An extensive list of stories written as a longtime contributor is provided below. Click on the magazine link to access full articles ordered by published dates. 

Agassiz Lodge proves Snowbowl sports more than just skiing

Biff's Bagels toasts the competition

Elote Café in Sedona showcases Mexican street food

Sono Kitchen & Boba serves up scratch-made meals and memories

Petit Marché brings the charm of France to Flag

Steep Leaf Lounge makes tea drinking a communal and cultural experience

Rooted in resilience: Warner's Nursery & Landscape perseveres in Best of Flag and in business

Brown Bag Burger smokes competition, winning Best Burger and Best New Restaurant

Family is the framework that makes the Flagstaff Roofing team the best in town

Flying high on gratitude: Brandy's Restaurant and Bakery picks up Best Waitstaff alongside          Bakery, Breakfast and Brunch

Tamales USA offers made-from-scratch tamales all season long

Family and sweet science make Mozelle's Downtown Bakery a must-try

Teatro Italian Food & Wine celebrates one year of style and synergy

Glamping resort in Bellemont rolls out new amenities

Cloth & Flame brings unique desert dining experiences to northern Arizona

Ambiente, a Landscape Hotel, redefines sustainable hospitality

Olive the Best invests in quality oils and vinegars for the health of its customers

Asia Station brings heat to downtown’s south side

The Toasted Owl expands and solidifies itself as a northern Arizona favorite

When Personal Chef Nicholas Di Paolo is in the kitchen, everyone is on vacation

What dreams are made of:  Holleday Productions plans weddings fit for fairy tales

First Friday gets a facelift:  April’s ArtWalk to breathe fresh air into the monthly event

Brekkie phenomenon Over Easy serves up protein-packed power meals

Main Street Catering fulfills the most challenging event needs

Easy as pie: Flagstaff's Pie Guy dishes up tips, tricks and sweet confections

SaltRock Southwest Kitchen Cocktail Pairing

A healthy getaway: The Hyatt Place Page/Lake Powell

South Rims Wine & Beer Garage

Josephine’s Modern American Bistro celebrates their 20th anniversary

Atria has entered the building: Long-awaited fine dining spot opens in Flagstaff

Eating on a corner in Winslow, Arizona: Flatbed Ford Café serves up classic home-cooked fare

NiMarco’s Pizza

Evan's Fish and Chips

ShiftFLG Kitchen + Bar encourages culinary exploration

Island vibes fill new Tiki Grill in Flagstaff

Best Bar Food: Lumberyard Brewing Company

Best Chinese Food: Golden Dragon

Best New Restaurant: Tiki Grill

Best Overall Restaurant: 1899 Bar and Grill

Best Tacos: Tacos Los Altos

1899 Bar & Grill brings approachable fine dining

Cornish Pasty Co.

Forêt FLG brings easy French to Flagstaff

Aspen Deli a casual downtown favorite

Red Curry Vegan Kitchen

Where to eat like a Flagstaffian

Alejandro's Mexican Food settles into new brick-and-mortar location

Agee's Barbecue Market

Flagstaff's Pizzicletta team revives Oak Creek's iconic Indian Gardens

Flag restaurants still fighting way back after pandemic

The County Seat brings fast-casual dining to downtown Prescott

Alejandro's Mexican Food settles into new brick-and-mortar location

Eat ‘n Run Café satisfies with a fresh and convenient menu

Health: Telehealth here to stay

Amangiri Executive Chef Anthony Marazita

Turquoise Room’s ongoing success builds on its Southwest strengths

Best of Flagstaff 2020:

Best Brewery—Mother Road Brewing

Best Thai—Pato Thai offers authentic and comforting meals as this year's Best Thai Restaurant

Stop by Mama Burger for Flagstaff's Best Burger

Best Late Night Snack—Aloha Hawaiian BBQ: Authentic island fare

Best Fine Dining—Josephine’s Modern American Bistro a Flagstaff icon

Best Pizza—Fratelli Pizza

Best New Restaurant—Grand Canyon Distillery + Brewing

Sedona's Dahl & Di Luca Ristorante Italiano celebrates 25 years
Flagstaff Station Market Café pays homage to history with convenient and tasty food

Verde Canyon Railroad's Copper Spike Café emphasizes farm-to-table offerings
White Rabbit Tea Lounge

The Juice Pub & Eatery:  Healthy from the inside out

Altitudes Bar & Grill continues the tradition of comfort food, cold beer and live music

Prescott’s The Barley Hound is ‘like being  at a friend’s house’

