The A-List appears on abc15.com the first Friday of every month. Each month we feature the Valley's Best in food and entertainment, voted solely by our ABC15 viewers on the ABC15 Arizona Facebook page .
#10 Twisted Rose The Twisted Rose opened in June 2013 and is located at 15040 N. Northsight Blvd. in Scottsdale, Ariz. Twitter: @TwistedRoseAZ
#10 Twisted Rose Chef Nicolas is the head chef at Twisted Rose. He brings together a menu of homemade and inspired sandwiches, entrees and desserts. Make sure to ask for a wine recommendation to accompany your meal.
#10 Twisted Rose Chocolate Decadence: Giant milk chocolate and white chocolate chunks accompanied with dark chocolate and milk chocolate shavings. Garnished with strawberries, raspberries and cranberries.
#10 Twisted Rose Poire vec de la Creme: Pear stuffed with house-made whipped creme with chocolate bits. Drizzled with a red wine reduction sauce.
#10 Twisted Rose Bread pudding: Chef's signature raspberry and brandied cranberry bread pudding, drizzled in a red wine reduction sauce.
#9 Houston's Houston's is located at 6113 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale.
#9 Houston's Houston's, which is managed by the Hillstone Restaurant Group, works to create an upscale and casual restaurant experience along with providing delicious food.
#9 Houston's Key Lime Pie: Homemade graham cracker and cinnamon pie crust, topped with whipped cream. Dusted with bits of graham cracker/cinnamon crust.
#9 Houston's Hot Fudge Sundae: Large scoop of ice cream, topped with house-made whipped cream and sugar-coated pecan chunks. Topped with hot fudge using callebaut chocolate.
#8 Claim Jumpers Claim Jumpers has four Arizona locations, including one in Tempe, Phoenix, Tucson and Avondale. Pictured is the Tempe location, 1530 W. Baseline Road.
#8 Claim Jumpers Claim Jumpers features a country-western interior with decorative stools, rock counters, walls and an open-facing kitchen.
#8 Claim Jumpers Raspberry White Chocolate Cream Cheese Pie: Delicious pie topped with white chocolate chips drizzled in a raspberry sauce.
#8 Claim Jumpers Original Scratch Carrot Cake: Three layers of spicy carrot cake covered in a cream cheese frosting. Garnished with whipped creme and mint leaves.
#8 Claim Jumpers Chocolate motherload cake: Six layers of chocolate cake and chocolate fudge. Topped with walnuts.
#7 Rachel's Bake Shop Chef Rachel Broughten graduated from the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary school in Scottsdale, Ariz. Her bake shop is located at EggsTC, 20852 E. Ocotillo in Queen Creek, Ariz. She bakes cupcakes, cookies, brownies and cakes.
#7 Rachel's Bake Shop Rachel enjoys baking exceptional cakes and treats at an affordable price for every budget. Find her on Twitter: @RachelsBakeShop.
#7 Rachel's Bake Shop Pancake Cupcake: Pancake cupcake topped with a cinnamon-maple buttercream frosting. Topped with candied bacon bits and drizzled with maple syrup.
#7 Rachel's Bake Shop Red Velvet Cupcake: This is one of the best selling cupcakes at Rachel's Bake Shop in Queen Creek, Ariz.
#7 Rachel's Bake Shop Cannolis: (Left) Handmade pistachio honey cannoli alongside a chocolate chip cannoli.
#6 Frost Gelato The original Frost Gelato is located in Tucson. Pictured above in the Valley's first Frost Gelato franchise located at 2150 E. Williams Field in Gilbert, Ariz. More locations are nationwide and international. Twitter: @FrostGelato
#6 Frost Gelato Frost Gelato features 38 different flavors of Gelato daily, while showcasing 77 flavors throughout the year.
#6 Frost Gelato Frost Gelato also carries smoothies, Frost Bites and homemade Gelato cakes featuring a variety of flavors and options.
#6 Frost Gelato Frost Bites: Balls of gelato are dipped in chocolate and then lightly sprinkled with various flavor enhancements, such as peanut butter, sea salt and chocolate bits.
Kristin, Doug and Rowena opened the first franchise of Frost Gelato in Gilbert, Ariz. They long to bring the best-tasting treat to the Arizona community.
#5 Sugar Bowl The Sugar Bowl is located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. It is located at 4005 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, Ariz.
#5 Sugar Bowl The Sugar Bowl features a 1950s style interior with malts, floats and ice cream treats.
#5 Sugar Bowl Especially for family or friends visiting out of town, let them remember their Sugar Bowl experience with a mug.
#4 Rock Springs Cafe The Rock Springs Cafe opened in the early 1900s. It is located at 35769 S. Old Black Canyon Highway in Rock Springs, Ariz. Known for their pies, they also have comfort food. Twitter: @RockSpringsCafe
#4 Rock Springs Cafe The Rock Springs General store opened in the early 1900s and featured a variety of "western treasures" including t-shirts, candles, cards and pottery. Dont' forget dessert!
#4 Rock Springs Cafe Pictured above is Rock Springs' Lemon Meringue pie.
#4 Rock Springs Cafe Pictured above is the Rock Springs' Peach Pie.
#4 Rock Springs Rock Springs Pecan pie.
#3 Sherrye's Kitchen (Caramel Addiction Brownies) Chef Sherrye Chapin makes her delicious homemade Caramel Addiction brownies from her own kitchen. Twitter: @SherryesKitchen
#3 Sherrye's Kitchen (Caramel Addiction Brownies) Sherrye's "Caramel Addiction" brownies can be ordered on her website, www.carameladdiction.com.
#3 Sherrye's Kitchen Chef Sherrye said her "Caramel Addiction" brownies take two days to make. The first day is dedicated to making her homemade caramel. The second is the baking, cutting, wrapping and distributing.
#3 Sherrye's Kitchen (Caramel Addiction Brownies) Sherrye's "Caramel Addiction" brownies can be ordered in full bars, half bars and bites.
#2 Cheesecake Factory There are five Cheesecake Factory locations in the Valley including Phoenix, Chandler, Scottsdale, Peoria and Mesa. Follow them on Twitter @Cheesecake for more cheesecake trivia and flavors.
#2 Cheesecake Factory Toasted Marshallow S'mores Galore. This is the restaurant's newest cheesecake flavor. Yum!
#2 Cheesecake Factory OREO Dream Extreme Cheesecake
#2 Cheesecake Factory Ultimate Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake
#1 Oregano's Oregano's-- home of "The Original Pizza Cookie"-- has 13 Valley locations, including Phoenix, Tempe, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley. Follow them on Twitter at @Oreganos.
#1 Oregano's Oregano's features a very fun and hip interior. The franchise started in 1993.
#1 Oregano's Another interior shot of the Scottsdale, Ariz. Oregano's location.
#1 Oregano's Make sure to look for the vintage car clock along with other novelty items.
#1 Oregano's Oregano's features "The Original Pizza Cookie," which consists of three scoops of ice cream, chocolate chips over a giant warm chocolate chip cookie pie.