Recently, my enemies have been accusing me of having a problem with hats. Maybe it's because I am (predictably) a bald, pale music critic, and wearing a hat makes me look like a Nosferatu vampire-creature. But personally, I think someone's choice of headwear can tell a lot about a person -- usually ... More >>
Banana splits and sundaes are so last year. Now it's all about the shaved ice. Choosing one or more flavors for whatever mood you may be in, topped with a splash of cream couldn't be sweeter. Go for the fruit flavors if you're craving that refreshing taste, or birthday cake or cotton candy flavors i ... More >>
Remember this in the case that we're all living in shanty towns in five years -- Forbes has some remarkably good predictions for Arizona's economy.Forbes projects that Arizona will have faster job growth over the next five years than any other state in the nation.
Although the signage for the defunct Cave and Ives is still draped across the outside of the building, the gastropub is now called The Attic, and literally is an attic. The upstairs loft may be small, but it manages to fit in a bar and a patio for those cool winter nights. Aside from beer, the Att ... More >>
"Gimme your biggest wine!" One of the requests I dread the most. I know for sure he just drove up in his Toyota Tundra Crew Max Double Cab 4x4 Platinum 5.7L V8 FFV ** 6-Speed Automatic. After all, why not drive the biggest, most expensive, most powerful vehicle that will never see a day's honest w ... More >>
A 74-year-old Gilbert man moseyed into a Burger King yesterday afternoon, and told the cashier that he was just having a bad day.That man, James Richard Miletta, then proceeded to pull out a handgun and demand the money from the register, according to Gilbert police.
Can we all agree that we should sit back, relax, and enjoy the rest of 2012? If you're like us, you probably need a refill of eggnog and a shoulder massage. While you're sipping that nog, and enjoying that massage (whether imaginary or real) come with us on a tour through the most-read stories of th ... More >>
An Iowa Pizza Hut delivery driver took matters into his own hands by urinating on the doorstep of a woman who stiffed him on the tip. Sadly for him, the apartment complex caught the whole exchange on tape. Iowa's KCCI reports that the customer recognized that she did not have enough for both a pizza ... More >>
Michael Rusconi Rusconi's American Kitchen 10637 N. Tatum Boulevard, #101 B, Phoenix 480-483-0009 www.facebook.com/RusconisAmericanKitchen See also: - Rusconi's American Kitchen a Nice Add for Paradise Valley Neighborhood - Chrysa Robertson Dishes on Her Role as Exorcist and What It Takes To Be a W ... More >>
At this point we really should not be surprised by what gets sold on eBay and for how much. But even by our jaded standards, paying $9,995 for a jug of McJordan BBQ sauce from the first Clinton administration still seems a little excessive. See Also: --Don't Eat That: Vagina Onion Ring Found at Bu ... More >>
Hot Pockets, the official sports food of geeks everywhere, has recently released a truly inspired advertisement. Snoop Dogg Lion has redone "Drop It Like It's Hot" into the Hot Pocket-friendly "Pocket Like It's Hot." See Also: --Don't Eat That: Vagina Onion Ring Found at Burger King is Now on eBay ... More >>
If you've always wanted to taste a liquor that's been through more than a few medical tests, look no further than G-Spirits. The German liquor company was born from the brain trust of a few classy bartenders who recognized that "it's not just the taste which makes you enjoy a drink fully" -- and t ... More >>
Strong words of warning from John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John's to those who love themselves a slice of chain-store pizza. Last week, Schnatter (a Mitt Romney backer) said during a phone call with shareholders that if Obamacare is passed, the new healthcare law (set to go into effect i ... More >>
See Also: Burger King Japan Will Give You 15 Pieces of Bacon For 100 Yen See Also: Joe Arpaio Re-created in Bacon Today's post comes with the following musical accompaniment. Please open this fine work by Matt Stone and Trey Parker in another tab before continuing. NSFW only if you're a dirty comm ... More >>
Japan has brought us some pretty strange stuff. All of it looks cool but not all of it is exactly, appetizing. See Also: Powdered Food DIY Kits From Japan Are Kinda Creepy but Also Awesome See Also: Burger King Japan Will Give You 15 Pieces of Bacon For 100 Yen But this, this is awesome. Japanese ... More >>
Whether it's decided to jump its throned-ass on the bandwagon of a peaking trend or still smarting from being bumped out of its number two fast food spot by Wendy's, Burger King has announced it will roll out forty of its own food trucks throughout various cities starting today.
