Devilishly Healthy: Fresh food and smoothie option caters to downtown health nuts

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Last week, I wrote about the juicing phenomenon and how it has swept through the Valley with a startling pace. Well, folks, it’s only expanding more, and in our very own downtown Phoenix! I’d like to focus on a new place that’s opened for your juice, smoothie and health-food needs: Grabbagreen. Read story

Jobot applies for liquor license, receives mixed reactions from customers

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Jobot Coffee and Dining, famed for it’s hip environment and coffee drinks, has applied for a liquor license. Regulars and neighboring businesses had positive and negative reactions to Jobot’s move to serve liquor. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: Juicing and blending fad overtaking Phoenix offers real health benefits

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Over the past few months, juicing and blending have become more than just ways to boost your health — they’ve become fads. Fads that just so happen to be very efficient ways to get your health back on track. Read story

Downtown Dining: MacAlpine's

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MacAlpine’s offers a smorgasbord of old-timey soda fountain drinks, deluxe sundaes and diner food in a thoroughly vintage atmosphere. What did our two reviewers think of the classic joint? Read story

Devilishly Healthy: Avocado, the gateway vegetable to a healthier and more diverse diet

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Avocado serves as a great catalyst to the increase in veggies. Not only does it have a mild taste that pretty much takes the flavor of whatever you put it in, it also has countless health benefits that beat out many other veggies. Read story

Downtown Dining: Burger Joint Chicago

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Newly opened Burger Joint Chicago offers a plethora of burger and fry options and a sports bar atmosphere. Find our what our dining critic Amelia Goe thought about their buns! Read story

Short Leash Hot Dog contest - moShort Leash Hot Dogs restaurant celebrates first anniversary with hot-dog eating contest

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Short Leash Hot Dogs is usually known for its signature dogs, but on Wednesday all the attention was on the seven people who participated in the restaurant’s inaugural Man vs. Dog hot-dog-eating contest. The competition was held to celebrate the first anniversary of Short Leash’s brick-and-mortar restaurant and National Hot Dog Day. Read story

Downtown Dining: Grand Avenue Pizza Company

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New pizza locale Grand Avenue Pizza Company mixes a classic diner feel, simple yet expertly crafted pies, and unconventional hours to give downtown Phoenix the casual pizza joint it was missing. Read story

U.S. vs. Belgium: Five places in downtown Phoenix to watch the big World Cup game

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Downtown Devil offers five downtown Phoenix venues to watch the U.S. take on Belgium in the World Cup. Read story

Phoenix Public Market Cafe celebrates first anniversary with community get-together

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Phoenix Public Market Cafe’s first birthday party brought together community members for an evening of music, conversation and of course, food. Read story