Seasonal Comfort Foods
Fall is the perfect season to revisit your favorite comfort food recipes. Soups, stews, casseroles and chili are great options to feed a crowd and warm you up. Whether you prefer to cook at home or enjoy a nice meal at a restaurant, we’ve rounded up a few comfort food recipes plus some places to enjoy a perfect fall meal.
Stop by Craft 64 for their artisan wood-style pizza. They make everything on-site, and you can taste the difference.
Belle's Nashville Kitchen2
Old Town Scottsdale's honky tonk, Belle's Nashville Kitchen serves a Fall cobbler made with cinnamon custard, bourbon braised peaches, a brioche crust, and bourbon glazed cream cheese icing.
There’s no shortage of comfort dishes at Beckett’s Table, like the Pork Osso Buco confit served over smoked tomato and Black Pepper Späetzle with caponata and lemon gremolata.
Mingle + Graze5
If you love charcuterie, then look no further than Mingle + Graze. They marinate their own olives, do their own pickling, and handpick their cheeses.
Fall is the season for a steak-and-potatoes dinner and Zinqué has a French bistro classic version, steak frites—steak served with chimichurri and peppercorn sauce and paired with petite fries.
Any handmade pasta selection at Marcellino Ristorante is the ultimate comfort food go-to. See firsthand how to create the perfect dish during a monthly Learn and Lunch class.
The owners at Bongiorno Bagels are from Brooklyn, N.Y., and know bagels! When you have a cutlet on the menu, you know it’s straight East Coast.
Soda Jerk Milkshake Bar at High Street18
Soda Jerk Milkshake Bar at High Street in Phoenix , the retro-inspired milkshake bar is serving up outrageous, handcrafted milkshakes & ice cream floats, gourmet hot chocolates, and craft sodas.
At Hash Kitchen, the Hangover Short Rib Hash’s five-hour braised short ribs and jalapeño cornbread, and S’mores Pancakes, exude fall vibes.
S'mores are always a fun Fall treat, and Hash Kitchen has S'mores Pancakes with towering chocolate chip pancakes, marshmallow fluff, graham cracker dust, Nutella drizzle, and campfire-style marshmallows.
Hot Bagles & Deli22
Stop by one of the locations of Hot Bagels & Deli to get hand-made bagels prepared the New Jersey way.
Find great quality olive oils and balsamic vinegars at Olive Gourmet in Park West. For seasonal dishes, check out the Cranberry Pear.
Autumn pantry finds at Williams-Sonoma include spiced pecan pumpkin quick bread mix, pumpkin marshmallows, caramel pumpkin butter, pumpkin spice truffles, and maple bourbon braising sauce.
Bruster's Real Ice Cream33
Nothing says comfort like homemade ice cream or milkshake. Stop by Bruster's Real Ice Cream for a cone, cake, shake. Also, ice cream to go!
Making the Cheese35
Want to make your own cheese? Making the Cheese pairs with area restaurants and markets to offer small-group cheese-making classes.
Vistancia Community Farmers Market + Craft Show36
Vistancia Community Farmers Market + Craft Show opens to the public every 3rd Sunday through May 15. Pet-friendly. Open 10 am to 2 pm.
Park West Market, featuring more than 100 vendors and food trucks, is new at Park West. Stop by every Saturday now through April 30.
Honey Hive Farm41
You can sign up for a beekeeping class or order local honey at Honey Hive Farms. Certified Hive-to-table Arizona honey bees.