Three Square with Taryn Jeffries

By: Sally Clasen The food scene in the Valley is now a robust, well-documented industry. But less than a decade ago, the spotlight on the emerging culinary market wasn’t as bright. In 2010, Chandler resident Taryn Jeffries helped light the flame on the local dining culture by ushering in a new model…

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5 Restaurants with Live Music in Chandler

By Teresa Bitler Live music makes a great day even better and in Chandler, you’ll have no problem finding live music at local restaurants, coffeehouses and bars. Here are five places to listen to live music when you’re visiting. The Wild Vine Uncorked Latin-style tapas, bruschetta and small…

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8 South Chandler Restaurants You Can't Miss

By Teresa K. Traverse Undoubtedly the heart of the suburbs, south Chandler has its fair share—and then some—of busy and bustling restaurants and eateries, including authentic Vietnamese cuisine, Mediterranean fare and Chicago-style pizza. From a long-standing, family-owned sushi spot to an outpost…

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Three Square with Mayor Kevin Hartke

By: Sally Clasen Kevin Hartke only has been on the job as mayor of Chandler since January 2019, but he’s been the city’s biggest advocate for decades. Prior to being elected mayor, Hartke was a Chandler city council member for nine years and twice served as vice mayor. He’s also served on many…

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5 Best Bets for Breakfast in Chandler

By Teresa Bitler The best way to start the day is with a tasty breakfast. Make sure you start yours right with breakfast at any of these five Chandler restaurants. U.S. Egg Family owned and operated since 1986, U.S. Egg serves hearty traditional breakfasts. Feast on biscuits and gravy, omelets…

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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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