Barbara Fenzl

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Pretty Much Everything You Need to Know About Channel Eight's Check, Please! Arizona Festival at CityScape

    One of the Valley's most popular local food shows is hitting the road -- specifically the streets of downtown Phoenix. See also: - Go lb. salt Launches Salt Education Series in Gilbert This Spring - Mark Tarbell, Beau MacMillan, & Barbara Fenzl to Team Up with Childsplay on April 13 From 11 a.m. ... More >>

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    March 26, 2013

    Dining Out for Life: Help Fight HIV and AIDS on April 25

    We love dining out at local restaurants. Not only do we get to nosh on good eats, we also leave with a nice case of the warm fuzzies for giving our hard-earned dollars to a local business owners. See also: - Mark Tarbell, Beau MacMillan, and Barbara Fenzl to Team Up with Childsplay on April 13 - G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Mark Tarbell, Beau MacMillan, and Barbara Fenzl to Team Up with Childsplay on April 13

    A "Recipe for Disaster Dinner" doesn't exactly sound like the kind of thing with which Mark Tarbell, Iron Chef winner Beau MacMillan, or Southwestern-cuisine guru Barbara Fenzl would be associated. But the trio of powerhouse chefs won't be in the kitchen for the Childsplay event -- ironically, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    The 2012 Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame Inductees Are . . .

    Starting off the Scottsdale Culinary Festival for 2012 was last night's invite-only Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame cocktail party presented by the Scottsdale League of the Arts held at Technique Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Old Town Scottsdale. It was a nice juxtaposition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Chris Curtiss, Former Chef at Noca, Not Doing Much -- Just Training Chefs in Moscow and Cooking With Barbara Fenzl and Pascal Dionot

    ​Yeah, he didn't stay quiet for long. Chris Curtiss, the former chef at Noca who left his position in June and is now the catering director for One Step Beyond Inc., a community-outreach program in northwest Phoenix for people with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism, has found himself a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Submit Pie Recipes for New Channel Eight Cookbook

    ​Got a mouthwatering pie recipe that you're dying to share with fellow cooks?KAET Eight, the local PBS station, is accepting recipe submissions for a new cookbook, called Eight Cooks: P is for Pie. From savory meat pies and pot pies to the whole spectrum of dessert pies, they're including eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Scottsdale Culinary Fest Comprises 12 Events This Week

    The Scottsdale Culinary Festival sounds monolithic, but the granddaddy among the Valley's culinary festivals is surprisingly multifaceted -- a dozen different events at 16 different restaurants and venues around town, ranging from casual tastings to semi-formal sit-down occasions.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2008

    Eye Candy from Eats3

    By Michele Laudig Good times. Saturday's Eats3 Arizona Grand Tasting turned out to be a mighty fine way to spend a gorgeous, sunny October afternoon -- friendly people, tons of the best restaurants in town serving up more delicious dishes than one could possibly eat, all kinds of good wines and be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Get ready for a Food Fight

    The folks behind the First Press Weekend of Wine clearly know what suckers we are for a good smackdown. With so many gourmet-cooking-as-competitive-sport shows on TV these days (Iron Chef, The Next Iron Chef, Top Chef, Hell's Kitchen), why not play on their popularity and pit two top local chefs aga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007

    Chef Robert McGrath hosts fellow celeb chefs at Taste America

    Ooh, I finally got a hold of the menu for next week's big James Beard Foundation event, Taste America. Check out what Arizona's culinary rock stars -- all James Beard Award winners for Best Chef: Southwest -- are planning for the foodie confab: Miniature Lobster Rolls with Celery-Tarragon Tartar Sa ... More >>

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    April 29, 1999

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    April 29 - May 5, 1999

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    March 25, 1999
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