Phoenix Magazine's "Best of the Valley" highlights Local First AZ members!

Paging through Phoenix Magazine's "Best of the Valley 2011," it seems as if you're scrolling through the membership listings of Local First Arizona!  Many of our members were honored with a "Best of" title, and we wanted to give a special shout out to those who were mentioned.  Here at Local First Arizona, we certainly agree that our members make up the best of the Valley and of the state. Congratulations to all of you!

Eat and Drink:

Best Candy Splurge: GoodyTwos Toffee Company

Best Farmers' Market: Roadrunner Park Farmers' Market

Best Tater Tots: Tryst Cafe

Best Pancakes: Orange Table Coffeehouse, Bar, and Griddle

Best Cocktail List: The Arrogant Butcher

Best Family-Friendly Watering Hole: Windsor

Best Off-Menu Cocktail: Citizen Public House

Best Mexican Breakfast: Gallo Blanco Cafe and Bar

Best Healthful Dining: True Food Kitchen

Best Place to Drink from a Coconut: The Breadfruit Authentic Jamaican Grill

Best Sushi: Hana Japanese Eatery

Best Pies without the Drive: The Stockyards

Best Coffee Bar: Lo Fi Coffee


Best Shared Work Space: CO+HOOTS

Best Hangout for Film Buffs: FilmBar

Best Music Open-Mic Night: Yucca Tap Room

Best Jazz Bar: Kazimierz World Wine Bar

Best Place to Take a Bow: Valley Youth Theatre

Best Writers Hideaway: Inside the Bungalow


Best Tea Shop: Souvia Tea

Best Accessories: Frances

Best Handmade Hostess Gift: MADE Art Boutique

Best Upscale Consignment Shop: Poor Little Rich Girl Boutique

Best Frame Shop: Framin' Works

Best Family Jeweler: Burland Jewelry Center

Best Kitchen Consignment Store for Cheap Chefs: Kitchen Switchin

Best Retailer of Rare Reads: Those Were the Days

Best Collection of Unique Used Musical Instruments: Haymaker Guitars

Best Athletic Shoe Retailer: Sole Sports Running Zone

Best Home Decor: The Willows Home and Garden


Best Cooking Classes: AndyFood: A Culinary Studio

If you'd like to view the entire "Best of the Valley 2011" list, you can visit Phoenix Magazine's website by clicking here.  Again, congratulations to our fantastic Local First members!