Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen opens in Gilbert; Chandler to host brunch crawl and more top area news

Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen is a delivery-only kitchen. (Courtesy Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen)
Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen is a delivery-only kitchen. (Courtesy Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen)

Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen is a delivery-only kitchen. (Courtesy Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen)

Read the top business and community news from the past week from Chandler and Gilbert.

Gilbert

Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen open in Gilbert for delivery only

Joining a number of virtual locations in the U.S., Guy Fieri's Flavortown Kitchen launched a virtual kitchen operating from Gilbert in February. The delivery-only service offers a number of dishes created by the Food Network personality, including Cajun chicken Alfredo, cheesesteak eggrolls, cheeseburgers, sandwiches and more.

Texas-based Torchy's Tacos to open Gilbert location



Texas-based Torchy’s Tacos plans to open its first Arizona location in a Santan Village parcel planned north of the northwest corner of Williams Field Road and Santan Village Parkway. It serves Mexican street-food-style tacos in many different varieties.

Chandler

Downtown Chandler will host brunch crawl event May 15

Downtown Chandler will be the site of a brunch crawl this May, according to a news release from the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership.

Chandler Family Bike Ride to take place April 10-18

The Chandler Family Bike Ride will return April 10-18, according to a news release from the city.

City lifts capacity limits at Chandler Public Library and Tumbleweed Recreation Center

The city of Chandler is lifting capacity limits at the Chandler Public Library and Tumbleweed Recreation Center on March 8 following an executive order issued by Gov. Doug Ducey expanding capacity at businesses that had been limited due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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



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