ prospects and avail themselves of the summery weather, lower-than-big-league prices, autograph opportunities and intimate stadiums. www.cactusleague.com VS 5 6

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This zoo is home to more than 1,400 animals, including mountain lions, giraffes, elephants, bears and bald eagles. Walk through Monkey Village, pet and brush goats in the Red Barn, take in a show at the 4-D theater and ride the Safari Train. Kids can bring swimsuits and enjoy the water play areas too (closed during winter). 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, www.phoenixzoo.org


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Musical Instrument Museum

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West This Smithsonian Affiliate museum was named one of the Best Western Museums in the nation (“True West” magazine) in 2017. Find regularly-changing exhibits of Western art, Old West artifacts and historic Native American objects on loan from some of the world’s foremost collectors and institutions. 3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, www.scottsdalemuseumwest.org VS 5 8

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The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) showcases 6,500 instruments collected from around the world in detailed vignettes wired for sound; guests simply stroll into range wearing headphones to hear musical samples and native tongues. Instruments from music icons such as John Lennon, Taylor Swift and Elvis Presley are also on display. MIM also regularly presents live performances. 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, www.mim.org


Scottsdale Fashion Square

This destination mall is the largest in Arizona, and is a draw for both national and international visitors. Luxury retailers abound, and a recent renovation added an additional new luxury wing. Anchor stores include Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dillard’s and Neiman Marcus, and exclusive-to-market retailers include Saint Laurent, Trina Turk, UNTUCKit and Morphe. Also, a large theater and a variety of restaurants, including Ocean 44, Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill and Kona Grill. 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, www.fashionsquare.com VS 60

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10337 N. Scottsdale Road Southeast Corner of Shea and Scottsdale Rd. 480-443-3241


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A HIKE WITH A VIEW

Stunning scenery, enchanting colors and seemingly never-ending vistas PHOTOS BY ISAAC ARJONILLA | TEXT BY HAINES WILKERSON

This majestic scenery, as well as Sedona’s famous vortexes, are best enjoyed on a hike. The easiest trails are an accessible study of Northern Arizona soil, stone, flora and fauna, under lacy canopies of oak and spruce. Higher trails quickly condense centuries of geological layering. The experience? Breathtaking.

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There’s an unquestionable majesty about Sedona, no matter which direction you look. The iconic red rock formations and towering pinnacles set the stage for a magical light show, performed daily from dawn till dusk. Every scene deserves a photo.


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People gather at the edge of the red cliffs at Cathedral Rock as the sun begins to set over the Sedona landscape.

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Greg Stevenson, author of “The Sedona Hiking Guide Book,” an expert on the trails, geology and history of Sedona, hikes with his wife, Gracie. The couple are founders of The Hike House, the source for trail maps, hiking tips, gear, snacks and outdoor adventure fashion.


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Head to Coconino National Forest to cross the famous landmark Devil’s Bridge, Sedona’s largest natural sandstone arch.


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Today, wandering through nature has never been more comfortable or fashionable. Designs from brands such as KUHL meld art, style and performance, providing clean lines and fabrics that protect from the elements. Once a hiker is suited up for comfort and mobility, the natural environment becomes exponentially more enjoyable, be it a summer excursion or a brisk winter trek.

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The landscape of Sedona, as seen from countless trailside photo-ops, reveals a rugged but welcoming masterpiece presented in the American West style of the Grand Canyon, yet presented in a location that’s just two hours from Phoenix. This awe-inspiring, artful grandeur is surprisingly accessible from trailheads that often include parking and restrooms.

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It’s hard to choose between dawn and dusk for the most dramatic light play on Sedona’s red rocks. Dawn presents the early riser with quiet self-ownership of the valley as the advancing sunlight melts the morning chill off the mountainsides, colorful hot air balloons often dotting the sky in the distance. Yet dusk brings the red rocks to a vibrant crescendo of color. Either way, one’s descent back to reality is typically filled with a sense of rejuvenation, inspiration and accomplishment.

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The rock formations glow red as the sun begins to set over the Twin Buttes Trail.

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The Boulders Organic Garden meeting space at the Boulders Resort & Spa offers impressive scenery and gardens that provide the property with year-round lettuces and fresh seasonal vegetables.


GARDEN FRESH Fresh food is taken to the next level when the garden is on-site

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BY CHRISTINA BARRUETA

Once a trendy catchphrase, “farm-to-table” is now a descriptor firmly ensconced in our culinary lexicon to define the way we source ingredients. With two growing seasons, Phoenix offers an agricultural abundance, allowing gardeners to pick tender lettuces in November and juicy tomatoes in April. Local chefs take advantage of this by bringing the farm even closer to the table, with just-harvested ingredients from their on-site or home gardens making their way to your plate. At Fellow Osteria, 10 sloped garden beds add both a decorative element as well as assure guests a commitment to freshness. “We want to provide the highest-quality ingredients as well as maximize each vegetable and herb’s fullest flavor potential,” says owner Nicholas Campisano. Vegetables shine in seasonal specials, herbs are added to Bolognese and house pesto, and edible flowers create colorful garnishes. Order a cocktail and you’ll find purple basil in the Erba, a begonia garnish on the Spritzer, and sage in the Bee’s Knees. “The quality and care that comes out of the garden is one-of-a-kind. Having a fresh garden just steps away saves time and, most importantly, inspires our team when they go outside to forage,” he says. WHERE GUEST B OOK

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“I consider utilizing the freshest organic vegetables and herbs from my garden as my gift to my guests.” — CHEF MARCELLINO VERZINO

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year-round lettuces and seasonal vegetables such as kohlrabi, tomatoes, eggplant and peppers. “We want to have the best possible ingredients,” says Executive Chef Kyle Lipetzky. “Having the garden in our own backyard, we’re harvesting vegetables at their peak and they’re being used that very same day.” You’ll enjoy delicious dishes such as roasted beets with Arizona goat cheese and citrus at the Spa Café, or garden heirloom tomatoes with basil aioli and spicy greens at Palo Verde. “Having this resource makes my job even more worthwhile. Some visitors have a preconceived notion that Arizona is dry and just desert, but guests will wander into the garden and be pleasantly surprised.” The Boulders offers tours of the garden, which also serves as a space for private dinners and receptions. “We’re very lucky to have this resource, and I take advantage of it as much as I can.” Chase Field baseball park, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, shows that farm-fresh is important here too. D-backs Greens is a 180-square-foot vertical urban garden, planted with more than 200 different herbs and greens. For Chase Field Executive Chef Stephen Tilder, it’s a selection of what can be best used with the volume of sports fans the stadium sees. “I suggested things that we would use most, such as herbs, green onions, bell peppers. We’ll incorporate cilantro or chives into aioli in concessions, and use rosemary and other herbs for roasted chicken and grilled steaks. You know that it’s good, fresh produce. When you buy produce that is shipped from all over the country, many times it’s picked before it’s ripe and it sits in a cold locker. But when you clip herbs or pick produce from a garden that’s going right to the table, it’s clean eating,” he says. Whether it’s a verdant sprawling garden or neat rows of plants making the best use of a small space, having the farm ever closer to the table is a movement being embraced.

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For chef Marcellino Verzino of Marcellino Ristorante, his home garden is truly a labor of love. Hundreds of pounds of rocks were dug out of the ground and used to create the walls surrounding his garden, which now encompasses 25 raised beds. “I was born on a farm in Italy and my family had been farmers for generations,” he shares. “I worked as a young boy helping my father tend the fields, animals, vineyard and olive groves.” Today, his organic garden yields a variety of herbs; produce such as fava beans, broccoli rabe and radicchio; and fruit including figs, citrus and grapes. Fresh fruit is used in Verzino’s dressings, sauces and limoncello, and produce in seasonal specialties such as delicately fried squash blossoms stuffed with fresh mozzarella and anchovies. “Getting my hands in the soil and nurturing the growth of the seeds is like therapy for me,” Verzino says. “I consider utilizing the freshest organic vegetables and herbs from my garden as my gift to my guests.” “As a chef, it’s our duty to work with Mother Nature,” agrees Executive Sous Chef Joseph Lerner of the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. “She’s the true artist in what we do, and we’re just humble cooks highlighting her bountiful harvest.” Thus, you’ll find an expansive on-site garden growing lettuces, strawberries, peppers, onions and tomatoes, along with herbs and edible flowers. Most of the items are used for site visits and special events such as a recent garden dinner, where every course featured farm-fresh ingredients, including a pesto made with aged Parmesan, smoked walnuts, olive oil and spicy nasturtium petals. “As a chef, you start with where your food comes from,” says Lerner. “Our garden showcases seasonality, and that we’re responsible chefs using what Mother Nature has to offer.” At the Boulders Resort & Spa, a 5,600-square-foot garden and 13 raised beds supplies the property with


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The Boulders Resort & Spa takes the meaning of “farmto-table” to another level with its 5,600-square-foot garden with 13 raised beds, where vegetables are harvested at their peak.


The Heard Museum’s Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Grand Gallery features over 7,000 square feet of exhibition space.


HAVE YOU HEARD? A famous Phoenix destination, the Heard Museum is the largest private museum in the world dedicated to

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The Heard Museum opened its doors 90 years ago in December of 1929. Once the private collection of Phoenix residents Dwight and Maie Heard, today it is the largest private museum in the world dedicated to American Indian art. The museum, with its beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture, includes 130,000 square feet of galleries, performance spaces and sculpture gardens.

THE HEARD FAMILY HISTORY The Heards, who had moved to Phoenix from Chicago in 1895, had a passion for everything Southwest. Dwight was a successful real estate developer who also owned the BartlettHeard Land and Cattle Company and served as president of the Arizona Cotton Growers’ Association. He purchased the area’s newspaper, which later became the Valley’s “Arizona Republic,” in 1912. Maie was a philanthropist who gave much back to her community. In addition to donating the land for the Heard Museum, she helped open the first library in Phoenix in 1908, as well as donated the land where Phoenix Art Museum now sits. The Heards also purchased La Ciudad, a Native American ruin near Van Buren and 19th streets. The items uncovered WHERE GUEST B OOK

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This page, clockwise from left: “HOME” gallery view of treasures; Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache) statue; jewelry featured in the “HOME” exhibit. Opposite page: 30foot glass and clay art fence by Tony Jojola (Isleta) and Rosemary Lonewolf (Santa Clara/Tewa).

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WHAT MAKES THE HEARD MUSEUM UNIQUE? In addition to great examples of Southwestern art, the Heard also contains creative works from other areas, particularly the Great Plains and California. The Heard is known for taking chances and presenting works by contemporary, groundbreaking artists. In the 1960s, the museum became renowned for exhibiting the works of Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin. In 1964, it presented the abstract paintings of dancers created by Yanktonai artist Oscar Howe. Just a few years

earlier, Howe’s work had been removed from the Philbrook Indian Art Annual exhibition in Tulsa because it did not “look Indian.” This trend continued into the 1980s, with one-person exhibitions for R.C. Gorman, Al Momaday, Allan Houser and Fritz Scholder. The Heard initiated a series of invitational sculpture exhibitions and added an arts invitational in the 1980s. Today, the museum’s Fine Arts Curator Erin Joyce continues to introduce contemporary art exhibitions.

WHAT NOT TO MISS AT THE HEARD MUSEUM The museum’s signature exhibit is “HOME: Native People in the Southwest,” highlighting the importance of land, community and family to natives of the region. According to Chief Curator Diana Pardue, “The exhibition features the museum’s permanent collection and was planned with the help of Indigenous consultants throughout the Southwest.”

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during excavation of La Ciudad continue to be part of the museum’s collection today. While Dwight passed away in 1929, just before the opening of the museum, Maie went on to collect art and encourage the understanding of Native cultures until her death in 1951 at age 83.


The exhibit includes thousands of pieces of various kinds of jewelry, pottery, baskets, beadwork and more than 500 Hopi katsina dolls. Interactive displays offer videos from the Indigenous consultants take on life in the Southwest. The museum’s most visited and thematically powerful exhibition is “Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories.” “It was the first major exhibition to explore the complex histories surrounding the United States’ government efforts during the 19th and 20th centuries to educate and assimilate American Indian students through the controversial and often tragic practice of removing children from their families and forcibly placing them in boarding schools,” says Purdue of the exhibit’s significance. This moving exhibit originally opened in 2000 as a fiveyear installation, with funding by the National Endowment for the Humanities. It recently underwent renovations, and continues to tell the cultural story.

WHAT IS HAPPENING TODAY The Heard Museum works closely with Indigenous peoples from throughout the U.S. and Canada to bring in new programs and exhibits. The Museum offers several annual events that, according to Director David M. Roche, “provide a great opportunity to meet artists and learn about their artistic inspirations. From small group lectures and intimate marketplaces to the acclaimed Guild Indian Fair & Market, there’s something for everyone.” Each February, more than 70 American Indian and Canadian First Nations hoop dancers compete at the Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest. Guests can experience the work of more than 700 native artists from 116 tribal affiliations in the U.S. and Canada each March during the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market and Holidays at the Heard is a winter favorite, where families and friends enjoy live performances, artist demonstrations, hands-on activities and more.

