Recipe Friday: Famous 48’s Short Rib Melt

Famous 48’s executive chef Rob Wagner is an unabashed lover of short ribs. So when he was putting together the new Old Town restaurant’s tavern-themed menu, he included a short rib entree for dinner and a short rib melt for lunch. The sandwich is a big hit for Famous 48 – second only to the popular Nashville hot chicken sandwich, Wagner says.

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This is the No. 1 restaurant in each of 25 big cities in America

Dining out is eating into our bottom lines. Americans spend more than $3,000 a year eating out — up nearly 8% from a year prior, according to 2015 spending data released this year from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s become such a financial drain for many that dining out now ranks as the No. 1 thing Americans bust their budgets

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AZ Foothills Magazine and ChapterNEXT Photography joined us at the ribbon cutting and grand opening party on Nov 15th, 2017. It was an evening of great food, cold drinks and good company to celebrate the opening of Famous 48! See the pictures at AZ Foothills Magazine


AZ Foothills Magazine Names Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers as One of the Best Outdoor Patios!

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers is all about great food and watching sports on our outdoor patios and AZ Foothills recently recognized us as one of the Best Outdoor Patios in the Phoenix metro area. “Most Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers patios feature roll-up garage doors, indoor/outdoor bars, high-top community tables with built-in beer coolers and comfortable lounge areas” Read the Full

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Bourbon & Bones Wins Open Table’s Diner’s Choice in Scottsdale

Bourbon & Bones is honored to win Open Table’s Diner’s Choice in of restaurants in Scottsdale. Book reservations and see the other winners here.


Famous 48 Featured in AZCentral and Arizona Republic

“Crab & Mermaid didn’t pan out the way we’d hoped. We discovered seafood is a little tougher than we thought in the desert,” said S. Barrett Rinzler, president and CEO of Square One Concepts, the Scottsdale-based restaurant group. “And we wanted to do something that would be more complementary to Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers Sports Bar and Bourbon & Bones Steakhouse, and fit

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KTAR: Brackets and Beer

KTAR CHOOSES COLD BEERS & CHEESEBURGERS AS ONE OF THE BEST BARS TO WATCH MARCH BASKETBALL “The sports bar that takes pride in their — yep, you guessed it — cold beer and cheeseburgers is offering up a bracket challenge with prizes. A gift card worth $1,000 is given to the ultimate winner, with daily prizes also available at each one of their

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AZFoodDude Announces the Opening of the Funky Monk

“I know you want to say funky monkey, but there is no monkey. While details are sparse, we do know a couple of things so far….” Read the Full Article Here


“Sometimes We Crave,” As @AZFootHillsMag Says, “Something a Little Over the Top.” In That Case, B&B Delivers!

“The custom dining adventure for 12 is priced at $35,000 and features one of only 25 limited edition bottle of the 2002 Vintage Cristal Jeroboam Champagne released in the United States. Each $25,000 bottle features a 24-karat gold lattice casing designed by artist Philippe di Méo and crafted by two master goldsmiths over four days.” Read the Full Article Here


Epic Cristal Dinner on 3TV

BOURBON & BONES EPIC CRISTAL DINNER FEATURED ON 3TV “Foodies in the Valley know Old Town Scottsdale has some of the best restaurants, but one menu item at Bourbon & Bones has everyone talking. Bourbon & Bones is the newsiest boutique chophouse offering high-quality steaks and exceptional bourbons and wines.” Watch the video HERE