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Its Own Reward

Story | Justin Lee Photography | Mark Lipczynski   Captivating and optimistic, sprinkled with precious moments, Virtu, the anchor inside the Bespoke Inn—the pocket-sized bed and breakfast in Old Town Scottsdale—has confidently sprouted into one of…

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Top Grain

It all started with a little poke. Hawaiian poke, that is. In 2008, Aaron Eckburg and his wife Liz Eckburg were vacationing in Maui, when the self-proclaimed gastronome decided to seek out the best of…

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Holy Smokes!

Story | Shelby Moore Photography | Mark Lipczynski   Like the Japanese and their sushi—sliced fish, rice, soy, wasabi—central Texas produces a remarkably simple style of barbecue that those who treat good ’cue as religion…

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Cabin Fever

As a certified urban dweller, I’m intrigued by cabin destinations that promise to charm the knotty pine off my outdoor getaway—the kind where I cast a line for meals and bunk in a room with…

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Great Scott

Story | Justin Lee Photography | Mark Lipczynski   “Can I get a margarita?” the lanky male rumbled to the bartender, pensively walking up to the dark, L-shaped bar. “I can,” says the tucked-and-tailored man behind…

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Truly Outstanding

The Farm at Agritopia was the idyllic setting for the Outstanding in the Field dinner, held on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Before dinner, guests gathered for a reception featuring wines from Dos Cabezas WineWorks, beers from Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co. and bites…

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