Get Up Close and Personal with the Chefs at Southwest Bistro in the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
On Tuesday through Saturday evenings, the Southwest Bistro offers Wine Me Dine Me, a wonderful experience that takes diners on a culinary adventure. Top-notch chefs wowed us with four courses that were carefully paired with tequila and wine. Because the chefs determine the menu each night, we had no idea what delights were in store for us. The surprise factor only enhanced the evening!
Eddie V’s Scottsdale Quarter – We absolutely love fresh fish, and Eddie V’s has been a staple in our Scottsdale dining regime for nearly a decade.
Scottsdale, AZ (2010) – Arizona possesses 5 AAA Five-Diamond resorts, and they all happen to be in Scottsdale, Arizona. During the months of May and June we were invited to come sample each of these beautiful resorts. We slept in their rooms, enjoyed their fine cuisine, swam in their pools, luxuriated in their spas, and [...]
Today, with our visit to Scottsdale’s Camelback Inn, we mark the fifth and final stop on our Arizona AAA Five-Diamond Resort Tour. The Camelback Inn was created in 1936, and became Scottsdale, Arizona’s very first luxury resort. The original resort cost $75,000 to build and accommodated 75 guests. The resort immediately attracted wealthy travelers who [...]
While making the fifth stop on our Arizona AAA Five-Diamond Resort Tour at the Camelback Inn, we were greatly enjoyed our dining experiences at Rita’s Kitchen and BLT Steakhouse. Rita’s Kitchen During the first night of our stay with the Camelback Inn, we were invited to sample the cuisine of Rita’s Kitchen. To be honest, [...]
When visiting the Greater Phoenix Area, one of the destinations that simply must be on your top 10 list is the Desert Botanical Garden, in Phoenix, Arizona. The desert Southwest contains many fascinating plants that are found nowhere else in the world, with the Saguaro perhaps being the most famous of all. The Desert Botanical [...]
Scottsdale’s Talavera Restaurant: Outstanding Cuisine with Beautiful City Light Views Combine for Top Romance Dining
While making the fourth stop on our Arizona AAA Five-Diamond Resort Tour at The Four Seasons Scottsdale Resort at Troon North, we were privileged to enjoy the cuisine of their fine dining restaurant, Talavera. Talavera is named for a type of brightly colored hand painted Mexican pottery, and is inspired by the colorful look and [...]
This is the fourth stop on our Arizona AAA Five-Diamond Resort Tour, and today we are experiencing the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale is perched high above the city for spectacular city lights, and is surrounded by the renowned granite formations of North Scottsdale. When you study the [...]
As we continue in our journey to discover the voice of our on-line travel magazine, one thing is for certain; we are not the type of travel resource that is destined to pit one place over another. The Internet is replete with ranking sites that will cheerfully give a grade of some sort to a [...]
I don’t suppose there is any reason for you to know this, but I (David) have as my undergraduate degree, four years of classical vocal training. The love of music runs swiftly through my every synapse. The other cool thing to consider is that I am clearly not alone in this love. Every culture that [...]