Eat at The REAL:  Ross and Kara Taylor provide fresh meals for Flagstaff

Hallmarks of Goodwill and Resiliency:  Locals help buoy the restaurant community

Chef Laura Chamberlin hones the versatility of cooking

Chef Bob Verderame brings Italy, New Jersey to Flagstaff

GO SUSHI finds niche in Flagstaff

Butterfly Burger:  An elevated experience from Chef Lisa Dahl

The Ultimate Cup: Macy’s European Coffee House and Bakery celebrates 40 years in Flagstaff

SaltRock Southwest Kitchen

NexVeg provides healthy, fresh alternatives to meat

Criollo Latin Kitchen stands out with happy hour menu, fresh ingredients

Stay Awhile for Breakfast, Barbecue and Bourbon at Colt 804 Grill

Lotus Lounge:  Pan-Asian Dining in the Heart of Downtown

Flagstaff Does Breakfast RIGHT

Morning Glory Cafe:  An Artistic Expression of Food

Nature's Medicine:  Morning Glory Cafe

Palate Primer:  Whisk & Whisky

Pub Essentials: Fine Company, Good Grub & Raising a Glass

Tradition & Elegance:  Dining on the Rim

Bona fide Butchery:  Proper Meats + Provisions

Best of Flagstaff 2018:  Your Pie Good eats and a place to linger made your way

Best of Flagstaff 2018:  Delhi Palace Cuisine of India A hidden gem in Hilltop Shops

Best of Flagstaff 2018:  La Fonda Two bests for legacy eatery with 60 years

The Tortilla Lady & Rising Hy:  Scratch made favorites with heat and flavor

Che Ah Chi:  Indigenous ingredients cultivate a distinctive seasonal menu

Haunted History:  Connecting with Jerome’s Rowdy Past

Bandera Craft Tacos

Sweet  Joy!  Cone Company Turns 100
Trail Crest Brewing:  An Ideal Spot for Lingering
Destination Dining:  Orchard Canyon on Oak Creek Restaurant

SPIRIT OF THE OLD WEST Mormon Lake Lodge Steakhouse

Old School to Inventive:  Jitters Lunchbox satisfies with wholesome meals

Barbecue & Beyond:  Bigfoot makes a mighty mark in catering

Cedar House Coffee Shop

Best of Flag Guide 2017:   1899 Bar & Grill; Mamma Luisa; Tourist Home Bakery

Drink Local:  Cold-pressed juice & vibrant organic eats at Local Juicery (Feb 2018 Cover Story)

Veg Out!  Finding great flavor in meatless dishes around town

Crema in Cottonwood:  Enticing stop for coffee, drinks, all-day brunch

Holiday Favorite:  Tradition reigns supreme at Little America Hotel

Festive & Fresh:  Arizona foods elevate the holiday table (November 2017 Cover Story)

Gathering Place: Up the Creek Bistro Wine Bar offers effortless entertaining in a creekside setting

Spirit of Sonora:  Casa Duarte honors tradition with authentic flavors

Going a Cut Above:  Pine Canyon’s Executive Chef Dishes on Cuisine

Classic Revamp:  The Cottage keeps it French and fresh

Flagstaff Visitors Guide Summer 2017:  Perfect Picnics

Primo & Pasta:  La Vetta ups the ante on downtown Italian fare

GOING WORLDLY: Nomads Global Lounge Caters to International Travelers & Local Foodies

RAISING the ROOF: Outdoor Dining Reaches New Heights at Root Public House

Kings of SIZZLE:  Horsemen Lodge Steaks a Claim on an Iconic Meal

Cajun Cuisine Cruising:  Satchmo’s and Roux 66 Bring the Bayou Flavors to Town 

The Date Night:  Stepping Up the Romantic Dining Game for Valentine’s Day

Marriage & the Mountains


STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE:  Some of our Best Local Dishes in 2016

Major "Shift" New Restaurant Bringing New Style to the Dining Scene

Mayor Gets the Youth Vote

A Flagstaff Favorite Wine Bar Upgrades with Food and Style

The Art of the Sandwich
The Art of Preservation
Mariposa Latin-Inspired Grill
Dining Gets Unchained:  Kicks on Route 66
Saigon:  Not on the Side Anymore

The Rising Red:  Flagstaff Gets an Italian Downtown Boost with Il Rosso Italiane
Food Doesn't Bring More Comfort than This: Field House Chicken & Waffles
Bowled Over:  The Soup is On as Winter Arrives
In Search of Great Cuts:  Heritage Meats & the Downtown Butcher
Breakfast is Served:  Brandy's Restaurant and Bakery, New Owners and Same Traditions
Start of an Icon:  Downtown Flagstaff's The McMillan Turning into an Instant Classic
Building on Success:  Brix Casual Fine Dining & Wine Bar Bring a Grown-up Culinary Sensibility
Going for the Greens:   Summertime a Great Time to Celebrate Salads

