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Phoenix Dining






Restaurant reviews that highlight the best of our locally owned and operated establishments in Phoenix.  Helping you find the best of what Phoenix has to offer.

Foodie Events






Exclusive events and social gatherings.  Bringing like minded people together to enjoy, share, and learn more about various types of cuisine and the culinary world.

 Food & Recipes






Practical recipes that you can make for your family and friends that have always received high praise.  Shared by Craving Phoenix members, families, and local restaurants that have passed the recipes along for everyone to enjoy.

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew I have to apologize for taking so long to post.  I’ve been...

Food Tip: Chile vs Chili – Is there a difference?

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

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Chocolate Oreo Mint Truffles

Chocolate Oreo Mint Truffles Here we are again with chocolate oreo truffles. Why?...

Recipe: Ginger Margarita

Ginger Margarita: By: J&G Steakhouse (Jean-Georges Vongerichten)   I’m...

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Food Tip: How to Carve a Melon in 2 Minutes

How to Carve a Melon in 2 Minutes I watched a friend attempt to carve a cantaloupe once...

Recipe: Spicy Beef Curry

Spicy Beef Curry By: Janine Hill I bought some fresh turmeric at The Farmer’s...

Recipe: Chicken Broccoli Casserole

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Out to Lunch: Emily’s Cafe (Maybe some other time)

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