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Tempe hotels with delicious restaurants

Planning a trip can be a lot of work. That is why staying at a hotel with an on-site restaurant is so convenient and it knocks out half of your planning to-do list: Where to stay and where to eat.

Tempe Marketplace is a marvel!

Tempe Marketplace is a marvel.  It’s my one stop destination for super shopping, restaurants, entertainment and some personal pampering. All of this plus its central location off the 101 and 201 freeways makes getting there so convenient. It’s no wonder that Tempe Marketplace is one of the most popular gathering places in Tempe, and, for […]

Tempe restaurants with delivery and curbside pick-up

Hungry with no place to go? Here’s a handy list of the Tempe restaurants where you can order delivery or curbside pick-up orders during the COVID-19 (Coronavius) closure period.

Tempe venues for group dining

Tempe is an ideal meeting destination with a variety of great venues for a group dining event. Check out our list of just a few to give you an idea of what Tempe has to offer.

Tempe’s Top 6 Hot Dogs are quite frank-ly very good

There are few things in life that are better than sitting back with a good hot dog. We loved them as kids and you bet we love them as adults too. Hot dogs are a symbol of Americana, right? We have them at summer BBQ’s, the Fourth of July and at the ballpark. When it’s […]

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 5 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.

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 […]

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 […]