2014 Best of Phoenix A'fare: Get Your Presale Tickets Now

Categories: Wake Up Call

Andrew Pielage
Some of the tasty food served at the Best of Phoenix A'fare in 2013.
Get ready to celebrate the best of everything Phoenix has to offer at the New Times' 15th annual Best of Phoenix A'fare. Mix and mingle with some of Phoenix's most unique characters while sampling food and drink from restaurants and bars all over the Valley on Saturday, October 4 at Burton Barr Central Library.

See also: 5 Best New Metro Phoenix Restaurants of 2014 -- So Far

This year's Best of Phoenix A'fare will feature over 30 restaurants serving up signature dishes to try including The Vig, Mrs. White's Golden Rule Cafe, Bosa Donuts, Z'Tejas, Giuseppe's on 28th, 5 & Diner, Frost Gelato, Copper Star Coffee, Nabers, Oatmeal Cafe, Fogon Mexican Eatery, The Watershed, and Sweet Tomatoes.

Drinks, including beer, wine, and cocktails, will also be served up by Mother Bunch Brewing, Rips Ales & Cocktails, The Vig, Tilted Kilt, McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, and Devil's Advocate.

Celebrating the release of the 2014 Best of Phoenix: Tales of the City issue, which hits newsstands on Thursday, September 25, the event will take place in downtown Phoenix's Burton Barr Central Library. Like the Best of Phoenix theme, the stacks of the library are full of stories both fictional and stranger than fiction.

The 2014 Best of Phoenix A'fare will take place on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 for general admission and include all food and drink samples. VIP Tickets are $60 and include an hour early entry at 7 p.m. and a gift bag in addition to the food and drink samples.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 22nd, but Chow Bella readers can buy them now using promo code BELLA on the TicketFly website.

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Location Info


Burton Barr Central Library

1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Mrs. White's Golden Rule Cafe

808 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

The Vig

4041 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Bosa Donuts

155 East Williams Field Road, Gilbert, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Z'Tejas Grill

10625 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Giuseppe's on 28th

2824 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

5 & Diner

5220 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Frost: A Gelato Shoppe

2150 E. Williams Field Rd, Gilbert, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Copper Star Coffee

4220 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General


825 N. 54th St., Chandler, AZ

Category: Music

The Oatmeal Cafe

1941 W. Guadalupe Rd., Mesa, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Fogon Mexican Eatery

7001 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

The Watershed

5250 South Lake Shore Drive, Tempe, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Sweet Tomatoes

1410 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Mother Bunch Brewing

825 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: General

Rips Ales & Cocktails

3045 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Tilted Kilt

2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon

21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Music

Devil's Advocate

955 E. University Drive, Tempe, AZ

Category: Music

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