Howard Seftel

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  • 16 years ago | Cafe Reviews

    CREW, 34505 North Scottsdale Road (El Pedregal Marketplace), Scottsdale, 480-488-8840. Hours: Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday; closed for lunch Sunday; Dinner, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday a...

  • 16 years ago

    Message to Santa: Peace on Earth? Goodwill toward men? A Christmas bonus? The Big Guy at the North Pole never seems to deliver on my personal, end-of-year wishes. Maybe this year he'll at least consider my professional requests. Plenty of restaura...

  • 16 years ago

    What a Waste: Everyone knows the acronym GIGO -- Garbage In, Garbage Out. Usually, it refers to the pitfalls of computer programming or, more generally, mapping any plan. These days, though, it may refer to what's going into our bodies. Literally....

  • 16 years ago | Cafe Reviews

    D'Atri's Cinema Paradiso, 10303 North Scottsdale Road (Windmill Plaza), Scottsdale, 480-348-0377. Hours: Lunch, Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Dinner, Tuesday through Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday. Isn't it wonderfu...

  • 16 years ago

    Grateful Thanks: This is the time of year when we count our blessings. Yes, I'm grateful for family, friends, mild Phoenix winters and the extension of the Squaw Peak Parkway. But as someone who eats out 225 times a year, here's what makes me part...

  • 16 years ago | Cafe Reviews

    Mary Elaine's, The Phoenician, 6000 East Camelback, Phoenix, 480-941-8200. Hours: Dinner, Monday through Thursday, 6 to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 6 to 11 p.m. This is the time of year when many folks take stock and count their blessings. Right...