Get ready food schmoozers, the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has just announced the lineup for its 7th annual Dine Out with the Chefs benefit. Translation: you've got two hours to booze, stuff your face, and snap some grip and grins with some of the Valleys most notable taste makers -- ... More >>
Beau MacMillan elements Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa 5700 E. McDonald Drive 480-948-2100 www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com This is part one of my interview with Beau MacMillan, executive chef of elements at Sanctuary Resort and Spa. Come back on Tuesday for part two. If Phoenix has a bon ... More >>
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 >>
Another ho-hum Monday evening? Not if Cafe ZuZu, the hip eatery at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, has anything to say about it. At 6:30 p.m., Monday, September 19, Cafe ZuZu will host a chef's table event featuring chef Charles Wiley in the kitchen, and Pat Jasmin, general manager at Va ... More >>
Aloha, Trader Vic's. Aloha, Hawaiian butterfish.Trader Vic's, the chic, tiki-fied eatery of Polynesian fare at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale will be saying "Aloha" (in the goodbye sense) on July 30. After the hotel's rehab in December of 2005, Trader Vic's was brought back to life from i ... More >>
Today's Great Arizona Picnic at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival was the least attended we've seen in years, owing to the disconcerting weather forecast, grey skies and chill in the air. Vendors were bundled in thick hoodie sweatshirts and wool gloves, and even patrons inside the S ... More >>
Yesterday we heard from Chef Charles Wiley of the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale. Wiley has cooked at the James Beard House in New York, was named one of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs in 1994 and regularly appears on 3TV's Your Life A to Z. Today, our chat continues... ... More >>
We ate like royalty (minus the royal treatment) with some of the Valley's finest Sunday afternoon at Dine Out with the Chefs at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
Nice, um, cucumber!A friend showed me his copy of the new In the Raw calendar, and what can I say? It's pretty ballsy.Ken and Lee Singh are the charming couple who run the all-natural Singh Farms -- a 20-acre wonderland where their composting efforts have created nutrient-rich soil for fresh veggies ... More >>
Sloane BurwellChef Wiley relaxes in the Cafe Zuzu dining room. Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale is a fabulous merging of original, sophisticated mid-century design, punched up with modern, eye popping, colorific flair. That's a perfect match for the food served at the hotel restaurant, Café Zuzu (6850 ... More >>
The Scottsdale Culinary Festival sounds monolithic, but the granddaddy among the Valley's culinary festivals is surprisingly multifaceted -- a dozen different events at 16 different restaurants and venues around town, ranging from casual tastings to semi-formal sit-down occasions.