“The exhibition features the museum’s permanent collection and was planned with the help of Indigenous consultants throughout the Southwest.” — CHIEF CURATOR DIANA PARDUE

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FOOD FLIGHT! A foodie at the airport? Why that’s a good thing

As one of the busiest airports in the country, Phoenix Sky Harbor sees its share of travelers through its halls. For those who come hungry, it’s more than just an airport—it’s a foodie paradise. While many airports offer fast food and chain restaurants, Sky Harbor boasts a bevy of local restaurants that have opened airport locations. The trend toward local restaurant options began in Sky Harbor’s busiest terminal, Terminal 4. Today you can find something for every taste and every meal. One popular eatery began as an 800-squarefoot restaurant in Downtown Phoenix. Lines stretched down the block as diners flocked to what would become a Phoenix breakfast institution. Today, travelers can stop by the Matt’s Big Breakfast airport location any time of the day to feast on breakfast dishes made from ingredients from local purveyors like The Chop and Chick, an egg and pork chop dish. For travelers who want a taste of Southwest food and culture, one of the city’s most iconic Mexican eateries, Barrio Café, serves up those regional food specialties. Try the Cochinita Pibil or Chiles en Nogada, and don’t forget to sample some spirits in the restaurant’s tequila tasting room—the perfect antidote to a stressful travel day. If you prefer a bit of Texas while in Arizona, the family-owned and -operated Joe’s Real BBQ fits the bill. With brisket, pulled pork, chicken and ham all smoked over pecan wood, your taste buds will be flying high after a lunch or dinner here. Another must-try is the Mac n’ Cheese side dish. VS8 0

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For a bite of Mediterranean fare, head to Olive & Ivy, one of the restaurants by Phoenix’s most prolific restaurateur, Sam Fox. Be transported to the French Riviera as you nosh on bruschetta, shareable plates and fresh seafood dishes. Meanwhile, Cheuvront Restaurant and Wine Bar is a perfect spot to wine and dine during a long layover. Oenophiles will delight in an extensive wine list featuring Old and New World wines and bubbles. Pair those with a classic cheese board and you have the makings for an ideal respite from travel stress. As Sky Harbor continues another year of work remodeling and modernizing Terminal 3, the success of local restaurants in Terminal 4 is driving a slew of new, local restaurants to form the backbone of the new dining options in Terminal 3. One of Phoenix’s top chefs, Mark Tarbell, brings his casual Tavern concept to the airport, with a menu of shareable plates, top wines and classic American fare. At Christopher’s Crush, James Beard Award-winning chef Christopher Gross introduces travelers to his cuisine with a menu focused on meats, cheeses, pizzas and salads. Another pizza option includes The Parlor, a trendy local favorite where wood-fired pizza reigns supreme. The Food Network even voted its pizza the best in Arizona. Today travel is about having local experiences and through the food at Sky Harbor, travelers are able to get a taste of the city without ever leaving the airport.

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Phoenix Sky Harbor showcases local food that provides travelers with authentic Phoenix fare the second they step foot off the plane.


PRICKLY PERFECTION Arizona cacti are synonymous with the region’s identity and have been an essential tool for natives of the Sonoran Desert for generations

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When people think of Arizona, they usually think “cactus.” A variety of cacti cover the Sonoran Desert, from the tiny fishhook cactus to the towering saguaros that can reach 30 to 40 feet tall. These cacti were important in early Native American cultures, and continue to be a vital part of modern Arizona. As owner Tamara Stanger of Tempe’s Cotton & Copper restaurant explains, “Cactus is the elusive sixth ‘C’ of Arizona: Copper, Cattle, Cotton, Citrus, Climate and Cactus.”

A PRICKLY TRADITION Early Native American tribes in the Saguaro Desert used cacti for food, tools and medicine. The towering saguaro

produces fruit each summer, which was used to make preserves and a syrup for a fermented wine. The seeds were ground to make flour. Even the internal frames of the saguaro—the ribs—were used for fences, musical instruments and arrows. Another popular Arizona cactus is the prickly pear or nopal cactus. It has large, flat pads covered in needles and produces a bright pink fruit at summer’s end. Native Americans harvested the fruit and created a syrup to make jellies and candy. The pads, or nopales, were cut into strips for eating. Additionally, the tribes used the gel inside the nopales as an ointment for injuries.

Opposite page: Cacti in bloom at the Desert Botanical Garden. This page: Saguaro in Hewitt Canyon, east of Phoenix.

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the elusive sixth ‘C’ of Arizona: Copper, Cattle, Cotton, Citrus, Climate and Cactus.” — CHEF TAMARA STANGER

USING CACTI TODAY The prickly pear is Arizona’s most popular cactus. The brightly colored fruit is high in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. According to Kathleen Zeratsky of Mayo Clinic, initial studies show that prickly pear cactus can lower blood sugar levels for those with Type 2 diabetes. You can now find cacti, both prickly pear and others, used in spa treatments, food, drinks and even furniture. The popular cactus candy—readily available at airport shops—is a fun treat, but there are many other great ways to experience cacti around the Valley.

RELAX AND UNWIND Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass is a Native Americanowned luxury hotel on the Gila River Indian Community in Chandler. The resort’s Aji Spa offers a variety of spa treatments that use indigenous ingredients. One of those, HO’ISHP, is the Sacred Prickly Pear Body Treatment. Developed with the tribe’s cultural leaders, this 110minute treatment begins with an application of clay that contains prickly pear. It continues with a prickly pear and aloe massage oil and a prickly pear gel to seal in moisture.

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& Copper. Stanger frequently incorporates cacti in her weekly specials. “Most wild cactus ingredients are not available yearround, so I use them as they become available,” she explains. “I like to forage within the seasons, especially cactus such as cholla for its cholla buds and barrel for its fruit. When possible, I dry the buds and fruit and use them throughout the winter.” Stanger also uses the nopales, which are available all year. You can try a variety of cacti in the O’odham Tepary Bean Spread on her menu. Served with house made chips, the spread includes saguaro seed, barrel cactus seed, native tepary beans and desert-foraged cactus fruit and berries. One of the best meals in Arizona is at Kai, the state’s only AAA 5-Diamond and Forbes 5-Star restaurant. Located at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Kai serves a creative menu inspired by traditional native ingredients. A popular item is grilled buffalo served with a saguaro blossom syrup and cholla buds. Finish the meal with an explosion of cactus by ordering the exquisitely plated native cactus. A frozen prickly pear parfait sits on a beautiful nopales consommé. The dish includes cholla, barrel fruit and saguaro. For a casual poolside meal featuring cacti, grab a table at Omni Scottsdale’s Taqueria Centro. Enjoy desert flavors with the squash blossom tacos or the protein bowl, both of which contain raw nopale.

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A SPIRITED TASTE OF CACTUS Prickly pear syrup is popular in drinks, especially margaritas. The fruit adds a bright magenta color and a balance of sweet and citrus-like flavor. Stop by Joyride Taco House in Phoenix or Gilbert to sample a perfectly balanced prickly pear margarita. Prickly pear beer is also popular, especially in fall. The Phoenix Ale Brewery offers a seasonal Prickly Pear Blonde. Sample a prickly pear cider—the Lady “in pink” Liberty—at Cider Corps in downtown Mesa. Three Wells Distilling Company crafts three prickly pear spirits. Three Wells offers an un-aged Sonora Silver, a Sonora Copper aged in charred American White Oak, and a two-year aged Sonora Gold. Add the spirits to

cocktails or drink it on the rocks. Three Wells spirits are available at Total Wine & More.

UP-CLOSE TO ARIZONA CACTI Take a walk amid Arizona’s cacti at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. This beautiful preserve gives visitors a chance to see thousands of cacti and learn about their uses and benefits. Walk the Plants & People of the Sonoran Desert Loop Trail at the garden to see the part cacti played in traditional cultures. On your way out, stop at the garden shop to pick up prickly pear products—jelly, salad dressing, syrup, tea, margarita mix and candy—to take home a bit of the Arizona desert.

Opposite page, from left: Grilled Tenderloin of Tribal Buffalo at Kai; a tasty margarita. This page: An example of the variety of cacti found at the Desert Botanical Garden.

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Q&A

SEEING STYLE Man-around-town Oscar De las Salas on fashion, architecture and his favorite destinations

When it comes to fashion and style, Oscar De las salas has it in spades. He is one of the Phoenix Metro area’s most recognizable dapper dressers, an outspoken fashion critic and a design trends advisor. A skilled architect and interior designer, De las salas manages opportunity development for Gensler’s Phoenix office, and keeps the pulse on the community through his continued involvement with nonprofit organizations. As he says, “Design is what I do.” What drives you to be an advocate of the community in Metro Phoenix?

I landed here 20 years ago with four suitcases and knowing only one person. I discovered this desert was an evolving art, fashion and design community. Because of the city’s creative potential, I took a chance and continued to grow within a vibrant city. I realized that the city offered plenty

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of creative outlets and design opportunities—both of which I was looking for to help me contribute to Phoenix’s urban progression. Why is fashion important to you?

At a young age, my father taught me the importance of always being presentable—this as one of the many other valuable lessons in life he taught me. My mother, a true fashionista, used fashion to speak for herself and fostered fashion to cultivate intellectuality and manners. Those two elements combined— discipline and aesthetics—helped create who I am today.

flavor leveraging the native materials and sampling construction techniques. In terms of urban developments, the city will try to regain the power of downtown. The downtowns of the local metro centers will have their own flavor: Phoenix, Mesa, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Goodyear, Glendale, etc. This urban transformation will give us a change in proportion of the current skyline. In the interest of living with everything within walking distance rather than driving distance, Metro Phoenix will definitely change how we live/see our city. Any favorite spots around town?

Trends in local architecture?

We will see more and more local businesses looking for branding through the design of their buildings and interiors, looking to have a singular image that is unique and unlike any other company. Businesses will keep pushing for a distinctive look, but will be largely influenced by local

Saturday evenings are a must at AZ/88, and Hanny’s after a night out in downtown. Farm & Craft wins for Sunday brunch, and any time is the right time at The Windsor for its towering Reuben sandwich. For coffee, there is nothing like Press Coffee in front of the Phoenix

Art Museum. Or, close by is Giant Coffee. Any restaurant by the hand of Chef Silvana Salcido-Esparza is golden, but my favorite is Barrio Gran Reserva. [I also love] Chef Justin Beckett’s restaurants, Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail. Now, if I am looking for spaghetti and meatballs, Mark Tarbell has it at Tarbell’s. But if it is French cuisine, I have to stop at the Wrigley Mansion to visit with my friend Christopher Gross from Christopher’s. Phoenix General offers the perfect local cotton tees and latest artist fashions. And if I really want to go shopping? The luxury wing at the Scottsdale Fashion Square has labels, labels and more labels. To shop local and vintage, head to Vintage by Misty. For a suit or a shirt and tie, I head to SuitSupply. And lastly, I must always stop at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, or SMoCA, and view the best of contemporary art in the Valley of the Sun.

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RAINBOW RYDERS

Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Company started 37 years ago with a single balloon by its President/CEO Scott Appelmann and has become the largest Balloon Ride Operator in the United States. Currently servicing Phoenix, Albuquerque and Colorado Springs. Our team is proud to make sure every passenger’s experience is unique. It is our extreme privilege to be part of checking ballooning off your Bucket List! 800.725.2477, www.rainbowryders.com


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STOCKYARDS

Gary Lasko, owner /operator of the historic Stockyards Restaurant stands in front of the spectacular hand carved mahogany back bar that anchors the 1889 Saloon. From the tin ceilings to the red oak hardwood floors to the walls covered in historic photos and western art, this iconic landmark Phoenix Steakhouse celebrates its colorful history and the characters that shaped Arizona’s cattle industry. The Stockyards is on the National Register of historic places, as well as the City of Phoenix Historical Register. 602.273.7378, www.stockyardssteakhouse.com


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OLD TOWN TORTILLA FACTORY

Chad Flaum, owner/operator since 2001 of Old Town Tortilla Factory, stands in front of the unique tequilarilla that proudly serves over 140 premium tequilas. From the rustic 1930s adobe interior to the beautifully lit patio, it’s the perfect dining destination for a dinner for two or a party of up to 300. The loyal and talented staff is committed to serving guests the ultimate Southwestern dining experience. 480.945.4567; www.oldtowntortillafactory.com


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CORNELIS HOLLANDER

Walter C. Hollander is the son of legendary Dutch designer Cornelis Hollander whose jewelry is beautifully displayed around the world. Over the last 10 years Walter has been creating stunning rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces alongside his father. Today he carries the torch of Cornelis Hollander’s artistic legacy after passing away in 2017 after an iconic career. Walter has a passion for custom jewelry manufacturing and creating artistic designs for a new generation. He is a creative force to be reckoned with. 480.423.5000, cornelishollander.com


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AMERICAN FINE ART

International Art Publisher, Author and Gallery Director, Phil Koss, with his son Phillips, the entrepreneur and the next generation of American Fine Art, Inc. American Fine Art opened in the early 1990s on Main Street. Since then, the gallery has grown into a unique experience, featuring Scottsdale’s only hot glassblowing studio, and a 12,000-square-foot showcase gallery. Mr. Koss also co-authored and published “Novaro: The King of Glass,” and “The Hollywood Collection of Frederick Mellinger.” American Fine Art offers an environment and selection like no other gallery in the world thanks to the imagination, knowledge, and bold vision of the Koss family. 800.466.8276, www.americanfineartgallery.com


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THE DHABA

Humanitarian, entrepreneur, philanthropist and keynote speaker Raveen owns and operates the multi-award-winning, highly coveted, Forbes-listed, Zagat-rated culinary destination The Dhaba in Tempe. The Dhaba restaurant—a strong community partner and economic driver—offers traditional Punjabi food made with fresh locally grown produce; lean, high-quality meats; and freshly ground spices. Fine beers and wines are paired with the food. Patrons have choices of vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and halal entrées prepared in the traditional clay oven. 480.557.8800, www.the-dhaba.com


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FRANK AAZAMI

Frank at Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is highly regarded for representing fine properties in all price ranges, and for servicing the best in class clientele and trendiest styles. His global team consists of local-experts who service and know their local on/ off-market inventory. His Private Client Group experts can direct you to the right address, the right opportunity and the most unique property to call home. All by design, not by luck. 844.PCG.8080, www.PCGSIR.com


