Seasons 52

Seasons 52 at Biltmore Fashion Park is a delightful restaurant that celebrates “what’s good now”. Their seasonal menus feature fresh ingredients made with rustic cooking techniques, along with healthy takes on classic cocktails.

The ambiance is warm, and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Among their many wonderful offerings is Garlic Chicken Pesto Flatbread, Romaine and Baby Kale Salad, Meyer Lemon Ravioli, and Kona Crusted …

Good Eats at Scramble

Scramble is a great breakfast and lunch joint on Scottsdale Road just north of Lincoln. They pride themselves on using the freshest ingredients they can find from local farmers and suppliers. You can enjoy breakfast and lunch all day, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day of the week. Both menus have a variety of vegan and gluten-free options.

For breakfast, they offer all …

Marcellino Ristorante

Looking for a special place to celebrate an anniversary or birthday? Marcellino Ristorante in Downtown Scottsdale is a wonderful Italian restaurant run by Marcellino Verzino and his wife Sima. Marcellino started his career in Rome, where he met Sima, and they later opened restaurants in New York before moving to Scottsdale. He has won numerous awards for his creative cooking and Sima showcases her musical talents on select Thursday nights, singing R&B and jazz. You also can hear local artists on Saturdays.

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Modern Italian at Fat Ox

Named after Italy’s famed buo grasso cattle and the Piedmont festival where the champion Fat Ox is chosen, Chef Matt Carter’s newest offering is a blend of sleek urban design and cattle country rustic. At Fat Ox on Scottsdale Road near Lincoln, he serves up a modern take on regional Italian classics, with over a dozen pastas made fresh in house daily.

 

The modern interior is a …

Be “In the Know” at AZ/88

Tucked away in Old Town Scottsdale, AZ/88 is a great local spot that features classic cocktails and upscale bar eats. With sleek furniture and floor-to-ceiling windows surrounding the building, AZ/88 seems like a modern art museum cafe. Rotating art exhibitions are displayed throughout the restaurant; there’s always something new and unusual to see.

AZ/88

 

Starting with cocktails, this local bar specializes in martinis – a …