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  • Best Pizza in Phoenix Articles

    Best Pizza in Phoenix

    Best Pizza in Phoenix – Break Me Off a Pizza Dat A** SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! With everyone and their mom posting Valentine’s Day pizza memes and the recent naming of Phoenix as the No. 1 Pizza City by Travel and Leisure Magazine, I figured why not shine […]

    Biannca Dominguez
  • The One Where We Eat Sandwiches in Scottsdale Articles

    The One Where We Eat Sandwiches in Scottsdale

    The One Where We Eat Sandwiches in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Think of Joey Tribbiani from Friends and two things come to mind: “How you doin’?” and sandwiches. The love Joey had for sandwiches was intense and well-documented. In New York City, there are delis/sandwich shops (and […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • February Featured Menu Item – Daddy Mack and Cheese American Cuisine

    February Featured Menu Item – Daddy Mack and Cheese

    February Featured Menu Item – Daddy Mack and Cheese SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! This month’s Featured Menu Item is the Daddy Mack and Cheese from Bourbon Jacks. Yes, there are over 140 bourbons and whiskeys to try at Bourbon Jacks, and we recommend attempting to try all of them. […]

    Troy Smith
  • So Much Room for Activities in Scottsdale Articles

    So Much Room for Activities in Scottsdale

    So Much Room for Activities in Scottsdale – Scottsdale Restaurants SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Going out for drinks with friends is the best. Friendship, alcohol, maybe some good food. It’s the best, Jerry! The best! After a little while, though, the adult ADHD that many of us suffer […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • Uptown Phoenix Cocktail Fun Articles

    Uptown Phoenix Cocktail Fun

    Uptown Phoenix Cocktail Fun – Scottsdale Restaurants SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Here in Phoenix, we’re pretty lucky to be able to walk into several places from Downtown to Arcadia and order a well-balanced cocktail from a bartender that probably knows way too much about every single ingredient that’s going […]

    Biannca Dominguez
  • Featured Sommelier: Sam Kawa Articles

    Featured Sommelier: Sam Kawa

    Featured Sommelier: Sam Kawa SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! I remember a saying from my youth that every adult needs three professionals as trusted friends: mechanic, lawyer, and doctor. In today’s world, a fourth person belongs on that list. Someone who can help make life better on a more frequent (daily?) […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • January Featured Menu Item – Double Truffle Fries American Cuisine

    January Featured Menu Item – Double Truffle Fries

    January Featured Menu Item – Double Truffle Fries SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! This month’s Featured Menu Item are the Double Truffle Fries from Zinburger. Some might say, wait, you are featuring fries from a Scottsdale restaurant that is known for their burgers and even has burger in the […]

    Troy Smith
  • Scottsdale Restaurants 2016 Best of… American Cuisine

    Scottsdale Restaurants 2016 Best of…

    Scottsdale Restaurants 2016 Best of… SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! 2016 has been a great year, Scottsdale Restaurants continues to grow, and we continue to learn. Seriously, we learn something new every video review that we do in . Do we retain that knowledge? Questionable. However, we try. […]

    Troy Smith
  • Looking for Holiday Tamales in Scottsdale? Articles

    Looking for Holiday Tamales in Scottsdale?

    Looking for Holiday Tamales in Scottsdale? SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! The holiday season is here! That means Christmas music, holiday cheer, family time, holiday movies, shopping, gift giving, and most importantly treats! Treats could be gingerbread houses, cookies, fudge and various other sweets. But for me, the […]

    Troy Smith
  • The Ultimate ScottsdaleRestaurants.com Meal (thus far) American Cuisine

    The Ultimate ScottsdaleRestaurants.com Meal (thus far)

    The Ultimate ScottsdaleRestaurants.com Meal (thus far) SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Whenever a ScottsdaleRestaurants.com video review drops, a new “must-visit spot” gets added to the list for viewers. Scottsdale is home to some amazing chefs and dishes, and many of them have been featured on ScottsdaleRestaurants.com. There’s always […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • Red Bull Flying Bach: Urban Culture Meets High Society Articles

    Red Bull Flying Bach: Urban Culture Meets High Society

    Red Bull Flying Bach – Scottsdale Restaurants SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! After a 2010 Germany Premiere, a performance in over thirty-one countries and over 400,000 spectators. Red Bull has teamed up with Live Nation to make Comerica Theatre the fifth stop on the Red Bull Flying Bach 2016-2017 USA […]

    Biannca Dominguez
  • December Featured Menu Item – Brickyard Burger American Cuisine

