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Teresa Bitler

Teresa Bitler’s earliest memories include visits to the Phoenix Zoo and hikes on Camelback Mountain. After moving away from Phoenix briefly, she returned to the city more than 20 years ago to raise a family. She writes for Valley Guide and AAA Highroads, and is the author of two Arizona guidebooks.

PHX Stories: The Tamale Store

In her quest to create the perfect tamale, Martha Castillo built a family business with a cultish following. From left to right: Pauline Pimienta, Martha Castillo, Maria Stanzak and Caroline…

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