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SPIRIT OF SANTA FE

The three-generation family business of direct trade with American Indian craftsmen began with J.D. Atkinson’s grandfather, who was one of the first licensed traders in the Southwest. His grandfather Jake and grandmother Maxine opened their first trading post in New Mexico in the early 1930’s. Today, J.D. continues to run the family business with his father, John. With more than 5,000 pieces to choose from, Spirit of Santa Fe has one of Arizona’s largest and most complete selections of American Indian jewelry, crafts and art. 520.577.9673, spiritofsantafe.com


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TRANSTYLE

Sadeghi is founder, president and CEO of Transtyle, a Scottsdale, AZ company he started in 1992 that provides a variety of services including tour, charter, shuttle and corporate transportation. Having learned the transportation trade from the driver’s seat up, Fred Sadeghi uses just two words to describe the secret to his company’s success—customer service. “I have only had one sales person in 24 years. We grow through customer referrals. These are people who are very happy with our services.” 800.410.5479, transtyle.com


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BUFFALO COLLECTION

Michael and Laura Levenberg aim to provide a piece of the American West’s history and majestic buffalo right to your home with the world’s first genuine American Buffalo leather furniture at Buffalo Collection. Their team works with local artisans and craftsman personally to handcraft furniture inspired by cowboy crafts, boots, lariats, reins, bridles, patchwork quilts and appliqué. The heirloomquality designs and decorations of buffalo leather come in basic neutral colors such as sand, saddle, mocha and black, a perfect blend of rugged and classic that harmonize any home. 480.946.3903, www.buffalocollection.com


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ODYSEA IN THE DESERT

Combining his passion for all living things with an entrepreneurial and creative mind led Amram Knishinsky (PhD, Founder and CEO) to build OdySea in the Desert, an entertainment destination that welcomes over 1.5 million visitors annually. While Knishinsky has built aquariums in other parts of the country, his dream was to bring unique experiences to the people of Arizona—like walking through a rainforest with butterflies flying all around you at Butterfly Wonderland or coming nose-to-nose with a shark at OdySea Aquarium. Up next is Paradise Earth, a brand new attraction that promises to excite visitors as they explore one of the largest indoor rainforest habitats with thousands of free-flying birds. 480.291.8000, www.odyseainthedesert.com


ALL ABOUT TOWN Get acquainted with the Valley of the Sun by visiting some of its foremost cities and towns.

DOWNTOWN SCOTTSDALE Scottsdale’s downtown pulsates with a concentration of chic boutiques, bold dining destinations and busy nightlife venues. Old Town preserves the Old West with hitchin’ posts. Galleries line both sides of several blocks in the arts district. Performing and visual arts flourish at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Museum of Contemporary Art. And the area encompassing Scottsdale Fashion Square, the Waterfront, SouthBridge and 5th Avenue might equate to more shops per square foot than anywhere else in the Valley.

CAVE CREEK & CAREFREE The far north towns of Cave Creek and Carefree maintain an unfettered desert charm that other cities have conceded in favor of urban convenience. Cave Creek was settled in the 1870s and developed by miners and ranchers, and is now home to unfussy restaurants and art galleries. Carefree is younger but more refined, established in the 1950s as a planned community, and now home to multimillion-dollar addresses. VS100

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Arcadia and Biltmore enjoy views of Camelback Mountain, and tend to have velvety lawns and well-loved homes. Residents of Paradise Valley, between Camelback and Mummy mountains, stake broad boundaries with bougainvilleas and ornamental wrought iron, or experiment with xeriscape (desert-on-purpose) yards. For a pleasant tour by car, cruise any stretch of Lincoln or McDonald drives. To actually sample the prestigious local lifestyle, stop at a shop, bistro or luxury grocery store along Camelback Road.

NORTH SCOTTSDALE Beyond downtown, Scottsdale segues into a suburban paradise of vigorously landscaped residences and golf courses. Homeowners’ associations enforce color-palette laws and commercial projects are held to certain standards, but a few exceptions are endured with pride. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West has challenged architectural rules since 1937, encouraging apprentices to build and live in harmony with site-specific surroundings. Shopping center el Pedregal was designed in the image of a colorful Moroccan market. But even mansions built into cliffs, a hiking trail carved around Pinnacle Peak, and hot air balloon flights over undeveloped desert are executed with aesthetic flair.

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Suns and Diamondbacks games were nothing. In recent years, downtown Phoenix has taken on bigger challenges—an overhaul of convention facilities, the state’s first light rail transit system, the expansion of ASU from Tempe, urban infill development—to live up to its status as the nation’s sixth-largest city. There was plenty to build on already: Phoenix Art Museum, state theater, ballet, symphony and opera corps and the American Indian artifact collections of the Heard Museum. Lately, entrepreneurs have been transforming old houses and empty lots into galleries, cafes, boutiques and modern dwellings.

MESA Mesa is growing quickly, with new subdivisions and neighborhoods continually being constructed. At its heart, though, is an extremely walkable downtown: Mesa Towne Center is anchored by Mesa Arts Center—a complex of theaters, artist studios and a museum—and neighbored by shops, restaurants and other attractions. Spring training stadiums for MLB’s Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics are hubs of activity each March. And shopping at Village Square at Dana Park is always in season.

FOUNTAIN HILLS There’s little wonder where the town of Fountain Hills got its name once you’ve witnessed the inspirational fountain shoot water 560 feet into the air, which it does at the top of every daylight hour. All roads in this meandering, upscale suburb east of Scottsdale eventually lead to the lake and its enormous manmade geyser; along the way are palatial homes, velveteen golf courses, charming shops and welcoming restaurants. Keep on going through this ’burb to reach McDowell Mountain Park—the perfect escape for an easy in-town hike with spectacular out-of-town views.

TEMPE As the home of Arizona State University, Tempe basks in a cool college-town vibe. ASU’s campus welcomes visitors to Gammage Auditorium, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and ASU Art Museum. The well-used sidewalks of Mill Avenue are packed with storefronts, restaurants and bars. Tempe Town Lake and iconic Hayden Flour Mill anchor Mill Avenue’s north end, and Tempe Beach Park hosts frequent music, art and food festivals. And a little ways west along the south bank of the lake sits the 88,000-square-foot Tempe Center for the Arts.

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42 SAINTCL00218 A clothing boutique featuring an eclectic mix of clothes for men and women, from casual to haute couture, and everything in-between. High Street, 5410 E. High St., Phoenix, 480.998.0495. www.42saint.com H A COOL BREEZE36051CL Hand-painted, shibori-dyed and other “wearable art” clothing, belts, scarves, bags and jewelry. Select one-of-a-kind home furnishings and unique lamps too. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8787 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.663.3182. AJI SPACL002514SPA This spa draws on Pima and Maricopa traditions and wisdom. Aromatic flowers, herbs and roots figure prominently in treatments. The only Native American spa menu in existence. Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass, 5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, 602.385.5759. www.wildhorsepassresort.com

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ALTAMIRA FINE ARTCL004598 Western contemporary art from a gallery founded in Wyoming. 7038 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.949.1256. www.altamiraart.com ALYSHAAN FINE RUGS Importer of handcrafted rugs, from contemporary floor-covers to timeless mansion-sized masterpieces, plus custom rugs. The largest selection of fine area rugs in Arizona. Scottsdale Design Center, 15125 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, 480.607.4955. www.alyshaan.com

H AMERICAN FINE ART, INC.3NC.I ,2510CL Works by legendary American painters such as Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, Andrew Wyeth and LeRoy Neiman share the gallery’s 12,000 square feet with sculptures in glass by Jean-Claude Novaro and Lord Crosbie, and in bronze by Erté. Also of note: paintings and prints by Alexander Calder, who was known more for his mobiles, and fashion sketches by Frederick Mellinger (Frederick’s of Hollywood). 3908 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.990.1200. www.americanfineartgallery.com H AMERICAN LEATHER COMPANYCL007260 Handcrafted belts, buckles, wallets, handbags, jackets and other custom products made using exotic leathers and ornamental hardware. 7236 E. First Ave., Scottsdale, 480.421.2166. www.americanleatheraz.com AMY, INC.73104CL Dresses, separates, shoes and jewelry for fashionistas, with personalized and individualized service from boutique owner Amy Yount. The Shops at SouthBridge, 7154 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 480.425.1424. www.amyinc.com ANDRE KOHN FINE ART GALLERY Contemporary expressionist work by international painters and sculptors, including Andre Kohn, Isabelle Delannoy and Oleg Trofimov and Svetlana Shalygina. 7034 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.970.4300. www.andrekohnfineart.com

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Welcome to H ANTICUS Find a variety of unique cultural and artistic items for your home, from exceptional art to books to jewelry. Kierland Commons, 7012 E. Greenway Pkwy., 480.483.5663. www.anticus.com ARIZONA MILLS296130CL Value-focused indoor shopping center with outlets for Neiman Marcus (Last Call), Burlington Coat Factory, Disney, Gymboree and Forever 21; stores such as Chico's, Foot Locker and Crazy 8s; family entertainment venues SEA LIFE Arizona aquarium and Tilt Studio; and dining at Rainforest Cafe. 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe, 480.491.9700. www.arizonamills.com ARIZONA WIG BOUTIQUE Offering a selection of wigs, extensions, hairpieces and turbans for women, men and children. 7074 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale, 480.429.3778. www.arizonawigco.com H ARLENE’S Southwestern trading company and gallery, in business since 1978, dealing in Native American-made jewelry, glass, pottery, gold and silver. Long-standing member of the Indian Arts and Crafts Association. 400-402 & 415 E. Allen St., Tombstone, 520.457.3678 & 520.457.3833. www.arlenesgallery.com ARTFUL TAILORING Bespoke and custom suits and dress shirts, and off-the-rack suits from brands such as Holland & Sherry, Loro Piana and Dormeuil. Plus cus-

tom clothing for women. Wedding packages too. Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.955.0919. Elliot Fountains Plaza, 2950 N. Dobson Road, Chandler, 480.857.3800. www.artfultailoring.com H AT-EASE FINE MEN'S CLOTHES Locally-owned store offering fine and resort-casual clothing by prominent designers, along with top-notch customer service. On-site tailoring, too. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8787 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.947.3800 www.mensclothingaz.com BAGS & RAGS Located in the heart of Carefree’s shopping district, offering stylish, comfortable, easy-care clothing for women of all ages, as well as a large selection of handbags. 16 Easy St., Carefree, 480.575.3114. www.bagsandrags.com BEN BRIDGECL0024165 Designer collections and exclusive brands since 1912. Scottsdale Fashion Square, 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.970.8209. www.benbridge.com BENTLEY GALLERY An example of urban rebirth in Phoenix’s industrial district: This current occupant of a former linen laundry built in 1918 capitalizes on soaring ceilings and minimal walls to give monumental works of art room to breathe. 215 E. Grant St., Phoenix, 480.946.6060. www.bentleygallery.com

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BOTTEGA VENETACL0024359 Dapper shoes for men, python wedges and woven mules for women; ornate evening bags and prudently practical purses too. Scottsdale Fashion Square, 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.947.0153. www.bottegaveneta.com

H BUFFALO COLLECTION63210CL Handcrafted buffalo leather furniture with such distinctions as braided piping, contrasting applique and a variety of woods sourced in the American West. 7044 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, 480.946.3903. www.buffalocollection.com CACHET AT THE WIGWAM This gated community is bordered by the acclaimed Heritage Golf Course and is adjacent to the Wigwam Golf Resort. Single-family, townhome and condominium options are available. 14200 W. Village Parkway, Litchfield Park, 623.385.0129. www.cachethomes.net H CARSTENS FINE ARTCL005169 Landscapes both dreamy and realistic by Kansas transplant Cyndy Carstens, who often draws images into wet oil using graphite and carbon. 7077 E Main St., Scottsdale, 480.946.3217. www.cyndycarstens.com CHANGING HANDS9210CL Independent bookseller that goes beyond the bestsellers to provide author appearances, collectible editions and secondhand favorites. 6428 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe, 480.730.0205. The Newton, 300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.274.0067. www.changinghands.com CHARMING CHARLIECL006783 Costume jewelry, bags, scarves and other of-the-moment accessories, organized by color and priced to move. SanTan Village, 2218 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert, 480.855.7005. The Shops at Norterra, 2480 W.


