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Live Like a Local in Phoenix

Phoenix is a city surrounded by natural beauty, from the hiking trails of Camelback Mountain to the scenic views of Papago Park. Locals can get outside and enjoy sunny weather year-round, or they can head into the city to visit world-famous cultural highlights such as the Desert Botanical Garden or the Musical Instrument Museum. Phoenix is also home to fine dining options, luxury shopping centers and expert stylists to keep you looking your best.

Finding food in Phoenix

If your are planning to meet up with friends for fine drinks, good company, and a light bite of bruschetta, you may want to check out one of more than half a dozen Postino WineCafe locations scattered throughout Phoenix. Postino’s combines the rustic comfort of the south with elegant drinking and dining options. Food is prepared with locally grown ingredients and paired with a selection of wines from across the world to tease your palate and stimulate your senses.

Quiessence at the Farm is nestled away in one of Phoenix’s historic homes, located within the Farm District of South Mountain Village. Freshly grown produce goes into making seasonal, chef-inspired dishes such as tomato and spring onion salad or white wine risotto with mushrooms. Guests can also enjoy handcrafted cocktails and premium wines with their meal.

When you’re in the mood for something sweet, visit Churn to find endless options when it comes to freshly baked cookies, homemade pastries and ice cream treats. You can find a variety of flavors and toppings, including nostalgic candies such as old fashioned taffy, Sour Cherry Balls, Necco Wafers and more.

Finding shopping in Phoenix

Biltmore Fashion Park is Phoenix’s premier luxury shopping center, offering a sophisticated selection of high-end brand names such as Escada, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Ralph Lauren. You can learn more about Biltmore shopping and dining options through the convenient on-site concierge service.

Bargain hunters can visit the Phoenix Tanger Outlet Center to find a variety of popular brand names at discounted prices. Shoppers can save on the latest in fashion, jewelry, and home decor from factory outlet stores such as Coach, H&M, and many more. If you are unable to make it to the mall for whatever reason, Tanger Outlet offers a personal shopper service that can help you to save on your favorite products and delivers them straight to your door.

The Melrose District stretches from Camelback Road south to Indian School Road and is home to shopping, nightlife, dining options and more. The area was revitalized in the early 2000’s by the Seventh Avenue Merchant’s Association with the help of the City of Phoenix’s Fight Back Program and the Arizona State University School of Architecture. Visitors can take a stroll down 7th Avenue to enjoy works by local artists, or they can discover unique speciality stores and independently owned boutiques such as Melrose Vintage Antiques.

Finding a salon in Phoenix

At the Root Salon, expert personal stylists work with customers to create a unique style that suits both their looks and their personality. You can schedule a consultation to learn more about the latest hairstyles and coloring options, or get a haircut while enjoying a refreshing beverage. The Repose Salon and Spa offers additional health and beauty services for customers, including makeovers, waxing, massages and body treatments.

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