La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe , a Dallas-based chain, opened its second East Valley location this morning at SanTan Village in Gilbert. The bakery-cafe is located in the former Paradise Bakery & Cafe space across the street (to the north) from Cantina Laredo .
Julian Wright of Tempe’s Pedal Haus Brewery and other popular local concepts like Canteen Modern Tequila Bar (formerly in Tempe,) is opening a new restaurant in Downtown Chandler in May. Las Palmas Cantina (95 W. Boston) brings the food, drink and relaxed coastal vibe of the Mexican Riviera to Chandler’s burgeoning downtown culinary scene. Renown Chef Michael O’Dowd is returning to Phoenix to lead the sand-to-table menu that he describes as “Yucatan-inspired cuisine with an emphasis on coastal dishes.”
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