Insider's Tips

Curated by Visit Chandler staff, get the inside scoop on all the things that visitors and local love about Chandler.

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.

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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Planning a Youth Sports Tournament in Chandler, AZ

Location is everything—especially if you’re a youth sports organizer. Thankfully, Chandler is home to a number of Chandler youth sports facilities including Snedigar Sportsplex, which covers all the bases for Arizona youth sports tournaments. Named for fallen Chandler police officer James Snedigar…

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Chandler Local Spotlight: Craft 64

With “Local” being the buzzword in the dining industry, Craft 64 in Downtown Chandler is not just marketing lip service. The wood-fired restaurant and bar, which is known for its craft pizza and beer, specializes in scratch, organic fare and is committed to making sure its supply footprint stays in…

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Chill Out with Frozen Treats in Chandler, AZ

Summertime is all about creamy ice cream, frosty drinks and cool, sweet treats. Fortunately, Chandler is the perfect place to chill out with your favorite cone, scoop, popsicle or smoothie after a day of summer fun. From neighborhood ice cream shops and dessert boutiques, to top Chandler boba spots…

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CSR/Volunteer Activities for Groups in Chandler, AZ

Whether you own a small start-up or head up a large corporation, your company’s mission probably isn’t just about profit margins. It’s about giving back to the community that invests in your business and finding volunteer opportunities for companies that mirror or are related to your organization…

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Best Sports Bars in Chandler, AZ

Looking for a spot to cheer on your favorite team? Grab your jersey and head to one of Chandler’s diverse sports bars, where you can relax, order drinks and food, and catch the big game on a big screen with the best seat in the house at one of these popular Chandler sports bars. The Local Chandler…

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Chandler Local Spotlight: Pickleball Kingdom

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing recreational activities in the country—about 4.8 million Americans play it at least once a year. And now in Chandler, those hooked on the paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, ping pong and badminton have their own domain to play in West Chandler at…

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