Best New Restaurant
Frank & Albert’s at Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
Voters love their comfort food—especially when served with a local twist. The new Frank & Albert’s, named after Frank Lloyd Wright and Albert Chase McArthur, delights diners with its charred chicken lollipops, classic meatloaf served with chipotle ketchup and delish pizzas. 602.381.7632, www.frankandalberts.com.
Best Comfort Food
With a bill of fare that includes fries and gravy, mac and cheese, chicken and waffles and red beans and rice, it’s no wonder why Phoenix’s Tuck Shop took home Best Comfort Food honors. 602.354.2980, www.tuckinphx.com.
Best Culinary Event
Foodies make their way to Phoenix Cooks! every fall for chef demos, food-focused shopping and food, wine and beer samplings from more than 50 restaurants, resorts, wineries and breweries. Best of all, the event raises funds for Phoenix Children’s Hospital. www.phoenixcooks.com.
Best Cup of Coffee Second-Year Winner
Shoppers at CityCenter of CityNorth stop by Press Coffee for top-notch Americanos, lattes, cappuccinos, espressos, macchiatos and many other lip-smacking sips. 480.419.6221, www.presscoffeefoodwine.com.