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    July 18, 2014

    Two Meat Plate from Little Miss BBQ: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

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    July 16, 2014

    Mixed Grill from Copper Kettle: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    The Lady from Short Leash Dogs: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Paitan Ramen from Umami: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    Pistachio Chicken Liver Pate from The Gladly: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2014

    Farmstead Goat Milk Caramel from The Simple Farm: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Croissant Bread Pudding from Ollie Vaughn's: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    French Fries from Cafe Bink, Bink's Midtown, and Bink's Scottsdale: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Chashu Ramen from Sushi Ken: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Alfajores from El Chullo: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Chicken Pot Pie from The Duce: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Breakfast Sandwich from Lux Central: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Texas Po' Boy from Texas BBQ House: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Oaxaca Special Burro from Carolina's: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Lemon and Basil Chicken Salad Sandwich from Essence Bakery Cafe: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Pad Khing from Nunthaporn's Thai Cuisine: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year, we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year, we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.sar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Samosa From Little India: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year, we marked the hundred-day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.sari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    Cartel's Cold Brew Is Now Available by the Keg

    It's going to be a long summer. If your plan is to hunker down and get a bunch of work done in hopes that it'll make the heat pass more quickly, we understand, but you're going to need some help. Now you can enjoy all of the smooth, caffeinated goodness of Cartel Coffee Lab's cold brew from the comf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Chilaquiles Battle: La Tolteca vs. Pepe's Taco Villa

    Crispy fried tortilla strips smothered in sauce that makes the nose run, covered with cheese, a fried egg and chicken. We're talking chilaquiles. The Mexican breakfast dish -- which is perfect for any time of day -- makes us want to rewind our meal just to savor the flavors once again. Finding a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Bite Magazine Will Launch First Print Edition Tomorrow at Devoured

    Here's something else to keep your eye out for this weekend at the Devoured Food Wine Classic: the first print edition of Bite magazine. Bite launched in February 2013 as an online-only publication. But now publishers Michelle Jacoby and Mark Lipczynski have brought the magazine off the screen an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Steve Kraus of Press Coffee Roastery Takes Us Through a Coffee "Cupping"

    This is part two of our interview with Press Coffee owner Steve Kraus. Today, he's taking us through our first coffee "cupping," a process similar to a wine tasting -- except with a lot more slurping. On Monday, we chatted about coffee as an agricultural product and found out why cuppings are so imp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    Chestnut Fine Foods and Provisions in Phoenix: Pretty Décor, Ugly Latte Art

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    New Coffee and Beer House (with Food from Payton Curry) Coming to Old Town Scottsdale

    Coffee and craft beer fans looking for a new hangout in Old Town Scottsdale will get their wish next month. Located at 3617 North Goldwater Road, in the new Creative Center of Scottsdale (along the western side of Scottsdale Road just north of Osborn Road), Sip Coffee & Beer House, courtesy of Trav ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 7, 2013
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    October 31, 2013

    Top 5 Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Flanny's 3rd Anniversary Featuring Arizona on Tap Saturday, November 2 Flanny's has been one of many go-to beer spots in the Valley for years -- three years, to be exact. And this weekend, the Tempe bar is raising a glass to three years of success and the rise of craft beer in the state with Flanny ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013
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    July 22, 2013

    Two Cooking Reality Show Contestants Teaming Up for Pop-Up Event at Cartel Coffee Lab in Phoenix

    What happens to cooking reality show contestants after the spotlight fades? If you're David Martinez, who was on the third season of Fox's MasterChef in 2012, and Tyler Burke, who competed on Food Network's Iron Chef America in 2009 as a culinary school student, you team up for a pop-up event. At ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    10 Best Coffee Houses in Metro Phoenix

    When it comes to coffee houses, the environment can be just as important as the coffee they serve. With a variety of scenes, ranging from kid-friendly to crust punk and even bike-obsessed, there's a coffee shop for everyone in Phoenix. Finding the right one for you can be like finding a good pair of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Toddy Takedown: Press Coffee Roasters vs. Cartel Coffee Lab

    Toddy-style brewed iced coffee is better than hot drip for a few reasons. First of all, the acidity levels are lower in cold-brewed coffee, making it more drinkable in those indigestion-filled crunch times. It's also higher in caffeine, which means you pretty much only need one cup to keep you going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    If You Love Cartel's Coffee, Wait Until You Try The Beer

    When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out and let you know our initial impressions. 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 items, and satisfying curiosities (yours and ours). In our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    La Piazza Al Forno to Open Second Location Under New Name in Downtown Phoenix

    La Piazza Al Forno, the Glendale pizza spot famous for its real-deal Neapolitan pizza, hit the big time after its appearance on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. In fact, the place has become so successful that chef-owner Justin Piazza plans to open a new location in downtown Phoenix no later than June o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Shocking: Drinking Too Many Energy Drinks Linked to Increase in ER Visits

