Food + Restaurants

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Old Station Sub Shop has been serving up subs and sandwiches in an old house near the state Capitol in downtown Phoenix for nearly four decades. Now it's under new ownership.
May. 9, 2024
Another beloved spot on downtown Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row is closing this week. Friday is the last night to go to Carly’s Bistro. The restaurant and bar/community and art space has been a mainstay in the arts district for nearly two decades. But now, the owners say they’re calling it quits.
May. 3, 2024
Boarded up brick building
On Wednesday, the City Council is expected to vote on providing a $200,000 grant to the current property owner. If approved, the money will go toward rehabilitating what is historically called Yaun Ah Gim Groceries.
Apr. 30, 2024
Brown, pink and blue eggs in a basket
Attorneys for the state Department of Agriculture have responded to a lawsuit against its rules that will require large egg producers to use cage free hens starting next year.
Apr. 29, 2024
Four young boys stand in front of a sign
The space where Oliver’s Modern American restaurant is set to open next month will feature parts of a former Scottsdale icon: a Polynesian-themed Dairy Queen.
Apr. 25, 2024
Are you deep dish, thin crust, wood-fired or all of the above? Send a voice memo all about your favorite slice in the Valley to [email protected].
Apr. 24, 2024
A row in the Frys grocery store in downtown Phoenix.
Supermarket chains Kroger and Albertsons said Monday they will sell more of their stores in an effort to quell the federal government’s concerns about their proposed merger.
Apr. 22, 2024
Flagstaff Arizona sign on planter box
The City of Flagstaff has been leasing farmable land in its Urban Farm Incubator program since 2018. Now that program is expanding, with the goal of promoting sustainable farm practices in an urban setting.
Apr. 22, 2024
Welcome to Mesa Arizona sign
Mesa is trying a new strategy to attract retail. The bilingual survey asks people to rank their top three dining preferences — everything from fine dining, to pet-friendly to food trucks. The city also wants to know what kind of businesses residents leave Mesa to visit.
Apr. 18, 2024
The Monroe Street Abbey at Third Avenue and Monroe Street
A nonprofit led by former mayor and Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard wants a $137,000 grant to help restore columns and plaster walls in the former sanctuary. When it reopens as the Monroe Street Abbey, the sanctuary will be a public courtyard.
Apr. 17, 2024
Sam Fox
Jeff Green, a partner in Hoffman Strategy Group, joined The Show to talk about high-end restaurants from celebrity chefs like Giada De Laurentiis that have recently opened in the Valley.
Apr. 11, 2024
A used pen cup at a restaurant in Glendale
Arizona’s minimum wage is currently $14.35. State law allows businesses to pay tipped workers $3 less than that, with the expectation that tips will make up the difference. Two initiatives headed toward the November ballot aim to either strike that rule, or strengthen it.
Apr. 5, 2024
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is not the only “Final Four” in town. Phoenix has created a competition with a twist after Mayor Kate Gallego pitched to the Arizona Restaurant Association.
Apr. 5, 2024
Waymo service in Phoenix
The next time a Phoenix-area resident orders an Uber Eats, it may be delivered by Waymo One's autonomous vehicles, which could mean savings since no tips would be needed.
Apr. 3, 2024
Katie Hobbs
Gov. Katie Hobbs signed the so-called “tamale bill" Friday that she vetoed last year, which will expand the types of home-cooked foods in Arizona that can legally be sold to the public. But the week leading up to the decision were not without drama.
Mar. 29, 2024
Wrigley Mansion sommelier Mark Guilladeu spoke with The Show about the debate among wine-drinkers about which is better: natural wine or traditionally made wine.
Mar. 26, 2024
A mural at Barrio Café.
The popular Phoenix restaurant Barrio Café announced last week it would be closing down in May. Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza said she would be retiring after more than two decades in business
Mar. 23, 2024
Michael Kotutwa Johnson standing inside his field at Second Mesa in September.
Michael Kotutwa Johnson is conducting new agricultural research at the University of Arizona to find solutions and combat cenvironmental trends, affecting even some of the most resilient Hopi dry farmers due to climate change.
Mar. 19, 2024
stairs leading to south building
After many years of adding residents, restaurants and high-rises in downtown Phoenix, leaders are envisioning the next wave of economic development.
More Arizona business news
Mar. 18, 2024
Woman cooking
Owners of the company that caters the WM Phoenix Open and other big events say full-time employees are now earning shares in the enterprise. M Culinary Concepts has launched a plan to issue stock to workers that will grow in value over time.
Mar. 14, 2024


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