Author Heather Lauer

Heather Lauer is the founder of Villageous LLC, a Phoenix-based digital marketing agency. She is active in the Central Phoenix community as the founder of and sits on the board of directors of Community Food Connections (Phoenix Public Market). Heather is also the blogger-turned-author of Bacon: A Love Story (William Morrow/HarperCollins, May 2009). The book was inspired by her blog,, which she launched in 2005 as a creative outlet and love poem dedicated to the Best Meat Ever.

Uptown Phoenix

Uptown Phoenix is becoming one of the best corners of the Valley for exploring the Phoenix culinary scene, and there are several restaurants located within a stone’s throw of each other that are worth adding to your to-do list.