David Holden

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  • 2 years ago | Chow Bella

    All summer long, I have searched the Valley for the best burgers that this place has to offer -- from Gilbert's Agritopia to the west side of Phoenix. Despite the wide range of burger joints I tried, there were still places I, unfortunately, was u...

  • 2 years ago | Interviews

    On the field, the Arizona Rattlers are the Copper State's most successful sports franchise. Last season they finished with a 13-5 record and won a third Arena Bowl, and this season the Rattlers have dominated Western Conference, claiming the numbe...

  • 2 years ago | Chow Bella

    Although the signage for the defunct Cave and Ives is still draped across the outside of the building, the gastropub is now called The Attic, and literally is an attic. The upstairs loft may be small, but it manages to fit in a bar and a patio for...

  • 2 years ago | Top Lists

    One of our favorite things about living in Arizona, especially in the summer, is the iced tea. The South has its cavity-causing sweet tea, but here in the Southwest, we have our unsweetened flavored tea. Lucky us. (And grab some sugar, if you must...

  • 2 years ago | Chow Bella

    No matter how you view the French, you cannot deny they know their food. And there are few better places for French cuisine in the Valley than Zinc Bistro. There even is a miniature model of the Eiffel Tower in the middle of the quaint restaurant ...

  • 2 years ago | Top Lists

    Our sister blog Chow Bella recently rounded up Phoenix's 9 Best Desserts. We will try to avoid them, but we will (in all likelihood) fail miserably. To make amends for our sinner's appetite, we exercise. Some of us run, and others play squash. No ...