We're starting the year in style by choosing the memoir so stellar, it inspired us to create Chow Bella Book Club. We're reading Blood Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton this month and it will be capped off with a visit from the author hers ... More >>
Ed PiskorAmerican comic book artist Ed Piskor has a keen eye pop culture.
His 2009 collaboration with Harvey "American Splendor" Pekar, The Beats: A Graphic History, turned its eye to the Beat poets, and his Brain Rot series for Boing Boing touched on vintage Nintendo Entertainment Systems, ... More >>
Chow Bella Book Clubbers, are you ready for the holidays? We're already deep in run-around-and-be-festive mode, why not a book that might be familiar to some of you that's already been a New York Times bestseller - so we already know it's good one.
It's also full of recipes, stories of fami ... More >>
Kathleen Flynn, author of Kitchen Counter Cooking School
When we started the Chow Bella Book Club earlier this month with Changing Hands Bookstore, the hope was that eventually CHB would be able to persuade some kick-ass food writers to come to town.
Well, that was quick. We'd barely annou ... More >>
Hey Chow Bella readers -- and pie lovers everywhere!
Want to be a judge at the second-annual Pie Social, coming up Saturday, November 12 on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix? We've got a star-studded line-up of celeb bakers, and we're looking for one more judge to round out our panel. ... More >>
Sometimes help can come from the unlikeliest of places. You might not think of Ozzy Osbourne as a self-help guru, but you sure as hell can't say the the dude doesn't know how to survive.
His years of hard living benefit his new book, Trust Me, I'm Dr. Ozzy, out on bookstore shelves today. In the b ... More >>
Chow Bella and Changing Hands Bookstore are proud to present the Chow Bella Book Club -- an online book club for people who love food, books and books about food.Every month, we'll choose a book -- memoir, history, novel, biography, cook book -- that you can buy at a discount from Changing Hands ... More >>
soapopotamus Cat Cora Tonight She's finally here! Tonight Iron Chef Cat Cora will at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe promoting her new book Cat Cora's Classics with a Twist. Cora with will be doing a cooking demo and signing copies of her new book. Chow Bella will be on hand as well with prizes ... More >>
Paul Abercrombie must be a booze psychic.His new book, Organic, Shaken and Stirred, is full of delicious-sounding, organic, exotic cocktails that I want to drink all summer long. There's the Arboretum, with vodka, green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, agave nectar, orange bitters, basil leav ... More >>