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Chew On This: Customers are like family at Susie's Skyway

Those looking to have some breakfast or lunch while checking out flight patterns may want to head over to Susie's Skyway, 6500 MacCurdy Drive.

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Hungry Monk making an impression in Prescott

People heading downtown looking for a bite to eat, but wanting to go somewhere that's a bit separated from courthouse plaza, may want to check out the Hungry Monk. Though there has been a location in Chandler for seven years, a second location recently opened in Prescott just a few months ago at 218 W. Goodwin St. Opening at 11 a.m. every day, the restaurant gives people quite a few reasons to become customers.

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Chew On This: Augie's serves American cuisine in bold style

Motorists driving Highway 69 on an empty stomach seem to be bombarded with a plethora of choices to fill their body's tank. One choice is Augie's Restaurant, which has been in its current location for nearly two years.

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Moveable feast: Food truck festival wheeling into Prescott

A brand new festival is literally rolling into Prescott this weekend to serve up some food at Mile High Middle School. Held on the school's football field, Prescott's first ever Food Truck Festival will include 12 mobile eateries to benefit Prescott Meals on Wheels. In addition to the food trucks there will be 12 different kinds of beers, four bands and a kids' zone.

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Chew On This: Visit Barbudos for south-of-the-border fare

When it's time to take a siesta, it wouldn't hurt to eat a little bit beforehand. But if you have no desire to cook, then maybe the solution is a fiesta at Barbudos Cantina.

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Foodie Review: Iron Springs Café will make you forget Prescott is landlocked

Want to have dinner in an old railroad depot? Then come aboard the Iron Springs Café at 1501 Iron Springs Road.

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Chew On This: Anything for the customer at Shannon's

Every now and then, the sweet tooth craves something a little decadent, but if there's no will to gather the ingredients and bake something sweet, then there's always the option of heading downtown for Shannon's Gourmet Cheesecakes.

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Chew On This: Brews & burgers at Lonesome Valley

Some days, it seems like what's needed is a good beer paired with a fresh ground burger. And those in Prescott Valley seeking such a combination need look no further than Lonesome Valley Brewing.

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Chew on This: The Palace makes people want to return

So it's time to eat and there's a bit of a desire not only to go out, but also to go out in style. And in order to satiate that desire, it wouldn't hurt to head downtown to Whiskey Row. After all, that's where The Palace Restaurant & Saloon is. The oldest frontier saloon in the state, around since 1877, the saloon's restaurant has been in business for almost 20 years.

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Foodie Review: Taco Don's presents Mexican food the way it's supposed to be

If you are looking for fancy, just keep driving, but if you are looking for arguably the best Mexican food in town, then pull into Taco Don's at 624 Miller Valley Road.

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Chew on This: BackBurner Family Restaurant serving breakfast and lunch for loyal base of customers

It's been said many times that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But sometimes those with the time to eat breakfast may not want to make it. For those moments, there's BackBurner Family Restaurant, nestled in Prescott Valley, that serves breakfast and lunch from morning until afternoon.

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Quality pies baked at Berry's

There's nothing quite like a fresh pie, whether it's the standard Apple, the seasonal pumpkin, or maybe a cream pie to the face. And those craving pie and maybe a little bit of lunch to eat first can head down Sheldon Street to find Berry's Pie Pantry & Restaurant. And though the place has been in the area for 30 years, it still has hands on owners.

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Chew on This: Genovese's serves Italian family style

If you're hungry for Italian food, but don't want to go very far, then head downtown for dinner at Genovese's Italian Restaurant. Co-owned by Catherine Giacobbe and Audrey M. Orefice, the restaurant has been in business for 19 years, and was awarded the "Best Italian Restaurant in Prescott" for three of those years.

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Chew on This: Grandma's Bakery: Prescott's secret gem

There are hidden gems everywhere; it's just a matter of knowing where to look. And in Prescott, tucked away on Gurley Street underneath Hotel St. Michael, is one of those gems in the form of Grama's Bakery.

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Foodie Review: Dee Thai Express: authentic, homemade food

Are you ready for some authentic, homemade Thai food with fresh ingredients and a reasonable price? If you are, stop in at Dee Thai Express, 520 W. Sheldon St. (where Aloha Grill used to be).This is a small brightly decorated restaurant serving delicious home-cooked Thai food made to order.

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Chew on This: Food and memories at Olivas' Mexican Food

Sometimes the tastebuds crave something from way down south of the border. And when those Mexican cravings come crawling, one solution is Taco Bell. But an even better solution to satiate the taste for tacos is Olivas' Mexican Food, a restaurant that's been in Prescott Valley since the 1980s.

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Chew on This: Never a dull moment at Prescott Brewing Company

Heading downtown for some food can cause some serious indecision due to the number of eateries in downtown Prescott. One choice is the Prescott Brewing Company, a brewpub that has been in business for about 21 years.

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Chew on This: Lone Spur Café celebrates 10 years

Spending a day downtown has the chance of sparking up a big appetite that can only be satiated by eating like a cowboy. And for that, there's Lone Spur Café, nestled in the heart of downtown Prescott, serving hearty breakfasts and lunches. After recently reopening following remodeling and expansion, Lone Spur Café not only sees business from local regulars, but from people all over the world.

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Chew on This: Famous short ribs at Icha Maajoh

For Prescott fine dining, one needs to look no further than the Prescott Resort, where the restaurant Icha Maajoh is found within. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant also has its Twilight Special and is well known for its short ribs.

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Chew on This: Pizza served in Dewey from Jackie Boyz Little Italy

There's nothing quite like the distinct taste of pizza and other Italian dishes and those finding themselves in Dewey-Humboldt with a craving for Italian food can have that desire satiated with a trip to Jackie Boyz Little Italy. Having been in business for three and a half years, the restaurant also delivers.

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Foodie Review: Prescott Station offers wide variety

Feel like something different for dinner? How about Mexican or Thai, or Caribbean, or New Orleans style, Italian, Moroccan, Chinese, Mediterranean, Southwestern, or Japanese? But, can you find those choices at one restaurant? You bet you can. Just cruise down to Prescott Station, 200 E. Gurley St., and you can find it all.

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Chew on This: Crossroads Café not just for students

Hunger can strike anywhere, paying no attention to petty constructs such as time or location. But for those near Prescott College when the beast is released, that appetite can be reined in and caged with the college's Crossroads Café. Serving everything from all-day breakfast to sandwiches to quesadillas, the café isn't just open to students.

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Chew on This: LaBruzza's serves from family recipes

Once again, dinnertime rolls around, and the desire for Italian food is there, but the will to cook is lacking. For situations like that, head down Iron Springs Road to LaBruzza's Italian Ristorante. Armed with secret family recipes brought to the United States from Sicily, LaBruzza's has been in business since 1988.

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Chew on This: Steak? ... served Saturdays at Tony's Place

Very few will say "no" to a good steak, but there are some who want one in a different atmosphere than a steakhouse. For that, there's Saturdays at Tony's Place.

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Chew on This: Willow Creek Restaurant, the 'Cheers' of Prescott

Those looking to eat a little somewhere off the beaten path, away from the downtown area will find a Victorian house on Willow Creek Road.