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  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Here Are the Winners of the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival -- and Details About the Event This Saturday

    When it comes to beer events in this town, the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival is definitely one of our favorites. And it's not just because we think cans are the best vehicle for delivering ice cold beer to our mouths. This year's festival, which will be held on Saturday, May 17, will bring m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Sip Coffee & Beer House in Scottsdale Now Open: Food by Payton Curry, Cartel Coffee

    As of last week downtown Scottsdale has a stylish, new hangout for coffee and craft beer fans. Sip Coffee and Beer House, located at 3617 North Goldwater Road, is now open and serving a small menu of breakfast and lunch items, caffeinated drinks from Cartel coffee, craft beer, wine, and a menu of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Taco Haus Opens Tonight, but We Had a Sneak Peek

    Dave Andrea and Payton Curry, the duo behind Scottsdale's Brat Haus, unveiled their newest project to guests and media on Saturday. Taco Haus, located in the same North Scottsdale strip mall as the infamous Amy's Baking Company, looks to capture the spirit of a variety of Latin American cuisines, in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    13 Best Ethnic Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

    Looking for something a little different to eat? Well, Chow Bella is here to help. We spent the past year scouring the Valley to find the best ethnic restaurants. Here's a list worth saving for when you're looking for some great ethnic cuisine, no matter where you are in metro Phoenix.

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    August 29, 2013
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    July 23, 2013

    Too Late for a Brat Haüs Pig Mac? Head to McDonald's for the Midnight Mac

    The Guilty Pleasure: Midnight Mac (the DIY Pig Mac) Where To Get It: McDonald's, locations everywhere The Price: About $6 What It Really Costs: About 900 calories, but in the middle of the night, who cares? Last week, I got to sing the praises of the Pig Mac at Brat Haüs in Scottsdale. It's an out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    A Sweet and Spicy Burger Combination at The Grind

    There are hundreds of ways to prepare a burger. Some places will use a grill; others will place the meat in an oven. The Grind, now located in Grayhawk as well as Arcadia, does the latter, but its oven is no ordinary oven. At The Grind, burgers are cooked to perfection in a 1,000-degree coal-fired ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Brat Haüs' Pig Mac Is Mighty Fine Swine Dining

    The Guilty Pleasure: Pig Mac Where To Get It: Brat Haüs, downtown Scottsdale The Price: $9 ($10 with a fried egg) What It Really Costs: I'm glad they don't post calories on the menu like McDonald's does. It has long been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's the case, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Is it Ever Okay Not to Tip?

    As restaurant-going Americans, we've been conditioned to leave a tip of between 15 percent to 20 percent of the final bill when dining out. But is there ever a time when we shouldn't leave anything at all? According to the Consumerist, "there is almost no correlation between tips and good service ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Nobuo Fukuda on Binkley, Bianco, American-Style Sushi, and the Most Exciting Japanese Food in the U.S.

    This is part two of my interview with Nobuo Fukuda, chef-owner of Nobuo at Teeter House. If you missed part one, where Nobuo explained what he misses about Japan and the difference between an American and a Japanese chef, read it here. Favorite places to dine in Phoenix: Pho43, because, in my opini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Steve Freidkin of TEXAZ Grill On Great Texas Restaurants, the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off and His Last Meal On Earth

    This is part two of my interview with Steve Freidkin, owner and operator of TEXAZ Grill. If you missed part one, where Freidkin dished about chicken fried steak, his favorite local deli and two local chefs he admires, read it here. See also: -- TEXAZ Grill's Chicken Fried Steak is a Classic Guilty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Five Things To Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See also: - Brat Haus Sunday Cinema Features (Mostly) '80s Films Throughout June and July - Pig & Pickle in Scottsdale Starts Brunch This Sunday (And We've Got the Menu) Alymelo's Sandwi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Brat Haus Sunday Cinema Features (Mostly) '80s Films Throughout June and July

    If you love beer, brats, and B-movie classics, forget about all of your Sunday summer plans. This June and July, Brat Haus in Old Town Scottsdale is offering a sweet cinema package deal while serving up some silver screen nostalgia to everyone who grew up in the 1980s and '90s. Every Sunday night di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    12 AZ Chefs Create Limited Edition Flavors for The Gelato Spot

    There's no better way to cool off in the uber-hot Arizona climate than by eating an ice cold treat like gelato. This summer there's even more to love about frozen confections because 12 local chefs have created exclusive flavors for The Gelato Spot. Starting Monday, all five locations will begin ser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Jeremy Pacheco of Lon's on His Guilty Pleasure and an Embarrassing Moment in the Kitchen

    This is part two of my interview with Jeremy Pacheco, executive chef of Lon's and the Hermosa Inn. If you missed part one, where Pacheco dished about Nobuo, craft beer and Pig & Pickle, read it here. See also: -- Royal Palms Closes T. Cook's for Summer to Renovate, Operates Out of Pop-Up Called Cer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Has Service in Restaurants Become Too Casual?

