How to Eat on a Budget while Traveling

Outside of your transportation and lodging expenses, food is one of the biggest costs while traveling. If you don’t plan, you can be forced to spend a lot more on food than anticipated, eat really unhealthy, spends lots of your vacation time scouring the web for budget-friendly places to eat, or all of the above.…

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Bar Crudo

A short walk away from our place is one of the best happy hour spots in Phoenix. Crudo, an award-winning concept restaurant from chef Cullen Campbell, hardly needs an introduction as it has won multiple awards over the years and has been featured in countless media spots or “top restaurants of Phoenix” lists. The restaurant…

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Protein Pancakes Three Ways

We’ve become big fans of protein pancakes within the last couple of months. Breakfast for dinner has been on a frequent rotation at the Lumpkin house after we discovered this healthy, protein-packed version of one of our breakfast favorites. We’ve tried Kodiak Cakes and Wild Roots, and we recommend them both! While they’re great on their…

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Arizona Restaurant Week

  Arizona’s Restaurant Week is upon us! From today until September 24th, restaurants around the Valley will be offering thoughtfully curated courses and pairings at discounted prices. Last year, we used the opportunity to try a new restaurant with friends, and it was such a fun experience! We’re hoping to do the same this year (and…

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Gracie’s Tax Bar

Last week, we got to try out Gracie’s Tax Bar. Everything from the location to the building to the drinks to the ambiance was amazing. First of all: the location. Gracie’s is in an urban neighborhood off of 7th Avenue, just south of Roosevelt. Being so close to downtown means that it’s also within walking distance…

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