Michele Laudig

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  • 4 years ago | Chow Bella

    As one of her final acts as New Times' food critic, Michele Laudig weighed in with her choice in our Trefoil Cookie Showdown. We tried to one-up ourselves at Chow Bella when Girl Scout Cookie season kicked in this year. A year ago, we experim...

  • 4 years ago | Cafe Reviews

    The one thing about my job that I've been asked more than anything else is how I landed it in the first place. I've come up with many answers, but now I realize it's something that still keeps me going. Curiosity. Five years ago, when I became the...

  • 4 years ago

    Trader Vic's is taking pride in its decades-long history and throwing a throwback "Vintage Vic's" dinner party this Sunday -- and I don't know why they haven't done this sooner. Let's do the time warp! Think about it -- how many restaura...

  • 4 years ago

    Last night marked the launch of a new South Scottsdale hangout called Smok'n Joe's Roadhouse, which took over the space that used to house Mardi Gras (8040 E. McDowell Rd.). The concept started in Canada and is just breaking into the Arizona marke...

  • 4 years ago | Cafe Reviews

    There's something about The Herb Box that makes me want to play hooky. As spring fever strikes with a vengeance after a fairly gloomy winter, it doesn't take much to justify an extended lunch on the patio here. All it takes is an appetite. This ne...

  • 4 years ago

    hen Conspire's coffee operations moved down the street to become Jobot Coffee, the Downtown hangout/gallery switched gears and started serving smoothies and vegan baked goods and desserts. Now, Conspire is undergoing yet another makeover, and this...

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