Zak’s Chocolate | A Sweet Retreat

Zak’s Chocolate is best described as a sweet little gem, as it embodies the essence of the world’s favorite confection, chocolate! They pride themselves on being the only chocolatier in Arizona that sources ethically sourced cocoa beans through direct trade from reputable farms. Not only does this award-winning, craft chocolate maker ensure that they use the best cocoa beans available, but they also roast and grind the beans on the premises to create their own unique blend.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Gets a Dose of Valley Ho Cool

As a locally owned hotel, we care about our community and were excited to form a new partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix, which provides a home away from home for children and their families who travel to Phoenix to receive treatment for serious illnesses and injuries. We recently adopted a room through their “Designs from the Heart” program, taking it from outdated to Valley Ho cool.

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ScapeGoat | A Hidden Gem

Looking for a great local spot where you can enjoy a drink in a relaxed, cozy atmosphere? Opened in 2016, ScapeGoat is tucked away in a skinny storefront on Fifth Avenue. This tiny bar offers an exceptional experience and has quickly become one of Downtown Scottsdale’s hidden gems.

Serving only craft beers and wine, ScapeGoat offers an intimate neighborhood bar feel, plus a selection of small plates ideal for sharing with friends. While the Meat & Cheese Board …

Flower Child | Healthy Food for a Happy World

Looking for healthy food that not only tastes great but that you can enjoy in a beautiful, bohemian atmosphere? Then look no further than Flower Child by Fox Restaurant Concepts, a farm-to-table-based spot serving up “healthy food for a happy world”.

The restaurant is famous for its gluten-free wraps, and Flower Child’s Flying Avocado Wrap is no exception. Created with smoked turkey, gouda, romaine, tomato and avocado hummus, this wrap packs fresh punch. Another fan-favorite for foodies of all …

ZuZu’s Bloody Mary + Mimosa Bar

“Sip, Sip, Hooray!” is a thought that crosses the minds of those who are able to indulge with “the hair of the dog” after a night out.  While there’s nothing quite like a big cheeseburger to battle the effects of a dreaded hangover, it’s certainly hard to pass up an entire (DIY) bar dedicated to Ketel One bloody marys and refreshing mimosas.

Gone are the …