The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Nomming to the Oldies

A month or so ago, I was enjoying a fine steak dinner at El Chorro in Scottsdale. Although they went through a complete renovation and updated their menu, they still … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 5 Comments

Scottsdale Eats: El Chorro

During our first go-around with Scottsdale, we’d pass by this sign that simply said, “El Chorro.”  We had no idea what it was – hotel, golf course, brothel, senior living … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Scottsdale Eats: Olive and Ivy

On the second night of our second trip to Scottsdale, Boom Boom had a work dinner so couldn’t come out with us. So Mini-Me and I had ourselves a bit … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 7 Comments

Scottsdale Eats: Roaring Fork

I had never been to Scottsdale before this past April and I unexpectedly found myself there for the second time in a six weeks.   Boom Boom had another conference and … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 6 Comments

Scottsdale Eats: Culinary Dropout and Sneaking in a Wine Fest

Right after Boom Boom finished her last conference session, we hightailed it up to Sedona.  When we got there we did some hiking and did a jeep tour to take … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 6 Comments

Scottsdale Eats – Hula’s Modern Tiki

Boom Boom had a conference in Scottsdale, Arizona last month and I decided to tag along like when we went to Naples, FL  two years ago. But this time, the … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 2 Comments