Eating-In Instead of Out During the Coronavirus

restaurant table and chairsWhile all of our favorite restaurants may be closed for dine-in eating, most are still open for take-out! After chatting with friends and co-workers, we complied a list of everyone’s favorite local restaurants for take-out:

Hopdoddy Burger Bar
11055 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Hopdoddy Burger Bar is open for curbside pickup and delivery via Uber Eats (free delivery), Postmates, and DoorDash.

Joyride Taco House
Multiple Valley Locations
Joyride Taco House has shifted to a to-go operation, serving guests through curbside pickup and delivery. Order through UberEats for free delivery.

Breakfast Kitchen Bar
15147 North Scottsdale Road, Suite H133, Scottsdale
The Breakfast Kitchen Bar at Scottsdale Quarter is offering a carry-out menu of $8 breakfast items and $20 mimosa kits. Customers also get a free coffee with purchase of entrée.

Autumn Court Chinese Restaurant
Autumn Court Chinese Restaurant is offering its entire menu for takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Delivery is also available through Postmates, Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats.3752 East Indian School Road

Casa Mia Cucina Italiana
11675 North 136th Street, #107, Scottsdale
Casa Mia Cucina is offering takeout and delivery directly from the restaurant off a limited menu.

Sapiens Paleo Kitchen
10411 East McDowell Mountain Ranch Road, #120, Scottsdale
Sapiens Paleo Kitchen is offering its full menu of French paleo cuisine for takeout and curbside pickup from 4 to 9 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Dinner packages and weekly meal preps are also available.

Unbaked Edible Cookie Dough & Ice Cream
3712 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 105, Scottsdale
Unbaked Edible Cookie Dough & Ice Cream is offering curbside pick up and delivery for everyone’s sweet tooth!

Do you have a favorite restaurant that should be added to our list? Let us know, we would love to try something new! Chris 480-754-9077 & Cheryl 480-754-9477

AZ Restaurant Week – Fall 2019

fall 2019 az restaurant weekArizona Restaurant Week is the twice a year statewide dining affair offering foodies a wealth of opportunities and the chance to get outside their own neighborhood and try something new. From sizzling Southwestern and soothing comfort foods to five-star dining and international fare, it’s all on the table during Arizona Restaurant Week. So prepare your taste buds and dig in!

During the Fall 2019 Arizona Restaurant Week from September 20th-29th, 2019, over 200 participating restaurants will offer a three-course prix-fixe dinner menu for just $33 or $44 per person (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity unless otherwise noted). The carefully crafted menus offer food lovers their ultimate dining experiences.

Check out updates at, where participating restaurants and their menus will be continually added!

A few of our favorite restaurants that are participating:
Ajo Als
Barrio Queen
Chart House
Different Point of View
El Chorro
La Locanda
Local Bistro
Paul Martin’s American Grill
Roaring Fork
The Gladly
True Food Kitchen

When you want a new kitchen to cook your favorite dinner, give us a call! Chris 480-754-9077 & Cheryl 480-754-9477

Unique Restaurants Throughout The Valley

food festival photoThe Valley Of The Sun is home to many restaurants – from posh rooftop dining, patios overlooking scenic golf courses, old cowboy steakhouses to multiple ethnic eateries.  On weekends, Cheryl and I enjoy scoping out unique and interesting dining experiences.  Here’s our favorite list:

The Hangar Café

This Café is very close to the Chandler Municipal Airport and as such offers customers an eat and view airplanes taking off or landing.  Not only is the view unique, the food is delicious! The restaurant is known for amazing homemade comfort breakfast and lunch meals.
Hangar Cafe
1725 E Ryan Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286

Rustlers Rooste Steakhouse

Rustlers Rooste is one of the oldest restaurants in Phoenix. This popular restaurant which began operating in 1971 is a family-owned Cowboy-themed steakhouse and bar with a banquet hall. The restaurant is seated at the top of the South Mountain, giving customers a gorgeous views of Phoenix’ skyline.  There’s plenty of entertainment, portion sizes are very generous.  It’s a great place to take your out of town visitors.
Rustler’s Rooste
8383 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85044

Organ Stop Pizza

If you are looking for and oddity, Organ Stop Pizza is the place to visit. The family friendly restaurant has been open since 1972.  The restaurant is open all week for dinner only and is notable for having the largest pipe organ in the world, the Wurlitzer pipe organ.  Besides pizza, they also serve salads, desserts, and sandwiches.
Organ Stop Pizza
1149 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85204

Noble Eatery

For the best-baked foods, Noble Eatery in Arcadia is our top choice and you’ll find many locals visiting this bakery every day of the week.  They use old European techniques and recipes for their bread and pastries using organic, GMO free flour abd sea salt.  The menu includes sandwichens, soups, salads and changes daily.
Noble Eatery
4525 N 24th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Compass Arizona Grill

This restaurant is located at the top of the Hyatt Regency Hotel and offers customers a good place to view downtown Phoenix and the surrounding mountains. This posh launch/restaurant is unique for its 360-degree movement and is not really family friendly.  It’s a great place for a romantic dinner or to celebrate a special occasion.  The menu is American southwest cuisine with local flavors and ingredients. All tables have fantastic views of downtown Phoenix.
Compass Arizona Grill
122 N. 2nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004

The Yard

The Yard is a collection of outdoor restaurants and gets its name from the backyard aura of the patio. The restaurants serve several delicacies including contemporary ones and include a complete bar. Popular restaurants here include Barrio Urbano and Culinary Dropout. Perfect place for larger group to meet for happy hour and a fun night out.
Culinary Dropout – The Yard
5632 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85014

There are many more we want to write about but this is a good start if you are lookin for ideas to try something new and unique.  We love living and working in Scottsdale.  Let us know when you are looking to move to the northeast valley.  We will find a home for you that meets your needs and lifestyle.

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