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Global Eats at Nonna

Just off the beaten path in the center of Old Town Scottsdale is Nonna Urban Eatery, featuring urban dishes from all over the globe. Nonna’s interior is modern yet rustic, offering you a full view of the open kitchen. Chef and owner Gian Franco Brugaletta uses seasonal ingredients to ensure the freshest and finest quality reflective of the time of year.

A great way to get the meal started is …

Cookie Dough Delights at Unbaked

Unbaked is a great spot in Old Town Scottsdale run by a local family that knows nothing is more irresistible than cookie dough! Their edible dough comes in an array of flavors, for those that may find chocolate chip too ordinary.

Like to dress up your dough? Choose from delicious toppings that include sugary cereals, chocolate candies, sprinkles and sweet sauces. Interested in unbaked cookies and cream? They’ve got you covered. You …

Aridus_Wine

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 …

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 …

The Colony on 7th Street

The Colony is a cool dining and shopping destination in north-central Phoenix, on 7th Street north of Missouri. This relatively new spot has some amazing restaurants to choose from, a couple of local boutiques and even a speakeasy.

The Colony

I sampled all three restaurants and enjoyed all of them. The Herb Box has opened a third location here. They are well known for their healthy, …