    Is the level of service at restaurants on the decline? Restaurant critic Alan Richman seems to think so and has accused several NYC restaurants of going too far out on the casual dining limb by providing careless service. See also: - Should the Food Industry Separate the Accomplishments of Female ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Chefs, What Are You Making Your Mom for Mother's Day?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.For many chefs, the one person who most closely shares their passion and lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Dave Andrea, What Are You Listening To?

    Dave Andrea Andrea owns Brat Haus in Scottsdale. For more info, go here. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Howard 100 on Sirius. What's the first album you bought? Led Zeppelin, Houses of the Holy. What's the first concert you saw? J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Five Things to Eat and Drink this Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See Also: Announcing the Caramel Makers for Smeeks & Chow Bella's Caramelpalooza 2013! Owners of The Mint, RnR, and Axis/Radius to Open Hi-Fi Kitchen & Cocktails in Old Town Scottsdale S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    What's Your Least Favorite Holiday to Work?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.When you're in the food business, holidays can mean big money. What's the w ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 7, 2013
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    February 7, 2013

    At Scottsdale's Brat Haüs, the Food Complements the Beer, Not the Other Way Around

    Brat Haüs is the Scottsdale version of a beer hall: clean, comfortable, and with an outdoor area peppered with picnic tables, potted plants, and strings of bistro lights that usually fills up before the two, tiny indoor spaces do. See also: The Secret Is Out on New India Bazaar & Cuisine and Milag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    What National Chain Restaurants Do You Secretly Like?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.As much as they may deny it, chefs and restaurateurs secretly enjoy nationa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Chefs, What Would It Take to Sell Yourselves to a Major Corporation?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.Since James Beard likened himself to a "gastronomic whore" after signing an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Todd Sicolo Dishes on Grant Achatz and His Short-Lived Las Vegas Marriage

    Todd Sicolo T. Cook's at Royal Palms Resort & Spa 5200 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix 602-808-0766 royalpalmshotel.com See also: -- Josh Riesner of Scottsdale's Pig & Pickle Dishes on Bartending Bullshit and What He Ate That You Never Will - Keenan Bosworth of Pig & Pickle Dishes about Chrysa Robertso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Metro Phoenix's 2012 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    A year is a tiny eternity in the restaurant industry and 2012 was no exception. We saw plenty of new players step onto the field, old favorites make their exits and some of those new players fail to make to make it work before the ball dropped on 2012. See Also: --2011 Restaurant Openings and Closi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Who's the Most Unsung Hero in the Kitchen?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes a top-notch kitchen s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Cowboy Ciao's Lester Gonzalez Dishes on His Kitchen Pet Peeve and His Grandmother's Tortillas

    This is part two of our interview with Lester Gonzalez, comfort food enthusiast and Executive Chef at Cowboy Ciao. To catch up on Gonzalez's food truck fantasies and his take on the bacon obsession, check out part one of interview. See Also: Peter Kasperski Considers Using FnB Name in San Diego Ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    What's Your Cold Remedy?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.The arrival of cold season (See: bleh) means sugg ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Does Promising a Higher Tip Mean Better Service?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.Usually, tips are something left at the end of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    What Valley Chef Deserves a Comedy Roast?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.Comedy roasts, first made popular by The Friars C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    SHINE: Your Pocket Guide to Scottsdale

    Once a year, New Times puts the spotlight on Scottsdale in SHINE, our annual pocket guide. As usual, the 2012 edition includes many of our favorite spots to drink, dine, shop, party, and get a culture fix. This issue features some pretty amazing food & drink. See also: - SHINE: Your Pocket Guide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Is it Rude to Show Up at a Restaurant Before They Open -- What About Just Before Closing Time?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.Sure, restaurants have posted hours -- but, hey, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market is Back

    There are quite a few reasons we spend our weekends in Scottsdale, not the least of which would have to be the weekly Saturday morning farmers market in Old Town. See also: - Here's Your Fall Schedule for a Bunch of Farmers Markets in Greater Phoenix - Old Town Scottsdale's Saturday Market

