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Restaurants near Sanctuary at Camelback

I'm not sure what all the hype is over FnB. My wife and I dined there about a year ago and were extremely disappointed. I don't have time to write a detailed review, but there was absolutely nothing memorable in a positive way about our meal. The local ingredients and the dishes they are used in all sounded wonderful, but turned out to be awful. A good example was the Beet and Goat Cheese salad. I love Beets and the portion was generously large, but what arrived was a large plate of squishy beets in a big wet mess. We also tried the lamb; the meat was tough. The chicken on my wife's dish was dry and tasteless and overwhelmed by the large bed of uninspiring veggies underneath.

On a positive note I commend FnB for the selection of AZ wines which we very much enjoyed.

Jun 09, 2012
davep in Phoenix

Visiting Scottsdale - Looking for must-try recommendations

Village Coffee Roastery is independently owned and has the best Espresso in the Valley. It is only about a 10 minute drive from Kierland and well worth it.

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Village Coffee Roastery
8120 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Feb 07, 2011
davep in Phoenix

Coffee in AZ

I second that!

Aug 11, 2008
davep in Phoenix

Coffee in AZ

Don't forget about the Village Coffee Roastery. It is at the top of my list along with Lux. They roast their own beans in house as well. Great coffee, great people!

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Village Coffee Roastery
8120 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Jun 21, 2008
davep in Phoenix

Recommendations for non-sushi dishes at Hana? (PHX)

Hana Katsu - Golden breaded chicken breast infused with Koso butter.

Dec 25, 2007
davep in Southwest

PHX: Where to get Elk/deer/venison??

Cowboy Ciao in downtown Scottsdale serves Elk.

http://www.cowboyciao.com

Apr 19, 2007
davep in Phoenix