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Several visits: 28 Dec, 2016; 16 Jan, 2017; 22 Jan, 2017; 28 Jan, 2017. Perhaps the number of visits in such a short time is a giveaway. We enjoy this … Continue reading

February 12, 2017 · Leave a comment


Visited 17 Sept., 2016 We arrived at 6:00 pm and found a rather lively atmosphere but not deafening. The plastic chairs are tacky looking and decidedly uncomfortable, otherwise the decor … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

5th and Wine

Visited 16 Sept., 2016   Our opening venture for fall restaurant week was quite pleasant. We chose to go a bit early and have it be our Friday happy hour … Continue reading

September 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Uncle Sal’s Italian Restauranti & Bar

Visited 16 June, 2016. Our most recent visit was for lunch, all other visits have been for dinner. We opted to share the beefsteak salad. This was a well-balanced combination … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pig & Pickle

Visited 15 June, 2016. This was our fifth visit to this establishment and I am still impressed by how interesting and creative their foods are. You have to know to … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

Culinary Dropout – Scottsdale

Visited 4 June, 2016. Mojito to start? Don’t do it! The first one had some tiny bits of chopped mint but there were none to be found in the second. … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chart House

Visited 29 May, 2016. A quiet pleasant environment; the table (in fact most of them) and a good view of the lake. We sampled some cocktails at the bar before … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Soul Cafe

Visited 27 May, 2016. When the not very good live music was not playing the noise level was not too bad. Why, oh why, do restaurants bring in live music. … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment


Visited 21 May, 2016. The first thing we noticed only moments after being seated (shortly before 21:00) was that it was quite loud. It was difficult to converse. Appetizers were … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Capital Grille – Scottsdale

Visited 5/24/12. We were greeted promptly upon arrival and seated almost immediately, we were about 5 minutes early for our reservation. Most of us chose the french onion soup to … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Two Brothers Tap House and Brewery

Visited on 2 April, 2016. The starter was chimichurri nachos (Hey ladies of check these out.) The chips were outstanding, corny, strong without being tough and not at all greasy. … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fate Brewing Co.

Visited 28 Feb. 2015. This was actually our second visit here but the first was a quite some time ago and J did not recall that he had been there … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kazimierz World Wine Bar

Visited 22 Sept., 2014 This place was HARD to find but worth it. We chose this one for our third outing for Fall 14 AZ restaurant week. You got to … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Citizen Public House

Visited on June 1, 2013. This was a visit that we have meant to do since last year’s overly loud restaurant week visit. We chose to go for our Saturday … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 · Leave a comment