November 2016 Around Town 2

RA Sushi Grand Opening

RA Sushi, the restaurant known for its creative sushi and handcrafted cocktails, unveiled a new design for the iconic brand when it opened its newest location at Scottsdale Towne Square at 13802 N. Scottsdale Road on October 3rd. A percentage of the opening-day sales for the restaurant, which relocated from Kierland Commons, benefited Every Kid Counts, a Scottsdale-based charity focused on providing educational, athletic and philanthropic programs to help today’s youth become tomorrow’s leaders. RA’s newest 6,515-square-foot restaurant will be open from 11a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 11a.m. to 1a.m. on Friday and Saturday. RA Sushi’s Asian kitchen features an innovative menu with more than 75 sushi dishes. For more information, please visit

EZ-PZ Auto Glass Replaces Glass with Class

A veteran-owned mobile auto glass company with over 10 years of experience in the industry, Ez-Pz Auto Glass provides customers valley-wide with same-day service. They accept all insurance companies and offer competitive price quotes for their cash customers. They repair and replace door regulators as well. The company is also a proud supporter of The Mule Deer Foundation Phoenix Chapter. For more information, please visit

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa To Open Fall 2016

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa has announced plans to open this Fall, marking the Andaz brand’s first hotel in Scottsdale. Located on 23 acres in Paradise Valley, less than two miles north of Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale Fashion Square shopping and renowned Scottsdale dining and entertainment, the resort will feature a unique combination of majestic 50- foot pine trees with giant saguaros and desert wildflowers in a true “oasis” setting. Featuring incomparable views of nearby Camelback Mountain, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa will offer guests a place to inhabit, explore and create. For more information, please visit

The Crepe Club Opens 
Biltmore Location

The family-run creperie, The Crepe Club, has just opened a new location at The Biltmore Fashion Park. Arizona State University alums Karim, Fares and Omar Tarabichi a started The Crepe Club as a food cart on the ASU Tempe campus two years ago, and the crepes were so popular they soon decided to open their first “brick and mortar” restaurant. The Crepe Club menu includes sweet and savory crepes in two sizes with prices range from $3.65 for the small Parisian sweet crepe to $8.95 for the regular Chicken Florentine savory crepe. For more information, please visit

Current Meditation Opens New Phoenix Location

Current Meditation, the Valley’s first meditation studio that specializes in “meditation for the modern world,” will open its first location in Phoenix, with an expected grand opening to take place in November. Current Meditation will be one of the only health and wellness concepts in the Valley that solely provides meditation classes focused on mindfulness for today’s modern world, with the mission to help bring meditation practice mainstream. Current Meditation’s unique business model aims to create a hip and welcoming space that provides accessibility, convenience and ease to the ancient practice of meditation, empowering and inspiring Valley residents to tap into the benefits of meditation to improve their quality of life. For more information, please visit

Dutch Bros. Coffee Hosts 
Charity Event

Dutch Bros. is all about people, and every year a percentage of every drink gets donated to various charities. Every store chooses a local charity each month to support, and in October, Dutch Bros. hosted their annual Buck for Kids event, which will benefit the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. For more information, please visit

Mountain Shadows Resort to 
Debut in Early 2017

Mountain Shadows Resort, the highly anticipated new boutique resort coming to Paradise Valley, is scheduled to debut in early 2017. Set in the shadow of Camelback Mountain, the property will feature a modern take on its iconic 1950s namesake. Rebuilt from the ground up by Woodbine Development and Westroc Hospitality, the new resort will feature 183 guest rooms, a presidential suite facing Camelback Mountain, a full-service restaurant, two pools, a high tech fitness facility, an 18-hole golf and lounge experience, as well as 37,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. For more information, please visit

T. Cook’s Debuts New Mediterranean-Inspired Fall Menu

T. Cook’s, one of Arizona’s most celebrated legacy restaurants for more than two decades, has not only rediscovered its Mediterranean roots since Executive Chef Todd Allison took helm of the kitchen just over a year ago, but this fall, the menu dives deeper into the region’s traditional cooking methods and artful preparations. Some T. Cook’s standout items on the new fall menu include Pan Roasted Branzino; Grilled Venison Loin; and, a personal favorite of Chef Todd, the New Zealand John Dory. For more information, please visit

The Terraces Home Transition Specials

It’s not a stretch to say it. You know how to make good choices, and it’s paid off. That’s why now is the perfect time to consider The Terraces of Phoenix, because the payoff starts the moment you choose, even before you move! Take possession by November 30 and receive seven-percent off your entrance fee, plus two free months. Take possession by December 31 and receive five-percent off your entrance fee, plus two free months. For more information, please visit