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Sip & Savor at Aridus Wine Company

Did you know that Old Town Scottsdale has its own official wine trail? The Scottsdale Wine Trail features some incredible Arizona wine tasting rooms, including Aridus Wine Company, known for its gorgeous aesthetic and critically acclaimed wines that will appease the palette of any wine drinker, from novice to oenophile.Aridus_Wine_1From robust reds to delightful whites, Aridus consistently releases new flavors and styles. Enjoy a tasting in …

Dining with a View at elements

elements has truly become an Arizona classic. Perched on the north side of Camelback Mountain inside the iconic Sanctuary Resort, this restaurant features ingredient-driven cuisine produced by award-winning  Chef Beau MacMillan. He and his talented culinary team transform some of the world’s best organic produce, hormone-free meats, and sustainably sourced seafood into beautifully indulgent works of art.

A few stars on the elements dinner menu include the daikon and honey crisp apple salad, blistered shishito …

Cloth & Flame Desert Dining

Cloth and Flame is an amazing local company that is changing the dining scene with special dinners and brunches held in different desert locations around the Valley. Their approach is completely sustainable; they pack everything in and out of each site to preserve natural spaces, and even donate a portion of proceeds to the Sonoran Institute. Their culinary team whips up incredible, multi-course meals paired with delicious drinks and amazing views.

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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.

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 …