Under the canopy of an endless Scottsdale sky lies one of the most dynamic and burgeoning dining scenes in the Southwest. The city’s culinary influence can be felt—and tasted—throughout the region, thanks to its vibrant mix of flavors and experiences. From regionally-focused cuisine made with local, farm-fresh ingredients; to food trucks dishing out globally-inspired street fare; to luxurious resort restaurants helmed by the world’s top chefs and sommeliers, Scottsdale is the dining destination of your dreams.


Author: Jessica Dunham

By Jessica Dunham

They say behind every delicious cake is a great love story. Well, perhaps, maybe they don’t say that. But in the case of Super Chunk Sweets & Treats, it’s true. Country and Sergio Velador, the husband-and-wife team behind downtown Scottsdale’s treasured pastry shop, met when Country was working as a server in a Chicago restaurant, and Sergio was managing front-of-house operations at the same place. In fact, he was her manager. “He actually hired me,” Country recalls. Bonding over a shared love of music, design and all things food, the two fell for each other. And the odd hours of restaurant life and the