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Long gone are the days Arizona’s restaurant scene was defined by cowboy steaks and Southwestern fare. Scottsdale now boasts over 400 restaurants and those looking for the best things to do in town perennially seek out world-class cuisine to devour during meals that really turn into more of an experience. Surrounded by award-winning wineries, ranches and farms, Scottsdale is home to a variety of restaurants helmed by gifted chefs that share their signature takes on local bounty preparations, family traditions and cosmopolitan cuisine. From craft brew pubs sourcing local farmers, from markets to spots specializing in paella and sangria (to be enjoyed with a backdrop of Sonoran desert vistas), here are some of the best restaurants in Scottsdale.