Garden Bistro: In The Middle of Tohono Chul’s Gardens, Tucson

Tucked inside 49 magical acres of gardens and pathways is Tohono Chul Desert Bistro. Surrounded by desert plants teeming with flowers for the butterflies and birds, this oasis is located, surprisingly, just a step away from one of the busiest commercial and residential areas of Northwest Tucson. The warm ambiance will feed all of your…

Burgers and Spooks at The Haunted Hamburger, Jerome, Arizona

A Haunted Hamburger joint? Indeed. Who could resist the idea of eating a Ghostly Hamburger in a “living ghost town” with a 100-mile Arizona view to die for? Not me, that’s for sure. And not you, either, if you’re smart and find yourself anywhere near Jerome, Arizona. Plastered right onto the side of a steep…

Kicks are Included at Mr D’z Route 66 Diner, Kingman, Arizona

At Mr D’z Route 66 Diner in Kingman Arizona, it’s not at all unusual to see, say, a two-tone ‘57 Chevy, in pristine condition, sitting in the parking lot. Or maybe a ’58 Ford truck, in polished-up candy-apple red. Or perhaps a perfect vintage T-Bird, complete with that little porthole window, the car that provided…

The Turquoise Room, Winslow, Arizona

Rarely do history and contemporary culinary talent meet in the same place; they do at The Turquoise Room at La Posada Hotel in . The restaurant, in the renovated historic hotel, once the crown jewel in the Fred Harvey empire, merges vintage touches with chef/owner John Sharpe’s innovative farm-to-table menu. The to retro touches such…

Wood-Fired Artisan & Neapolitan Pizza at Fat Olives in Flagstaff Arizona

Fat Olives is a wood-fired pizzeria and Italian kitchen in Flagstaff, Arizona, that serves authentic Italian dishes like those found in Naples. While it’s called a pizzeria, the menu has a complete Italian food offering. The open kitchen pays homage to the wood-fired oven handcrafted in Italy by the Valoriani family. The 700-degree oven bakes…

Classic Americana at Cruisers Cafe on Route 66, Williams, Arizona

When you’re kicking it down Route 66 in Arizona, the famous Mother Road that runs across the American southwest, you’re going to pass through Williams. And if you don’t stop at Cruisers Cafe, you’re making a mistake. If you like your burgers, BBQ, and brew seasoned with the nostalgia of the ’50s and ’60s and…