Read the latest business and community news from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.


Three business that have opened in Gilbert

Here are three businesses that have opened in the past three months in Gilbert.

Sherpa Kitchen to reopen as fast-casual restaurant serving Nepali cuisine

Sherpa Kitchen will have a soft reopening Aug. 9 with a new concept at 1533 W. Elliot Road, Ste. 101, Gilbert. The dine-in Nepali cuisine restaurant closed in November and converted to a store, but owner Shabash Yadav is reopening with a streamlined menu for more of a fast-casual concept while still serving locally sourced, healthy Nepali food.

Familial, cultural roots mark Mr. Thai Bistro

Katherine Clements calls her family’s Thai restaurant “nothing special.”

Mr. Thai Bistro’s unassuming storefront, in a strip mall on the corner of Warner and Cooper roads, is in line with Clements’ modesty. But inside, customers will find a place that upholds valued traditions.

Hammer & Strings Conservatory brings credentialed instructors for music education to Gilbert

With nine instructors and more than 100 students, Hammer & Strings Conservatory has survived a pandemic, building renovations and trying things like “mommy and me” group lessons.


​​Unmarked Beauty and Wellness offers services to boost both confidence and health

Brandie and Al Heredia did not expect they would open a business during the pandemic.

Unmarked Beauty and Wellness had been primed for expansion in February 2020—Brandie and Al were selecting a spot for their third location—and then the world shuttered in March as the coronavirus raged through cities and states.

Against all odds, the couple opened their second Chandler location off Gilbert and Germann roads in February 2021.

Tattoo removal and medical salon set to open in Chandler on Aug. 14

Delete - Tattoo Removal & Medical Salon will open its second location in Chandler on Aug. 14, according to a news release from the company.

Katelyn Reinhart, Tom Blodgett and Alexa D’Angelo contributed to this report.