After closing the doors to his stellar Michael’s at the Citadel in 2007, chef
Michael DeMaria is back on the eatin’ scene with Market Street at DC Ranch’s
new friendly but fine dining destination, Heirloom.
April in Arizona means warm weather, cool nights and, this year, the celebration of Easter. Instead of slaving over a hot stove, leave the chopping to the chefs and celebrate this holiday sitting down at one these Valley restaurants for a yummy Easter repast.
With Arizona being just north of the Mexican border, it's not hard to find muy bueno Mexican cuisine. Check out our favoritos!
Presided over by chef Silvana Salcido Esparza, Barrio Café is a funky hot spot in Central Phoenix that boasts a menu chock-full of timeless Mexican dishes given creative twists. Appetizing options such as the cochinita pibil (slow-roasted pork) and the enchiladas suizas take diners on a culinary tour of our neighbor to the south. And don’t miss the restaurant’s Sunday brunch (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and its selection of Mexican wines. 602.636.0240, www.barriocafe.com.
Already a hit in Florida and Michigan, Ocean Prime is now making waves at Phoenix’s CityCenter of CityNorth with it’s supercool surroundings and lengthy bill of steaks and seafood.