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

Jobot Coffee and Dining celebrates its 4th anniversary with signature artistic flair


Jobot Coffee and Dining celebrated its fourth anniversary this weekend with a display of employee artwork and a showcase of local bands. Read story

Devil's Advocate: Open Letter to Jimmy Fallon


Staff Reporter and Photographer Carolyn Corcoran is a big Jimmy Fallon fan. She has a few downtown Phoenix recommendations for the Tonight Show comedian in light of the news that he will film his Super Bowl show at the Orpheum Theatre. Read story

Chile pepper competition heats up downtown


Roosevelt Row’s 2014 Chile Pepper Festival offered a variety of spicy treats to those willing to brave the rainy weather. Local chefs and restaurants got creative with their use of the festival’s namesake peppers. Read story

Welcome Diner to open new Chicken and Donuts restaurant in October


Roosevelt Row’s Welcome Diner is launching a new restaurant called Welcome Chicken and Donuts that is set to open this October. The new restaurant’s menu will feature chicken and donuts. Instead of the Southern-style chicken Welcome Diner is known for, the new spot’s chicken will be Korean-inspired. Read story