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Cat Cora

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    March 6, 2014
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    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 >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Trading Places: Five Chef and Restaurant Switches We'd Like to See Happen in the Valley

    After hearing that Chicago's Alinea and New York's Eleven Madison Park, two of the country's highly celebrated restaurants, will be trading chefs and staff for one week in the fall, it got us to thinking: What chef/restaurant switcheroos would we like to see in the Valley? Here are five we'd love to ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012

    65: Mark Tarbell

    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 >>

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    June 11, 2012

    Mark Tarbell Dishes on Beating Cat Cora and the Joy of Apricots -- and Gives the Best Answer Ever to the Death-Row-Last-Meal Question

    Mark Tarbell Tarbell's 3213 E. Camelback Road 602-955-8100 www.tarbells.com This is part one of my interview with Mark Tarbell, owner of Tarbell's in Phoenix and The Oven Pizza E Vino in Lakewood, Colorado. Read part two here on Tuesday, when Tarbell talks about how he discovered wine and his advic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Top Chef Just Desserts Season 2 Contestant Grew Up in Glendale

    Top Chef Just DessertsLina Biancamano (love those shoes!)​HOLLA! HOLLA! Glendale in the house! The second season of Top Chef Just Desserts, the competitive series on Bravo showcasing the best of the best in the world of pastry arts hosted by Gail Simmons (Call me!), announced the cast of its n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Grilled, Double-Cut Pork Chop From Tarbell's

    ​ Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 71: Grilled, Doub ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Melissa Barth of Posh

    Carol BlonderPosh pastry chef Melissa Barth​ Like most younger siblings, Melissa Barth liked to follow her big brother around. In high school she entered a culinary program to be just like him. Her brother went on to a career in computers, but once Melissa hit the pastry station, she never wanted ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Food Network's 24 Hour Restaurant Battle Is an Eternity of Boring

    ​Dreams are awesome. Especially the ones with zombies and double rainbows (oh my God!), but what about the waking dreams we have for our lives? Losing weight, running a marathon, starting a business. Those are cool, too. And for the most part, they take planning. Which is why Food Network's new ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    Cat Cora Dishes on Oprah and Iron Chef at Changing Hands

    Jonathan McNamaraCat Cora prepares an Egyptian bread salad at Changing Hands bookstore.​It's no shock that Cat Cora didn't really cook anything for her book-signing at Changing Hands Bookstore last night. On errant whiff of smoke from a cook top and the overhead sprinklers at Changing Hands wo ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010

    June 24 In Blogs: Andrew Thomas, Evil Dead, Erykah Badu, Cat Coa, and Jan Brewer

    ​​​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:

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Cat Cora at Changing Hands, Tonight at The Duce and Goats Milk Donuts in Today's Eaters Digest

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    What's Cat Cora Cooking Up Wednesday Night in Tempe?

    ​We've got the scoop -- Wednesday, June 23, Iron Chef Cat Cora is coming to Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe and she's making.... (Insert sounds of fork tinging against Champagne glass and lots of throat clearing.)

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    June 18, 2010

    This Week In Chow Bella

    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: Mötley Brüe RyePA Sam Haldiman, What Are You Eating? Cat Cora Chats With C ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    Where it's Cat

    First Lady of the culinary world visits

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    June 16, 2010

    Cat Cora: Part 2 of Our Interview With the Iron Chef

    ​Yesterday, we gave you an appetizer for next week's main dish: a Chow Bella- and Changing Hands-hosted booksigning with Iron Chef and cookbook dynamo Cat Cora, who's currently touring the country to promote Cat Cora's Classics With a Twist. She'll be at the bookstore at 7 p.m. on June 23, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    June 16 In Blogs: Jason Rose, Tuey Burns, Devo, Fried Ice Cream, and SB 1070

    ​​​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:

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    June 15, 2010

    Cat Cora Chats With Chow Bella, Part 1

    After spending so many hours glued to the TV watching chef Cat Cora make unexpected ingredients into glorious dishes that get the Iron Chef America judges waxing rhapsodic, we figured we'd never attempt to cook like the master. But as it turns out, Cora's just as much of a whiz at devising unp ... More >>

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    June 15, 2010

    June 15 In Blogs: SB 1070, OK Go, Phoenix Magazine, Cat Cora, and John McCain

    ​​​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:

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    June 11, 2010

    This Week In Chow Bella

    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: Crudo's Red Eye Arizona's Raw Foodies Celebrate the Salad Days Cat C ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    Cat Cora Contest: Another Chance to Win

