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1998 Stories by Howard Seftel

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  • You've Got Meal

    published December 31, 1998

    It's the season for fantasy. The warm glow is still with us: Family members are still talking to one another, we've got a righteous feeling... More >>

  • Lunchroom Confidential

    published December 24, 1998

    Would you like to have your cavities filled by a student dentist? Would you get on an airplane flown by a student pilot? Would you trust your... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published December 24, 1998

    Message to Santa: Peace on Earth? Goodwill toward men? A winning PowerBall ticket? The Big Guy at the North Pole never seems to act on my personal... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published December 17, 1998

    Book Notes: I always get a laugh when people tell me I've got a glamorous job. Maybe 5 percent of my time is spent at the trough. And maybe 5... More >>

  • Mondo Carne

    published December 17, 1998

    Bistecca, 7014 East Camelback (Scottsdale Fashion Square), Scottsdale, 481-7800. Hours: Lunch, Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.;... More >>

  • Buffet the Appetite Slayer

    published December 10, 1998

    Mr. Tokyo, 5965 West Ray Road, Chandler, 940-8999. Hours: Lunch and Dinner, Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday,... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published December 10, 1998

    Market Watch: Not very long ago, Valley residents looking for any ethnic food except soy sauce had to make an excursion to Los Angeles. Things... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published December 3, 1998

    Up in Smoke: If you run a wine and liquor retail operation, you look forward to the holiday season with the same sense of anticipation as a kid... More >>

  • Tabbouleh Market

    published December 3, 1998

    Years ago, living in Los Angeles, I had Middle Eastern neighbors, refugees from the civil war in Lebanon. The wife seemed to have superhuman... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published November 26, 1998

    Grateful Thanks: This is the time of year to reflect and give thanks for our many blessings. Obviously, we're all appreciative of Arizona's... More >>

  • Shopping Carte

    published November 26, 1998

    Cafe Nordstrom, 7055 East Camelback (Nordstrom at Scottsdale Fashion Square), Scottsdale, 946-4111. Lunch and Dinner, Monday through Saturday, 10... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published November 19, 1998

    Rising to the Occasion: Chefs are always looking to be on the cutting edge. One saucy French chef, however, has apparently gone just a bit too... More >>

  • Elite Night Snack

    published November 19, 1998

    Wrigley Mansion Club, 2501 East Telawa Trail, Phoenix, 955-4079. Lunch, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Dinner, Wednesday... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published November 12, 1998

    Grin and Beer It: I used to think that just about every possible microbrew niche has been filled. Remember 10 years ago, when the typical... More >>

  • Smoked Sermon

    published November 12, 1998

    The Barbecue Company's Grill & Cafe, 4636 South 36th Street, Phoenix, 243-3771. Hours: Lunch, Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. No... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published November 5, 1998

    Safe Mex: There's no shortage of Mexican restaurants in the Valley. But there aren't too many outstanding ones. This week's Mexican-food trip (see... More >>

  • Untouched by an Anglo

    published November 5, 1998

    El Conquistador, 15420 North 32nd Street, Phoenix, 493-3913. Hours: Lunch, Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dinner, Tuesday through... More >>

  • Capisce de Resistance

    published October 29, 1998

    Leccabaffi Ristorante, 9719 North Hayden, Scottsdale, 609-0429. Hours: Lunch, Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dinner, Tuesday through... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published October 29, 1998

    Restaurant Makeover: It's easy to confuse change with progress. Let's hope confusion between the two doesn't break out at one of the Valley's... More >>

  • Grill Talk

    published October 22, 1998

    Montana Grill & Bread Company, 3717 East Indian School Road, Phoenix, 553-8553. Hours: breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Saturday, 6:30... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published October 22, 1998

    Tough Customers: When you attend the theater, do you demand the actors put on Rent? At football games, do you urge the players to dribble the... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published October 15, 1998

    Holding Serve: I got a long, angry note from a waitress who's put in eight years on the job. According to her, "It's getting rugged out here." She... More >>

  • East Side Story

    published October 15, 1998

    Crackers & Co. Cafe, 535 West Iron Avenue, Mesa, 898-1717. Hours: Breakfast and Lunch, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., seven days a week; Dinner, Tuesday... More >>

  • Second Helpings

    published October 8, 1998

    Bugged: Remember the old joke? Diner: Waiter, there's a fly in my soup. Waiter: Lower your voice! Or everyone else will ask for... More >>

  • Diverse Taste Scenario

    published October 8, 1998

    Little Saigon, 1588 West Montebello (Christown Mall), Phoenix, 864-7582. Hours: Breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9... More >>

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