Scottsdale, Travel Diet Style

Arizona is a perennial favorite travel destination, especially in winter for Northerners looking to thaw out.  But no matter when you make a trip to the sun-drenched desert, you can do it Travel Diet style. The Great Outdoors Scottsdale is blessed by sun nearly every day of the year, sometimes…

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Healthy Eats at a Burger Bar?

  Food & Wine Magazine called Hoppdoddy’s burger one of the top 10 in America.  But this trendy burger bar,which is based in Texas and just opened its first Scottsdale location, has a few options for those looking to eat healthy too. Burgers may reign supreme here but Hoppdoddy didn’t…

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Jade Bar and T. Cook’s Reopen

Phoenicians are finally enjoying cooler temperatures after the hottest summer on record and two popular Valley hotspots have reopened just in time to give them a place to celebrate. Jade Bar With its perch on Camelback Mountain and spectacular views of the city, Sanctuary’s Jade Bar reopens on Oct. 11 giving…

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Desert Ice Skating?

Growing up in the Midwest, ice skating was a part of my childhood winter fun.  Since fleeing Wisconsin for sunnier spots, I haven’t had the chance to strap on the skates until this year when ice skating blew into the desert like Jack Frost with bad GPS. Yes, you read…

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