The equinox has passed and spring has officially arrived, leaving the dreariness of winter behind. That means it’s time to raise a glass for the cheeriness of spring and the new life it brings. Now, this is Prescott, so there’s quite a few watering holes to go and do it.
It’s the middle of March and the equinox is in just two days. Spring’s arriving and that means it’s time to get out of hibernation mode and go outside. Or in this case, get out of the house and get a bite to eat at one of Prescott’s many eateries.
There is a place in Prescott where a hungry person can get something for any meal of the day, where the employees are known as Breadheads and the customers are treated like kings. That place is Wildflower Bread Company, 3250 Gateway Blvd. Part of a statewide chain owned by Louis J. Basile Jr., the restaurant has something on the menu for anyone, whether they’re 5 years old or 85 years old.
This month we paid a visit to the Grande Dame of Prescott, more commonly known as the Hotel St. Michael, and its neat little restaurant, The Bistro.
There is a place in Prescott where one can go and see a menu that may not always be the same on every visit.
Just as you pull into Frontier Village at 1721 E. State Highway 89, look for the big moustache on the building and you will have found Augie's Restaurant, and you'll be glad you did.
In just a few days, it'll be February and with it, Valentine's Day.
Here are a few appetizers that several Prescott restaurants offer, ranging from the simple to the deluxe.
Blue Hills Café is nestled away from the daily routine of many people in Dewey.
Located discreetly behind the Dinner Bell Restaurant right on Granite Creek at 321 W. Gurley sits Casa Alvarez.
After 365 days of 2015, the New Year is here and it's finally 2016.
From downtown Prescott to along Highway 69, there are more than a few local restaurants where you can stop and have a bite.
There is a place in downtown Prescott where one can get tasty frozen yogurt, a hot coffee and a baked good all in one spot.
It's the holiday season and quite a few places are offering seasonal specials. That includes Whiskey Row and other downtown breweries. Here's a few.
After a fire last May closed the restaurant, Bonn-Fire, located at 1667 S. Highway 89 in Chino Valley, has re-opened and is back to grillin' and chillin'.
Prescott residents looking for a gourmet lunch but want to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown area might want to check out Scouts Gourmet Grub.
Prescott is teeming with eateries, from the bars on Whiskey Row to restaurants in Frontier Village. And where there's an entrée, there's bound to be an appetizer leading the meal.
Did you say you like bacon??? Then drop by The Hungry Monk at 218 W. Goodwin St. in Prescott.
With Whiskey Row downtown, plus more breweries peppered throughout Prescott and Prescott Valley, there's bound to be some special drinks out there.
Freshness is guaranteed at Fresca Café, Prescott's newest eatery, which has been in business for four weeks.
Some people have a real craving for food that's grown organically, but many times finding a place is difficult. However, The Local, at 520 W. Sheldon St., Suite 4, is serving organically grown food for breakfast and lunch.
When you go to Rosa's, be ready for a lot more than just pizza.
Those who are looking for a little bit of something light in the morning, and have time to head down Goodwin Street might want to roll over to Olde World Bagels & Market, 404 W. Goodwin St. in Park Plaza. In business for nearly five years, the owners have plans to bring the bagel baking process to the eatery. It can be reached at 928-771-0441 and is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday and until 1 p.m. on Sunday.
It's been nearly a year since Blackboard Café opened in Prescott Valley at 3101 N. Robert Road. Open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day except Monday, the restaurant has more than a few regulars coming in for breakfast and lunch. And quite often, customers will come in hungry only to leave not only full, but quite possibly with some new acquaintances as well. The restaurant can be reached at 928-772-4004 and found on Facebook.