Michelle Martinez

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  • 3 years ago | Seasonal

    While some folks can't call it Christmas without their eggnog, we like to sip Coquito during those all-night gift-wrapping binges. We have another, faster, recipe for the popular Puerto Rican holiday cóctel. This one removes the egg yolks a...

  • 4 years ago | Happy Hour

    ​The Spot: The Arrogant Butcher, Cityscape, 2 E. Jefferson #150, Phoenix, 602-324-8502The Hours: 3 - 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Bar only. The Details: The Arrogant Butcher is another one of Sam Fox's "concept" restaurant. The idea beh...

  • 4 years ago | Recipes

    ​The film is called Chocolate because the young girl at the center of the story, Zen, eats small candy coated chocolates (much like m&m's) by bouncing them off of her wrist and catching them in her mouth. We added the candy Sixlets to a gin...

  • 4 years ago | Recipes

    ​Because the origin of the term Poutine is oft disputed, it pairs well with the film, The Red Violin. This Canadian film with a host of American and International actors, is about the origins of a red violin that turns up for auction in Mon...

  • 4 years ago | Recipes

    ​Film: The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) Entrée: Argentine Style Empanadas Popcorn: Chimichurri Popcorn Beverage: Red Wine from Argentina Get the breakdown after the jump...

  • 4 years ago

    ​Standing there, in the aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, I knew what I had to do. I purchased a bag of coffee. And then brought it home and cooked with it. Well not all of it, I did drink plenty of it too. Coffee makes a wonderfu...