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: Lisa Van Loo

By Lisa Van Loo

As soon as the first fall chill hit the air, Jeremy Pacheco’s childhood world included a landscape of fields filled with fluffy white cotton waiting to be harvested. The lessons Pacheco learned growing up on his family’s farm in Marana, Arizona, seeded a deep and lasting appreciation for Arizona farmers, whom he now relies on daily as executive chef at Lon’s at The Hermosa Inn. “We always had chickens and fresh eggs. I guess I kind of took it for granted growing up,” Pacheco says of his first memories of farm-to-table ingredients. “But that kind of thing gets in your blood.” And