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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Michael's at the Citadel Restaurant Review: With a gravy train of tony, urban settlers camped all around him, chef Michael DeMaria's Citadel restaurant is truly a fortress of fine dining on Scottsdale's posh, Northern frontier. Amidst a serene, Sonoran desert setting, this sprawling complex of elegant, private and semi-private dining rooms and patios (which feature nine fireplaces) makes for a stunning complement to Michael's signatures such as cinnamon roasted duck and foie gras with apples, blackberries and Chinese long beans, or olive-seared Chilean seabass, Niçoise-style. Customized (to your tastes) five- and seven-course menus range in price from $75 to $125 per person, exclusive of wines paired from DeMaria partner Harlan Berman's well-stocked wine room (ask for a tour). Whatever you do, don't miss the outdoor patio upstairs at the bar. Whether you take in the visual tapestry of an Arizona sunset over cocktails before dinner or linger over cognac and port by the fire afterward, the effect is the same; your company will consider you a genius at picking restaurants.