The Sweetest Things:  Some Favorite Desserts of the Flagstaff Culinary Scene
Viva Vegetarians:  Catering to the Local Meatless Diet Crowd
Fit to be Thai:  Famed Southeast Asian Fare Expanding in Downtown
The Exciting Egg:  The Breakfast Staple is at the Heart of Amazing Local Dishes
Pub Grub Upgrade: Tavern Fare Gets the Gourmet Treatment
Surf's Up:  Twin Arrows Casino Includes a Seafood Bar in Its Culinary Lineup
BLACK DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY:  75 Years of Arizona Snowbowl
Rolling With It:  Karma Sushi Remains a Downtown Classic
The Meaning of Wine & Dine:  Cuvee 928 Wine Bar Impresses with Its Bottles & Menu
Raising the Steaks:  Twin Arrows Casino Brings Top Cuts to Its Steakhouse
Topping It All Off:   Pizza Fuiosa Brings Together Great Food, Decor & Style
Comfort Meets Inspiration
The Spain Attraction:  Madrid y Sangria Bring Spanish Authenticity to Downtown
Cooking with Fire:  How Paul Moir Brought Culinary Depth to Flagstaff's Downtown
Bringing the Flair:  Cafe Ole Brings Added Color, Style & Good Eats

Connection Perfection:  With Mother’s Day Here, a Visit with a Top Flagstaff Confectioner

Expanding Institution:  The Long-beloved MartAnne’s Increases Floor Space and Menu
A Slice Above:  Fat Olives Brings Gourmand Wood-Fired Fare
Northern Pines Restaurant:  More Than Just a Place for the Interstate Traveler
Winter Warm-Ups:  Hearty Comfort Food & a Love for Locals

Truly Raising the Bar:  The Tavern known as Annex Becomes A Breakout Favorite with Its Own Fare
Purveyors of Pasta:  Mamma Luisa's Italian Restaurant
Cottage Cuisine:  A Celebration of Season's at Garland's Lodge
Power in the Puzzle:  How Brain Teasers Help Sharpen the Mind
Outside the Box:  The "Ammo Box" Art & Other Works of Simone Stephenson
Getting to the Core:  Power in Principled Pilates
In Search of the Profound:  Artist Williamson Tapia is a Plein Air Purist
The Stress Managers:  Taming Tensions in Modern, Everyday Life
Getting Back the Back:  How Core Strength and Stability Supports the Spine
Quilt to Last:  Textile Artist Joan Scott
Good Vibrations:  Using Monochord Therapy to Promote Healing
New Regime in the New Year:  The Science of Exercise Can Work for a Healthier You
Holding a Body in Balance:  Posture Correction Can Lead to Less Pain and Better Health
Tension Breaker:  The Power of Massage During Stressful Times
Grown from the Ground:  Artist Redwing Nez Feeds from the Roots of his Reservation Life
Capturing the Light Show:  The Landscape Art of Cody DeLong
A User's Manual for the Brain:  Thinking of Ways to Improve Well-Being
Living Lucky: Ways to Find a Fortunate Life
The Heart:  A User's Guide
Keeping the Promises:  Finding Ways to Sustain Personal Resolutions
Getting Personal (Time): Seeking Solitude & Finding One's Inner Self
Finding a Stable Life:  Utilizing Horses for Therapy
Flexible and Accessible:  A Chair Yoga Class Offers the Exercise to All Abilities
Mastering Mindfulness:  Reducing Stress Through Meditation
Eastern Meeting Western: Integrated Health Embraces Both Horizons 
Tiny Treasures: The Work of a Baby Rocker & Special Care Nursery
Strength in Partnership: Reinforcing Relationships Through Counseling
Revival of a Miracle:  The Gravitation Back to Natural Childbirth
Moving the Midriff: Getting Physical and Spiritual with Belly Dancing
Signs of Life: One Class Teaches Baby Talk with Hand Signals
Nature's Healing Hand: Taking Supplements to Fight Illness
All About Animals: Pet Photographer Bill Landau
Playing with Light: The Adventurer-Photographer Life of Dawn Kish
Hot Springs Eternal: A Verde Valley Thermal Pool
Lake View Home Tour
This Room's Got Game:  Carving Out a Place for Indoor Recreation