March restaurant openings: 15 new restaurants to try in Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe
Each month we showcase a number of new restaurants that pop-up and open around the Valley. In March we welcomed at least 15 restaurants, including a pizzeria, an old-timey sweets shop, a couple smokehouses and more Poke places.
Doughbird is the latest concept from Arizona restaurateur Sam Fox and Fox Restaurant Concepts (ie: North Italia, True Food Kitchen, Zinburger, Wildflower). The restaurant can be found near 44th Street and Indian School Road in the Arcadia neighborhood.Photo by: aMaes Photography Doughbird's signature dishes include handcrafted pizzas and rotisserie meats like chicken and prime rib. The menu also features sandwiches and salads, including Ranch Chicken Club, Prime Rib Dip and Barbeque Pulled Chicken. The address is 4385 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix AZ 85018.Photo by: aMaes Photography Sweet Provisions is an old-timey sweets shop that serves homemade ice cream, fresh-baked cookies, floats and milkshakes. It's the latest concept from Chef Christopher Collins and Common Ground Culinary group (ie: Grassroots Kitchen & Tap, Twisted Grove, Wally's American Gastropub).Photo by: Sweet Provisions Sweet Provisions can be found in Scottsdale at 8120 N. Hayden Road. Ice cream flavors include Georgia Peach Pie, Triple Shot Coffee, Toasted Walnuts + Maple Syrup, and Pistachio + Candied Bacon. Photo by: Sweet Provisions Liberty Station is an American tavern and smokehouse. It's the latest restaurant concept from Keeler Hospitality Group (Market Street Kitchen). It is led by chefs Michael Hunn and Dan Watts.Photo by: Liberty Station Liberty Station's menu features shareable dishes such as Baja Fish Tacos, Tavern mac n' cheese and Drunken PEI mussels. The menu also features burgers (pictured above), Boston fish & chips, trout, meatloaf, salads and smoked brisket, shoulder, ribs and chicken. It is located at 34522 N. Scottsdale Road, AZ 85266.Photo by: Liberty Station Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers opened its latest location in central Phoenix last month. The casual burger restaurant offers more than 20 signature 1/2-pound burgers on its menu! It's not just burgers. They also have sandwiches, mac and cheese, and hot dogs.Photo by: J. Martin Harris Photography/Cold beers & Cheeseburgers Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers latest restaurant can be found at 5625 N. 7th Street, Phoenix AZ 85014. Next month, April, the burger restaurant will celebrate the grand opening of its Gilbert location (which opened last year).Photo by: J. Martin Harris Photography/Cold beers & Cheeseburgers Ocean Poke Co has cast its fishing pole into the Poke trend serving up customized bowls and salads. If you don't know, Poke is a popular Hawaiian dish that includes chunks of raw fish paired with various toppings and sauces, including rice, seaweed salad, crab salad, sesame seeds and masago.Photo by: Josh Frigerio, ABC15