Head to Haus Murphy's German Restaurant for beef stuffed with onions and bacon.
Haus Murphy's German Restaurant Chain restaurants beckon, but you'll find gemütlichkeit (friendliness), schnitzel, and beer at this popular eatery. Visit during Oktoberfest (Sep 21-23 and Oct 12-14). INFO: $$; closed Mon; 5739 W. Glendale Ave.; 623/939-2480.
Housed in a storefront dating to 1925, cozy Glendale Gaslight Inn (9 rooms with private baths from $99; 623/934-9119) offers overstuffed furniture, pastries for breakfast, a wine bar, and piano jazz on Fridays and Saturdays (8 p.m.-11 p.m.; $5 cover charge) ― not to mention a historic district locale.