Second Friday happens this week in downtown Mesa; the night when folks flock to the street looking for art and camaraderie and maybe some really amazing empanadas. Fortunately, you can now find all three since the opening of República Empanada off of 1st Avenue and Hibbert. In fact, it wasRead More →

About once every week or two, I’ll get a message from one of my friends asking me for a recommendation. “Hey, where’s a good place to go for a first date downtown?” It’s not that I eat out more often than the average Joe. I just generally support local jointsRead More →