When you learn that Youceff Yunque Kabal, better known as YUS, is studying accounting and economics, it makes sense how precise and organized his chillwave tunes are. Now he's released Talisman, his second full-length, not counting three remix albums. It's the kind of conscientious craftsmanship fou ... More >>
Java hounds on the hunt for a coffee shop with a European edge may want to make note of Altitude Coffee Lab. Coming to the McCormick Ranch area in early September, Altitude Coffee Lab will feature an in-house roasting system, rare and exotic beans, and "a relaxed European-style atmosphere reminisce ... More >>
Kanye West's new opus Yeezus has leaked, and with it a map of the latest locations where he'll be projecting his face. Bad news: After getting a "New Slaves" of our very own in the second round of the first set of projections, Phoenix got stiffed for Friday's festivities. You'll have to head out t ... More >>
If you've been to Brussels, you might already know about little Manneken Pis, the "emblem of the rebellious spirit of the City of Brussels" or a fountain of a urinating boy. He's kind of a big deal over there and, apparently, so are his French fries. Because aside from being the name of that little ... More >>
Judging by the bustling crowd at Scottsdale Stadium on Thursday evening, it's safe to say the second annual Burger Battle at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival was quite the success. I know I had a great time. But then, when you can smell the aroma of sizzling burgers from almost a quarter-mile away, ... More >>
Ah, the humble Brussels sprout. Not many of us grew up with fond memories of these little cabbage-like veggies. Often steamed and served with little regard for culinary design or artistry, the Brussels sprout has garnered plenty of negative attention for its naturally strong and sometimes bitter fla ... More >>
It takes a steady hand and a little nerve to hack into the armor-like skin on a butternut squash. Luckily, the skin is the only thing hard about butternut squash.
Lynne Rossetto Kasper -- longtime host of NPR's James Beard Award-winning The Splendid Table -- was in town over the weekend to help KJZZ with its pledge drive. When I mentioned to four different friends that I was interviewing her, I got the same excited (and clearly envious) response every time: ... More >>
Apples in shades of red, pink, gold and green are a great addition to all sorts of savory recipes. They add crunch, sweetness, maybe some tartness, and depth to whatever's cooking.
I've made the cauliflower rubbed with olive oil and I've made it with butter. Mayonnaise is, hands-down, the best way to coat the cauliflower.
Does mock beef actually mock beef? Or, does fake beef really do justice to the image in which it was created?
See also: 10 Corporate Food Trucks Totally Bogarting the Mobile Kitchen Scene, Man Don't get us wrong, we're damn proud of the Valley's mobile food scene. And it's not like Phoenix doesn't boast some nationally recognized trucks. Now-defunct Truckin' Good Food from Jeff Kraus made a list of Most In ... More >>
The smell of steaming or boiling Brussels' sprouts is anathema to any sort of mouthwatering Pavlovian response. When I was a kid and my mother made Brussels' sprouts (or anything cabbage-related) I'd avoid the smell by staying in my room with the door closed. Self-imposed exile was the lesser evi ... More >>
Yeasayer's new album Live at Ancienne Belgique was released on Christmas, according to Pitchfork.The concert, which was recorded on October 28, 2010 in Brussels, has been released as a 13-track live album that is available for download on the band's website.As a Christmas treat from the band, fan ... More >>
The Mesa Historical Museum will close early next year because of lack of revenue and city funding. The museum's exhibits will be moved to other places, including the Arizona Museum for Youth, where the exhibit "Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience" will be moved...An illegal immigrant who was ... More >>
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