Many people are familiar with the Westward Ho, built in 1928 and formerly the sister hotel of the Valley Ho. But have you heard of the Superstition Ho? Associated Federal Hotels decided to build a third “Ho” hotel in the Valley, and selected a location in Apache Junction.
Just in time for spring training, Hula’s Modern Tiki has added a second location, in Downtown Scottsdale. The new spot is a very hip, mid-century-esque restaurant with a great urban feel and fabulous food. The front completely opens up onto 1st Avenue, which is a great place to enjoy our wonderful weather, do a little people watching, and be part of the bustling downtown scene.
We love Upward Projects, the folks behind Postino, Windsor, Churn, Federal Pizza, and the new Joyride Taco House. These five spots are all right next to each other in Midtown Phoenix, with some other locations around the Valley as well. Upward Projects takes mid-century-modern buildings and adapts them into unique restaurant spaces.
Joyride has a cool vibe and a …
We sat down with Kimber Lanning to find out about her favorite local places around town. She’s the founder and executive director of Local First Arizona, and also owns Stinkweeds and Modified Arts. We’re a proud member of Local First, a non-profit that supports local businesses to help build vibrant communities.
What is your favorite coffee shop?
My big secret is …
Hotel Valley Ho has been a hideaway since 1956 (Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood even got married here in ’57). Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with a candlelit dinner at ZuZu, spa packages, and more.
Dinner at ZuZu
Order off the regular menu or choose from specials like Tempura Shrimp & Lobster, Pan Seared Halibut, and a Dessert Trio for Two. We’re also featuring a few deals on cocktails and Champagne. Make your reservation online or at 480.421.7997 (dinner …