Grandma’s noodles and fresh-baked yeast rolls slathered in butter and dill. Roasted chestnut soup and sweet panettone French toast. Six Valley chefs share their favorite holiday dishes and traditions—as well as their insight on new seasonal food trends and the tastiest treats to gift (and which they hope to receive).
Photography by Kayla Fisher
Chef Cullen Campbell of Okra and Crudo
Favorite holiday tradition? Decorating...
by Kelly Potts
Celebrate Easter with pastels, eggs and Diamonds this year! With more than 70 AAA Four and Five Diamond properties scattered across the state, you have plenty of options to get a Diamond-worthy Easter brunch this weekend. In honor of the egg-cellent holiday, AAA Travel experts have pulled together a sampling of four egg-stravagant Easter feasts:
Fairmount Scottsdale Princess: Join AAA Five Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Easter Sunday for a brunch to remember. Brunch will be served...
In celebration of the third-annual Italian Festival, Italian Association of Arizona co-founder, Chef Marcellino Verzino, pairs a festive feast at his beloved Scottsdale restaurant.
This year, Sima and Chef Marcellino Verzino are celebrating 13 years of Marcellino Ristorante, five-plus of those in Old Town Scottsdale at Southbridge. Their original location opened in Central Phoenix in 2003. Chef Marcellino was born on the family farm in the Campania region of Italy and was raised in the small town of Reino, about 30 kilometers from Benevento. He was successfully running his bar/bistro in the historic center of Rome when...
Fine-dining destinations where the bubbly and foie gras grows. Cool casual spots, for kicking back with top-notch pizza and beer. Super-hip fusion restaurants with one-of-a-kind eats. Take a look at 50 of our favorite Valley restaurants.
Story by: Melissa Laresen
Original Photography by: Brad Reed, shot at Steak 44
Styling by: Risa Kostis and Milee Karre
Hair and Make Up By: Laura...