Buzz-worthy eateries are as plentiful in Greater Phoenix as cactuses, and they come in just as many varieties. Some are the creations of celebrity chefs who grace the pages of magazines and the sets of cooking shows. Others are local gems that serve Southwestern and Mexican dishes crafted from homegrown ingredients such as peppers, pomegranates and citrus fruits.
In between you’ll find flavors from faraway lands and cozy wine bars that pair fantastic food with great grape. And if you’re hankering for some meaty American fare, be sure to swagger into one of Phoenix’s famous steakhouses.
The Phoenix food experts at Bite Magazine explore the local dining scene in their blog series. Check out some highlights below and see the full series at our Hot Sheet blog.
Bite Magazine highlights five signature dishes that have endearingly become the faces of Phoenix's culinary scene.
From southern-inspired sips to tropical teasers to classic cocktails, it’s bottoms-up at these boozy brunch spots.
When you're not in the mood for fast food but want still want the convenience of a drive thru, check out these spots.
Eat your greens at these restaurants that feature vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.
These Instagram-ready dishes are as photogenic as they are delicious; so snap a pic before you dig in.
Parents of restless children and picky eaters, rejoice! We've rounded up the top spots to grab a bite with the whole family.
In these selections from our PHX Stories, local writers take us on a light rail pub crawl, indulge in Southern cravings, take a slice out of Phoenix's pizza scene, and more.
In Midtown and Uptown, eat/drink/shop gathering places thrive where strip malls once stood.
Who needs a car when a ‘conveyor belt’ can transport you between Central Phoenix dining and drinks?
In her quest to create the perfect tamale, Martha Castillo built a family business with a cultish following.
A local writer and bona fide pizza fanatic gives us the rundown on Phoenix’s formidable pizza scene.
A transplanted Southerner satisfies her hankering for the tastes of home at these local joints.
Bitter & Twisted barman Ross Simon takes writer on a tour of his favorite Central Phoenix cocktail spots.
Greater Phoenix's burgeoning brewery scene is home to more than 30 breweries and counting. Get the details on the desert's hop havens with our Phoenix breweries blog post.
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