Happy Valley Road, Phoenix, 623.516.7966. Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix,480.473.5015. and other locations. www.charmingcharlie.com CHIEF DODGECL002314 American Indian kachinas, rugs, baskets, pottery, artifacts, oil/sand paintings and quality jewelry at practically wholesale prices for 40 plus years. Papago Plaza, 1346 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.970.1133. chiefdodge.com THE CLOTHERIECL00231 Elegant, tailored gentlemen’s looks by major designers. Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.956.8600. www.theclotherie.com COFFIN & TROUTCL0024168 Full-service jeweler with on-site manufacturing capability, original designs of local, national and international origin and Rolex timepieces. The Shoppes at Casa Paloma, 7131 W. Ray Road, Chandler, 480.763.1300. www.coffinandtrout.com THE COLLECTOR’S HOUSE A classically modern interior design boutique that is also a lifestyle brand for everything home. Services include restyling and interior design, turnkey services and bridal registry. Find handmade luxury furniture, hand formed dinnerware, gifts, pillows, Turkish rugs, antiques and more. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8777 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.268.9292. thecollectorshouse.biz

H CORNELIS HOLLANDER DESIGNS The sparkling works of this jewelry designer include contemporary collections, one-of-a-kind conversation pieces and personalized engagement and wedding bands. 4151 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, 480.423.5000. www.cornelishollander.com

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DAVID E. ADLER FINE RUGS A large inventory of high-quality, hand-selected antique and decorative rugs from around the globe. 7000 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale, 480.513.3200. www.davideadler.com DESERT MOUNTAIN FINE ART An art gallery offering a mix of works, from contemporary to traditional Western. Stop by and watch artists in residence, Philip and Gabi Payne, working in the studio section of the gallery too. Kierland Commons, 7012 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, 480.483.5663. www.desertmountainfineart.com DESERT RIDGE MARKETPLACECL00731 Sprawling open-air shopping center with a variety of eateries, retail stores and entertainment. 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix, 480.513.7586. www.shopdesertridge.com H DIVACL00271 Women’s clothing sold in sizes 12-24, including eveningwear, as well as handbags and jewelry. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8787 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.948.8777. www.divascottsdale.com

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H DIVA DIVINE BOUTIQUE Women’s clothing, jewelry and gifts, as well as accessories. 23425 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.585.2570. www.divadivineboutique.com ECCOCL00251 Walking shoes from Denmark. Golf shoes, too. Kierland Commons, 7030 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, 480.443.0558. www.ecco.com H E.D. MARSHALL JEWELERSCL002417 Marshall’s own jewelry designs, plus diamonds, South Sea pearls and high-end watches. Locations include: 10261 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.922.1968. 7650 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe, 480.838.8338. 13980 W. Bell Road, Surprise, 623.418.0189. www.edmarshalljewelers.com

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H ELITE JEWELRY & LOAN Large selection of fine jewelry at wholesale prices, as well as custom jewelry creation services, in a unique location where customers can also buy, sell, loan or trade items of value (jewelry, cameras, electronics, golf clubs, etc.). 805 N. Scottsdale Road, Tempe, 480.699.6639. www.elitejewelryandloan.com H THE ESTATE WATCH & JEWELRY COMPANY Appraiser and reseller of watches, preowned jewelry and loose diamonds. Buy, sell, trade, consign. 7121 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale, 480.946.9940. www.watchlink.com

ETANIA JEWELRY & BOUTIQUE Finely crafted, one-of-a-kind sterling silver and gemstone jewelry created by owner Lisa Baker, along with hand-selected pieces from other fine quality artists, all offered in a store nestled in Las Tiendas shopping center in Cave Creek. Unique women’s clothing, handmade handbags and gifts, too. 6140 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, 602.429.0505. etaniagems.com H FAUST GALLERYCL005312 Antique and contemporary American Indian art, weavings, basketry, pottery and jewelry. 7100 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.200.4290. www.faustgallery.com FOOT SOLUTIONSCL Technological advancements and old-fashioned fitting services in a variety of footwear, supports and orthotics. Extensive sizes and widths. 14202 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.664.3450. www.footsolutions.com H FOUR PEAKS MINING CO. Located in the OdySea in the Desert entertainment complex, this unique destination is both a retail store and a fun experience. Find a variety of minerals, gemstones and jewelry. The store’s signature gemstone, the Arizona Amethyst, is mined on the Western slopes of the Four Peaks of the Mazatzal Mountain Range in Arizona. Explore the replicated mine shaft and view a variety of minerals. OdySea in the Desert, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, 480.434.6074. fourpeaksminingco.com

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H GILBERT ORTEGA GALLERYG73210CL Native American art, jewelry, rugs, baskets, pottery, home furnishings, kachinas and collectibles. 3925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.990.1808. H.F. COORS FACTORY STORE Full-line of restaurant-grade, highly chip-resistant ceramic dinnerware made in Tucson. 1600 S. Cherrybell, Tucson, 520.903.1010. www.hfcoors.com H HIGH SOCIETY RESALE BOUTIQUECL002138 Gently used women’s apparel and unique accessories. 10805 N. 71st Way, Scottsdale, 480.951.2506. www.highsocietyresale.com HIGH STREETCL0058974 Select shops, services such as a spa and nail bar, and date-night restaurants like La Bocca Wine Bar & Urban Kitchen, Mellow Mushroom and Ocean Prime at the base of an upscale residential development. Comedy club, too. 5415 E. High St., Phoenix. www.highstreetaz.com INSPIRE DAY SPA Relax at this day spa located by a lake in Scottdsale. Services include massages, facials, body treatments and skin care. 8300 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, 480.696.7272. www.inspiredayspa.com ISAAC JEWELERSCL00 Frank Isaac’s Scottsdale-based designs since 1996, plus international jewelry collections and timepieces. Custom jewelry design services, too. Kierland Commons,

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SHOPS, GALLERIES & SPAS LARSEN GALLERYCL0000011584 Large fine art gallery known for its represented artists and its consigned art. 3705 N. Bishop Lane, Scottsdale, 480.941.0900. www.larsengallery.com LE CREUSETCL0000042655 Cookware and dinnerware. Scottsdale Quarter, 15323 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.948.1439. www.lecreuset.com H THE LEGACY GALLERYCL0000011545 Oil paintings and sculptures covering a wide variety of genres, including Western, figurative, wildlife, still-life and landscape. More than 100 nationally known artists are represented. 7178 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.945.1113. www.legacygallery.com H LILLY BARRACK Custom, handmade jewelry by designer Lilly Barrack, forged from distinctive, heavy gauge .925 American sterling silver with solid gold accents. Market Street at DC Ranch, 20875 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, 480.935.2835. www.lillybarrack.com H LONDON GOLD FINE JEWELERSCL0000012482 A large selection of jewelry, including bridal. Custom design, too. Also, watches, including Rolex pre-owned. 10441 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.367.1717. 7311 W. Bell Road, Peoria, 623.979.4445. 3100 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, 480.705.4191. www.londongold.com VS 112

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H LONE MOUNTAIN TURQUOISE COMPANY A Winfield Gallery, Lone Mountain’s namesake, M.C. Winfield, became one of the most famous turquoise jewelers, owning and operating several mines throughout the Southwest beginning in the 1950s. The Winfield family continues to sell turquoise and Native American-made jewelry in this 3,500-square-foot gallery. 11 Tubac Road, Tubac, 520.398.2802. www.lonemountainturquoiseco.com H LOOP JEAN COMPANY A premium denim store for men and women. Plus handbags, shoes, jewelry and accessories. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8877 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.621.8400. www.loopjeancompany.com LUCY DICKENS FINE ART Visit the gallery and studio, open by appointment, of Arizona’s awardwinning artist Lucy Dickens, who is known for her landscape paintings. 34820 N. Whileaway Road, Carefree, 602.653.7002. www.lucydickensfineart.com MARINA JEWELERS Genuine python handbags and hand-crafted jewelry from a company established in 1958. 7060 E. 5th Ave., Scottsdale, 480.990.0558. H MEPHISTOCL0054602 Comfortable walking shoes for men and women. 7342 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, 480.443.1689. www.mephistoscottsdale.com


MONTEREY RIDGE This gated, single-level condominium community is within walking distance to the Scottsdale 101 entertainment district. The two- and three-bedroom homes are available in five floor plans, and each includes a two-car garage. 17850 N. 68th St., Phoenix, 480.356.0179. www.cachethomes.net. MY SISTER’S CLOSET2610CL Recycled designer apparel boutique, with clothing, shoes and handbags. Locations include: Lincoln Village, 6204 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.443.4575. Town & Country, 4869 N. 20th St., Phoenix, 602.954.6080. Las Tiendas, 2915 S. Alma School Road, Chandler, 480.722.1822. www.mysisterscloset.com H NIGHTRIDER JEWELRY Handmade biker rings, pendants, buckles and other jewelry. Scottsdale Fashion Square 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.719.7219. www.nightriderjewelry.com NINA MCLEMORE Day, evening and leisure clothing, with a strong focus on travel, for women. Nina McLemore designs four collections per year: Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8777 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.607.7700. www.ninamclemore.com

H OLD TOWN JEWELS/ OLD TOWN TRADING CO.4/7036CL Native American jewelry and art. 4009 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale, 480.970.8065. www.oldtownjewels.com

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SHOPS, GALLERIES & SPAS H R.C. GORMAN NAVAJO GALLERYCL004871 Oil pastels, lithographs, bronzes and paper castings by Arizona-born R.C. Gorman (1931-2005). 7116 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.478.4163. www.rcgormangallery.com

H ROCK STAR GALLERY Music memorabilia, signed rock and roll collectibles and celebrity fine art. 15211 N. Kierland Blvd., Scottsdale, 480.275.4501. www.rockstargallery.net.

H RARE EARTH GALLERY Artwork made from natural rocks and gemstones, fossils, hand-blown glass wall art, custom inlay work and jewelry. 38201 N. School House Road, Cave Creek, 480.575.4360. www.rareearthgallerycc.com

H SAMI FINE JEWELRY & UNIQUE GIFTSCL0024189 A mother-daughter enterprise specializing in custom and redesigned jewelry, including amethysts mined high in the Four Peaks visible from the store. 16704 Ave. of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, 480.712.7193. www.samifinejewelry.com

RESTORATION HARDWARECL002319 A three-story mansion of furniture, lighting and accessories; the only such Restoration Hardware lifestyle gallery in the state, and one of the first in the nation. Scottsdale Quarter, 15015 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.658.1021. www.restorationhardware.com

SCOTTSDALE FASHION SQUARE51730CL The largest shopping mall in the Southwest includes Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Kiehl’s, Burberry, Tory Burch, Tiffany & Co., Gap and a Tesla car gallery. 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.941.2140. www.fashionsquare.com

H RITZY RAGS & SHOESCL0067321 Colorful clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories with a dash of glitz; designer clothing lines such as Alberto Makali, French Dressing, High Secret, Vaneli and Not Your Daughter’s Jeans. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8787 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.596.0533. www.ritzyragsandshoes.com

H SCOTTSDALE QUARTERCL00529 Open-air center of Arizona exclusives (Le Creuset, West Elm, Kendra Scott), a variety of retail shops, an iPic movie center, and a blend of casual and upscale restaurants. A splash pad for the kids, too. 15059 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.270.8123. www.scottsdalequarter.com

H ROBERT C. WESLEY JEWELERCL Fine jewelry and watches; Rolex is a featured brand. 7088 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, 480.947.2416. www.robertwesleyjewelers.com

H THE SHOPS AT GAINEY VILLAGE02713CL A collection of shops in a linear line-up, including beauty, apparel and home furnishings. Restaurants include Village Tavern, Chez Vous Creperie, 6 Degrees Urban Kitchen, and Pomo Pizzeria Napoletana.


8777-8989 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. www.theshopsgaineyvillage.com H THE SHOPS AT HILTON VILLAGE02713CL Linear center of boutiques and cafes. 6015-6155 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. www.hiltonvillage.com H SOUND ART Sound Art combines art and sound by concealing its speakers behind any type of art. Powered by its Onsia speakers, choose from their art or create your own personalized pieces. 7240 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.534.4362. www.soundartusa.com H SPA AVANIA Two-, three- and four-hour experiences are tailored to the time of day, and include yoga, cuisine and tea. À la carte massages, facials, wraps and scrubs are also available. Outdoor facilites on the spa's 2.7 acres include his-and-hers relaxation lounges, cold and hot plunges and a communal mineral pool with underwater music. 7500 E Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale, 480.483.5558. www.scottsdale.hyatt.com H SPIRIT OF SANTA FE2 Native American fetish carvings, artifacts and jewelry, including such Arizona state highlights as turquoise and copper. Also a dealer of Kabana inlay jewelry, made in the U.S. La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, 520.577.9673. www.spiritofsantafetucson.com

H SUBURBAN SOLE0251CL Fashion footwear that’s easy on the toes and heels (and eyes); handbags and accessories, too. 16815 E. Shea Blvd., Fountain Hills, 480.836.2100. www.suburbansole.com SUITSUPPLYCL0046041 Clean-cut and style-minded suits, trousers, jackets, shirts, shoes and accessories—complete with a private shopping room and in-store tailor. Custom suits, too. Scottsdale Quarter, 15037 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 602.338.9200. www.suitsupply.com SUNRISE JEWELRY & GALLERYCL0072601 Native American and contemporary art and jewelry. 7084 E. Fifth Ave., Scottsdale, 480.425.9944. 7236 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.994.0170. www.sunrisejewelryaz.com

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TEMPE MARKETPLACECL0073214 Direct-access big-box retailers as well as smaller/younger boutiques. Find everything from H&M and Famous Footwear to entertainment venue Dave & Buster’s and Harkins Theatres. 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe. www.tempemarketplace.com H T.H. BRENNEN FINE ART A variety of fine artwork spanning traditional Impressionism to PostImpressionism, and living academic realists to contemporary. Installation assistance and consignment services available, too. 7150 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.994.1355. www.thbrennenfineart.com

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Find hundreds of needlepoint designs, innovative classes and all the supplies you need for your artistic endeavors.