Now that fast food companies have ditched the bright pink ammonia-treated meat goop AKA "Pink Slime," there seems to be an unused abundance of the stuff. So where's all that disgusting pink goo going to go? To feed hungry dogs in shelters? In the trash? Or maybe meat companies will just stop ... More >>
David McNew, Getty ImagesValue meals, super sizing, quick trips through the drive thru -- America loves fast food. Wedging itself into nearly every nook and cranny of our society, its everywhere. And some cities in the good ol' 'U.S.of A. take advantage of it more than others. So says the mo ... More >>
Maya Dukmasova Dan Maldonado of Tacos AtoyacFour months ago, Dan Maldonado and Pablo Lopez opened up an unassuming taco shop on the corner of Glendale and 19th Ave, formerly the site of Chik a Ribs. Since then, Tacos Atoyac has been on a steady road to popularity, serving two to three hund ... More >>
Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week. AVION Silver Tequila "Too Good," New Times Editorial Staff Reports A Taste o ... More >>
Hear ye! Hear ye! As his first decree of 2011, the King has proposed that placing toppings atop a patty is passe and that the year of the stuffed burger will commence with his new, limited-time, Jalapeño & Cheddar BK Stuffed Steakhouse Burger. Now sayeth the new slogan, "In it. Not on it." r ... More >>
Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week: Caffiend: X-Drinx Kosmic Kola Emma Pew, What Are You Eating? Burger King's Ne ... More >>
Doarnell Jackson, the alleged shooter in the murder of Chandler police officer Carlos Ledesma.The murder of Chandler Detective Carlos Ledesma wasn't the result of a legit drug-deal-gone-wrong as was previously thought. Rather, an ambush planned by the alleged killers to rip off Ledesma and other ... More >>
MCSOJohn Webber, one of six suspects in the murder of Chandler Officer Carlos LedesmaFive of the six suspects still alive after Wednesday's Miami Vice-style police shootout, that left one officer dead, have been identified.The suspects: Thadika Singleton, 38, John Webber, 37, Doarnell Jackson, 35 ... More >>
American Mustache InstituteD-Backs pitcher Clay Zavada receiving his Robert Goulet Mustached American of the Year Award in St. Louis Friday nightThe votes are in and the winning whiskers of the coveted "Robert Goulet Mustached American of the Year Award" belong to Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Cla ... More >>
This week we spend some time at cafés near other campuses in the Valley. Today, we're featuring an ASU West campus coffee shop in Glendale with a couple of quirks.We're not ones to whine about coffee and pastries. We recognize a good thing when we see it, and Next Coffee Co. seemed like a pretty go ... More >>
www.adultfriendsbythehost10.comMen throughout the Valley can take a collective sigh of relief; Phoenix offers some of the cheapest dates in the country.No gentlemen, that does not mean that the women are cheap, but rather the places you take them, as you try and woo them into submission, wo ... More >>
For those of you who give the whole Twilight phenomenon the "talk to the hand" gesture, there are several types of Twilight fans: namely the Twilighters, which are the regular folks who love the books, and the Twerds -- those crazy geeks who own every piece of Twilight movie merchandise plus every v ... More >>
Wait! Before you check out all the content from our weekend coverage, grab a big cup of coffee and relax. It was a big weekend and as such, there's a lot here. Take it in and enjoy it. Tempe Music Fest 2009 This weekend Tempe Music Fest 2009 united us once again from scattered Valley citizenry t ... More >>
The All-American Rejects held a super secret show Friday in a warehouse on the northeast corner of McClintock and Broadway. OK, it wasn't a show as much as a jam session in preparation of Saturday's Tempe Music Fest but it was pretty damn cool nonetheless. The jam session was so intimate that only ... More >>
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