Restaurateur Karen Firestone may be new to the business, but she isn't afraid to make a statement. First, there's the name of her place -- Cafe ah Pwah. She once took exception when I wrote that it sounds kind of Hawaiian. It also sounds kind of silly, here in the no-nonsense Valley of the Sun. Yet it's European, sort of. Ah Pwah is the phonetic... More >>>
From left, assistant chef Jordan Murray, head chef Mark Rubin and assistant chef Jacob Bailey of Cafe ah Pwah.