The West's best food towns

Whose food scene reigns supreme? Check out the winners of our 4 regional food town smackdowns

Phoenix-Scottsdale vs. Tucson food fight

Two Southwest titans duke it out for the title of best food city

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Pho-Sco: New ideas
Photo by Andrea Gómez Romero

Pho-Sco: New ideas

Our restaurants have cultivated a lightning-quick response time to national food trends, from the local-first principles espoused by Pavle Milic and Charleen Badman at FnB to the pork-fat fetishism (think seared pork-belly pastrami) on display at Bernie Kantak’s Citizen Public House. Chef-owner Joshua Hebert (pictured) of Posh pioneered the late-night cooperative concept, a partnership of like-minded restaurants that take turns staying open past 1 a.m. to cater to nocturnals and industry pros.

Score: 7


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