Eat & Drink


What are you hungry for? Arizona can dish it out. From Tucson’s famous Mexican restaurants and al fresco cafes in Phoenix to Scottsdale’s culinary hot spots and mom-and-pop eateries around the state, Arizona serves up the good stuff. Everything is grand in the Grand Canyon state, whether it’s a classic restaurant that’s been serving up great food for more than a hundred years or a modern eatery giving a fresh spin on gastronomy. Find James Beard Award-winning chefs, farm-to-table restaurants, crave-worthy hole-in-the-wall joints, and big-name chains serving up every cuisine imaginable.

Amara Resort and Spa, Sedona

Small Town Restaurants

Arizona is full of charming cities and towns with local restaurants to make any road-trip extraordinary. If you love food plan your adventure around these culinary wonders around the state.

Expedition Foodie AZ

This is the Place Series

Whiskey Hugs and Vegan Pozole in Tucson

Dale Ott of Whiskey Del Bac shows off all the reasons why Tucson was named a UNESCO City of Gastronomy.

The Single Best Bite in Phoenix'

In this second episode of "This Is the Place I Was Telling You About," Chef Danielle Leoni of The Breadfruit & Rum Bar treats her husband and their winemaker friend to her…

Arizona's Preeminent Pizza 'Pedaler'

Caleb Schiff, owner of Pizzicletta, gives his cycling buddies a taste of Flagstaff's culinary scene-a scene he helped elevate in a mountain town better known for hiking, star-gazing and high-altitude training.

This is What Arizona Tastes Like

In this episode of "This Is the Place I Was Telling You About," Tamara Stanger of Tempe's Cotton & Copper travels to spots in Phoenix and Scottsdale, where she learns how to…

A Night with the Crepe King

In the debut episode of "This is the Place I Was Telling You About," Jeff Kraus, chef at Tempe's Crepe Bar, rounds up some buddies for a night out at his favorite…

This Is the Place: Tortillas and Injeras

In this episode of "This Is the Place I Was Telling You About," Chef Maria Mazon of BOCA Tacos y Tequila in Tucson takes us along to sample tacos, brews and Ethiopian…


Cities & Regions

From the abundance of Saguaro cactuses and unique wildlife in the Sonoran Desert to the high country and forests of the White Mountains to the breathtaking Grand Canyon, Arizona’s regions are full of experiences that don’t disappoint.