A famous series of ads for Rosetta Stone tells a fictional narrative about some Midwestern farmboy intensively learning Italian to get with an beautiful Italian woman. The pitch seems to be that learning a new language opens up new opportunities, and since it is advertising, the sexual opportunities ... More >>
Hey Phoenix, there's a new toque in town - and let us tell you, this chef is really bringing it. You won't find him in the kitchen of the hottest new restaurant or the hippest gastropub, but rather managing a slew of eateries at one of the Valley's signature resorts.
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The raw food enthusiasts that have crossed my path in the past were just too evangelical for me to take in. I had respect for the food they prepared, it was interesting and tasty, but not compelling enough for me to aspire to in my own kitchen. I was willi ... More >>
For all the talk of Rose Johnson's good-bye fete at the Icehouse being a celebration rather than a memorial, the emotional climate at Saturday night's send-off was more somber than sunny, as hundreds of people gathered to honor the former Phoenix artist. The Icehouse proved to be a particularly fit ... More >>
TimesOnline, the online website for The Times of London is reporting today that noted Phoenix artist Rose Johnson, along with a number of other people in the past week, died in Bali from consuming arak, a type of local rice wine, tainted with methanol. According to the news report, police have arre ... More >>
The Phoenix arts community is still reeling today from news that one of its pioneers, painter and muralist Rose Johnson, 48, died yesterday, Sunday, May 31, at Sanglah General Hospital in Bali. The Jakarta Post is now reporting that Johnson most probably died from acute alcohol poisoning as a re ... More >>