Month: January 1970

Stomp grapes for fun and glory Ever wanted to recreate the grape-stomping scene from “I Love Lucy?” You can—minus the ensuing grape slinging—at two annual festivals. In July, Sonoita Vineyards in southern Arizona holds its annual HarvestFest, complete with wine tastings, food and wine pairings, tours of the vineyard and winery, live music and—of course—grape
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When the Verde Valley blossomed with vineyards, Cottonwood soon sprouted serious tasting rooms and great restaurants. SHARE PAGE We’re all about giving you reasons to travel for a good meal. “It’s the Weekend, Let’s Eat.” features itineraries for where to dine and what to order in cities throughout Arizona. This edition takes us to Old
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Arizona’s holiday season gets a shiny boost with an array of lighting festivals and twinkling displays to delight individuals and families of all ages. Check the websites for individual dates and times. SHARE PAGE Greater Phoenix Area World’s Largest Drive-Through Animated Light Show (Arizona)Founded in 2016, World of Illumination is an ever-expanding group of artists,
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The mountain town of Flagstaff may be famous for skiing, snowboarding and hiking, but this outdoorsy enclave offers big-city culinary sophistication, too. SHARE PAGE We’re all about giving you reasons to travel for a good meal. “It’s the Weekend, Let’s Eat.” features itineraries for where to dine and what to order in cities throughout Arizona.
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As the home of Arizona State University, Tempe doesn’t disappoint those in search of college-town grub. But foodies will also be pleased to find a robust offering of elevated cuisine and more. SHARE PAGE We’re all about giving you reasons to travel for a good meal. “It’s the Weekend, Let’s Eat.” features itineraries for where
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Gift-giving or souvenir shopping in Arizona? Avoid the kitsch or usual knickknacks and pick up any (or all) of the following only-in-Arizona products. Locally produced, these items are perfect reminders of the culture, geography and people of the Grand Canyon State. SHARE PAGE One-of-a-Kind Handmade Art Iva Honyestewa is a Hopi artisan in northern Arizona
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Chandler 1. Ruchi Vegetarian South Indian Cuisine I’ll never forget how wide my daughter’s eyes got when she realized she could get vegan naan. Ruchi’s menu is all vegetarian (mostly vegan), and the owner, Raj, makes us feel like family every time we dine here. In addition to the excellent service and delicious food, the
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Eat & Drink While eaten year-round, tamales are truly celebrated during the holiday season when families unite to make, eat and share them. SHARE PAGE We unwrap the mystery of Arizona’s unofficial delicacy. The holidays are filled with food traditions—some of them cultural, others religious and a few just because “this is what we always
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New Orleans has beignets. New England has lobsters. Philadelphia has Philly cheesesteaks. Florida has key lime pie. Just as these places boast local heritage foods, so too does Arizona. Arizona is home to some of the oldest documented food traditions in North America. Corn and squash cultivation here can be traced back 4,100 years, and
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Best for taking it all in The higher you ascend into Tucson’s Catalina Foothills, the better the views. It’s here, at the Foothill’s base where you’ll find the outdoor shopping center La Encantada. Order a jalapeño and pineapple margarita or a bowl of chips and guacamole at Blanco Tacos and Tequila and watch as dusk
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