June 2013

Cover Story
Cooking with Fire  
For June, we present out first-ever foodie issue, featuring the story of Paul Moir. He has worked to bring Brix and Criollo to life, upping the ante on downtown eateries. And he helped the iconic local restaurant Diablo Burger get off the ground. Also: We name off what we consider top Flagstaff dishes by category. Begin savoring now.

In Range
Know Your Mountain
With summer here, we revisit the San Francisco Peaks by presenting an in-depth guide to the history, geology, landmarks and things to see and do that all relate to Arizona’s tallest mountains.


June Cover



Flagstaff’s Southside eatery Café Ole has brought a strong Mexican theme and flair to the town on the other side of the tracks. Spicy food lovers can’t get enough of this little gem.

by the bottle
Our wine aficionado shares some favorite bottles that won last year’s Sunset Magazine gold medal and deserve a second look, or sip.

Clair Anna Rose has made her mark as an artist by creating small framed works with found objects.

We interview Matthew Ziegler, the creator and promoter of Flagstaff’s big Hullabaloo. Now in its fourth year, the event is expanding from one day to two days and looks to become a major party for our mountain town.

Mind & Body
We speak with a chiropractor about different ways to maintain a strong, healthy back. As we get back into outdoor activities, gardening and home improvement, how do we be smart about the spine?

Home Distinctions
We take a visual tour of the Comfi Cottages, one of Flagstaff’s more intriguing lodging options in town.

We talk with Emma Wharton, director of Grand Canyon Youth, about some great ways to get children engaged with the natural world in time for summer fun.

With prices at the pump usually going up in the summertime and thoughts of travel and vacation on the mind, our car expert looks at ways to save through gas economy.




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