Gilbert residents have a new legendary and delicious deep dish pizza place as Lou Malnati’s Pizzeriaopened their sixth location and newest home in the Valley this week. The 1,800-square-foot space offers carryout and delivery service only, located at 3115 S Val Vista Drive at the Northeast corner of East Pecos Road and South Val Vista Drive in Gilbert.
Owners Bob and Robin Trick of the iconic House of Tricks restaurant in Tempe, Arizona, have announced their plans to retire in June 2022. The critically acclaimed restaurant has been a Valley favorite for more than 34 years, earning many awards and generating an enthusiastic following.
You’ve probably heard this line before. “It takes a year to make any money on a restaurant.” The truth is, sometimes it takes longer. It depends on your experience in the industry, the creativity of your menu, and the location of your restaurant, but opening a new kitchen is always tough—no matter who you are.
Whether you are an established restauranteur or are trying to get your first restaurant off the ground, it is never easy to open a business for the first time. The odds that you will make money in the first year are very low. Still, having a long-term business plan is very important. When you are opening a restaurant in the west, there are some things you should do to get started. Whether you are already successful or are trying to open your first place, below are some tips for opening a restaurant in the west.
There isn't much the Valley hasn't figured out: spas, sunsets, golfing and definitely dining. From old-school classics that have served up epic special occasion dinners for decades to newer faves that have taken the likes of tacos or barbecue to a whole new level, here are 50 of our most adored dining destinations in the Valley (in no particular order). Drumroll, please...