    December Featured Menu Item – Brickyard Burger

    December Featured Menu Item – Brickyard Burger SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! This month’s Featured Menu Item is the Brickyard Burger from Brickyard Grill at Octane Raceway. What makes this burger special is not only is it fantastic, but you can enjoy the burger pre-race, post-race or even in between […]

    Troy Smith
  • Featured Chef: Chef Robert Eckhardt American Cuisine

    Featured Chef: Chef Robert Eckhardt

    Featured Chef: Chef Robert Eckhardt SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Chef Robert Eckhardt has spent 23 years in kitchens across the United States. For many, 23 years in one profession is an eternity, but Eckhardt still exhibits the passion and excitement of a fresh-faced chef receiving his first knife […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • The ScottsdaleRestaurants.com iOS APP! Articles

    The ScottsdaleRestaurants.com iOS APP!

    Friends, When we launched ScottsdaleRestaurants.com in February 2015 we had a simple goal – to create unique and engaging content that showcases local restaurants in a positive, yet honest way. We feel like we have held true to that goal as we have grown over the past year and a half and we will continue […]

    Chris Gruler
  • November Featured Menu Item – Chopped Salad American Cuisine

    November Featured Menu Item – Chopped Salad

    November Featured Menu Item – Chopped Salad SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! This month’s Featured Menu Item is something so special that it even has it’s own Facebook page (more on that below). Also, you can find it at not just one, but two different restaurants. Ladies and gentlemen, I […]

    Troy Smith
  • Featured November Scottsdale Events – 2016 American Cuisine

    Featured November Scottsdale Events – 2016

    Featured November Scottsdale Events – 2016 SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! As I sat down to put a this here article together about some great November Scottsdale events, I saw a Facebook notification pop up. So I completely ignored it, because I am an adult and that can […]

    Troy Smith
  • Looking for the Best Patios in Scottsdale? Articles

    Looking for the Best Patios in Scottsdale?

    Best Patios in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Yes, yes, yes! Temps are dropping, finally, kind of, sort of. Ok, I know that the temps are still playing around in the 90’s during the day. Btw, not cool. Literally.  Sorry, couldn’t resist. However, they are utterly awesome […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Boozy Brunch in Scottsdale Articles

    Best Boozy Brunch in Scottsdale

    Best Boozy Brunch in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Bloody Marys, mimosas, coffee drinks… You don’t need an excuse to start drinking at 10:30 AM, but if pressed for one, you need only say one word. BRUNCH. Brunch hasn’t always been around and I wonder how civilization […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • Healthy Scottsdale Restaurants for the Fall American Cuisine

    Healthy Scottsdale Restaurants for the Fall

    Healthy Scottsdale Restaurants for the Fall SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Now that fall is allegedly here, I know that it was still in the 90’s the other day. But now that the weather is starting to kind of sort of cool down a little bit it signals […]

    Troy Smith
  • Top Happy Hours in Scottsdale (Fall 2016) Articles

    Top Happy Hours in Scottsdale (Fall 2016)

    Top Happy Hours in Scottsdale (Fall 2016) SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Let’s face it; sometimes the day drags on and on, and you need a break. What is the perfect remedy for the late-day slump? Happy Hour! It really does help get you through those tough times […]

    Troy Smith
  • Where should we go for Arizona Restaurant Week? American Cuisine

    Where should we go for Arizona Restaurant Week?

    Where should we go for Arizona Restaurant Week? SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! This question inevitably starts being asked everywhere in Arizona around 2-3 weeks before the biannual weeklong food celebration. There are innumerable quality choices in Phoenix, Scottsdale and beyond. Despite being an extended “week” – September […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • Best Cigar Lounges Articles

    Best Cigar Lounges

    Best Cigar Lounges SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Pacino as Scarface, Gandolfini as Tony Soprano. Jackman as Wolverine. That old guy that played Hannibal from the A-Team (I’ll save you the google search, it was George Peppard)… All of these men exude toughness and a classic coolness in […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • September Featured Menu Item – Ahi Poke Articles

    September Featured Menu Item – Ahi Poke

    September Featured Menu Item – Ahi Poke SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! For this month’s Featured Menu Item, we are going to do some learning. Everyone has seen the recent Poke-craze that is sweeping the nation. No, not Pokémon. That is so last month. I am referring to Poke, pronounced […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Scottsdale Restaurant Atmospheres Articles

    Best Scottsdale Restaurant Atmospheres

    Best Scottsdale Restaurant Atmospheres SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! We were filming a Scottsdale restaurant recently, and Miguel commented on the smell of the restaurant, and how inviting it was and how just by that smell alone, he wanted to dine there. To him, it could be the food […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Burgers in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    Best Burgers in Scottsdale