    Caffeine has been in the news the last couples of days with reports that the over consumption of it, particularly in the form of energy drinks, has caused an uptick in caffeine related emergency room visits. In fact the FDA has established that at least five people have died after consuming energy d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Tempe's Cartel Coffee Lab to Release First Craft Beer & Open Microbrewery -- Plus, "Crazy Hour"

    After waiting nearly a year for its federal microbrewery license, Cartel Coffee Lab in Tempe can now brew suds right along with its top-notch coffee. See also: Tempe's Sleepy Dog Saloon and Brewery Opening Gilbert Spinoff (With Eats) in February Appropriately enough, Cartel's new craft beer select ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    70: Jason Silberschlag

    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

    April 25, 2012

    Lee del Real's Perfect Food Day

    Lee del Real grew up in Arcadia near Camelback Mountain. This probably explains her deep love of hiking and "all sorts of outdoor things" -- canoeing, camping, skiing and "just exploring this beautiful state." She's also a forager and has picked wild raspberries on the Mogollian Rim. She's a r ... More >>

  • Music

    January 5, 2012
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    December 22, 2011

    For the Local Beer Lover: Four Peaks Gift Card

    ​Here at Chow Bella, we understand how important it is to give (and receive) the perfect foodie gift. So this season, we're helping out by offering 21 food- and drink-focused gift suggestions, one each work day until Christmas, from a local business or provider. You get scads of rock-star idea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    For the Culinary-Minded Traveler: An Escape to Aravaipa Farms

    Here at Chow Bella, we understand how important it is to give (and receive) the perfect foodie gift. So this season, we're helping out by offering 21 food- and drink-focused gift suggestions, one each work day until Christmas, from a local business or provider. You get scads of rock-star ideas, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Locally Made Goodies All in One Place at Phoestivus Market

    Here at Chow Bella, we understand how important it is to give (and receive) the perfect foodie gift. So this season, we're helping out by offering 21 food- and drink-focused gift suggestions, one each work day until Christmas, from a local business or provider. You get scads of rock-star ideas, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    For the Culinary Historian: A Cookbook Celebrating Arizona's Centennial

    Here at Chow Bella, we understand how important it is to give (and receive) the perfect foodie gift. So this season, we're helping out by offering 21 food- and drink-focused gift suggestions, one each work day until Christmas, from a local business or provider. You get scads of rock-star ideas, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    For the Coffee Connoisseur: Roasters Choice Coffee Subscription from Cartel Coffee Lab

    Here at Chow Bella, we understand how important it is to give (and receive) the perfect foodie gift. So this season, we're helping out by offering 21 food- and drink-focused gift suggestions, one each work day until Christmas, from a local business or provider. You get scads of rock-star ideas, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Barrio Cafe, Cartel, LGO and More Ready to Take Off at Sky Harbor

    IdeationA sneak peek at what's in store for Terminal 4.​Back in May, Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport announced their selection of HMS Host's locally-focused proposal for a new cache of restaurants inside Terminal 4 as the first of two restaurant "master concessionaire" contracts to be awarded for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Five Favorite Coffee Houses in Metro Phoenix

    ​I remember the very first coffee house in Phoenix. OK, maybe it wasn't the first. I'm sure it wasn't the first. But it was my first. It was 1991(ish) and I'd just moved home to the Valley -- and no one around here was into coffee. Yet. It would be years before Starbucks arrived, but one da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Sola Coffee Bar's Agave Latte

    Sola Coffee Bar's agave latte​Sola is a hip little coffee bar in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, and it offers a nice reprieve from daytime window shopping. Outside, retirees ogle eagle and horse sculptures while BMWs jockey for parking spaces with Mustangs. But inside Sola, people inhale the sc ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 8, 2010
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    July 1, 2010

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    January 26, 2010

    Stealthy Table Unveils Debut Menu

    The James Bond theme song is playing in my head as I type this.I just got a look at the complete menu for Stealthy Table's inaugural covert dining event -- "My Bloody Valentine," scheduled for V-Day, of course -- and it's looking mighty fine. Pork belly? Cocoa nib-crusted short rib? Meatballs? Choco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Cartel Coffee's Cardboard Art Keeps It Real (Short)

    Jose Gonzalez Let your kids run wild at your own risk! For about a year and a half, Cartel Coffee Lab in Tempe has been slinging some great java. They definitely have put a premium on serving up quality coffee out of their funky strip mall home. They're so crazy about coffee that they ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    June 22 In Blogs: Shawna Forde, Rose Johnson, Devastation, Cartel Coffee Lab, and Angels & Outlaws

    In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard:Shawna Forde, Alleged Kid Killer, Extremist, Phoenix Tea Party Attendee, and Ghost of Tea Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Arty Girl: The Mini Mini Art Show

    Hey, I get that this next weekend is art detour and everyone is busy losing their minds about it. And, trust me, New Times will do a wonderful job of covering it. So today, I'm gonna hit you with something non-art-detour oriented...but, such no promises for Wednesday and Friday, btw. I picked up a ... More >>

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