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Chocolate-dipped Bacon S'mores & Coconut Cake at Beckett's Table

    When you want unpretentious yet high-end modern American fare, supposedly the place to go in town is Beckett's Table. Not only does the restaurant boast that great reputation, but it's also well-known for one particular dessert: chocolate-dipped bacon s'mores. Countless people have told me to try th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Top Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend

    Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See also: New Times Calendar of Events Carol Steele Tribute Dinner at Rancho Pinot Sept 23: Menu Features C. Steele Classics and Asian Pear Belinis from Aravaipa Farms Maine Lobster @ Vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Should Restaurants Host Political Functions?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here. Dave Andrea, Owner of Brat Haus Political fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    A Downtown Phoenix Wish List: Maple Bacon Donuts and Eight Other Things We Desperately Need

    See also: Urban Grocery and Wine Bar to Close May 12 See also: CLOSED: Roosevelt Tavern Editor's Note: We've made wish lists before, but this one began with a maple bacon bar. A friend asked where she could find one of those famous donuts she's been hearing about. Rainbow Donuts, we told her -- but ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    What's the Most Bizarre Thing You've Seen at a Restaurant?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.The long, hell-hot summer may have many of us fee ... More >>

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    August 29, 2012

    What's Your Biggest Kitchen Gadget Regret?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.As the popularity of cooking continues to rise, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Ten Favorite Playlists at Metro Phoenix Restaurants

    See Also: 10 Favorite Drive-Thrus in Metro Phoenix Let's face it, the music that streams through the speakers of a restaurant has the ability to make or break your dining experience. We know of a sushi shop that only plays religious music, a Mexican food joint that can't turn down the top 40 banger ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    What Phoenix Restaurants Have the Best Playlists?

    See also: Ten Favorite Playlists at Metro Phoenix Restaurants We like to think we've got similar attitudes about music and food: There's a time for the out-there stuff, there's a time for the cheap and greasy, and there's a time for everything in between. Whether you're into dining on bone marro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    July Restaurant Openings and Closings

    It was a rough, rough month for coffee and tea shops around the Valley. While we bid goodbye, at least temporarily, to places like Royal at Market, we also picked up some new faces. Scottsdale has a new place for fancy sausages and beer and downtown picked up a new breakfast joint.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    54: Dave Andrea

    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 6, 2012

    Brat Haüs: It's Brats and Beer, But Very Good Brats and Beer

    When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few item ... More >>

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    July 2, 2012

    Python Bratwurst and Beer, Plenty of Beer, at Brat Haus "Haus Party"

    See also:Payton Curry Dishes on Marketing Bullshit and the Futility of Eating Kale in the Summer See also: Payton Curry Dishes on the Maricopa County Health Department and His Vision for Brat Haus See also: Here's a Sneak Peek at Payton Curry's Menu for Brat Haus Hang on to your horses, suds guzzle ... More >>

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    June 26, 2012

    Payton Curry Dishes on the Maricopa County Health Department and His Vision for Brat Haus

    This is part two of my interview with Payton Curry, chef and co-owner of the soon-to-open Brat Haus in Scottsdale. Read part one of the interview with Payton Curry here. Favorite thing to eat growing up: Grandma's lefse, freshly churned butter and sugar in the raw. Lefse is a Norwegian flatbread ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    Payton Curry Dishes on Marketing Bullshit and the Futility of Eating Kale in the Summer

    This is part one of my interview with Payton Curry, chef and co-owner of Brat Haus, scheduled to open July 2. Come back on Tuesday for part two. Payton Curry Brat Haus 3622 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 602-738-1274 With his tousled curls, blue eyes, and rosy complexion, Payton Curry looks a ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Here's a Sneak Peek at Payton Curry's Menu for Brat Haus

    With a "coming soon" announcement first reported in January, Brat Haus, an artisan sausage and craft beer concept from restaurateur Dave Andrea (formerly with Old Town Tortilla Factory, Wild Noodles, and Fat Slim's BBQ), has been keeping diners' curiosities fed with several events and social media u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Brats and Brews Coming to Old Town Scottsdale

    ​For those full-up with new wine bar announcements in Old Town Scottsdale, there's a new spot coming this summer that's more interested in sausage than Sauvignon. Brat Haus, an artisan sausage and craft beer concept, will be taking over the Oregano's at 3622 North Scottsdale Road in Old Town ... More >>

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