3003 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85009
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There is not charge to eat in the Bistro for the Staff of SMFBA, but we do request a tip. The tip money is divided up among the students and given to them on their last day of the program. While the students are attending our program, most of them are not working, so it is nice for them to have a little cash at the end
6166 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Clean, minimalist design and modern Mexican fare make fitting bedfellows at Blanco, in Scottsdale. Classic dishes are reinterpreted and reenergized with unique ingredients and fresh flavors, while the bar mixes up refreshing libations featuring 30 premium tequilas, fresh seasonal fruit, and an impressive selection of beers and wines. Menu favorites include the Roasted Chicken and Poblano Chile Cheese Crisps, the Crab and Shrimp Ceviche, the Roasted Vegetable Tacos, and the Brown Sugar Caramel Flan. With the ultra-chic décor, satisfying cuisine, and lively bar, it’s no wonder Blanco is the place to be.
35 W. Boston Street, Chandler, AZ 85225
To truly wine and dine in style, visit Chandler Bistro at Kokopelli Winery. Wine tastings are offered daily, and weekends welcome the Kool Jamz Dinner events featuring live entertainment. Large private parties enjoy a unique degree of personal, and personable, service with several catering and hosting options presented through the winery. And while the fine selection of vino draws many guests to the Kokopelli grounds, Chandler Bistro is reason enough to visit. A few menu favorites include the Merlot Braised Pot Roast, the Pasta Roban, and the Chocolate Port Brownie.
816 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Established following the renovation of a house built in the 1900s, The Roosevelt Tavern is located in the heart of Phoenix’s art district. This house turned restaurant and bar features a full kitchen and bar along with couches and tables which contribute to the homey feel. This tavern serves American style cuisine and offers a substantial variety of beers, brewed locally and nationally, in addition to wines. The décor is sharp, savvy, minimalist, and contemporary. Lighting is provided by an array of candles and chandeliers. They even have happy hour pasta night every Thursday and wine and beer specials.
914 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
A favorite among locals, The Lost Leaf, stands out as a cozy neighborhood bar. This house/ art gallery turned bar serves a wide variety of beers and around 20 different wines. The Lost Leaf has a comfortable and Bohemian feel that is fantastic place for conversation with friends old and new. This venue comes complete with wooden flooring and a copper bar. Leaf also hosts live music nightly as well as frequent poetry readings and improve nights. This bar is open 365 days a year and has a drink menu that includes gluten free beers and ciders as well as ...
4041 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85018
A contemporary and innovative culinary gem of Phoenix is The VIG. The VIG is a modern bar and lounge accompanied by a full kitchen. Their culinary creations display international influences and their drink menu is extensive. VIG offers its guests a substantial wine list organized by flavor palate from sweet and “easy to drink” to full bodied and more intense. They also have a comprehensive list of cocktails and beers. The VIG has outdoor seating and a relaxed atmosphere. This is a great place to bring a date or simply enjoy time with a group of friends.
1150 S. Gilbert Road #104,, Gilbert, AZ 85296
We brought to the valley our 20 years successful experience from Dearborn, Michigan. In 1996 we opened our first location in downtown Tempe. Our food is freshly made daily, prepared with the finest ingredients. Our goal is to impress you and our reward is to see you again with a big smile.