Beer: Homefront IPA
Brewery: Phoenix Ale Brewery
Style: American IPA
ABV: 6.5 percent
I didn't know Gregory Fretz well. I really only met the man once, during the Beer for Brains Bocce Brew HaHa held in 2012, as he was pouring glasses of Phoenix Ale Watermelon Wheat. He told me in a gravelly barito ... More >>
Editor's Note: Last week, a well-known Phoenix bakery put out a press release advertising some admittedly tempting Passover desserts, with a curious sales pitch: "Passover is around the corner (starting sundown April 6) and those who love sweets are already thinking of what to serve besides their gr ... More >>
Sorry to disappoint, but no, we're not indulging in pot brownies or some other drug-laced food during the Festival of Lights. This is a serious religious holiday, folks. So for this week's Battle of the Dishes, we're clogging our stomachs and arteries with greasy donuts!
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At least he's not rappingThe recent news that Fox's hit high school music-drama Glee will use some of Coldplay's music for future episodes made me honestly wonder what planet the show's producers live on.Now, I am not just some curmudgeonly young man who has never watched the show and who ha ... More >>
It was Gleek heaven this weekend as the FOX show Glee brought not one, but two shows to Phoenix's Dodge Theatre featuring stars from the show performing all the most popular songs from the musical television program, including "Bad Roma ... More >>
Heather HochA bundle of asparagus for 99 cents.Nothing's better than finding an amazing deal on frequently purchased foodstuffs at the grocery store. But that thrifty thrill can be cheapened when you return the next week and notice that sale is no more. Luckily, there are several great discou ... More >>
We've never been a big fan of typical American breakfast fare -- we love eggs but prefer them in the afternoon, pancakes are heavy, and cereal leaves us cold. We much prefer savory dishes and variety, which is why we have found our happy place in dim sum. In Cantonese, yum cha means literally ... More >>
Alex Romero's first career four-hit effort was key for the surging Diamondbacks.
Even when things are going well for the Arizona Diamondbacks, somebody or something takes a big ol' dump in their Cheerios.
For example, during Wednesday night's victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, star outfi ... More >>
I work in a professional no-man's land, a crossfire of commerce in which I negotiate dining room detente, and navigate all the bullshit bandied about back and forth. And from those I serve to those who sign my paychecks, all parties concerned keep me at the center of the minor crises that all add u ... More >>
Arizona is awash in crystal methamphetamine, a highly addictive stimulant that makes the weak strong, the lazy motivated, the fat thin, the trivial profound. Abuse it enough, and it can also make you psychotic.