The following is a list of some recent restaurant openings in the state:
Firehouse Subs - 20165 N. 67th Ave. #122B Glendale, AZ 85308 - The Jacksonville, FL based chain's fourth Arizona location.
Agave Blue Frozen Yogurt - 13778 W. McDowell Rd. #301 Goodyear, AZ 85395 - In addition to yogurt, Agave Blue sells cupcakes and Mini Melts Ice Cream.
China Red Cafe - 13000 W. Indian School Rd. #A-1 Litchfield Park, AZ 85340 - Recently opened Chinese food restaurant that's open 7 days a week with a wide variety.
Urban Picnic - 218 W. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85201 - Breakfast, gourmet homemade sandwiches and free delivery to downtown Mesa.
Noble Hops Gastropub - 1335 W. Lambert Ln. Oro Valley, AZ 85737 - Just opened and billed as a "pub for foodies." More opening information can be found here.
Black Chile Mexican Grill - 2502 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016 - Previously reported here by the AZFoodDude and now open. Among the tacos and enchiladas, you'll find 125 brands of tequila.
Brugos Pizza Company - 2501 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85016 - Located in the old Picazzo's area at the Camelback Esplanade. Third company location, first in Arizona.
Spinato's Pizzeria - 4848 E. Chandler Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85044 - Recently opened their fifth spot, located in Ahwatukee area. Menu includes gluten-free items. More information and other locations mentioned here.
ShinBay - 7001 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85258 - Closed his ShinBay in Ahwatukee after 5 years in 2006, same owner, new location. Sushi, limited seating, and open Wed-Sun.
Stone & Vine Urban Italian - 9343 E. Shea Blvd. Scottsdale, AZ 85260 - Classic Italian with a contemporary touch. Claims the "best eggplant parmigiana ever."
Frosty Jake's - 3102 E. Grant Rd. Tucson, AZ 85716 - Specializing in frozen custard, Frosty Jake's recently opened in the old Hamburger Stand space.