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The Golden Pineapple

The Golden Pineapple is the latest craft lounge from the beverage team of Justin Evans and Tony Fatica, and lucky for us, they chose Tempe for their home. Offering everything from bar bites and dinner entrees, the menu is filled with dishes showcasing ingredients from local purveyors.

The Shop Beer Co. is one of a kind

Written by Angela MunizPhotography by Mark Lipczynski With exception of the hum of planes approaching Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and a nostalgic mix of ’90s hits on the speakers, the patio of The Shop Beer Co. is quiet in the late morning. For now, the action is taking place behind the scenes in the brewery. But […]

Things To Do on Mill Avenue in Tempe

The weekend is just around the corner, and you’re thinking…What should I do this weekend? Mill Avenue may just be the ticket to a fun-filled day. There are, of course, lots and lots of delicious restaurants to choose from, and unique shopping spots too. But there are so many activities such as hiking, biking, and […]

Top six places to take out of town guests this fall

Do you have family and friends coming to visit you in Tempe during the holidays? Are you expected to be the expert on what there is to see and do? No worries! We’ve got you covered. Here are a few of our favorite places to take out of town guests. We promise you’ll have a […]

Top Tempe Breakfast Spots

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or so they say! Start your day off right at one of Tempe’s top breakfast spots. Your stomach will thank you later.

Treat taco lovin’ taste buds to Taco Tuesday in Tempe

Calling all taco lovers (and who isn’t?)! You can find your favorite savory filling tucked inside a tasty corn or flour tortilla in Tempe any day of the week. But, on Taco Tuesdays, you’ll find great deals that make them even more irresistible. Crispy or soft, basic or gourmet, you’ll find these tempting Southwestern treats at great prices on any given Tuesday at these Tempe restaurants.

Treat yourself to Tracy Dempsey Originals in Tempe

On the corner of University and Priest Drives in Tempe, you’ll find a little bit of sweet tooth paradise in the form of Tracy Dempsey Originals. I love sweets, especially pastries that are so fresh, they’re still warm from the oven. When I discovered Tracy Dempsey Originals, I found my happy place. The storefront on […]

Try Lördagsgodis, the Swedish candy at IKEA Tempe

Being born and raised in Sweden, there are some traditions have stuck with me even after two decades as an expat.  For example, I celebrate Christmas on December 24th, I prefer my pancakes to be thin (like crepes) and I believe soccer is the true football. I also love IKEA!  That big blue and yellow box […]

Try Scramble in Tempe

Without question, breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I have a list of places where I love to start my day, but I also like discovering a new spot for breakfast. I’ve found my new happy place at Scramble, a new addition to Tempe’s dining scene.  Scramble in Tempe is located at Lakeshore Drive and Baseline Road, […]

Try these new Tempe Marketplace restaurants

With all the changes happening lately in Tempe, it can be hard to keep up with all the news. We’ve seen a lot of restaurants that have opened recently, including Postino Annex, Snooze and Culinary Dropout at The Yard Tempe. Tempe Marketplace has also added new restaurants to their mix. In addition to favorites such […]

University Eats near ASU

From breakfast to burgers to all kinds of international favorites, you’ll have a hard time choosing from all of the tasty restaurants surrounding Arizona State University Tempe Campus.

We love Tempe bakeries

Love baked goods? Try out any of these Tempe bakeries and discover your new favorite spot for baked goods.

When the Spirits Move You: Tempe Distilleries

With a now-established wine and craft beer scene, Arizona’s distilleries and their small batch spirits are becoming the state’s next wave of innovative and artisanal beverages. Tempe is home to two distilleries within three miles of each other.

Where to get a margarita (or two) in Tempe, Arizona

Frozen or on the rocks, we love all margaritas! The Tempe Tourism Office ventured out on the streets of Tempe to find the best margarita options for you try on your next night out.

Why we love Morning Squeeze in Tempe

Breakfast is a major part of why I get up in the morning. It’s absolutely my favorite meal of the day. That’s why I couldn’t wait to try Morning Squeeze, the newest addition to Downtown Tempe’s breakfast scene, located at Mill Avenue and Seventh Street, just west of Zipp’s Sports Grill. What made breakfast even […]