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: Susan Lanier-Graham

By Susan Lanier-Graham

Foodies are in for a treat with chef-led dining experiences in Scottsdale, which abound throughout the city. I love chatting with chefs and getting to know about their food passions. Here are a few of my favorite chef-led culinary adventures.   LON’s at The Hermosa Inn The Hermosa Inn is an authentic Arizona luxury hideaway that was once the home of cowboy artist Lon Megargee. LON’s, the inn’s culinary masterpiece, is one of my favorite restaurants with one of the most magical patios ever—and a culinary team to match the settings. Dining at LON’s is always an experience, but some of my fondest memories