Lovely Vintage at Fashion by Robert Black

Just down the street from the hotel in Downtown Scottsdale is Fashion by Robert Black. This wonderful vintage clothing store opened in 2008 and has been a local favorite ever since! They specialize in dresses but also carry separates and accessories. The shop is full of hard-to-find items, all in pristine condition. An average dress goes for around $150, though there are some truly special pieces that are over $1,000. You will find well-made items from the 1920s through the 80s. …

Chef Wiley’s Recipe for Lentil Sweet Potato Stew, as Seen on “Your Life A to Z”

If you enjoy the fare in ZuZu and are looking for some culinary inspiration, tune in to KTVK channel 3 to see Executive Chef Charles Wiley cooking on “Your Life A to Z”! Dates are announced via the ZuZu newsletter and Facebook page; he’s always on from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The recipes are provided on AZFamily.com, so you can recreate the dishes at home.

This morning, Chef Wiley prepared a healthy recipe that was a …

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. …