Brunch: LON’s at the Hermosa Inn in Phoenix. The view from the patio on a Sunday morning is incredible!
Fancy: Binkley’s Restaurant
Best Value: TexAz Grill in Phoenix. Try the chicken-fried steak.
Bar Scene/Drinks: Zinc Bistro (the bar area)
Business Lunch: TK’s Urban Tavern
Burger: Bourbon Steak
Pizza: Mamma Mia Pizza
Sandwich: Pane Bianco in Phoenix. Try the soppressata sandwich with aged provolone and peppers.
Regional: La Hacienda
Hidden Gem: The Vig in Phoenix
Japanese: Pure Sushi
Thai/Southeast Asian: Saigon Nites (actually a Vietnamese restaurant)
Wine List: Bourbon Steak
Steak: Eddie’s House. Try the ‘Whats in this Steak’!
Italian: Marcellino Ristorante
Barbecue: Bobby Q’s in Phoenix
Dessert: Tammy Coe Cakes in Phoenix
Indian: Persian Room (actually Middle-Eastern). Try the beef koopada and they have the best hummus… ever
Vegetarian: Grimaldi’s Pizza (various locations). Delicious eggplant and basil pizza
Wild Card: Matt’s Big Breakfast in Phoenix