Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza says her newest restaurant, Barrio Cafe Gran Reserva in Phoenix, will showcase a kind of cooking that she's been imagining for more than a decade.
Caden Lebrecht, 5, of Avondale plays on the water slide at the Beat the Heat race at West World in Scottsdale, June 23, 2013.
Chef Gio Osso shows off a plate of porchetta at his newest restaurant, Nico Heirloom Kitchen, in Gilbert, Arizona.
Denver bartender Brittany Wangsness took home the top prize during the 2015 Last Slinger Standing competition at Bitter & Twisted in downtown Phoenix on Monday, February 16, 2015.
Peter McQuaid, 17, plates his roasted duck breast with grilled peaches, peach confit, braised fennel, pickled mustard seeds, and a citrus honey glaze at Elements at Sanctuary Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley.
Multimedia artist Steve Yazzie takes a break from his latest series of films about indigenous people in his home studio in Phoenix.
Guests relax while floating down the lazy river at Golfland Sunsplash Waterpark in Mesa on June 15, 2013.