New Southern-food restaurant to open next month at DeSoto building on Roosevelt Row


The founder of Hotel Palomar’s Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails will be opening a new restaurant, Yard Bird + The Larder, in the DeSoto Central Market on Central Avenue on Roosevelt Street next month. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Highlights of the semester


In celebration of the end of the academic semester, the Downtown Devil’s editors selected stories and columns that represented some of the publication’s best work of the past six months. Read story

Downtown Dining: Paz Cantina


Paz Cantina, the recent installment along Roosevelt Row tucked away on Third Street where The Local and Scratch once occupied, is a struggling spot which makes our mouths more critical when it comes to the newcomer. Paz maintains the energy of a variety of other downtown restaurants — the urban-casual feel you might find all along Roosevelt Row, but what does it bring to the table? Read story

Midtown restaurant and bar Fez to move down Central Avenue to new downtown location


After 10 years, Fez, a restaurant and bar in midtown Phoenix, will be moving to a new location downtown which will be open to hungry customers on Jan. 2. When Fez’s lease was about to expire, owner Mark Howard started looking for a new location and found a new home at 105 W. Portland St., the home of the former Portland’s Restaurant & Wine Bar. Read story

Hotel San Carlos says au revoir to Bonjour Vietnam, hello to restaurant Rice Paper


After closing Bonjour Vietnam two months ago, restaurant owner Lan Tran has opened a restaurant in the same location at Hotel San Carlos under the name Rice Paper, the second location for that concept. Read story

ThirdSpace on Grand Avenue houses variety of businesses in colorful, historic cottages


Nestled in a lot on the corner of Grand and Eleventh avenues, ThirdSpace is a part of a collection of brightly painted, historic cottages where collaborative small businesses offer local food and drink, shopping and other services. Read story

Slide show: 1Spot Gallery hosts culinary experience showcasing desert cuisine


1Spot Gallery hosted a celebration of the Arizona-Sonoran landscape and its many offerings with a Saturday event called the Edible Desert Experience. More than 40 guests gathered on the outdoor patio of 1Spot Gallery, located at Sixth and Roosevelt streets, to enjoy an evening of natural food, art, music, people and culture. Read story

Downtown Dining: Rollover Doughnuts + Coffee


As of Oct. 1, Shine Coffee entered new management under Short Leash Hot Dogs and became Rollover Doughnuts + Coffee. Downtown Devil Dining Editor Amelia Goe visits the shop to sample their new fried pastries and coffee favorites. Read story

Lux Central to open new location downtown

Lux Central, a popular Central Phoenix coffee bar, will open a new location in downtown Phoenix on August 2015, this time bringing in a full-time restaurant. Read story

Devilishly Healthy: The how-to's of herbal teas


Herbal tea, often understated in the world of health, has more health benefits than many people realize! So what exactly is herbal tea and how does it differ from black, green and white teas? Read story