Edible Phoenix

Your definitive guide to eating locally and seasonally in the Valley. Enjoy visually stunning food photography and compelling stories about local purveyors. Reference the What’s In Season section and Local Fare Dining Guide time and time again. Chef Elyse serves as Assistant Publisher and contributes content regularly, so keep an eye out for her articles!

Edible Phoenix


Slow Food

Slow Food is a global movement that believes in the power of good, clean, fair food for all. Chef Elyse serves as Membership Chair on the Board of Directors of the Slow Food Phoenix chapter, so be sure to ask her how you can get involved!

Slow Food Phoenix

Slow Food USA


Cloth and Flame

Hosted by a Phoenix-based duo, these outdoor dinners take place in breathtaking locations around Arizona. A portion of dinner proceeds are donated to coalitions for preserving the Arizona wilderness. See their upcoming dinners here.



On the web:

Food Tank  A thought-provoking source of information on the current state of our food system and how we’re going to fix it.

Food Talkies  A visually stunning series of short films focused on food. 

Bite  Not just another food blog. This one features stellar storytelling and highlights Arizona’s unique food culture.

Good Food Jobs  Without a doubt the coolest job website around. Use it for your next job search or just peruse all of the fascinating food-related jobs that are out there!


Good Reads:

The Third Plate by Dan Barber

Slow Food Nation by Carlo Petrini

How Not to Die by Michael Gregger and Gene Stone

The Telling Room by Michael Paterniti


Watch List:

Chef’s Table (Netflix)

A Place at the Table (Hulu)

The Mind of a Chef (Netflix)

The Great British Baking Show (Netflix)

Cowspiracy (Netflix)

Forks Over Knives (Netflix)