Ahnala Mesquite Room
This Radisson Fort McDowell Resort restaurant is fitting for those who have a hearty appetite and a craving for something different. Ahnala’s bill of fare presents rabbit-tuna paella; game stew with foie gras torchon, goat cheese and cornbread; and venison alongside hazelnuts, Singh Farms vegetables and mole roja. 10438 N. Fort McDowell Rd., Scottsdale/Fountain Hills. 480.789.5300, www.radisson.com/ftmcdowellaz.
Divine Dessert: The plate of six-ways chocolate spotlights a fudgy chocolate bar with chocolate “soil,” a mint chocolate ice cream cone, a tempura-battered bite of chocolate, and a petite serving of hot chocolate topped with white chocolate. —Melissa Larsen