You may not realize it, but behind the scenes, coffee shops invest hours of consideration, planning, selection and applied education into the coffee beans they buy and brew. Before your favorite bevy is served, many hands had an impact and many minds had a say in that Instagram-worthy cuppa joe.
In 1987, right before my parents and I moved to Scottsdale, we visited the Valley to tour its neighborhoods. On one of those outings we searched for ice cream, but could only find a closed Dairy Queen.
Fire-grilled chili lime shrimp are cradled in a bed of tangy red cabbage slaw and wrapped in a warm tortilla for a light, yet super satisfying dinner. Make extra, because these mouthwatering shrimp tacos go quickly.
Just in time for summer, Sonata’s Restaurant has added a bevy of light new cocktails with bright, fresh ingredients. Located at 10050 N. Scottsdale Rd., the modern European restaurant named for its owner, Sonata Molocajeviene Tuft, was designed to turn down the heat.
Over the past decade or two, the Valley’s culinary landscape has transformed into a thriving and competitive market…
A cross between an ice cream bar and strawberry shortcake, these Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Pops are a fun treat for the whole family to enjoy.
The great thing about breakfast is that it comes with a side of promise for a new day.
This potluck standout combines two of summer’s most iconic salads: the caprese salad and pasta salad. Tender pasta is tossed with pillows of pearl …
There is an old saying that life imitates art; yet experience would humbly but audaciously suggest that the adage is insufficient. Life does not imitate art so much as it is art.
Writer and photographer Monica Longenbaker his easy summer dinner packs all of the delicious flavors of a Cajun shrimp boil into a convenient...