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Ahwatukee Foothills residents love to eat out, and to help them with their decisions we offer this selection of area restaurants that have been reviewed in the Ahwatukee Foothills News.
1st place: Cody Wood – CK’s Tavern and Grill
As the only member of his family to move from Italy to America, Vincitorio’s restaurant owner Mario Vincitorio and co-owner Ginger Anderson go back to visit often.
In its second year participating in Arizona Restaurant Week, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is offering a specially selected three-course dinner for $29 per person Sept. 19 through 26.
In celebration of Mexican Independence Day, Aunt Chilada’s Tempe will offer a special buffet of traditional, but rare, Mexican dishes from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 16.
Mike Judge, the director of the quintessential workplace comedy Office Space, does it again with Extract.
Ah, Labor Day. A celebration of the fact that we work by taking a national day off.
Fogo E Brasa, Ahwatukee Foothills’ authentic Brazilian Churrasco steak house, has changed its name to the Brazilian Bull to bring a little more pizzazz to the restaurant.
To mark the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) tells the story of the man who provided the upstate New York location for the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.
On Cox 7’s newest lifestyle and design show, everything you see can be found in your own backyard.
On Aug. 11 at 5 and 9 p.m., it’s all about supplies.
When Caffe Boa’s Web site got a face lift, the restaurant underwent a bit of a transformation as well.
To celebrate National Lasagna Day, Buca di Beppo is offering free lunch-sized lasagna with the purchase of any pasta dish July 29.
For the Ahwatukee Foothills News I do page design, as well as write business stories, restaurant profiles and movie reviews. I also believe being thrifty can be a fine art. In my blog I find amazing deals at the Goodwill in Ahwatukee and compare the price to the same items you can buy online elsewhere, because I believe this economy shouldn't deprive us of treating ourselves to some nice stuff once and a while. And, let's face it; the people of Ahwatukee Foothills donate some really nice stuff.
Emily Behrendt, AFN staff writer
Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone, a film sequel to the popular 1995 anime series, is coming to Valley Art Theatre in Tempe July 17 through 23.
Of more than 250 people who showed up for The Next Food Network Star season six casting call in Scottsdale on Wednesday, one Ahwatukee Foothills chef shone brighter than most.
For those who like their non-threatening excuses to sit in air conditioning and buy the tie-in toys, there's always Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.
A major criticism of the first Transformers was that there was less action than there was humor. So for Revenge of the Fallen, director Michael Bay took both the action and the humor to the extremes.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Joe Busone was so well-liked as general manager of Buca DiBeppo in Chandler that nearly his entire staff followed him when he was fired last September.
Big Daddy's Smokehouse Sports Grill will host its inaugural burger-eating contest beginning at 6 p.m. June 20.
Film after film, Pixar has raised its own standards of excellence, and subsequently the audience's expectations.
In his new movie involving both demon possession and slap-sticky humor, director Sam Raimi's new film Drag Me to Hell is like a little "I love you" to fans of his earlier work.
Although a passport can take you anywhere you want to go in the world, only an IMAX passport can take you to the space station or to see dinosaurs.
What Capriotti's owner Pete Kolesar says he loves about his restaurant is that at first customers will try a couple different sandwiches, and then he said everybody settles in to one that they just absolutely fall in love with.