August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
OBON + Sushi + Bar + Ramen - Tucson-based FukuShu Restaurant Concepts expanded to Phoenix with the opening of OBON at the Scottsdale Quarter. The menu features a modernized take on Japanese cuisine with fiery edameme, steamed buns, Ramen bowls and sushi rolls. In 2019, a second OBON will join Bird, another FukuShu concept, at Epicenter at Agritopia in Gilbert. 

Address: 15037 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale az 85254
Website: 
https://www.fukushuconcepts.com/obon/scottsdale-quarter/

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
OBON + Sushi + Bar + Ramen - Tucson-based FukuShu Restaurant Concepts expanded to Phoenix with the opening of OBON at the Scottsdale Quarter. The menu features a modernized take on Japanese cuisine with fiery edameme, steamed buns, Ramen bowls and sushi rolls. In 2019, a second OBON will join Bird, another FukuShu concept, at Epicenter at Agritopia in Gilbert. 

Address: 15037 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale az 85254
Website: 
https://www.fukushuconcepts.com/obon/scottsdale-quarter/

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Twisted Grove Parlor + Bar - Chef Christopher Collins, and his restaurant group, Common Ground Culinary, opened a second location of Twisted Grove off Camelback Road. The restaurant has a bar area, dining room and outdoor patio. It's located in a shopping center at 32nd Street and Camelback, ajacent to The Gelato Spot.

Address: 3160 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85016
Website:
www.twistedgrove.com

 

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Popbar - The New York-based dessert concept serves more than 40 flavors of frozen ice pops, including gelato, sorbet and yogurt. The pops can be eaten as-is or dipped in chocolate and topped with other treats. Popbar opened its first Arizona location at Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale. Each treat varies between $3.49 - $3.99.
Address: 6770 Sunrise Blvd., Glendale AZ 85305
Website: 
http://www.pop-bar.com/Photo by: Hand-out
August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee+ - Masterpiece is a new donut shop in the Valley. Donuts are fried in 90 seconds at the time of order. From there you choose a frosting and toppings, such as chocolate, M&Ms or sprinkles. They also serve Illy coffee. On the walls, guests will find artwork from school-aged children and professional artists.

Address: 3950 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix AZ
Website: 
https://masterpiecedonutsandcoffeeplus.com/

Photo by: Josh Frigerio, ABC15
August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee+ - Masterpiece is a new donut shop in the Valley. Donuts are fried in 90 seconds at the time of order. From there you choose a frosting and toppings, such as chocolate, M&Ms or sprinkles. They also serve Illy coffee. On the walls, guests will find artwork from school-aged children and professional artists.

Address: 3950 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix AZ
Website: 
https://masterpiecedonutsandcoffeeplus.com/

Photo by: Josh Frigerio, ABC15
August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Masterpiece Donuts & Coffee+ - Masterpiece is a new donut shop in the Valley. Donuts are fried in 90 seconds at the time of order. From there you choose a frosting and toppings, such as chocolate, M&Ms or sprinkles. They also serve Illy coffee. On the walls, guests will find artwork from school-aged children and professional artists.

Address: 3950 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix AZ
Website: 
https://masterpiecedonutsandcoffeeplus.com/

Photo by: Josh Frigerio, ABC15
August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Caverns Grotto (Peach Springs, Arizona) - While this opening is not in the Valley, it is quite unique and we felt it was worth mentioning! Caverns Grotto and The Grand Canyon Caverns are off Route 66 in northeastern Arizona. The Grotto is a new restaurant experience that lets guests dine 200 feet underground within the cavern. There is seating for up to 16 people and reservations are required. The eatery serves lunch and dinner, some all-you-can-eat.

Address: 115 Mile Marker AZ-66, Peach Springs AZ 86434
Website:
http://gccaverns.com

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Caverns Grotto (Peach Springs, Arizona) - While this opening is not in the Valley, it is quite unique and we felt it was worth mentioning!  Caverns Grotto and The Grand Canyon Caverns are off Route 66 in northeastern Arizona. The Grotto is a new restaurant experience that lets guests dine 200 feet underground within the cavern. There is seating for up to 16 people and reservations are required. The eatery serves lunch and dinner, some all-you-can-eat.

Address: 115 Mile Marker AZ-66, Peach Springs AZ 86434
Website:
http://gccaverns.com

Photo by: Caverns Grotto
August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Caverns Grotto (Peach Springs, Arizona) - While this opening is not in the Valley, it is quite unique and we felt it was worth mentioning!  Caverns Grotto and The Grand Canyon Caverns are off Route 66 in northeastern Arizona. The Grotto is a new restaurant experience that lets guests dine 200 feet underground within the cavern. There is seating for up to 16 people and reservations are required. The eatery serves lunch and dinner, some all-you-can-eat.

Address: 115 Mile Marker AZ-66, Peach Springs AZ 86434
Website:
http://gccaverns.com

Photo by: Caverns Grotto
August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Caverns Grotto (Peach Springs, Arizona) - While this opening is not in the Valley, it is quite unique and we felt it was worth mentioning!  Caverns Grotto and The Grand Canyon Caverns are off Route 66 in northeastern Arizona. The Grotto is a new restaurant experience that lets guests dine 200 feet underground within the cavern. There is seating for up to 16 people and reservations are required. The eatery serves lunch and dinner, some all-you-can-eat.

Address: 115 Mile Marker AZ-66, Peach Springs AZ 86434
Website:
http://gccaverns.com

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
I Roll Thai Ice Cream - a new ice cream concept opened its doors in Chandler in August. I Roll Thai Ice Cream serves its ice cream -- as its name suggests -- in rolls. The ice cream is placed on a flat freezer and eventually rolled into tubes. From there, guests choose the toppings and sauces.

Address: 1949 W. Ray Road, Chandler AZ 85224

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
I Roll Thai Ice Cream - a new ice cream concept opened its doors in Chandler in August. I Roll Thai Ice Cream serves its ice cream -- as its name suggests -- in rolls. The ice cream is placed on a flat freezer and eventually rolled into tubes. From there, guests choose the toppings and sauces.

Address: 1949 W. Ray Road, Chandler AZ 85224

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Dickey's Barbecue Pit - the national barbecue chain opened a concept in Tolleson. 

Address: 9860 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Tolleson AZ 85353
Website:
www.dickeys.com

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Ahipoki - The California-based poki chain opened its fifth location at Cityscape in downtown Phoenix. The chain also announced plans to open six more eateries in the Valley.

Address: 50 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix AZ 85003
Website:
www.ahipokibowl.com

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Ahipoki - The California-based poki chain opened its fifth location at Cityscape in downtown Phoenix. The chain also announced plans to open six more eateries in the Valley.

Address: 50 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix AZ 85003
Website:
www.ahipokibowl.com

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Poki Point - A new Poki restaurant in Gilbert. It is located at Pecos and Higley roads. Like other concepts, you choose a base, proteins, sauce and toppings. 

Address: 3306 S. Higley Road, Gilbert AZ 85296

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Salad & Go - The healthy drive-thru concept opened a eatery at Chandler and Kyrene in Chandler. It serves salads, wraps, soups and smoothies.

Address: 5985 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler AZ 85226
Website:
www.saladandgo.com

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August restaurant openings: 13 new places to try around the Valley
Salad & Go - The healthy drive-thru concept opened a eatery at Chandler and Kyrene in Chandler. It serves salads, wraps, soups and smoothies.

Address: 5985 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler AZ 85226
Website:
www.saladandgo.com

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