Subject:

Alice Waters

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Charleen Badman: On Male Chefs, Cooking for Famous People, and the Irrelevance of Her Lady Parts

    This is part two of my interview with Charleen Badman, chef and co-owner of FnB, AZ Wine Merchants and Bodega. If you missed part one, in which Badman praised Lori Hashimoto, described her first meeting with Chris Bianco's mom, and talked about the kitchen phrase she hates, read it here. See also: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    15 Metro Phoenix Restaurants to Visit During Spring Training 2013

    Spring Training is almost upon us, which means winter is officially over and it's time to break out the shorts. This right here is the weather we Phoenicians live for, the reason we endure five hellish months of summer and severe cases of cabin fever . . . just for the few all-too-brief months of ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Doug Robson on Robert McGrath, LGO, and How He Embarrassed Himself in the Kitchen

    This is part two of my interview with Doug Robson, chef-owner of Gallo Blanco Café. If you missed part one, where Robson described eating beatles and maguey worms, read it here. See also: Gallo Blanco: Happy Hour Report Card -- Gallo Blanco's Doug Robson Won't Ditch the Rooster Your most embarra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Chef Salad Highlights Part II: The Smart, Funny and Sometimes Provocative Comments Our Local Chefs Made in 2012

    Ask any chef: Food- and restaurant-related TV may provide drama and entertainment (although even that is questionable), but it sure as hell isn't based in reality. Feet ache, ceilings leak, employees call in sick, the health department shows up, grease traps overflow, food prices skyrocket, stoves c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Gina's Homemade Named Only Arizona Finalist in 2013 Good Food Awards

    Gourmet-minded fans in the Valley now have one more reason to celebrate Gina Buskirk's dedication to small batch, scratch-made goodies made with premium ingredients: Her shop, Gina's Homemade, has been named a finalist in the 2013 Good Food Awards. See also: Gina's Homemade Opens Shop in Northeast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Chrysa Robertson Dishes on Male Chefs, How She Handled a Customer Complaint and Why She's Not Really Arizona's Alice Waters

    This is part two of my interview with Chrysa Robertson, chef-owner of Rancho Pinot. If you missed part one, where Robertson talks about what it takes to be a woman chef and whether she's a marshmallow or a hard ass, read it here. See also: Aaron May Dishes on Being a Chef, a Restaurateur and a Part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Chrysa Robertson Dishes on Her Role as Exorcist and What It Takes To Be a Woman Chef

    Chrysa Robertson Rancho Pinot 6208 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 480-367-8030 www.ranchopinot.com See also: Chrysa Robertson Sells Heritage Turkeys and Talks Turkey at November 18 Cooking Class Tastemaker #11: Chrysa Robertson This is part one of my interview with Chrysa Robertson, chef-owner o ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012
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    August 23, 2012

    25: Carla Wade Logan

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    60: Denise Clayton

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • News

    June 28, 2012
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    June 19, 2012

    Beau Mac Dishes on Wayne Gretzky, Fried Chicken, and Photo Radar Trucks

    This is part two of my interview with Beau Macmillan, executive chef at Sanctuary. Read part one here. You're dining at a restaurant. What's the one thing that makes you crazy?: When the check is presented, the server has got to be on top of it; if you say you will be right back, you'd better be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    74: Sacha Levine

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    88: Jan Wichayanuparp and Helen Yung

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    The Famous Pinterest Rainbow Cake: Did We Succeed?

    Surely you've seen the rainbow cake. It's pretty darn popular. As my fellow Chow Bella-ite Amy Silvemran puts it, the rainbow cake is nothing less than "the holy grail of Pinterest." Pin Up Girl would be a farce if we didn't conquer this thing. So this week we spent three hours (which is a ver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    From Pinterest to Real Life: Valentine's Day Heart Cake

    ​If you're on Pinterest you've probably seen the Heart Cake. It's a white four-layer cake with a red heart baked into the center originally found here. I've never been crazy about Valentine's Day. I'm not a girly-girl, I don't care too much for pink or hearts, and yet - there's something about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Michael Hodgins' Perfect Food Day

    Michael Hodgins​Michael Hodgins has been one lucky corporate chef with a "wild" side (riding his motorcycle on weekends like a Wild Hog) and a penchant for endurance sports (probably a good idea for a food professional).

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Noca Set to Launch "nocawich" Lunch Service

    Noca's famous lobster roll.​For anyone who scratches their head at the thought of relaxed fine dining spot Noca going all casual and sandwich-centric for its new lunch service, I have two words for you: Lobster roll. It makes perfect sense, actually. The eatery has been doing a clever, up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Meeting Rick Moonen, and Other Las Vegas Adventures

    ​Some friends have asked for a food report on my recent weekend jaunt to Las Vegas, so here you go, foodniks. First off, here's proof (um, not really) that I met chef Rick Moonen, who almost immediately asked me if I do my job anonymously, and later joked that he could make a killin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Designer Ice? Yep, And Much More in New Times Summer Guide

    New Times Summer Guide -- pick up an issue today to get yours.​You know the Alice Waters-inspired hunt for truly perfect ingredients has reached its zenith when restaurants are boasting about their designer ice cubes.Seriously -- it turns out that having the highest quality ice is a huge deal for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    TLC Launches Best Food Ever (or Yabba-Dabba-Done-to-Death)

    Napoleon Dynamite: This is pretty much the worst video ever made. Kip: Napoleon, like anyone can even know that. Let me go, I need to narrate. Wilma!​Kip's right. How can anyone know what's the worst (or the best) of anything? TLC's hoping we'll trust their judgment with its new show, Best Food ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 21, 2007
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    April 6, 2006

    Single-File, Please!

    No more Mr. Nice Gardeners: The feathered fiend on Mayor Phil's idiot stammerings after the big undocumented-workers' march

  • Dining

    August 29, 2002

    Room at the In

    New and noteworthy, Élevé tastes like success

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