The city is now called Flavortown.

The celebrity chef opened his first restaurant in Arizona.

The Downtown Phoenix Kitchen + Bar will open its doors on June 21. The restaurant is located next to the sports betting center.

There are 25 restaurants where the 'Mayor of Flavortown' has eaten.

Aloha Kitchen

The show "Rollin' in the Dough" featured Mesa's Aloha Kitchen. Manapua, Hawaii's version of cha siu bao, which are Chinese buns filled with barbecue pork, and Kalbi, Korean-style short ribs, were included.

The address is 2950 S.Alma School Road. is in the state of Arizona.

Andreoli Italian Grocer

The head chef at this authentic Italian restaurant and grocery showed Fieri how to make his own prosciutto from start to finish. It was turned into a sandwich with fresh mozzarella and roasted peppers. The Italian version of meat and potatoes is called Bollito di manzo. Feeds not just your stomach, but your soul as well.

The address is 8880 E. Via Linda in Phoenix.

Barrio Café

Fieri said that this Phoenix spot was real-deal Mexican. He had a complete meltdown when he tried cochinita pibil. Pork is slow roasted in achiote and sour orange juice and wrapped in banana leaves.

The address is 2814 N. 16th St. The is located in Phoenix, Arizona.


One of their most popular dishes is the pork belly boot dumpling with mango chipotle barbecue sauce. Fieri liked the French dip sandwich so much that he called it his kind of French dip.

The address is 7217 E First St. There is a website called

Chino Bandido

There is a cult following for this quirky restaurant, which has developed a sort of cult following. There are endless combinations of menu items, which include spicy jerk chicken. It's in the top 20 craziest places I've ever been to. The food is really good.

The restaurant is moving after 31 years. is located at 310 W. Bell Road.

Curry Corner

There is a family-owned restaurant in the area. The tandoori chicken tikka, a traditional roasted spiced chicken dish, was made by Farah Khalid.

The address is 1212 E Apache Blvd.

DeFalco’s Italian Eatery

The Italian sausage-link sandwich, a pair of pork sausage links topped with tomato sauce, sauteed peppers and onions, all topped with provolone, was served at this family-owned spot.

2334 N. scotty road is in scotty

The Duce

The quirky restaurant is on the south side of downtown Phoenix. Fieri tried the mac-and- cheese muffins. The noodles were covered in cheese and baked with a crust. There are bites in a basket. The chicken potpie is in a jar.

The address is 525 S. Central Ave. is located in the state of Arizona.

Giuseppe’s on 28th

The Bolognese ragu at this restaurant was very good. The osso buco was served over fresh pasta and the tagliatelle was topped with a seven- meat ragu.

Indian School Road is in Phoenix is in the state of Arizona.

Haus Murphy’s

Many types of schnitzel, sauerbraten and apple strudel can be found at this German place. They serve a good product.

The address is 5739 W.Glendale Ave.

Joe’s Farm Grill

The Gilbert restaurant is located in the center of the city. The barbecue chicken pizza is topped with a four-cheese blend on the flatbread base. You can add grilled chicken, red onion, tomato, apple-cider smoked bacon, Joe's barbecue sauce and fresh basil.

3000 E Ray Road is in Gilbert. joe's

La Piazza al Forno

Downtown Glendale was put on the pizza map by Fieri. Pizzas here are approved by the Verace Pizza Napoletana association. The process is monitored from the beginning. The Mediterranean pizza and baked spaghetti pie look similar but are made with spaghetti noodles.

The address is 5803 W.Glendale Ave. lapiazzaal

La Santisima

"This is like Mexican Thanksgiving in a taco," Fieri said of the Phoenix taco shop, which features traditional family recipes.

The address is 1919 N. 16th Ave. Also, 5928 W.Glendale Ave.

Los Taquitos Grill

The restaurant is owned and operated by the sisters. The eatery makes its own salsas.

