Restaurant Owner Realizes Culinary Dream from Humble Beginnings

Restaurant Owner Realizes Culinary Dream from Humble Beginnings

Nate Hopper, Owner of Sierra Bonita Grill, shares his story with the Arizona Republic about his journey from college dropout, to part-time bartender, to eventual restaurant owner. Sierra Bonita Grill celebrated its 10-year anniversary in May, and Nate credits a lot of good people and a little bit of luck for his success today. Read the full story on...
Paul Martin’s American Grill Introduces Scorching Hot Summer Specials

Paul Martin’s American Grill Introduces Scorching Hot Summer Specials

Things are heating up this summer at Paul Martin’s American Grill in Scottsdale. The restaurant has introduced a featured selection of specially priced $12 lunch and $16 dinner entrees, plus an expanded selection of its $13 entrée, fries, and beer combo available on the happy hour menu. In addition, Paul Martin’s American Grill is hosting weekly complimentary wine tastings so that guests can explore the world of wine. The $12 lunch deals include sandwiches, salads and more. The Pork Chili Verde Enchiladas are made with slow roasted pork, and mild chili, and served with avocado, tomato, and cucumber salad. A Grilled Salmon Sandwich features arugula and housemade tartar sauce on a fresh baked roll.  Veggie lovers will enjoy the Vegetable Pasta made with homemade lemon fettuccine, white wine, garlic, chili flakes, Parmesan, and toasted walnut pesto (add grilled chicken for $3). A great light lunch option, the Half-Turkey Sandwich Combo features house smoked turkey on toasted whole wheat with havarti, tomatoes, pesto aioli, and arugula, paired with a choice of soup, organic greens salad, or french fries. The $16 specially priced dinner entrees include hearty options, as well lighter dishes. The Grilled Salmon Salad is tossed with organic lettuce, tomato, red onion, avocado, sunflower seeds, and house dressing. A salad for the meat lover, The Steak Cobb Salad showcases tender hanger steak, bacon, grilled avocado, blue cheese, tomato, radish, egg, and house vinaigrette. Chimichurri Chicken features grilled chicken breast served with wild mushroom farro, cipolline onions, and Bloomsdale spinach. A larger portion of the Vegetable Pasta is also featured on the dinner menu. In addition to lunch and dinner specials, Paul Martin’s has a generous happy hour offered...