We kick off a new series called "Central." We’ll be road tripping up Central Avenue, from South Mountain to North Mountain over the next few weeks.
Getting The Scoop On The Valley's Summer Dining
Summer dining in the Valley has seen some huge changes. It didn't used to be a time to open a new restaurant and try a new concept, mostly because a lot fewer people were around.
The winter visitors had left, and with school out, some of the full-timers try to grab a few weeks in California or someplace else.
We spoke to Arizona Republic restaurant critic Howard Seftel about the Valley's summer dining scene.