Tapas and More at El Gato Azul, Prescott, Arizona

Billed as “Preskit’s Quirky Cozy Friendly Place to Meet” – that pretty much sums up the vibe at El Gato Azul, but it leaves out the joy of the unexpected exotic cuisine. Location: 316 W Goodwin Street, Prescott, Arizona. Website here Menu:  The Southwestern and Spanish Mediterranean influences permeate the menu from entrees to tapas….

Unusual Offerings at PREROGATIvE Kitchen, Red Lodge, Montana

An unpretentious, but outstanding dining adventure awaits you off the beaten path in Red Lodge, Montana. Delectable snacks and small plates perfectly complement a glass of wine or beer at happy hour. Heartier fare such as a Montana steak or pork tenderloin will provide a filling lunch or dinner. Whether you’ve just driven the 64…

Fabulous Fare at CAMPO, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Seasonal, indigenous foods to New Mexico’s Rio Grande River Valley are the mainstay at CAMPO. On the Los Poblanos Historic Inn and Organic Farm, CAMPO is surrounded by acres of lavender fields. The atmosphere is casual fine-dining. That may sound like an oxymoron but it is not the least bit stuffy. This gourmet restaurant brings…

Real New Mexican Food El Patron, Albuquerque

The unique cuisine of New Mexico evolves from traditional Mexican dishes that have been transformed with local chiles into tasty and fiery hot fare. Add sopapillas and margaritas and you will feel you have been transported to a family restaurant in an old town square. At El Patron, you’ll want to linger and enjoy not…

Elegant Southwestern Cuisine, The Arizona Inn Dining Room, Tucson

Tables set with crisp white linens hint at the understated refinement that awaits you as you step into the Dining Room at The Arizona Inn. Sophisticated, yet relaxed, this AAA Four-Diamond restaurant is hidden in a quiet, residential area in mid-town Tucson.  Fancy, but not stuffy, this is a place to linger over your expertly…

Brave New Restaurant Brings Creativity To Little Rock

Some places are worth hunting for. Tucked away on the second floor of an office complex, 5 minutes from downtown Little Rock, Brave New Restaurant is cooking up fresh farm-to-table meals. With a riverfront view and a relaxed atmosphere, the elegantly prepared meals incorporate sauces and spices to delight your taste buds. Location: On the…

California French Cuisine at Wild Garlic Grill, Tucson, Arizona

The upscale dining at The Wild Garlic Grill in Tucson’s Catalina Foothills is an ideal setting for that special occasion, date night, or a leisurely meal with friends. Upon entering, you smell garlic wafting and the tantalizing aromas of the meals being prepared. Immediately, inside the front doors, the busy, vibrant bar area is a…

Double Your Pleasure at the Walla Walla Steak Company

I’ve heard this town is called Walla Walla because it is so wonderful, you need to say it twice! If steaks and hand-crafted beer or fine wine are to your liking, the Walla Walla Steak Company is for you. And, you get twice the wonderfulness, since Crossbuck Brewing shares the space in the historic Train…

Experience Paradise at Harwood House Restaurant, Montana

What could be better than being in Paradise? Devouring the Prime Rib at the Harwood House at Quinn’s Hot Springs after a day of relaxation spent hot springs soaking (or river rafting or fishing)! The meals here provide a perfect complement to a self-indulgent day. Location: Quinn’s Hot Springs Resort, 190 Hwy 135, Paradise, Montana…

Homestyle Cooking at LARKS in Ashland, Oregon

In As You Like It, Shakespeare writes, “I almost die for food, and let me have it!” He would like the LARKS Home Kitchen Cuisine. It is THE place to eat in Ashland, Oregon before catching a performance at the famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Or, really, just about anytime. The succulent and unexpected combinations are sure…