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Canteen and El Rey: Bringing World Flavors to Downtown Phoenix

January 8, 2010 | By

In a few months, two new spots will join Nine|05 at 4th and Garfield streets: European-inspired gastropub Canteen and El Rey, a Mexico City-style taco n’ tequila joint.

The Merry Chef Caravan From the North

July 10, 2009 | By

If you happened to be wandering through the streets of downtown Phoenix last Third Friday, there is a good chance you may have seen a group of foodies hopping from one spot to another well into the night.
There’s a decent chance you may have even recognized one or two of them as the masterminds behind some of the Valley’s best restaurants. This was the first incarnation of the downtown chef crawl, and it kicked off with a glorious mix of late-night noshing, old-fashioned exploration and drinks, drinks and more drinks.