archive 2011 August

Los Dos Molinos is a fantastic authentic Mexican restaurant located on S. Central, in Phoenix, Arizona. It is the best kept secret restaurant in the city and has a fun environment and great food.

Los Dos Molinos is unique in that it prides itself on serving new Mexican food; taking the dishes you know and love and making them modern and even more appealing. Add the engaging atmosphere in the restaurant to the exquisite food, and (Continue reading…)

How can you go to Phoenix, Arizona and not have cowboy beans and a good steak? Well, it is possible if you only eat in the chain restaurants and order the usual. And all the while, you will be missing out on some of the best food around. Sometimes it takes a little extra looking to find those great little mom and pop diners, but they are out there and it is your chance to get a taste of the true flavor of the area. The best way to find where all the locals like to (Continue reading…)

We had been told that the Old Town Tortilla Factory was a must-see, must-eat when visiting Phoenix, and our informant was absolutely correct. The Old Town Tortilla Factory is located in Scottsdale, and the 1400 square foot patio, shaded by century old pecan trees and cooled by an ingenious misting system, is the perfect spot to relax after a long day of sightseeing. The adjacent patio bar serves up a mind-boggling variety of icy margaritas, selecting from over 120 premium tequilas, while the handmade tortillas are out of this world.

The menu promised us Southwestern with (Continue reading…)

El Chorro Lodge is a lovely restaurant situated in Paradise City, a few miles southwest of Phoenix. The restaurant has a fascinating history: It was originally founded in 1934 as a school for its maker’s daughter (and known as the Judson School for Girls). Just three years later, the school was purchased and made into the restaurant and lodge that it has been ever since. The place soon became so famous that Milton Berle and Clark Gable both visited there. In 1973, Joe Miller, who had (Continue reading…)