« Back to Restaurant Reviews Top

Restaurant Reviews for Arizona

posted on February 10, 2017
Shift Kitchen & Bar
review by Elaine Chukan Brown

After stints at Frasca in Colorado and Ubuntu in California, husband-and-wife team Dara and Joe Rodgers set out to redefine mountain-town cuisine at Shift. In a spare, airy space in a historic building in downtown Flagstaff, they find creative ways ...Read the full review

posted on February 9, 2017
review by Elaine Chukan Brown

In a quirky, cozy space squeezed into the point of an odd-angled intersection, Caleb Schiff has gained a cult following for his pizzas. He starts with a wild-yeast dough that ferments for three days before he rolls it out, then tops it with house-made mozzarella or burrata and a ...Read the full review

posted on February 8, 2017
Root Public House
review by Elaine Chukan Brown

Longtime local restaurant talents chef Dave Smith and bartender Jeremy Meyer have transformed what was a longtime dive bar south of the tracks into a destination for food and drink. Go early and head to the rooftop to enjoy a cocktail while watching one of Arizona’s big sky ...Read the full review

posted on February 7, 2017
Coppa Cafe
review by Elaine Chukan Brown

Brian Konefal and Paola Fioravanti helped spark Flagstaff’s modern food scene when they opened Coppa in 2012, converting a nondescript stripmall space into a little piece of Europe. Konefal, who met his future wife and restaurant partner at culinary school ...Read the full review

posted on February 6, 2017
FLG Terroir
review by Elaine Chukan Brown

Late last year, Fred Wojtkielewicz transformed local downtown favorite The Wine Lo into FLG Terroir, a conversation-friendly wine lover’s retreat. The space is warm and expansive, with stone-cut tile, an exposed beam ceiling and an open kitchen. The wine ...Read the full review

posted on August 22, 2007
review by Doug Frost

It wasn’t that long ago that horse rails lined the streets in Old Town Scottsdale, so a restaurant called Cowboy Ciao was hardly out of place. But now owner Peter Kesperski has opened Kazimierz, which shares with Cowboy Ciao one of the most entertaining wine lists in the ...Read the full review