Category Archives: Scottsdale

Craft 64, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet Craft 64 Margarita – Fresh Mozzarella – Tomato Sauce – Basil (Half with Prosciutto) Nutella Indulgence – Plantains – Hazelnuts – Butter – Fleur de Sel – Desert Honey Located in Old Town and widely celebrated since opening for … Continue reading

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Super Chunk Sweets and Treats, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet Super Chunk Sweets and Treats Cowpuncher Cookie – Mexican chocolate, cayenne, cinnamon, candied jalapeno / Brownie – Cookie Crumble, sea salt, chocolate chips JOHN & YOKO Cake – 3 layers of honey cake soaked with a cinnamon tres leches, … Continue reading

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Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails, Phoenix AZ

Tweet Okra PTO – Pineapple Plantation Rum, Sherry, Lime, Brown Sugar ‘Nduja Dates Fried Chicken Skins & Honey Hot Sauce Hush Puppies, Goat Cheese, Cucumber Salad Buttermilk Biscuit Country Ham, Pimento Cheese Aioli, Hoe Cakes Diavola Focaccia – Calabrese, Mozzarell, … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Cornbread, Dessert, Food, Italian, Okra, Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails, Phoenix, Pie Snob, Pizza, Pork, Scottsdale, The Pie Snob, Vacation

Fractured Prune Doughnuts, Glendale AZ

Tweet Fractured Prune French Toast – maple glaze + cinnamon sugar Strawberry Shortcake – strawberry glaze + graham crackers + powdered sugar Rocky Shores – honey glaze + cinnamon sugar + mini chocolate chips Pig Pen – sweet bbq glaze, … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Breakfast, Dessert, Food, Fractured Prune, Fractured Prune Doughnuts, French Toast, Glendale, Phoenix, Pork, Scottsdale, Vacation

Snooze an AM Eatery, Phoenix AZ

Tweet Snooze an AM Eatery Coffee Pancake Flight: Pineapple Upside Down – Buttermilk pancakes with caramelized pineapple chunks, housemade vanilla crème anglaise and cinnamon butter / Drunken Punk’n – Our homemade pumpkin with a cream cheese filling, topped with bourbon … Continue reading

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Donutsville, Peoria AZ

Tweet Donutsville Nutella Cronut Red Velvet Cake Glazed Cruller Glazed Old Fashioned Raised Rice Krispy Treat Apple Nut Bear Claw Blueberry Old Fashioned Apple Fritter Raised Cinnamon Crumb Blueberry Cake Raised Oreo Buttermilk Bar Maple Longjohn Drawn back by The … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Breakfast, Dessert, Donutsville, Food, Glendale, Peoria, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Vacation

[lost meals] Davanti Enoteca [3], Scottsdale AZ

Tweet The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the … Continue reading

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[lost meals] Brat Haus, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the … Continue reading

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[lost meals] Old Town Farmer’s Market and Tammie Coe, Scottsdale/Phoenix AZ

Tweet  The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Breakfast, Classic Cakes, Croissant, cupcakes, Five Star Frogs, Food, lost meals, Old Town Farmer’s Market, Phoenix, Pork, Scottsdale, Tammie Coe, Vacation

[lost meals] FnB [2] and Lee’s Cream Liqueur [2], Scottsdale AZ

Tweet The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the … Continue reading

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[lost meals] Orange Table, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the … Continue reading

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Del Frisco’s Grille, Phoenix AZ

TweetThe Gist: http://delfriscosgrille.com/phoenix The Why: Generally not one to visit chains – even mini-chains deemed best new concept by respected publications – I have to admit that when a fellow gourmand posted photos of the croque madame at Del Frisco’s … Continue reading

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FnB, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet Sometimes I can be a little hardheaded – the sort who doesn’t do something simply because everyone keeps telling him he has to – the sort who has never seen Titanic, for instance, and never will. That said, when … Continue reading

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Davanti Enoteca [2], Scottsdale AZ

TweetFor my first post on Davanti Enoteca you can check out http://endoedibles.com/?p=3526 For this post we’re talking about brunch, Peter DeRuvo’s newest service happening each Saturday and Sunday starting 10/6/12 and let me first start out my saying that great … Continue reading

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Lee’s Cream Liqueur, Barrio Queen, The House Brasserie, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet After a good morning of dining around downtown Phoenix and a few hours of shopping for essentials, clearing out the old condo, and studying I returned to Scottsdale for part two of my food day but (as usual) my … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Barrio Queen, Bread Basket, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Lee's Cream Liqueur, Lobster, Phoenix, Pork, Scottsdale, The House Brasserie

Bourbon Steak, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet The Gist: http://www.scottsdaleprincess.com/dining/bourbon-steak The Why: My friend Michael had suggested we check out something for Arizona’s restaurant week and while I generally do not fancy the “RW” concept due to limited menus, rushed service, and the sort of diners … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Bourbon Steak, Bread Basket, Coffee, Foie, Food, Michael Mina, Phoenix, Pork, Scottsdale, Truffle

Essence Bakery / Caffe Boa / Cornish Pasty Co / Cartel Coffee, Tempe AZ

Tweet With my Vegas plans evaporated by the gross incompetence of Chase bank and their failings to appropriately process a loan for my new home and my life for the next few weeks now relegated to a combination of (hopefully) … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Pudding, Breakfast, Caffe Boa, Cartel Coffee, Coffee, Cornish Pasty Company, Croissant, Essence Bakery, Food, French Toast, Macaroon, Phoenix, Pork, Scottsdale, Tempe

noca, Phoenix AZ

Tweet The Gist: http://www.restaurantnoca.com/ The Why: A work of passion from a former stock trader turned restauranteur, noca had been on my “to visit” list ever since I visited Phoenix for my recruitment in September of 2011, but unfortunately a … Continue reading

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RnR / Cartel / Bodega / Italian Restaurant, Phoenix AZ

Tweet …having now found some rhythm at work and soon to be (fingers crossed) a new home owner with upcoming high stakes tests, travel, and more on the agenda I decided to take one more Saturday off to tour my … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Bodega, Bread Basket, Breakfast, Cartel Coffee, Coffee, Dessert, French Toast, Gnocchi, Italian, Italian Restaurant, Pancakes, Phoenix, Pork, RnR, Scottsdale

Distrito, Scottsdale AZ

Tweet The Gist: http://www.jdvhotels.com/dining/arizona/distrito The Why: Generally one to seek out European cuisines before those of Latin America or elsewhere I sometimes do crave Mexican cuisine and having been largely impressed by Barrio Café and La Condessa in the past … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Coffee, Crab, Dessert, Distrito, Food, Garces Trading Company, Phoenix, Pork, Scottsdale, Tasting Menu, Truffle