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TILT GALLERYCL006124 Fine art photography highlighting experimental processing by emerging and established artists. 7077 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 602.716.5667. www.tiltgallery.com

URBANA A home and gift store offering unique home goods, décor, party supplies, barware and more. 5027 N. 44th St., Phoenix, 602.957.5066. www.urbanashop.com

H TO BE CONTINUED... Women’s clothing and accessories from luxury makers (Escada, Chanel, Fendi, Louboutin) in such discounted strata as new-with-tags, pre-owned and vintage. The Shops at Hilton Village, 6137 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.699.2700. www.tbcconsignment.com

H VALERIANNE Sumptuous bed linens, Egyptian cotton towels, dusting silk and luxurious bathroom accessories. 7033 E. 1st Ave., Scottsdale, 480.946.8772. www.valerianne.com

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TOMMY BAHAMACL00218 Upscale casual sportswear, swimwear, footwear, accessories and home products inspired by the island lifestyle. Kierland Commons, 15205 N. Kierland Blvd., Scottsdale, 480.607.3388. 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale Fashion Square, 480.499.4009. www.tommybahama.com TRAILSIDE GALLERIESCL005914 Western, impressionist, landscape, figurative and wildlife art. 7330 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.945.7751. www.trailsidegalleries.com H TWO PLATES FULL Find unique and fun items at this store that claims, “life is too short to not have fun stuff.” From handcrafted furniture to Mexican glassware to voodoo dolls this spot is the go-to shop for unconventional home goods. 10337 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.443.3241. www.twoplatesfull.com

VERRI Men’s and women’s European high fashion. Unique pieces from casual to dressy. Scottsdale Quarter, 15037 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.264.7911. www.verri.me VH SPACL002516 Spa, fitness and wellness programs in midcentury-mod style. Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 E. Main St., 480.421.7777. www.vhspa.com H VICTORIAN COWGIRLCL0075306 Bridal fashions and period costumes from several romantic eras. 181 Highway 179, Sedona, 928.282.0778. www.victoriancowgirl.com VOM FASS Sample spirits, liqueurs and wines, olive oils and vinegars to find perfect ingredients for prospective meals. 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.699.1099. www.vomfassusa.com


WADDELL GALLERYCL006871 Traditional squash blossom necklaces, concho belts and bolo ties to contemporary silver-and-stone cuffs, multiple-strand necklaces, and combinations of coral, turquoise, lapis and gold in rings and pendants, all of Native American provenance. 7144 E. Main St., 480.755.8080. waddellgallery.com WATSON’S HAT SHOP Custom cowboy hats, fedoras, panama and Aussie hats. Every hat is handcrafted using rare millinery equipment that dates back from the days of the hat-making era. Also, official hat maker for the leading actors in the Netflix series “Godless.” 7100 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, 602.595.9777. www.watsonshatshop.com WELL & BEING SPACL0025167 Massages, facials and body scrubs, yes—but also so much more. Nutrition and wellness programs, a rooftop pool, grotto waterfall and fitness center and activities create a stay-all-day locale. 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, 480.585.2732. www.scottsdaleprincess.com WESTGATE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT72130CL Restaurants, bars, a movie theater, water features and an extensive variety of shops. 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. www.westgateaz.com

WILD HOLLY GALLERY Featuring an eclectic range of art across all mediums and styles, including water features, paintings sculptures, pottery, jewelry, garden art and home décor. Featured artists include Paul Henry, Arthur Norby, Henry Kelly, Les Powers, Esther Rogoway, Alain Moulis, Paul Cunningham, Russell Marohnic. Visiting artists from around the country, too. 22 Easy St., Carefree, 480.595.8757. www.wildhollygallery.com WILDE MEYER GALLERY Visit a Wilde Meyer Gallery to experience contemporary innovation and creativity at the optimum. Entering one of the galleries is a sensory experience with wow factor. Wilde Meyer Galleries in Scottsdale and Tucson have changing exhibits of original contemporary fine art with subjects including abstracts, landscapes, figurative and contemporary Western. 4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, 480.945.2323. Wilde Meyer Annex, 7100 N. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.947.1489. www.wildemeyer.com WILLIAMS-SONOMACL0024196 Gadgets for serious cooks and Food Network-wannabes. Locations include: Scottsdale Fashion Square, 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.425.7756 www.williams-sonoma.com ZUVA GALLERYCL00610 Contemporary art from Africa. Showings avaliable upon request. La Mirada Center, 8900 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, 480.488.6000. www.zuvagallery.com

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ARLENE’S Arlene’s has been the unexpected in world famous Tombstone, AZ since 1978. At our 3 locations, you are bound to find something special to remember your Arizona adventure by! We specialize in Native American jewelry, pottery, kachinas, artifacts, and artwork made in the Four Corners region. Also, you will find unique items for home décor, and great gifts to bring home to loved ones. We are open from 9am to 5pm daily. The staff at Arlene’s looks forward to meeting you when you make the journey to Tombstone!

DIVA DIVINE BOUTIQUE Located in North Scottsdale Diva Divine Boutique specializes in carrying a wide variety of women’s clothing, accessories and gifts including BRIGHTON, CRISLU, HAMMIT T, KENDRA SCOT T and UNOde50. Diva Divine Boutique has been a Scottsdale favorite for over 24 years. You will experience the best personal service and selection in town by shopping small and local at Diva Divine Boutique!

FAUST GALLERY Faust Gallery represents the finest example of American Indian Art showcasing exceptional contemporary American Indian jewelry by the top artists working today. Beginning in the 1960s, a handful of jewelers transformed what is known as “traditional jewelry” into the finest works of contemporary “wearable art” adored by collectors worldwide. Faust Gallery invites you to join us in a unique cultural experience as we explore the historic and current trends and fashion in American Indian jewelry and art. Be prepared to be overwhelmed!

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Lilly Barrack has been designing one of a kind, designer jewelry for over 25 years. Her jewelry has been sold in boutiques and stores throughout the United States as well as her three locations in Albuquerque, NM. Her newest store in North Scottsdale specializes in unique, affordable jewelry and distinctive gifts. Along with our Lilly Barrack Jewelry we also carry 35 different jewelry designers from all over the world. Our array of gifts include soy candles, homewares and artwork.

At Rare Earth Gallery, as our name implies, we showcase rare art from the treasure of the earth. Epic, awe-inspiring natural art is available like never before. Our magnificent pieces are perfect in your home, office and as landscape decore, providing a lifetime of natural beauty and elegance. Come visit Rare Earth Gallery in Cave Creek to see the mesmerizing and intriguing beauty that springs forth from Mother Earth.

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ROCK STAR GALLERY

Music Memorabilia, Signed Rock and Roll Collectibles and Celebrity Fine Art, is located in the beautiful area of Scottsdale, Arizona. Our collection of signed music memorabilia is vast and presents a memorable experience for all, it is truly art in its most exciting form. We offer authenticated Rock and Roll Collectibles, Signed Music Memorabilia and Celebrity Fine Art all museum quality framed to meet your needs. The Owner of ROCK STAR gallery™ is Phoenix native, Michael W. Dunn. Michael has been an avid collector of signed music collectibles and art enthusiast for over 20 years. He is proud to offer you his collection while maintaining his own favorites. We invite you to browse our website or visit our gallery. 15211 N. Kierland Blvd. Ste. 160, Scottsdale, AZ

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MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS ARIZONA CAPITOL MUSEUMCL00424 Government museum tracing the state to its territorial days. View the historic artifacts on display. 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602.926.3620. www.azlibrary.gov/museum ARIZONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUMCL005216 Arizona’s growth as a state is traced with original building materials, recreated sets, intriguing relics and interactive displays. 1300 N. College Ave., Tempe, 480.929.0292. www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org ARIZONA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORYCL005271 The history of Arizona and the world is relayed through such activities as gold-panning, touching Indian petroglyphs and viewing fossils. 53 N. Macdonald, Mesa, 480.644.2230. www.arizonamuseumof naturalhistory.org

ALWAYS ENCHANTING From the seductive Release pool party to awardwinning restaurants, there’s no other experience like Talking Stick Resort. The passion and energy of Scottsdale’s premier entertainment destination flows year-round. Whatever you desire, there’s a reason to come Play in Style.™

H ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTERCL002143CL005218 Big innovations and shows, including hands-on exhibits, a planetarium and an IMAX theater. 600 E. Washington St., Phoenix, 602.716.2000. www.azscience.org ARIZONA STATE PARKSCL005218 Thirty-two official state parks. Some favorites include Boyce Thompson Arboretum’s thorns and greenery (east of Phoenix in Superior), Slide Rock’s natural waterslide (near Sedona), Kartchner Caverns’ wet caves (southeast of Tucson) and Tonto Natural Bridge’s nature-sculpted geology (Payson). www.azstateparks.com

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ASU GAMMAGECL004213 This theater on the ASU campus was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1964, after the death of both Wright and the auditorium’s namesake, Grady Gammage. Among the architectural curiosities: perfect acoustics and two balconies attached to the main structure at only their sides. Guided interior tours with prior arrangements. 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, 480.965.3434. www.asugammage.com H BUTTERFLY WONDERLANDCL004231 Largest butterfly pavilion in North America. Features things-with-wings gallery within a tropical rainforest setting and 3-D theater. Examinations of ants, honeybees and sea creatures. Loop 101 & Via de Ventura Blvd., 480.800.3000. www.butterflywonderland.com CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF PHOENIX A zany steel climbing apparatus is the first attraction after admission, and yields views of lots of other cool stuff like a foam noodle forest, a tricycle “car wash” and a Pit Stop with three levels of racetracks. 215 N. Seventh St., Phoenix, 602.253.0501. www.childrensmuseum ofphoenix.org H COSANTICL00421 The foundry and studio of Italian architect Paolo Soleri (1919-2013). Cosanti remains a working windbell foundry, gallery, shop and educational monument to the architect. 6433 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Paradise Valley, 800.752.3187. www.cosanti.com

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CRACKERJAX FAMILY FUN & SPORTS PARKCL003261 Bumper boats and go-karts for children and full-grown adults, three mini-golf courses, batting cages, three sand volleyball courts, a two-story driving range, and video arcade. 16001 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.998.2800. crackerjax.com

herb/produce farm (Maya’s), two daytime cafes (Morning Glory; Farm Kitchen), a dinner venue (Quiessence), seasonal garden and gift shop (Botanica), and small massage studio (Utopia). 6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602.276.6360. www.thefarmatsouth mountain.com

DAVE & BUSTER’S Huge game center with video games, billiards and a bowling alley. Locations include: Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, 480.281.8456. Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix, 480.538.8956. www.daveandbusters.com

FORT MCDOWELL CASINOCL00214 Slots, keno, bingo, blackjack and card room. Open 24 hours. East of Fountain Hills in the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. 10424 N. Fort McDowell Road, Fort McDowell, 800.843.3678. www.fortmcdowellcasino.com

DESERT BOTANICAL GARDENCL00421 The Garden’s 140 acres showcase the Sonoran Desert and 50,000 plus plants. Papago Park, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, 480.941.1225. www.dbg.org H DESERT DIAMOND WEST VALLEY Desert Diamond’s West Valley casino is located in Glendale, and features 40,000 square feet of space. 9431 W. Northern Ave., Glendale, 623.877.7777. www.ddcaz.com

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THE DOLLY STEAMBOATCL00591 Double-decker sternwheeler offering narrated nature and dinner cruises. 16802 AZ-88, Tortilla Flat, 480.827.9144. www.dollysteamboat.com THE FARM AT SOUTH MOUNTAINCL002897 Working pecan grove and organic

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S TALIESIN WESTCL00521 Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s (1867-1959) winter home for almost 20 years. Set on 600 acres in the foothills of northeast Scottsdale, with regularly scheduled guided tours of the buildings and the surrounding desert. Reservations are recommended. 12345 N. Taliesin Drive, Scottsdale, 480.627.5340. www.franklloydwright.org GATEWAY TRAILHEADCL00408 Recent trail-building efforts in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve created this barrier-free entry to the Bajada Nature Trail (short and easy, perfect for kids in strollers, too), the Gateway Loop, as well as theHorseshoe Trail. 18333 N. Thompson Peak Road, Scottsdale. www.mcdowellsonoran.org H HEARD MUSEUMCL005482 This respected institution began in 1929 with a private collection of American Indian art, and continues

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MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS to grow. Curated, themed, static and interactive exhibits feature icons, implements, lore, lifestyles and artistic expression from primitive through contemporary. 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602.252.8840. www.heard.org H HOT AIR EXPEDITIONSCL005618 Balloon flights over the desert. 480.502.6999 or 800.831.7610. www.hotairexpeditions.com I.D.E.A. MUSEUMCL003241 Multimedia projects and exhibits engage children and get them thinking about their families, friends, interests and futures. Reinvented from the former Arizona Museum for Youth, with a new name that stands for imagination, design, experience and art. Closed M. 150 W. Pepper Pl., Mesa, 480.644.2468. www.ideamuseum.org

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LONE BUTTE CASINOCL0064306 Slot machines, table games, bingo, weekly live entertainment and plenty of food options. Open 24 hours. 1077 S. Kyrene Road, Chandler, 800.946.4452. www.wingilariver.com MESA ARTS CENTERL00271 Five galleries of emerging and internationally recognized visual art exhibits, four performance theaters, studios for creation, a gift store, interesting landscaping, and architectural touches where several festivals take place annually. 1 E. Main St., Mesa, 480.644.6500. www.mesaartscenter.com

H MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM (MIM) A collection of instruments from around the globe. Inside, antique and futuristic ones from countries familiar and foreign are presented country-by-country in very detailed vignettes wired for sound; guests stroll into range wearing headphones to hear musical samples and native tongues. In addition to its permanent (and growing) collection, MIM regularly mounts thematic exhibits, hosts touring assemblages and presents live performances. 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, 480.478.6000. www.mim.org H ODYSEA AQUARIUM The largest aquarium in the Southwest sports two levels. It combines themepark-style amusement with engaging presentations and includes a 3-D theater, SeaTREK underwater ocean walking and a one-of-a-kind voyage through the “Living Sea.” Massive aquatic globes suspended from the lobby ceiling are filled with colorful schools of fish, and a giant submerged escalator allows guests to descend deep into the ocean while surrounded by thousands of sea creatures. View fish, otters, penguins, stingrays, sharks and more—in total, more than 30,000 animals and 500 species. 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale, 480.291.8000. www.odyseaaquarium.com H O.K. CORRALCL00325 This is where the world-famous 1881 shoot-out went down. Live reenactments featuring Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Virgil and Morgan Earp. Life-sized figures of the eight gunfighters located on the spots where the gunfight began, according

