Sally Clasen
Sally J. Clasen

Sally Clasen is a Midwest transplant who has lived in the Valley for half her life, swapping wool for cotton. She writes about food, travel, people and trends in business. When she’s not chasing Arizona sunsets she’s making reservations for Sunday brunch.

Chandler Local Spotlight: SanTan Gardens

Local brewing giant SanTan Brewing Company has been a major fixture in Downtown Chandler for more than a decade. But recently, it’s cast a wider reach in the community with its award-wining style at SanTan Gardens, an indoor/outdoor private event and public space. The new concept opened in late…

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24 Hours in Chandler

You have 24 hours to spend in Chandler. What should you do? The options are endless, so we’ve created an itinerary to help point you in the right direction, from sunup to sundown, breakfast to dinner, and everything in between. Extend your stay and experience a fun-filled 24 hours in Chandler, AZ…

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Plan Your Wedding in Chandler, AZ

Maybe you haven’t said “yes to the dress” yet, but choosing the right wedding venue is an important decision to make early in the planning process. After all, it’s the backdrop that sets the stage and captures all the memories of your special day. Check out these unique Chandler wedding venues to…

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A Day of 10,000 Steps in Chandler

Experts suggest humans should take 10,000 steps (or about 5 miles) daily to achieve optimal health. That might sound like an ambitious fitness goal, but we’ve got an itinerary for a day in Chandler that makes it easy to cover your tracks and identifies top spots for where to walk in Chandler…

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Top Spots for Korean Food in Chandler AZ

When you mention Korean food, most people immediately think of kimchi, the fermented cabbage that’s a staple in Korean cuisine. While Korea’s signature side dish is a favorite around the world, these Chandler restaurants prove there’s much more to Korean food than its much-loved, salty undertones…

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