Restaurants in Arizona
There aren’t many frills as this wood-bedecked café, but it’s got a fireplace and serves all sorts of comfort food: biscuits and gravy, homemade soups, and all sorts of cobblers (try the peach, apple, or blackberry).
Suzana Davila, who runs the nouvelle-Mexican Café Poca Cosa, constantly updates her chalkboard menu—look for pollo en pipian or the irresistible tamale pie.
A nostalgic ’50s-style joint serving coke floats from an old-fashioned soda fountain.
Muscovy duck and short ribs with Yorkshire pudding are a few of the old-world favorite. The wine list is exceptional.
They used to make and sell the pizza at La Grande Orange out of a little market, but the pies became so popular that they opened a full-size restaurant next door.
Located atop The Phoenician hotel, J&G Steakhouse serves steakhouse classics interpreted by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Located in the Biltmore Fashion Park, Christopher’s is outfitted with a wood-plank ceiling, white walls with bright orange accents, and plush brown chairs. Seating is also available at the chef’s table and kitchen bar, which offer views of chef Christopher Gross and his team at work.
The restaurant serves excellent fresh rotisserie chicken and home-style pot roast; it also serves its own private-label wines from Napa Valley. At lunch, feast on salads and burgers, but don’t miss the signature roasted chicken pot pie.
The sophisticated fare at Brix Restaurant & Wine Bar—known for its superb wine list—includes dishes like crispy duck breast with a tart-cherry gastrique and pork chops with apple-bourbon jus.