Being an editor with AFM and AZFoothills.com means visiting some of the best restaurants in the state. (Not too shabby, right?) After tempting you with AZFoothills.com's roundup of our 50 favorite Valley restaurants last year, we decided to give your taste buds a few more of the latest and greatest restaurants to visit this year. While we wish we could feature every last one of our favorites and though there may be a few omissions, we present 50 of the Valley culinary scene's best and brightest, featuring a updates on last year's faves and new must-tries.
Montelucia Resort & Spa's signature restaurant, Prado, showcases healthy, fresh ingredients in every dish. The restaurant puts a bold, Mediterranean twist on bright, farm-to-table meals. Within Prado is Mbar, a contemporary bar featuring tequila, tapas, cocktails and more. 480.627.3004, www.pradolife.com.