Bobke's is a German bakery-cafe with a vast repertoire of exemplary breads, cakes, and cookies. Lunch is served weekdays from 11 to 2: sandwiches, soups, and such Old World specialties as schnitzel and bratwurst.
Matt’s Big Breakfast serves meals that aren’t really all that big, but their flavors are tremendous. Anyone looking around Phoenix for breakfast prepared with kitchen expertise and using the best from-scratch ingredients needs to put this place at the top of the list.
The attitude is punk, but the cooking is accomplished. In this eat-in-the-rough joint, expect the unexpected in the way of taco fillings and salsas. It's all good.
A large, welcoming Indio-Mexican restaurant that serves three meals a day, this place is a low-profile Tucson gem. Green chile, made with pork, tomatillos, and a few kinds of chile, is some of the best anywhere.
One of the best barbecues of the Southwest – one of the best anywhere – Little Miss can be maddeningly crowded, but for those in search of brisket at its best (and fine pulled pork as well), it’s a destination worth any inconvenience.