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MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS to a map on display drawn by Wyatt Earp himself. 326 E. Allen St., Tombstone, 520.457.3456. www.ok-corral.com H OUT OF AFRICACL006901 Natural, spacious habitats roamed by giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, lions, tigers, panthers, hyenas and more are visited and observed up-close with a guide; recurring yet unpredictable shows like Tiger Splash and Predator Feed provide further insight. From Phoenix: approximately 75 minutes; I-17 north, exit 287 (Hwy. 260), Camp Verde, 928.567.2840. www.outofafricapark.com H PHOENIX ZOOCL007291 Some 1,400 animals live at the zoo, including 30 species that are endangered or threatened. Visitor options include a Safari Train, carousel, stingray bay, monkey village, giraffe encounter, water play area and camel rides. Papago Park, 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, 602.286.3800. www.phoenixzoo.org H PIMA AIR & SPACE MUSEUM One of the largest non-governmentfunded aviation and space museums in the world, featuring more than 300 historical aircrafts and more than 125,000 artifacts, including a moon rock. The exclusive tour of the U.S. government and military’s aircraft storage facility “Aircraft Boneyard” on the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is offered here. 6000 E. Valencia Road, Tucson, 520.574.0462. www.pimaair.org H QUEEN CREEK OLIVE MILLCL00289 This 100-acre olive grove in the Gila VS128

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H TRANSTYLE TRANSPORTATIONCL005813 Dignified, chauffeured transport by reservation or on-demand. 7525 E. Williams Drive, 480.948.6131. www.transtyle.com VEE QUIVA CASINOCL0064305 Almost a thousand slot machines, dedicated bingo and poker rooms, table games, a Ditka’s steak and seafood restaurant and live local and touring concert acts. Open 24 hours. 15091 S. Komatke Lane, Laveen, 800.946.4452. www.wingilariver.com WESTERN SPIRIT: SCOTTSDALE’S MUSEUM OF THE WEST A Smithsonian Affiliate museum with outstanding fine art and artifacts representing the American West. 3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, 480.686.9539. www.scottsdalemuseumwest.org WET ‘N’ WILD WATERPARKCL005479 A water park with exhilarating rides: coasters, whitewater rafting, a lazy river and an area for the young ones. 4243 W. Pinnacle Peak Road, Glendale, 623.201.2000. www.wetnwildphoenix.com WICKENBURG RANCH GOLF & SOCIAL CLUB A 27-hole championship golf course, nine-hole par 3 challenge course, social club and two restaurants. 3312 Maverick Drive, Wickenburg, 928.668.5535. www.wickenburgranch.com

WILD HORSE PASS CASINOCL0024013 Slots, poker and table games. Live music in the lounge and touring concerts in the showroom. Open 24 hours. Set in the Gila River Indian Community. 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, 800.946.4452. www.wingilariver.com

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WILDFIRE GOLF CLUBCL00219 A Nick Faldo-designed course. Faldo course par 71; Palmer course par 72. 5350 E. Marriott Drive, Phoenix, 480.473.0205. www.wildfiregolf.com H WILDLIFE WORLD ZOO, AQUARIUM & SAFARI PARKCL00821 An exotic-and-aquatic wonderland in the West Valley with a 15-acre Safari Park, which emphasizes African lions and birds. Elsewhere on the property: a baby animal nursery, tropical reptiles, giraffe and parrot feeding, and rides via train, boat, skyride and carousel. 16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park, 623.935.9453. www.wildlifeworld.com

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WRIGLEY MANSIONCL005231 This elegant hilltop residence was built by chewing-gum mogul William Wrigley Jr. as an anniversary gift for his wife. Tours available. 2501 E. Telawa Trail, Phoenix, 602.955.4079. www.wrigleymansionclub.com ZIEGLER FIESTA BOWL MUSEUMCL006813 More than three decades of jerseys, trophies, team helmets, game balls and Fiesta Bowl game footage are on display. Scottsdale Waterfront, 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.350.0900. www.fiestabowl.org

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DINING & NIGHTLIFE ACROSS THE POND This 35-seat craft cocktail bar tempts with a compact, ever-changing menu of eight different cocktails, plus an extensive selection of Japanese whisky served in the traditional Japanese style, craft beer and wine, all paired with an innovative menu of fresh sushi hand-rolled by renowned Sushi Chef Alvaro Salinas. Open Wed.-Sat., 4 pm-midnight. 4236 N. Central Ave., 602.296.5629. www.acrossthepondpark.com ALTO RISTORANTE E BAR Artisanal meats and cheeses straight from Italy, plus seasonally changing dinners, a long wine list and post-dinner gondola cruises down a private waterway. Hyatt Regency Scottsdale, 7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale 480.444.1234. www.scottsdale.hyatt.com ARCADIA TAVERN Dubbed “Arcadia’s favorite place for sports,” this tavern offers pub food (try the Tater Tots), a Wii and Xbox gaming room, plenty of TVs and big crowds when the University of Arizona Wildcats play. 4801 E. Indian School Road, 602.840.3950. www.arcadiatavern.com

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ARENA SPORTS GRILL & BAR Casual family-friendly restaurant serving pizzas, wings, salads, burgers and pastas. HGTVs, off-track horse betting, pool table, darts and more. 6245 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, 480.948.0008. www.arenasportsgrills.com

ARIDUS SCOTTSDALE TASTING ROOM A Scottsdale tasting room a Willcox-area winemaker. 7173 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 520.954.2676. www.ariduswineco.com

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ARTIZEN, CRAFTED AMERICAN KITCHEN & BAR Inventive cuisine made with local and regional ingredients, created by Chef Dushyant Singh, who was nominated as the 2016 “Best Upcoming Chef” by the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame. The Camby, 2401 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.522.6655. www.artizenaz.com AVANTICL00816 An elegant Valley tradition for more than 40 years, favored by celebrities, people celebrating special occasions, and everyday diners who appreciate spot-on service and regional Italian fare. The osso buco is outstanding. Chef, owner and consummate host Angelo Livi greets guests graciously. 2728 E. Thomas Road, 602.956.0900. www.avanti-az.com AZ/88CL006152 This upscale city tavern isn’t visible from any street, but artworld cognoscenti and martini connoisseurs have a way of finding it. Inside a glass box on the perimeter of Scottsdale’s Civic Center, nicely appointed burgers, salads and sandwiches are dished. 7353 Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, 480.994.5576. www.az88.com BAR PESCE Formerly named Crudo, this modern Italian restaurant's delicate


ingredients deliver robust flavors, and paper-thin-sliced raw fish stars. Smoked tomato is paired with pork belly, and roasted pig head are an unexpected delight. Pair with an innovative cocktail. Gaslight Square, 3603 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, 602.358.8666. www.barpesce.com BARRIO QUEEN Serving authentic Southern Mexican fare, often made from family recipes, in a fun atmosphere. The restaurant is known for its unique drinks and extensive tequila and mezcal menus. Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix, 480.466.7445, 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 480.656.4197. Heritage Marketplace, 388 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert, 480.634.5025. www.barrioqueen.com H BLUE MARTINICL004893 Nibble from the menu of sharingfriendly food and choose from more than two dozen specialty martinis that anchor the selections available at this upmarket bar and lounge. High Street, 5455 E. High St., Phoenix, 480.638.2583. www.bluemartinilounge.com H BLUEWATER GRILL Bluewater Grill is an oasis of fresh seafood, sustainably sourced and deliciously prepared. Its space is equipped with an oyster and sushi bar, a full bar, happy hour and a fresh fish market. 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.277.3474. www.bluewatergrill.com

H BOURBON & BONES CHOPHOUSE AND BAR Aged steaks, fresh seafood, classic entrées and more than 250 bourbons, whiskeys and scotches offered in an contemporary setting in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. 4200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.629.4922. www.bourbonandbonesaz.com BOURBON STEAKCL0027356 Seafood and steaks created by awardwinning chef Michael Mina. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, 480.513.6002. www.scottsdaleprincess.com THE BREAKFAST JOYNT Eggs, pancakes, benedicts, burgers and sandwiches are offered at this diner, which serves breakfast and lunch daily. 10101 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, 480.443.5324. www.breakfastjoynt.com CAFE MONARCHCL00461 Dine in the candlelit courtyard or one of two dining rooms at this café, and enjoy seasonal, fresh, local dishes with a weekly changing, four-course menu option. 6939 E. First Ave., 480.970.7682. www.cafemonarch.com CARLSBAD TAVERNCL008716 New Mexican cuisine served in a unique secret cave-like atmosphere. Soul-warming tortilla soup, icy

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The newly redesigned Granada Bar and Grill is an urban American concept with a comfortable contemporary environment. Enjoy our newly redesigned dining room and lounge while watching a sporting event or savor one of our starters such as the Charcuterie Slat paired with a refreshing cocktail. We’re the perfect dining experience for any occasion. (480) 949­1311

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margaritas, rich chiles rellenos and the craveable chicken sandwich. The patio sits along a moat. 3313 N. Hayden Road, Phoenix, 480.970.8164. www.carlsbadtavern.com CARLSON CREEK VINEYARD This Willcox vineyard and winery’s Scottsdale Tasting Room. Try a flight of five namesake wines. 4142 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, 480.947.0636. www.carlsoncreek.com CASA AMIGOS This Mexican restaurant and lounge was designed by Alison Victoria (famed decorator and star of HGTV’s “Kitchen Crashers.”) It serves meals such as tacos, enchiladas, burritos and build-your-own guacamole. 7340 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, 480.361.3440. www.casaamingosaz.com CHART HOUSECL00891 The little lake the restaurant overlooks is not the source of the fresh fish on the menu—it’s just scenic. The menu is strong and creative with seafood; take the shrimp, crab, avocado and mango appetizer or the mac nut mahi mahi and salmon entrées as bright examples. It’s more than fish tales, though; slow-roasted prime rib, steak marsala, wine flights and hot chocolate lava cake are also fine choices. 7255 E. McCormick Parkway, 480.951.2550. www.chart-house.com THE CLEVER KOI Innovative yet traditional Asian cuisine with seasonal offerings. Craft cocktails, local wine and sake may accompany

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smoked pig face dumplings, Peking duck steamed buns, ramen and curry dishes. 4236 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602.222.3474. www.thecleverkoi.com H COLD BEERS & CHEESEBURGERS See how many delicious companions can enhance the happy coupling of ground beef and cheese. Also available are salads, grilled wings, mac and cheese and 130-plus beers. Locations include: 4222 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.941.2747. 1980 W. Germann Road, Chandler, 480.899.2007. 5625 N. 7th St., Phoenix, 602.354.8093. 4604 S. Higley Road, Gilbert, 480.638.9141. www.coldbeers.com H THE DHABA Spices are blended in house and local farms provide meats and produce to create an extensive Punjabi menu with vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and halal options. 1872 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, 480.557.8800. www.the-dhaba.com THE DISTRICT BURGER BAR & NIGHTCLUB Burgers, craft cocktails, local brews and sports games playing on 50 TVs in a rock-’n’-roll-themed space. After dark, the two bars stay open while DJs spin records in the center of Scottsdale’s nightlife district. 7333 E. Indian Plaza, 480.664.0356. www.districtbaraz.com


DON & CHARLIE’SCL00912 A fixture since 1981, with celebrity caricatures, sports memorabilia and Chicago-style ribs, chicken and steaks. 7501 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.990.0900. www.donandcharlies.com DURANT’SCL009123 Steaks and martinis from a founder whose motto was, “Good friends, great steaks and the best booze are the necessities of life.” 2611 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602.264.5967. www.durantsaz.com ELEMENTSCL006175 American cuisine with Asian elements in a mountainside dining room with stunning mountain views. 5700 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley, 855.245.2051. www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com H EL CHORROCL00814 Paradise Valley’s historic El Chorro offers an authentic Arizona dining experience with stunning views of the Valley’s most prominent landmark, Camelback Mountain. 5550 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, 480.948.5170. www.elchorro.com H FAMOUS 48 Recently relocated to their new home at The Shops Gainey Village, Famous 48 provides Arizona sports fans the perfect place to enjoy a meal, a drink and watch the game with 36 TVs available for viewing. Enjoy signature burgers from Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers to go along with a variety of other entrees that include tacos, chicken, shrimp, salmon, pizza and more to pair with a variety of drinks.