    Best Burgers in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Perhaps you heard that we have had numerous heat advisories over the past couple weeks. If you did not hear that, surely you felt it. Regardless, we can all agree that it is hot outside. Like super hot. In most cities, […]

    Troy Smith
  • Unique Happy Hours American Cuisine

    Unique Happy Hours

    Unique Happy Hours Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Happy Hour. The elusive time at your favorite watering hole that you frequently miss by ten minutes and spend the rest of your day filled with sadness, regret, and full-priced drinks. Or you go somewhere that advertises “All-day happy […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • July Featured Menu Item – Havana Pork Sandwich Articles

    July Featured Menu Item – Havana Pork Sandwich

    July Featured Menu Item – Havana Pork Sandwich SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! For this month’s Featured Menu Item, we chose an item that we have had and continue to have dreams about. We are talking about one of the best sandwiches in Scottsdale. Hands down. It is the […]

    Troy Smith
  • Where to go for Happy Hour in Scottsdale Articles

    Where to go for Happy Hour in Scottsdale

    Happy Hour in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! We always get asked for our Scottsdale restaurant recommendations. People want to know which restaurants are our favorites for dinner, lunch, brunch, all the meals. But one of the main questions that we get are “where do we go for […]

    Troy Smith
  • Where to go for Father’s Day in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    Where to go for Father’s Day in Scottsdale

    Where to go for Father’s Day in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 19th so we here at ScottsdaleRestaurants.com want to make sure that you take care of dad properly. There are countless, and I mean countless spots to take […]

    Troy Smith
  • Early Week Deals in Scottsdale & Phoenix American Cuisine

    Early Week Deals in Scottsdale & Phoenix

    Early Week Deals in Scottsdale & Phoenix SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! With so many wonderfully unique dining options peppered throughout Scottsdale and Phoenix, you could go out to eat and drink every night of the week and not be disappointed. One way to maintain a nightly habit […]

    Tony Pontecorvo
  • June Featured Menu Item – Salmon in Scottsdale Articles

    June Featured Menu Item – Salmon in Scottsdale

    June Featured Menu Item – Salmon in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! There are a lot of places that you can get great salmon in Scottsdale. We have enjoyed many of them. However, there is one place that just completely knocked our socks off recently. The salmon was so […]

    Troy Smith
  • Memorial Day Weekend in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    Memorial Day Weekend in Scottsdale

    Memorial Day Weekend in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Someone, please tell 2016 to stop it. As great as this year has been it has been absolutely flying by way too fast. I mean, it is already freaking Memorial Day Weekend, which signals the official start of […]

    Troy Smith
  • Arizona Restaurant Week Picks – Spring 2016 American Cuisine

    Arizona Restaurant Week Picks – Spring 2016

    Arizona Restaurant Week Picks – Spring 2016 SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! You already know that we are super excited for Arizona Restaurant Week. If you aren’t excited, I am not sure if we can be friends. Just kidding, sort of. But seriously, who doesn’t get excited for […]

    Troy Smith
  • Featured May Scottsdale Events – 2016 American Cuisine

    Featured May Scottsdale Events – 2016

    Featured May Scottsdale Events – 2016 SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! It seems that there is always something awesome going on in Scottsdale, at least until the back to back months of triple digits hit and we all hibernate binge watching whatever we can find on Netflix. Shout […]

    Troy Smith
  • May Featured Menu Item – Chicken Parmesan in Scottsdale Articles

    May Featured Menu Item – Chicken Parmesan in Scottsdale

    May Featured Menu Item – Chicken Parmesan in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! I am about to tell you something that may surprise you. Chicken Parmigiana or Chicken Parmesan or even Chicken Parm is technically not an Italian-born dish. Sure, it sounds Italian, has traditionally Italian ingredients and is […]

    Troy Smith
  • Where to go for Mother’s Day in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    Where to go for Mother’s Day in Scottsdale

    Where to go for Mother’s Day in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! First and foremost, can we give a shout out to all of the Mom’s out there? You are the best; we appreciate all that you have done for us and continue to do for us. […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Scottsdale Date Night Spots American Cuisine

    Best Scottsdale Date Night Spots

    Best Scottsdale Date Night Spots SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! This weekend something pretty big is happening. Our own Christopher is getting married. I know, crazy to think that he has found someone who is also a “huge fan” of many things or she at least will humor him […]

    Troy Smith
  • Who is Ready for the Scottsdale Culinary Festival? American Cuisine

    Who is Ready for the Scottsdale Culinary Festival?

