# Award winning
Award-Winning Taco Chain Opening New Restaurant
Get ready to grab yourself some award-winning tacos.Jarritos Mexican Soda/Unsplash. There’s never a bad time for tacos. Whether in the dead of summer or in front of the TV for college football, tacos are a fan favorite for a reason. It’s also why there are so many taco restaurants spread throughout metro Phoenix. For taco and Mexican food lovers everywhere, it’s hard to beat the quantity and quality found in the Valley. And now, a local, award-winning restaurant chain, has officially opened a new location right in the heart of metro Phoenix.
World Famous Fried Chicken Restaurant Opening Soon
Award winning friend chicken is coming to town.Shardar Tarikul Islam/Unsplash. When it comes to comfort food, few cuisines and offerings can compete with fried chicken. For many, there’s nothing better than a crispy skin with the perfect spice mixture added in. Combined with an assortment of sides, few meat-loving eaters have issues with a fried chicken meal. And while there are plenty of restaurant options throughout the Valley that serve up fried chicken and all the fixings, few restaurants can compete with the awards and the recognition as one popular chain that is set to expand its footprint in metro Phoenix.
Award Winning Restaurant Forced to Close For Low Income Housing
A local restaurant has closed to make way for low income housing.Tim Mossholder/Unsplash. There is no shortage of reasons behind restaurant closures. The hospitality industry continually faces an uphill battle, more so now than almost ever before. However, few restaurants decide to close up shop not because of poor sales or staffing problems, but for the betterment of the community.
Award-Winning Chef Opens New Restaurant in Town
Enjoy a world class meal at a new restaurant.Sebastian Comen Photography/Unsplash. For anyone that has been looking for a new fine dining experience in metro Phoenix, and maybe lounge out by a pool at the same time, a new restaurant has opened up inside the J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is here to satisfy those cravings.
Tucson (Finally) Has a James Beard Award Winner
Grab award winning bread from a local bakery.Bas Peperzak/Unsplash. When it comes to recognition in the food world, few awards hold the kind of recognition as a James Beard award. Named for an American chef who went on to create several cooking books, appear on television programs, and even launch The James Beard Cooking School, the awards go out annually to those recognized as the best of the best. And now, finally, a local culinary artist has received the coveted award.
4 Local Restaurants Named Best in the Country
Visit one of the best restaurants in the country.Madie Hamilton/Unsplash. Trying to decide what to eat can be a challenge. That is especially the case here in The Valley, with hundreds of viable restaurant options spread throughout the region. However, if you’re looking for some suggestions, OpenTable recently revealed its top 100 restaurants in the United States, based on nearly 11 million reviews. Of these 100 restaurants, four from metro Phoenix landed on the list, making it one of the most represented locations in the entire country. So whatever you’re hungry for, chances are you’ll find something delicious at one of these four locations.