5 Luxe Eateries That Should Be On Your Restaurant Week Hit List

BY Lauren Swanson | September 9, 2016 | Feature Features

Fall Restaurant Week returns Sept. 16 to 25 with another coterie of restos dishing out special tasting menus for $33 or $44. Here's your first-class dining itinerary.
The sturgeon “bacon” and eggs at Little Cleo's Seafood Legend

1. Cafe Bink
Famed Binkley’s might have shuttered in favor of a new beginning at the former Bink’s Midtown in Phoenix, but you can still enjoy the culinary stylings of chef Kevin Binkley in beautiful Carefree at this stylish spot. Restaurant Week provides a rare opportunity to taste his cuisine for just $33. 36889 N. Tom Darlington Drive, Carefree, 480.488.9796

2. Christopher’s & Crush Lounge
Taste American contemporary French-inspired creations from the genius mind of James Beard Award-winning chef Christopher Gross. The three-course menu will include avocado salad and duck cassoulet. Additionally, guests can walk away with a loaf of housemade bread to take home. Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Ste. 102, Phoenix, 602.522.2344

3. Little Cleo’s Seafood Legend
Tuck into this hip seafood bar’s flavorful bouillabaisse with charred crusty bread or savor the sturgeon “bacon” and eggs. Optional wine pairings for $15 extra. 5632 N. Seventh St., Phoenix, 602.680.4044

4. Nobuo at Teeter House
No one does Japanese food like Tokyo-born chef Nobuo Fukuda. The James Beard Award winner will feature his signature innovative creations on this delightful tasting menu, which includes antipasto; a two-tiered bento box; and dessert made with local, seasonal ingredients. 622 E. Adams St., Phoenix, 602.254.0600

5. Posh Improvisational Cuisine
Joshua Hebert is known for his choose-your-own-adventure menus, in which the diner supplies their likes, dislikes and desires for the chef to dream up a customized menu of the moment. 7167 E. Rancho Vista Drive, Ste. 111, Scottsdale, 480.663.7674

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