8989 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.758.4994. www.famous48.com FAT OXCL00814 A chef-driven restaurant with modern takes on regional Italian classics. The pasta is made in-house daily. 6316 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.307.6900. www.ilovefatox.com FORNO FABBRI All-day cafe and Italian market. 8977 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.907.5202. www.fornofabbri.com FOUR PEAKS BREWING COMPANYCL0040572 Kilt Lifter ale, Hop Knot IPA, an oatmeal stout and other beers accompany pub grub. 1340 E. Eighth St., Suite 104, Tempe, 480.303.9967. www.fourpeaks.com THE GELATO SPOTCL007914 Close to 20 traditional gelato flavors (plus a rotating schedule of specials), fresh-fruit sorbettos, and a few sugarfree and non-dairy varieties. Eye-boggled customers are graciously offered all the samples they need to arrive at a satisfying selection. 3164 E. Camelback Road, 602.957.8040. 4166 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.425.8100. www.thegelatospot.com H GRANADA BAR & GRILL This urban American concept is located on the top floor of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale

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DINING & NIGHTLIFE Resort. Options include pizzas, steaks, lamb and seafood. Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 5001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.949.1414. www.embassysuites3.hilton.com HASH KITCHENCL004567 Local and organic ingredients are incorporated into a breakfast, brunch and lunch menu with choices like specialty hashes, almond-encrusted French toast, Cuban panini and gourmet burgers. Also known for its extensive Bloody Mary bar. The Shops at Gainey Village, Scottsdale & Doubletree Ranch Roads, 480.947.3214. www.thehashkitchen.com HAUS MURPHY’SCL0065074 Fill up on brews, brats, schnitzel and other Bavarian delights in the proper dining room or occasionally boisterous beer garden. The Haus Oompah band plays live music on Fridays and Saturdays. 5739 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, 623.939.2480. www.hausmurphys.com HIGH & RYE This Southern kitchen and bar serves up specialities such as grits, biscuits and gravy, Southern collard greens and fried green tomatoes. 5310 E. High St., Phoenix, 480.634.4143. www.highandryeaz.com HOP SOCIAL TAVERN This family-owned restaurant offers a scratch-made Americana menu and 52 brews on tap (many local), as well as a full bar and wine list. Dig into options such as brick oven pizzas, unique burger creations, house-made

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pot pot pie, spicy mac and cheese and cabernet tenderloin tips. 3405 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler,, 480.485.4677. www.hopsocialtavern.com THE HOUSE BRASSERIECL004251 At this cozy spot, tucked away in a shaded corner of Old Town Scottsdale, chef Matt Carter serves modern American fare that combines cutting-edge world cuisine with familiar comfort foods. Entrée salads incorporate local greens, Mission figs and grain-of-the-moment farro, and lobster shows up in gnocchi with black truffle. This restaurant resident of a former private home has a taste for trends, but looks timeless with its flocked wallpaper and crystal chandeliers. 6936 E. Main St., 480.634.1600. thehousebrasserie.com HUMBLE PIECL0024561 Wood-fired pies and chopped salads. Locations include: Hilton Village, 6149 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.556.9900. Kierland Village, 6501 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, 480.998.2199. www.humblepieusa.com H J&G STEAKHOUSECL0048956 Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s global steakhouse. The Phoenician, 6000 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 480.214.8000. www.jgsteakhousescottsdale.com KASAI ASIAN GRILLCL00814 Kasai Asian Grill is the rebrand and overhaul of the restaurant formerly known as Sapporo. The Japanese eat-

ery features both regular and teppanyaki tables, a sushi bar, an Asian fusion menu (Chicken Karaage, Asian Pesto Chilian Seabass, Lamb Chops in a Thai Curry Coconut Glaze and Macadamia Nut crusted Mahi Mahi), and a large bar patio. Open for lunch, happy hour and dinner. 14344 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.607.1114. www.kasaiscottsdale.com. H LA TORRETTA RISTORANTECL00871 Authentic Italian food, including calamari and escargot, herb breaded Hawaiian Sun Fish, chicken and veal in a variety of ways, served in the dining room or on the patio. 16640 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.991.2000. www.latorrettaaz.com THE LIVING ROOMCL00695 Easygoing indoor/outdoor spot highlighting grown-onsite produce in wine-friendly bruschetta and paninis. Locations include: 20751 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, 480.404.7465. 2475 W. Queen Creek Road, Chandler, 480.855.2848. www.livingroomwinebar.com LUCI’S AT THE ORCHARD A gourmet market and cafe located in a historic Phoenix ranch home. The menu offers options such as salads, sandwiches, all-day breakfast and homemade gelato. 7100 N. 12th St., Phoenix, 602.633.2442. www.lucisorchard.com LUSH BURGER Tucked away in the DC Ranch Community shopping area, the familyfriendly Lush Burgert offers burgers, salads, and hand-crafted milkshakes.

Happy Hour drink specials M-F, 3 pm-close and all day Sa and Su. 18251 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, 480.686.8908. www.lushburgeraz.com MATT’S BIG BREAKFASTCL004507 Hip, quaint and popular place for classic breakfasts and lunches. 825 N. First St., 602.254.1074. 3118 E. Camelback Road, 602.840.3450. www.mattsbigbreakfast.com MAGGIANO’S LITTLE ITALYCL00891 Classy two-story restaurant with portions intended for family-style passing. The Promenade, 16405 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.333.4100. www.maggianos.com H MALEE’S THAI BISTROCL009138 Crispy fish, spring rolls, noodles and curries—most available on a varying scale of spiciness—located in a building with a story all its own. 7131 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.947.6042. www.maleesonmain.com MOIRA SUSHI BAR & KITCHEN Traditional and innovative sushi and a Japanese-influenced menu with global inspirations and local seasonal ingredients. 215 E. McKinley, Phoenix, 602.254.5085. www.moirasushi.com MOWRY & COTTON Seasonally-inspired dishes ranging from flatbreads and fish to meat. You might catch options such as Salt


Spring Mussels, Lamb Tacos and Apple Camembert Flatbread. 6000 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.423.2530. www.thephoenician.com H NEW YORK BAGELS ’N BIALYSCL0000142201 Extensive menu of deli standards, plus burgers and cocktails. 10320 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.483.6922. www.nybagelsnbialys.com H OLD TOWN TORTILLA FACTORYCL0091 Relax on the patio and dine on Southwestern-spiced surf and turf. Hundreds of tortillas are handmade inside the 75-year-old adobe hacienda every night. 6910 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.945.4567. www.oldtowntortillafactory.com OMAHA STEAKHOUSECL004213 No need to wait for shipping from this household name in beef, when one of two dine-in locations nationwide is right here in town. Embassy Suites by Hilton Phoenix Biltmore, 2630 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.553.8970. www.omahasteakhouse.com ORGAN STOP PIZZA A giant Wurlitzer pipe organ on a rotating platform is played nightly to the fascination of patrons living in an age of ever-smaller tune-carrying devices. Oh, and pizzas, spaghetti, lasagna and a salad bar accompany the tunes. 1149 E. Southern Ave., Mesa, 480.813.5700. www.organstoppizza.com

PASTA BRIONICL008123 Tuscan bean soup, stuffed eggplant, salads, pizzas and plenty of pastas. 4416 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale, 480.994.0028. www.pastabrioni.com H PERSIAN ROOM Bi-level restaurant with two bars and grilled meat-and-veggie skewers. 17040 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.614.1414. www.persianroom.com H PURE SUSHI BAR & DININGCL008139 Sexy but family-friendly, innovative but familiar, gracious but unfussy. Menus span lunch, happy hour, dinner, wine and sake. 20567 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, 480.355.0999. www.puresushibar.com RICO’S AMERICAN GRILLCL00412 Locally sourced and on-site garden ingredients. House specialties include salads, burgers and seafood. Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak, 7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix, 602.997.5850. www.squawpeakhilton.com

ROKA AKORCL007218 Artistic little tastes come from the robata (charcoal) grill or the sushi/ sashimi bar, and are delivered to dinner tables and low-slung lounge seats. Cocktails are concocted from the distilled Japanese spirit shochu. 7299 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.306.8800. www.rokaakor.com

it’s not just a bar, it’s a destination. 7245 E. MAIN ST., SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85251 480.425.7787 RUSTYSPURSALOON.COM

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DINING & NIGHTLIFE ROY’S RESTAURANTCL00791 Fresh Pacific seafood, spring rolls and such swim with French sauces, Asian seasonings, Hawaiian influences, or various combinations thereof. Casa Paloma, 7151 W. Ray Road, Chandler, 480.705.7697. JW Marriott Desert Ridge, 5350 E. Marriott Drive, 480.419.7697. www.roysrestaurant.com H RUSTY SPUR SALOONCL00406SAL8 Swinging doors lead the way to tacos, burgers, chili-cheese fries and nachos. Live music daily. 7245 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.425.7787. www.rustyspursaloon.com H THE SALT CELLAR RESTAURANT CL00914 A shot of rare-batch tequila with a goblet of giant shrimp is one way to get things started. Feast on various fish or crustaceans—sautéed, fried, blackened, broiled, stuffed or baked. Underground dining room. 550 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, 480.947.1963. www.saltcellarrestaurant.com SOCIAL TAP EATERYCL00815 Eat, drink and be social and this casual spot that features everything from tacos and burgers to steak and fish. Open for late night eats and weekend brunch, too. 4312 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale, 602.432.6719. www.socialtapscottsdale.com

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H SPIGA CUCINA ITALIANA Innovative and traditional Italian dishes from the Pollo Parmigiana to the Grigliata di Carne alla Toscana (for two) in a rustic Mediterranean atmosphere; extensive wine list. 7500 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, 480.513.9000. www.spigaaz.com ST. FRANCIS Dine on pumpkin soup, wood-fired flatbreads and Parmesan risotto. 111 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.200.8111. www.stfrancisaz.com H THE STOCKYARDSCL009135 The area’s cattle-ranching history is celebrated here: tastefully, in murals and old black-and-white photos, and tastily, in timeless steaks with updated treatments like whiskeypeppercorn sauce. 5009 E. Washington St., Phoenix, 602.273.7378. www.stockyardssteakhouse.com SUMOMAYACL004601 Mexican and Asian cuisine is flawlessly fused in dinner, happy hour and late night offerings such as Corn Miso Ramen and Crispy Pork Belly Roll. Large, all-you-can-eat weekend brunch too. 6560 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.397.9520. www.sumomaya.com T-BONE STEAK HOUSE Casual Western steakhouse on the side of South Moutain, located in what was once a private home constructed from river rock and adobe. 10037 S. 19th Ave., Phoenix, 602.276.0945. www.tbonesteakhouseaz.com

H T. COOK’SCL00815 This luxurious, all-day restaurant on a property dominated by mature palm trees highlights local farm yields as often as possible, while also incorporating flavor influences from the Mediterranean. Royal Palms Resort & Spa, 5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.808.0766. www.tcooksphoenix.com TARBELL’SCL0071 A cosmopolitan dining room and lounge showcase the talents of renegade chef Mark Tarbell. 3213 E. Camelback Road, 602.955.8100. www.tarbells.com THIRSTY LION GASTROPUB & GRILL Brick-oven artisan pizzas, gourmet burgers, shareable appetizers, steaks and sandwiches. Locations include: Scottsdale Fashion Square, 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale, 480.284.7292. Tempe Marketplace, 2000 E. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, 480.968.2920. www.thirstyliongastropub.com THE THUMB This quaint market and eatery is the perfect stop for a breakfast burrito or a smoked-barbecue sandwich before or after a round of golf or a hike at Pinnacle Peak. 9393 E. Bell Road, 480.513.8186. www.thethumb.com TOMASO'S Italian-born chef Tomaso Maggiore created this long-standing Valley

favorite. Fine Italian food, steaks and wine. 3225 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.956.0836. www.tomasos.com TOMASO'S WHEN IN ROME Owned by chef Tomaso Maggiore of the popular Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant, this newer locale conveys a trattoria-type atmosphere with a heavy Roman-inspired culinary influence. The handcrafted menu offers Italian favorites and options such as Veal Saltimboca Alla Romana and Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe. The Pinnacle of Scottsdale, 23655 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.404.6085. www.tomasoswheninrome.com TRUE FOOD KITCHENCL0038951 Tucson’s Dr. Andrew Weil consulted on the menu here, blending his antiinflammatory food pyramid with seasonal, sustainable and organic, locally sourced ingredients. Locations include: Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, 602.774.3488. www.truefoodkitchen.com UPPER CRUST PIZZA PATIO & WINE BAR Pizza, wings and salads, plus more than 90 specialty bottles of wine. Patio, lounge and bar areas are 21-plus only. 20235 N. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, 602.923.2389. www.uppercrustwinebar.com


H VENETO TRATTORIA ITALIANACL008132 Northern Italian fare, with such house highlights as fettucine, calf liver and lamb chops. The Shops at Hilton Village, 6137 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.948.9928. www.venetotrattoria.com

chitecture, and the signature restaurant returns the favor with its name. Dinners are based on handcrafted, organic, mostly domestic ingredients and hearty foundations. Arizona Biltmore Resort, 2400 E. Missouri Ave., 602.954.2507. www.arizonabiltmore.com/dining/ wrights-at-the-biltmore

VILLAGE TAVERNCL006708 Craft cocktails, intriguing wine list, comfort foods with some surprises, and a relaxing yet sophisticated environment. The Shops at Gainey Village, 8787 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480.951.6445. www.villagetavern.com

WINDSOR A casual eatery featuring sandwiches, fish and ribs. Buttermilk Fried Chicken is served Monday and Tuesday evenings. 5223 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602.279.1111. www.windsoraz.com

VINCENT ON CAMELBACKCL007815 Southwestern ingredients meld with French methods under chef Guerithault’s attention, producing such popular hybrids as smoked salmon quesadillas and duck confit. Vincent’s Market Bistro, accessed via a side entrance, serves darling breakfasts and casually elegant lunches. 3930 E. Camelback Road, Vincent’s: 602.224.0225. www.vincentsoncamelback.com VIRTUCL0043591 Premium proteins and handmade pastas are dressed with intriguing purées or tapenades—and wise restraint. Rustic cuisine and exquisite presentation in an intimate room. Bespoke Inn, 3701 N. Marshall Way, 480.946.3477. www.virtuscottsdale.com WRIGHT’S AT THE BILTMORECL00741 Frank Lloyd Wright had certain influence over the property’s ar-

YASU SUSHI BISTROCL008147 The oak-charcoal grill produces an adventuresome selection without alienating neighborhood traditionalists who just want sushi, tempura and sake. 4316 E. Cactus Road, 602.787.9181. YOGURTOLOGYCL006971 Frozen yogurt in such unusual flavors as “wicked chocolate,” Bit-O-Honey and chocolate macaroon. 15029 N. Thompson Peak Parkway, 480.451.6900. www.yogurtology.com ZINC BISTROCL00781 Parisian-styled bistro with gourmet menu items, a decadent, availableanytime chocolate soufflé, and a zinc bar, of course. Kierland Commons, 15034 N. Scottsdale Road, 480.603.0922. www.zincbistroaz.com

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Bourbon & Bones in Old Town Scottsdale is a modern, upscale chophouse offering an extensive high-end list of more than 75 bourbons as well as a classic handcrafted cocktail program, along with a selection of craft beers and fine wines, all with a with a modern twist. The menu features top quality dry- and wet-aged steaks, fresh seafood and signature side dishes in an upbeat boutique fine-dining setting. Bourbon & Bones was awarded Best Steakhouse and Best Date Spot by Arizona Foothills Magazine. Open seven days a week. Sunday-Thursday 5-10pm, Friday-Saturday 5pm-12am. Happy Hour is Monday-Friday, 4-6pm, in the bar only.

