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BITE Magazine

With a true passion for Arizona's local food and drink scene, BITE Magazine serves up tasty editorial features celebrating the best of Arizona. 

A Guide to Running in Chandler, AZ

By Lisa Van Loo For anyone looking to stay active or train for an upcoming race, this time of year is the perfect time to run outdoors. And for those living in or near Chandler, finding a good trail to explore or a running event couldn’t be easier. Here are a few to try or visit when in Chandler…

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Chandler Local Bite Spotlight: Fruit Daddy

By Lauren Saria Tasty snacks and treats are always in demand. And Chandler, undoubtedly has some of the best spots for ice cream and frozen treats around. Including some unexpected and unique twists to indulge your sweet and savory snack craving. It’s been almost one year since Fruit Daddy started…

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Chandler Local Bite Spotlight: Mingle + Graze

By Lauren Saria On any given Friday afternoon, you may find Mahfam Moeeni-Alarcon catering a party, greeting customers at her downtown Chandler shop—or somewhere in between. The on-the-go lifestyle is a side effect of the success of the business she owns with her husband, Cristobal. “What we call it…

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Chandler Local Bite Spotlight: Shimogamo

By Lauren Saria Decades ago, Yoshi and Sanae Otomo lived a serene life in a lakeside Chandler neighborhood. The couple moved to Arizona from Japan in 1994. He worked for a Japanese trading company and she was a stay-at-home mom raising the couple’s daughter on home-cooked Japanese cuisine. Then the…

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Chandler Food Festivals

No one celebrates food better than Chandler. With back-to-back-to-back festivals from spring to fall, the city revels in all things delicious, from barbecue to brunch, tacos to tequila. Mark your calendars with these Chandler food fests guaranteed to satisfy all your food cravings. Southwest Cajun…

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