6000 N. 16th St., Phoenix is also there. There are additional locations at

Matt’s Big Breakfast

Matt's has an at- home atmosphere, thick-cut bacon, made-from-scratch waffles and local sources. The host tried a Belgian waffle and bacon duo.

The address is 825 N. First St. 602-252- 1074 3118 E. Camelback Road is in Phoenix There are additional locations at matt's

Over Easy

There is an eclectic menu with items such as the Wolfpack, a combo of eggs, bacon and cheese sandwiched between two layers of breakfast food.

The place is a funky little breakfast joint. It's the kind of place you'd like to live in. It's the perfect place to go on Saturdays.

Indian School Road is in Phoenix There are other places at eatatover easy.

Paradise Valley Burger Company

Paradise Valley Burger Company: Paradise Valley Burger Company, which was featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives,” will serve such specialties as the Beach House Burger, topped with roasted green chile, smoked mozzarella and pico de gallo. It’s located along the main concourse near Section 121.

This burger joint has innovative ideas. The burger is made with two fried beef patties, a spicy jalapeo gravy, and some onions. It takes the regular everyday burger to a whole new level.

In the second round of the competition, the chef-owner created a burger recipe using alcohol. What did the result look like? A beer-battered burger with a whiskey-pickled fresno chile on top.

The address is 4001 E. Bell Road. There is a website called paradisevalleyburger

Perk Eatery

The owners of the breakfast and lunch spot fed Fieri three dishes. Breakfast Pork Enchilada with New Mexican chili sauce and a fried egg was one. The wine country French toast consisted of two slices of griddled challah with melted Brie and slow roasted red grapes.

The address is 6501 E. greenway parkway in Phoenix.

Republica Empanada

The empanadas at this popular Mesa spot give customers a taste of Latin America. The episode of "Mom's Kitchen" featuring Jinette Meraz aired in December of last year.

The Mesa restaurant owner helped the tribe.

The address is 204 E. First Ave. republic

St. Francis

The Pig Dip is available at this restaurant. This sandwich is similar to a French dip with wood-fired pork, Applewood bacon, Gruyere, prosciutto, and Dijon mustard. It's served on a house-made loaf of bread. It was one of the top five pork sandwiches and the top five dip sandwiches.

The address is 112 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix. is in the state of Arizona.

Tacos Chiwas

This taco shop is the first venture of the couple. The rajas gordita is the epitome of comfort food and can be ordered with hand-pressed corn tortillas.

The address is 1028 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix. Main St. is in Mesa. There are additional locations at

The beloved Phoenix taco shop is closing. It was nearly impossible to stay.

Thee Pitts Again

The M.O. is low and slow. The meat is covered in a rub and cooked in a smoker. The barbecue sauce in the house is made with brown sugar, mustard, and condiments. The restaurant in Arizona has been open for 40 years.

The store is closed at 5558 W. Bell Road. There is a website called The

Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market

Tom's Thumb is an odd place for barbecue in the Valley. Its melt-in-your-mouth brisket, pulled pork and Kansas City barbecue sauce are popular with customers.

The address is 9393 E. Bell Road in scottsdale.

Tortas Chano

The Mexican restaurant was located in a gas station. Carne asada, al pastor pork, spicy green sauce and menudo are still on the menu even though it has moved to a shopping center.

The address is 39510 N. Daisy Mountain Drive.

The Wild Thaiger

A meal from Suh Noi - The Little Thaiger. Suh Noi is the little sister to the popular Wild Thaiger restaurant Guy Fieri visited for his show "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" back in December.

Her mother taught her how to cook traditional Thai food and that's why she opened The Wild Thaiger. She wanted the name to be a reference to a food adventure. The meatballs were covered in a dragon egg sauce and made with pork, shrimp and crab. The next thing was skewered pork. Fieri said it was "Nice and fresh." You did a great job.

The address is 2631 N. Central Ave. is located in the state of Arizona.

The original article was published on Arizona Republic. The places he eats in metro Phoenix are listed.