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Organic Juices + Coffee at Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscope Juice is a wonderful spot in Downtown Scottsdale that offers 100% organic smoothies, cold-pressed juices, and coffee. They also have shops in North Scottsdale and at CityScape in Downtown Phoenix.

Kaleidoscope Juice

An array of juice offerings includes Dusti Beet (beet, spinach, celery, green apple, lemon, ginger), Gold (green apple, lemon, ginger, cayenne), and Electro-Light (coconut water, lemon + lime, Manuka honey, Himalayan pink salt, …

Weekend in Bisbee

I spent a few days in a quirky town in Southern Arizona called Bisbee. It has an interesting history, founded as a copper, gold and silver mining town by Judge DeWitt Bisbee, a financial backer of the Copper Queen Mine.

View From Copper Queen Hotel

Phelps Dodge Mining Company built the historic Copper Queen Hotel in 1898 to accommodate the dignitaries and investors visiting the mine. It was …

Super Chunk Sweets & Treats

We love this little sweets shop in Downtown Scottsdale. Super Chunk has been around less than a year but has made a name for itself thanks to its small-batch treats that are entirely made from scratch. Their motto is “Eat Local Candy”.

Super Chunk

Country Velador, executive pastry chef at Cowboy Ciao, runs this shop with her husband Sergio. Country started making her Chocolate Bacon …

Dates & Shakes at Sphinx Date Co.

Sphinx Date Co. has been in the Valley since 1951. This wonderful shop sells not only dates but a variety of Arizona-grown goodies, just south of Downtown Scottsdale. You’ll find salsas, prickly pear cactus jelly candy and other sweets, pistachios, pecans, beer, wines, honey, and more.

Sphinx Date Co.

Sphinx Date Co. gets their Medjool dates from family farms in Yuma. Their seasonal Black Sphinx …