Southern Dining

Dot’s Diner

Arthur Valentine was a car salesman turned restaurant proprietor. What he didn’t know when he shifted gears was that his line of prefabricated…
Southern Dining

Ceres

In 2014, Carolyn O’Connor, the owner and chef at Ceres, came to Tucson for love. She found it, but not in the way she expected — at least at first. “…
Central Dining

Chula Seafood

Swordfish might be among the coolest creatures in the sea. The largest one ever caught weighed a whopping 1,182 pounds, and they have those…
Southern Dining

Mama Louisa’s

When the local Italian restaurant has been doing things the same way for more than half a century, change can be a challenge. Michael Elefante, the…
Central Dining

La Planchada Taqueria

Depending on where you sit at Prescott’s La Planchada Taqueria, you’ll get a different perspective of Prescott’s dining culture. Face the garage-…
Central Dining

Bloom

John Wong, the owner of Bloom in downtown Globe, took a risk when he decided to bring Asian fusion to a small Arizona town. But his restaurant, which…
Northern Dining

Proper Meats and Provisions

Paul Moir added Flagstaff’s Proper Meats and Provisions to his restaurant group, SLO Restaurant Concepts, because he wanted to make locally raised…
Eastern Dining

Munich Haus

It’s no secret that German chefs (and connoisseurs of the cuisine) have an affinity for sausages. Bratwurst; knackwurst; leberwurst; the good old-…