    Who is Ready for the Scottsdale Culinary Festival? SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Truffle & Bacon Mac n’ Cheese, Spicy Tuna Hanabi and Bourbon Peach Beignet. Do I have your attention? I know when I first read that delicious sounding sentence I was immediately hungry and intrigued. I […]

    Troy Smith
  • April Featured Menu Item – Prime Rib in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    April Featured Menu Item – Prime Rib in Scottsdale

    April Featured Menu Item – Prime Rib in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Deion Sanders was just Deion until he became Prime Time. Optimus was just an Autobot until he became Optimus Prime. Amazon was just a place that you paid for individual shipping until it became Amazon Prime. […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Scottsdale Restaurants (Right Now) Spring 2016 American Cuisine

    Best Scottsdale Restaurants (Right Now) Spring 2016

    Best Scottsdale Restaurants (Right Now) Spring 2016 SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Guess what?! It is that time again! Time for us to drop you the best Scottsdale restaurants (right now), spring 2016 version. We figured that it was time. Spring training baseball is winding down, so the […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Spots for Easter Brunch in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    Best Spots for Easter Brunch in Scottsdale

    Best Spots for Easter Brunch in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but brunch may be the most fun. Think about it, if you sleep in and miss your breakfast window, you can still eat something […]

    Troy Smith
  • March Featured Menu Item – Mac N Cheese Burger American Cuisine

    March Featured Menu Item – Mac N Cheese Burger

    March Featured Menu Item – Mac N Cheese Burger SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! As a kid, I loved mac n cheese. Loved it. We are talking the instant box kind, the fancy schmancy baked kind. The kind with those cool little shell noodles. All of them. I just […]

    Troy Smith
  • Where to Go After a Scottsdale Spring Training Game American Cuisine

    Where to Go After a Scottsdale Spring Training Game

    Where to Go After a Scottsdale Spring Training Game SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Scottsdale spring training game. Never before have four simple words brought so much joy to so many people. Ok, ok. I am sure other four word combinations do as well like “will you marry me?”, […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best New Scottsdale Restaurants for Leap Year American Cuisine

    Best New Scottsdale Restaurants for Leap Year

    Best New Scottsdale Restaurants for Leap Year SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! 2016 is a special year for a multitude of reasons. We get to elect our 45th President of the United States or POTUS if you fancy. The Golden State Warriors are attempting to beat the 1995/1996 Chicago […]

    Troy Smith
  • February Featured Menu Item – Bacon Board in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    February Featured Menu Item – Bacon Board in Scottsdale

    February Featured Menu Item – Bacon Board in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Bacon. We love it. We seem to have bacon flavored everything nowadays, and it appears to go on or can be paired with anything. Plus there are bacon bits, bacon vodka, bacon beer, bacon ice cream […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Scottsdale

    Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Holy wow, it is already mid-February. Doesn’t it feel like the holidays were just here? Christmas, done. NYE, done. It’s crazy, and we just blew past not one but two significant events that kick off the year in […]

    Troy Smith
  • Your Guide to Eating & Drinking at the Phoenix Open Articles

    Your Guide to Eating & Drinking at the Phoenix Open

    Your Guide to Eating & Drinking at the Phoenix Open SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! It is that time of year again, time for what they call “The Greenest Show on Grass.” You know what I am referring to, the Waste Management Phoenix Open or the Phoenix Open […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Mexican Food in Scottsdale Articles

    Best Mexican Food in Scottsdale

    Best Mexican Food in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! love (pronounced /ləv/) noun. 1. an intense feeling of deep affection. 2. a person or thing that one loves. You guessed it, today, we are here to talk about love. Hopefully, every single one of you reading this has […]

    Troy Smith
  • January Featured Menu Items – Salad and Wings in Scottsdale American Cuisine

    January Featured Menu Items – Salad and Wings in Scottsdale

    January Featured Menu Items – Salad and Wings in Scottsdale SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! On New Year’s Eve, the wife and I decided to go out and do a little bit of celebrating the new year. Nothing crazy, just popping around a couple of bars in Old […]

    Troy Smith
  • Best Scottsdale Restaurants for your New Year’s Resolution American Cuisine

    Best Scottsdale Restaurants for your New Year’s Resolution

    Best Scottsdale Restaurants for your New Year’s Resolution SIGN UP for our VIP list and get exclusive access to free giveaways! Happy New Year Scottsdale! Welcome to 2016! We are now six years into this decade, and I still feel like we can’t agree on how to pronounce the year consistently. Is it twenty sixteen? Or […]

    Troy Smith
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