Sure, Phoenix is far from being a favorite city of the JB foundation, but that doesn't mean we don't daydream about what it would be like to experience the biggest event in the culinary world.
- 2013 James Beard Award Semifinalists Announced: Four Arizona Candidates Make the Cut
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Hooray for food! Yes, we love food. We talk about it all day every day here on Chow Bella, but what exactly is Food Day?
In short, Food Day is about supporting clean, fair food through community-driven events and reenergizing the conversation on the same day, every year. The Center for Science in ... More >>
Someone's been sleeping on the job.
Recently, Nation's Restaurant News ranked the top five fastest-growing chains in the United States, and one of them does not have a presence in the Valley. Whaaat? As the state which refuses to allow itself an official food and the birthplace of the first McDona ... More >>
Gustavo Arellano, the scribe behind the syndicated column ¡Ask a Mexican! (and also editor-in-chief of New Times' sister paper, OC Weekly), is on a quest to find out just how Mexican food got to be el norte's most American one. He's explored the Aztecs' contribution to world cuisine, the latest str ... More >>
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 >>
Think sushi can't get any more Americanized than it already is?
May I present How Do You Roll?
Founded in 2008 in Austin, Texas, by brothers Yuen and Peter Yung, the Asian fast-casual franchise allows customers to follow a line, Subway-style, and build their own sushi rolls from an array of trad ... More >>