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers’ casual and friendly atmosphere welcomes everyone, from families to avid sports fanatics. The award-winning burgers are hand-formed from fresh, never frozen, ground chuck, to create a tasty selection of mouthwatering half-pound burgers. The ever-rotating beer menu offers a selection of more than 130 beer choices. Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers earned a Trip Advisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence; was named Best Daytime Drinking spot by Arizona Foothills Magazine; and was awarded Best Juicy Lucy Burger in Arizona 2015 by Phoenix Magazine. Open seven days a week. Sunday-Wednesday

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EL CHORRO Conveniently nestled between Scottsdale and Phoenix, Paradise Valley’s historic El Chorro offers an authentic Arizona dining experience with stunning views of the Valley’s most prominent landmark, Camelback Mountain. Generations of Valley residents and visitors alike frequent El Chorro to savor seasonal cuisine featuring the highest quality in sustainable, locally grown, all natural ingredients, including herbs and produce from the El Chorro garden. The gifted team of mixologists complement the restaurant’s menu with seasonally inspired, handcrafted cocktails and an expansive wine selection. 5550 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale, AZ

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FAMOUS 48 Known for its sunny climate and residents from across the country, Famous 48 gives a nod to Arizona, the 48th State, and offers a menu to please all palates. The casual, yet sophisticated venue features classic American and Arizona dishes crafted with an artisanal approach. Dishes include BBQ baby back ribs, fish ‘n chips, fresh salads, sandwiches, tacos, southwest eggrolls and shared plates prepared with the highest quality and freshest ingredients available. In addition to classic menu items, Famous 48 offers a creative cocktail program, craft beers and wines. Open seven days a week from 11am-midnight. Happy Hour Monday-Friday 3-6pm.

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Discover the cuisine of Italy at La Torretta Ristorante & Italian Steakhouse. Voted “Best Italian Restaurant” in Scottsdale as the Readers’ Choice by Scottsdale Magazine and the Best Of by AZ Central. Menu choices range from scrumptious entrées such as osso buco, cioppino or any of the house pasta and steak specialties. The extensive wine list makes it easy to find a bottle or glass to perfectly accompany your meal. Save room for delicious crème brulee, chocolate lava soufflé or tiramisu. La Torretta is family owned and prides itself on providing personalized service in an intimate setting for the highest quality dining experience. Live well, love much, and laugh often.

Nestled in the heart of Scottsdale’s famous gallery district, this Thai-food gem has been wowing locals and visitors alike for 33 years. Upbeat and contemporary in feel and style, Malee’s serves not only authentic Thai food but also embellishes the menu with dishes that are unique such as crispy basil chicken, Siamese kisses, crispy mango fish and our very special tom ka gai. To dine on Malee’s cuisine is to truly experience a party in your mouth! Happy hour M-F 4:00pm-6:00pm. Carry out and delivery available.

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NEW YORK BAGELS ‘N BIALYS NYBB brings the best of New York to Arizona. Since 1987 NYBB has been producing the most authentic bagels on the planet. You’ll find nearly four dozen different varieties of bagels ‘n bialys baked fresh. If you’re the type who has trouble deciding what to order, we wish you luck. Breakfast favorites include challah French toast and cheese blintzes. Lunches and dinners are just as craveable, from the pastrami sandwich to the pizzas made with bialy dough. Oh, and let’s not overlook the homemade soups, fresh salads, smoked fish, burgers, and drink specials – a full bar awaits! While easier said than done, try to save room for a tasty, made-from-scratch dessert.

PERSIAN ROOM Experience the most exotic dining atmosphere Scottsdale has to offer. Ornate chandeliers, finely carved pillars and delicate water fountains complement the inspiring menu of beef, chicken, lamb and a variety of vegetarian dishes. Fresh, homemade clay-oven bread begins your feast, followed by more than 20 unmistakable entrées fit for ancient Persian royalty. Join us for happy hour Tuesday through Friday, 4:00pm-7:00pm as we serve the best hummus in the Valley for free and reduce prices on our wine, beer and expert cocktails. Open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 9:30pm Friday - Saturday 11am - 10:30pm. One light north of Bell on Scottsdale Road.

SkySong

17040 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ

1455 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ

480.614.1414

480.664.4200 10320 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ

480.991.3034

www.nynybbaz.com

9290 N. Thornydale Rd., Ste. 100, Tucson, AZ

520.744.1414 www.persianroom.com

PURE SUSHI BAR & DINING Pure Sushi serves outstanding sushi and Asian cuisine in a cool contemporary space. Sip an Asian pear cocktail or muse over our 50+ sake & wine offerings while deciding on the freshest fish in the Valley. We source our fresh fish six days a week to allow our talented chefs to create the best mouthwatering sushi available. Daily specials, innovative rolls and a chef tradition of omakase offer a constant array of delights. Hot noodle dishes, teriyaki, tempura and our famed baked Sea Bass are also served with Pure flair. This wide range of outstanding offerings is why all the locals love Pure. Open Mon-Sat 11-10 Sundays 11-9 Happy Hour Daily 3-6pm. Pure Sushi-Scottsdale 20567 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale AZ 85255

480.355.0999

Pure Sushi Colony – Phoenix 5538 N. 7th St. Phoenix AZ 85014

602.730.3566

www.puresushibar.com

VS142

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SPIGA

THE DHABA

THE SALT CELLAR

Led by renowned Toronto restaurateurs, Fernando and Paula Esteves, and the incredible chef Marc Martinez (North Italia), Spiga Cucina Italiana brings the best of both Italy and the Iberian Peninsula to Scottsdale. Housed inside a sweeping commercial space that’s been transformed brick-by-brick into a gleaming yet rustic-accented Mediterranean masterpiece, this restaurant and lounge serves up fresh takes on classic regional-Italian fare, all with a smoky, wood-fired twist. Expect hearty, house-made Southern Italian pastas and slowbraised meats; wood-baked, Neapolitan-style pizzas; whole-roasted Sicilian-style seafood; and traditional Northern Risottos and grilled meats – plus a 2,350-bottle wine collection featuring rare Iberia wines from Italy’s sun-drenched Mediterranean neighbors, Portugal and Spain.

The Dhaba is a multi-award-winning, casual, elegant restaurant located in India Plaza. It is a highly decorated and awarded restaurant. Open Table’s Diner’s Choice, Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence on TripAdvisor and an “Extraordinary to perfection” score on Zagat. AZ Central and Phoenix New Times named The Dhaba “Best Indian Restaurant” in the Valley. The Dhaba prides itself in supporting local farmers, uses only the best meats, and all spices are blended in-house. Conceived initially as an academic project, the restaurant has evolved into a highly coveted destination for real Punjabi food along the light rail route, offering vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and halal choices. The Dhaba food is monolithic. It’s simple. It’s rich. It’s robust. It’s diverse.

A Valley landmark since 1971, the Salt Cellar Restaurant continues to reign atop the “Best Of Seafood” lists. The culinary adventure begins with its unique underground location. The Salt Cellar’s fresh fish and seafood selections will take you around the world: from Hawaii, Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay, Boston, Georges Bank and even New Zealand. In addition to the year-round and seasonal fresh fish, the Salt Cellar serves prime steaks, a chicken entrée and even beef Wellington. The Salt Cellar pioneered the “twin” happy hour concept, serving discounted cocktails and appetizers daily from 4:00pm to 7:00pm and again from 10:00pm to closing.

1872 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ

www.saltcellarrestaurant.comm

CUCINA ITALIANA

7500 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., Scottsdale, AZ

480.513.9000 www.spigaaz.com

REAL PUNJABI FOOD

RESTAURANT

550 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, AZ

480.947.1963

480.557.8800 www.the-dhaba.com

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6000 E. Camelback Road | Scottsdale, Az 85251 480.214.8000 jgsteakhousescottsdale.com


ADVERTISERS INDEX DINING & NIGHTLIFE

REAL ESTATE/RENTALS

Gilbert Ortega .................................. VS16-17

Spirit of Santa Fe ....................VS96, VS129

Blue Martini ..........................................VS130

Briar Patch Inn ........................................ VS11

High Society Resale Boutique ..........VS114

Suburban Sole .....................................VS108

Bluewater Grill ..................................... VS132

Cachet Homes ......................... VSC3, NAC3

The Hike House .......................................NA1

T.H. Brennen Fine Art ......................... VS49

Bourbon & Bones ............................... VS140

Hassayampa Inn ...................................VS40

Kactus Jock ...........................................VS112

Tlaquepaque

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers .......... VS140

Russ Lyon

Kiss Me Kate...........................................VS22

Arts & Crafts Village .............................NA9

The Dhaba ................................VS94, VS143

Realty Company. .........VS95, VSC4, NAC4

The Legacy Gallery ................................VS7

To Be Continued ................................... VS15

El Chorro .............................................. VS140

Town of Marana .................................... VS45

Lilly Barrack ..............................VS23, VS119

Town of Carefree .................................VS115

London Gold Fine Jewelers. .VS6, VS106,

Two Plates Full ...................................... VS61

Famous 48 .............................................VS141 Granada Bar & Grill.............................VS134

SHOPS, GALLERIES & SPAS

VS110-111, VS113

Valerianne ................................................VSi2

J&G Steakhouse ..................................VS144

A Cool Breeze........................................ VS13

Lone Mountain Turquoise Company VS31

Victorian Cowgirl .....................VS117, NA28

La Torretta .............................................VS141

A Step-Up ...............................................NA31

Loop Jean Company ........................... VS24

Wayne B. Light Jewelry .....................NA24

Malee’s Thai Bistro ............................ VS140

American

Mephisto ................................................VS116

New York Bagels N’ Bialys................VS142

Fine Arts. ........ VS8-9, VS35, VS93, VS103

Nightrider Jewelry ................................ VS41

Old Town Tortilla Factory ......VS91, VS132

American Leather Company ............. VS59

Old Town Trading Co. .........................VS112

Persian Room.......................................VS142

Anticus Fine Art ....................................VS25

Onsia Sound Art..............................VS20-21

Pure Sushi Bar & Dining ....................VS142

Arlene’s ..................................... VS44, VS118

Penchetta Pen & Knife ........................VS115

Rusty Spur Saloon .............................. VS137

At-Ease ................................................... VS34

Quail Run Needlework........................VS116

The Salt Cellar Restaurant ................VS143

Blossoms & Beehives ..........................VS114

R.C. Gorman Navajo Gallery.............. VS42

Spiga Cucina Italiana .........................VS143

The Buffalo Collection ............ VS29, VS98

Rare Earth Gallery ..................... VS5, VS119

The Stockyards ........................VS90, VS139

Carstens Fine Art ................................ VS127

Ritzy Rags & Shoes .............................VS101

T. Cooks ................................................. VS133

Cornelis Hollander ................. VS92, VS104

Robert C. Wesley Jeweler ........... VS2-VS3

Veneto Trattoria Italiana ................... VS139

Diva ...........................................VS109, NA29

Rock Star Gallery .................................VS119

Diva Divine Boutique .............VS107, VS118

Rollies Camera.............................................i 2

MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS

E.D. Marshall Jewelers ................. VS1, VS11

Sami Fine Jewelry & Unique Gifts ....VS32

Arizona Science Center .....................VS120

Elite Jewelry & Loan ........................... VS36

Scottsdale Quarter ............................... VS10

Butterfly Wonderland ......................... VS99

Estate Watch & Jewlery Co. ...............VS27

The Shops at Gainey Village .............. VS12

Cosanti .................................................. VS128

Faust Gallery. ........................................VS118

The Shops at Hilton Village................ VS14

Desert Diamond West Valley ............. VS18

Four Peaks Mining Co. .........................VS37

Spa Avania ................................................VS4

Dakota Territory Tours....................... NA30 Gila River Casino.................................. VS43 Heard Museum..................................... VS126 Hot Air Expeditions.............................. VS51 Musical Instrument Museum..VS26, VS126 Northern Light Balloon Expeditions..NA7 O.K. Corral ..............................................VS33 OdySea Aquarium ................... VS53, VS99 Out of Africa Wildlife Park ............... VS123 Phoenix Zoo .......................................... VS55 Pima Air & Space Museum .................VS57 Pink Jeep Tours ...................................... NA3 Queen Creek Olive Mill ...................... VS135 Rainbow Ryders ................. VS39, VS88-89 Scottsdale Museum of

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Contemporary Art .............................VS124 Sedona Arts Center .............................NA27 Scottsdale Museum of the West ....... VS19 Talking Stick Resort ........................... VS122 Transtyle................................................. VS97 Wildlife World Zoo ............................. VS125

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Sundown in the Old West THE COMBINATION OF WARM COLORS AND PINK SKIES MAKES ARIZONA’S SUNSETS PURELY PICTURESQUE. THE MCDOWELL SONORAN PRESERVE AND ITS TRAILS ARE JUST ONE OF THE MANY EXAMPLES OF PLACES YOU CAN VISIT TO CAPTURE THE TRUE BEAUTY OF THE VALLEY OF THE SUN.

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