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 …

Recipe: ZuZu’s Tuscan Kale Salad

One of our most-ordered dishes is our Tuscan Kale Salad with Pear, Pine Nuts, Pecorino Romano & Lemon Vinaigrette. Today, we’re sharing the recipe!

ZuZu's Kale Salad

Yields 4-6 Servings

SALAD

Ingredients

2 bunches   Tuscan Kale (also known as Lacinado Kale)
2-3 Tbsp   Butter
1/3   Baguette (or similar bread), cut into 12 slices
1/3 cup   Pecorino Romano, finely grated
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Take a Ride at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

If you are looking for a fun outing with the kids or just feel like being a kid again yourself, you need to visit McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in the heart of Scottsdale! I love this place.

The newest attraction is a 10,000-square-foot building that has model railroads and hands-on activities. You can actually visit it for free. Watching the trains and looking at the meticulously designed villages is a trip back to your childhood and a real imagination trip for the …

Take A Peek Into Chef Justin’s Summer Vegetable Garden

We overheard Executive Sous Chef Justin Pfeilsticker talking about his backyard garden in Chandler. Zucchini, tomatoes, artichokes, melon…all this growing in July? We were a bit surprised (and impressed), and decided to check out the garden for ourselves!

Chef Justin's Garden

When did you start gardening?
I’ve loved growing things ever since I was a kid. It might actually be cheaper for me …