Minerva Orduño Rincón

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  • 3 months ago | Top Lists

    It's easy to latch on to all the things I'm not going to miss about the Valley, but in the case of the local food scene, the positive completely overwhelms those things that have been making my right eye twitch. Let's take a misty-eyed journey thr...

  • 4 months ago | Top Lists

    It's easy to love living in Phoenix when the citrus trees are in bloom, the sun is shining just brightly and warmly enough, and the local heirloom carrots are freshly picked and ever so sweet. Sadly, that relentless eight month desert heat is just...

  • 1 year ago | Eating the World

    It's hard to find fault with the unpretentious food writing of Mark Bittman and easy to follow recipes. But when his subject is corn tortillas, fault will be found, and not appreciated. Let's point them out...

  • 1 year ago | Eating the World

    The beauty and taste of food may be half in how you describe it and what you name it. In that case, the simple Mexican snack called alegría (happiness or joy), may be one of the most beautiful foods available. Learn how to make your own hap...

  • 1 year ago | Chow Bella

    Welcome to Cook's Day Off, chronicling the food-centered wanderings of a Valley cook -- away from the heat, noise, and chaos of the kitchen. Just because it isn't a day in the kitchen, it doesn't mean it isn't a day about food. In San Francisco, t...

  • 1 year ago | Events

    Pretzel necklace? Check. Four-ounce tasting cup? Check. The drinking constitution to be able to take down high-alcohol beers and keep on ticking? Blazing sun in February and no shade to be found? Check, check, check. Welcome to the kick off event ...