    Yesterday we announced the winners in our first contest round. ​We have more aprons, front-row seats and "A" spots in the signing line to give away, but this time we're making it a little trickier. We won't be drawing from a hat. Instead, the Chow Bella team will judge your prowess on some c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Cat Cora Contest Winners Announced

    ​More than 50 readers entered our Cat Cora contest, and we've held a drawing to choose three winners, who will each receive the following: *One Chow Bella apron. *Two front-row spots for Cora's reading/cooking demonstration June 23 at Changing Hands. *Two spots in the "A" group to get Cora's ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    Cat Cora Contest! Chow Bella Aprons! Changing Hands Front Row Seats!

      ​Click here to see what this week's contest is -- enter and win front row seating at Cat Cora's Tempe reading June 23, a spot in the "A" group for her book signing, and a Chow Bella apron.

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    May 26, 2010

    Cat Cora is Coming! And You Can Win Prizes.

      ​Here at Chow Bella, we're weak in the knees at the thought of Cat Cora's upcoming book signing at Changing Hands Bookstore, June 23. And we've got a friendly competiton to get you fired up. (Learn all about the contest after the jump.)

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    May 26, 2010

    May 26 In Blogs: John McCain, Kanye West, Cat Cora, and Marijuana

    ​​​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: John McCain, Russell Pearce, Michelle Obama, Jan Brewer Pimp-Slapped in New Dennis ... More >>

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    May 24, 2010

    Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern in Arizona Is Made Even More Bizarre, Thanks to Confusing and Creepy Play-Date With Chris Bianco

    ​So last week, Andrew Zimmern goes on a quest for real Sonoran cuisine in Arizona on Bizarre Foods and hooks up with Chris Bianco, the wait-in-line-for-two-hours pizza guy of Pizzeria Bianco. Huh? What? Why? Were all the Mexican foodies in the Valley busy? Did Silvana Salcido Esparza, owner of Bar ... More >>

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    May 5, 2010

    Mark Tarbell Dishes on Jamie Oliver and His Addiction to Opening New Restaurants

    Lori Midson Mark Tarbell   ​Our sister paper, Westword, has a tasty interview today with Mark Tarbell. His Phoenix restaurant, Tarbell's, has long been a Valley favorite, and he also runs two organic pizza joints in the Denver area. The always-entertaining Tarbell  -- one of hi ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    This Week In Chow Bella

    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: Arizona Barbecue Festival: Lessons Learned from Competing in a KCBS Event Cat ... More >>

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    April 12, 2010

    Cat Cora Event With Chow Bella and Changing Hands, Coming Soon!

    ​Yes, you read that right. Iron Chef Cat Cora will be the star of our next Chow Bella event, on June 23 at 7 p.m. We're thrilled to team up with our favorite local bookstore, Changing Hands, for a special night of cooking and chatting with Cora, who'll give a food demonstration and will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Newsflash: You Have to Be Bitchy to Make it in Beverly Hills, in this week's "TV Dinner"

    If TV has taught us anything about Beverly Hills, it's that it's full of super-rich, catty a-holes who are beautiful, own Chihuahuas, and are anti-Clampett. For once, can't somebody tell these folks where they can stick their Chanel? Hey, maybe someone on Food Network's new scripted reality show, P ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Bobby Flay's New Foray in This Week's "TV Dinner"

    Photo by Jason Kempin, Getty ImagesBobby Flay and Stephanie March​Wow, being asked to join a major network like NBC must be quite an honor. Imagine being in the same category with respected show hosts like Jay Leno and Regis and Kelly. Looks like the Food Network's own cutting-board jumping/Mo ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain's Spring Break Plans, Food Wars Flops, and This Week's Must-See Shows, in "TV Dinner"

    OMG! Spring breaaaaaaaaak! Quick, pull out anything Abercrombie, Hollister, or Forever 21 and get your ass down to Dos Gringos Tempe Trailer Park for Jägerbombs, now. And don't worry about Anthony Bourdain. He'll just be in China for the fourth time, eating, suffering through cold temperatures, eat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008

    Local chefs on national TV

    Following in the footsteps of Oprah, Martha Stewart just featured Phoenix pizza guru Chris Bianco, who shared his recipe for lemon foccacia. I doubt my ancient oven can approximate anything out of Chris' wood-fired one, but it'll be fun to try. Next up on my DVR scheduled recordings is the new epis ... More >>

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    December 22, 2005
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