We all have cravings. Whether it is for Mexican, Chinese, Italian or other global flavors, there are restaurants for every taste. We are bringing you some of our favorite restaurants serving global cuisine near The Place at Wickertree in Phoenix.
Banh Mi Bistro Vietnamese Eatery
Where: 2340 West Bell Road, Suite 110 Phoenix, AZ 85023
Why: Bánh Mì is a traditional Vietnamese sandwich and tis yummy restaurant is doing them right. Plus they have traditional, fresh, authentic Vietnamese flavors.
Must Try: You can’t go wrong with the classic Bánh Mì, or the Pulled Pork Bánh Mì. Our favorite sides are the Green Papaya Salad and the Spring Rolls.
Where: 15414 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85023
Why: Chino Bandido is a funky fusion joint serving up Mexican and Asian food in unassuming digs.
Must Try: You can make your own bowls with beans, fried rice, quesadillas and burritos. We love the Red Jade Chicken, the Pork Fried Rice, the Emerald Chicken (chicken breast served with fresh ginger/green onion sauce), and the fresh veggie bowl.
Cucina Tagliani Italian Kitchen
Where: 17045 N 59th Ave #101, Glendale, AZ 85308
Why: Cucina Tagliani Italian Kitchen is serving up authentic Italian flavors in a cozy atmosphere. Plus patio dining that is dog friendly. Yummy, Italian flavors in a friendly environment. Happy hour deals as well.
Must Try: We love the Spanish Manicotti (rolled pasta sheets stuffed with ricotta, spinach, onions, marinara, alfredo) and the Spicy! Shrimp Diavolo (Shrimp, buttery diavolo sauce over ziti or low carb veggie). If you are interested in salads, you should go for the Strawberry Goat Cheese Salad (grilled chicken, spinach, romaine, strawberries, goat cheese & toasted almonds with white wine vinaigrette).
Yen Sushi and Sake Bar
Where: 17037 N 43rd Ave, Glendale, AZ 85308
Why: This locally owned restaurant is serving up authentic Japanese fare, sushi and has great happy hour specials. Plus patio dining!
Must Try: You can’t go wrong with classic rolls like Spicy Salmon. But they also have great specialty rolls like the 911 Roll, the Caterpillar Roll and the Rattlesnake Roll.