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Stop In to Culinary Dropout

Culinary Dropout is Sam Fox’s unique gastro-pub restaurant that also features live acoustic music Thursday through Saturday. The food is excellent and the service is stellar!

Culinary Dropout

We started with an antipasto platter that was amazing – soft round pretzels with a provolone fondue, roasted beets, pickled peppers, prosciutto, and a variety of cheeses! It could easily have been dinner.

Pretzel Bites …

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Bull Riding and Western Food at Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse in Cave Creek

I put on my best western gear and looked forward to a fun evening at the Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse in Cave Creek, home of bull riding and the Green Bay Packers! The building opened in 1951 as a place where fisherman could pick up bait and supplies on their way to Bartlett Lake and Horseshoe Lake. It was only about 800 square feet then but now encompasses five acres.

They …

Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend

I heard so many comments about the new place on 7th Street called “The Yard” that I was thrilled when I was invited to dine there! This spot has different dining concepts all under one roof. Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend is a restaurant resembling those that you find on the East Coast, a small place with a cozy patio.

Crab Legs with Butter

Some of the most memorable dishes were …

Enjoy a Pizza at Cibo

I had a wonderful lunch at Cibo last week! This urban pizzeria (pronounced “Chee-boh”) is in a charming, restored 1913 bungalow in Downtown Phoenix. Hardwood floors, exposed brick, and a leafy patio create a cozy ambiance.

Cibo

I had the Sicilia, an organic mixed-greens salad with orange slices, goat cheese, toasted almonds, and Grand Marnier dressing. I added the oven-roasted shrimp for a delicious, light summer salad. …

Kick Up Your Heels at the Rusty Spur Saloon

Are you looking for a quaint bar where you can relax, listen to some country music, and enjoy drinks with friends? Then head to Old Town Scottsdale and tie your horse to the hitching post at the Rusty Spur Saloon!

Surrounded by jewelry stores and art galleries on Main Street, it’s the oldest saloon in Scottsdale. The building opened in 1921 as the Farmers State Bank of Scottsdale, which closed in 1933. You can still see the bank vault, which is now used …