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    October 20, 2014

    Arizona Taco Festival 2014 at Salt River Fields Offered Lots of Hits and A Few Misses

    The 2014 Arizona Taco Festival took place this past weekend at Scottsdsale's Salt River Fields. There was enough sun, tacos, and booze to go around for the two full days of festivities, with tacos coming from every type of establishment from food trucks (including Traveling Monk) to casual bars (suc ... More >>

  • Film

    August 21, 2014
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    March 20, 2014

    The Arizona BBQ Festival and The Great American BBQ and Beer Festival: A Side-by-Side Comparison

    Over the next two weeks, the Valley will host two barbecue festivals. Now, we've got pretty big appetites over here at Chow Bella, but that's still quite a lot of 'cue for one city. So if you're trying to decide which fest is for you, we've got an easy to understand rundown of how the Arizona BBQ ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 24, 2013
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    October 17, 2013
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    July 31, 2013

    New Downtown Sports Bar Serves Up Lobster Bisque, Baseball Team Cocktails, and (Soon) To-Go Dogs

    Baseball fans in need of a little pub and grub pre- or post-game may want to check out downtown's new Coach's Corner Grill. Located at 333 East Jefferson Street, just steps away from Chase Field, the sports-minded spot comes courtesy of two of the owners of Coach & Willies, the downtown bar and gri ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2013
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    June 13, 2013

    Charges Won't Be Filed Against Former Valley Swim Coach Greg Winslow

    Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery announced yesterday that sex-abuse charges won't be filed against former University of Utah swim coach Greg Winslow.Winslow, who was just recently let go from his post in Utah, was accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl while he was the coach of a high-sc ... More >>

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    February 12, 2013

    17 Don't-Miss Events During Arizona Beer Week, Feb. 16-23

    With more than 100 tastings, tappings and opportunities to tipple taking place throughout Arizona Beer Week, one must schedule his time wisely for maximum drinking. These are the events you'll find us at -- and the beers we'll be drinking there. See also: - Chow Bella Rides with Mother Road Brew ... More >>

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    February 12, 2013

    Coach & Willie's in Downtown Phoenix Is Now Legends Sports Bar; Grand Opening Is February 15

    If you've driven past Coach & Willie's near the stadiums downtown recently you may have noticed the banners covering the old signage that say Legends Sports Bar and Restaurant. While the official grand opening celebration isn't until February 15, Legends has been busy repainting, remodeling and gene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Silver Linings Playbook and Dinner at Legends Sports Bar

    While a jumbo tub of hot buttered popcorn is one of our most frequently indulged guilty pleasures, we think a good movie deserves a little better company than junk food. Try out our movie and meal pairings for yourself or feel free to suggest one of your own favorites in the comments. The Movie: S ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    Club Candids: Getting Into The Holiday Spirit at Coach House

    Finding holiday cheer can be difficult in Phoenix at times, save for a decked out saguaro cactus or two. The change in season would be a bit more noticeable if it actually snowed. We can't complain though, wearing shorts and flip flops through most of December is nice. Coach House is one of the fe ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend

    It's nearing the end of Phoenix's six-month summer season, and the beginning of fall brings with it the first round of food festivals. Whether you're longing for a little more summer or welcoming the (relatively) cool autumn temperatures, we've got something for you to consume this weekend. See als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    18 Fall Food Festivals in Metro Phoenix

    It's safe. You can come out now. It's September. And while temperatures may still hover uncomfortably for a bit, we feel fall in the air -- and that means outdoor festivals with lots to eat and drink. So get out your calendar (or your smart phone) and jot down the dates for these must-do events. And ... More >>

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    August 21, 2012

    Ten Favorite Metro Phoenix Sports Bars

    The Olympic action ended last weekend but our three-way relationship with TV and sports won't be stopping anytime soon. Post-season baseball and the start of football lurk just around the corner, which means we're on the hunt for the best places to belly up, grab a brew and cheer on our teams. For ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win a Prize

    Do any of you know how hard it is to find a seat in a coffee shop in Tempe during finals week? It's almost impossible. Earlier this week, I was in dire need of a quiet place to work (away from my dogs) and after hitting up six coffee shops in Tempe, I gave up and headed out to Gilbert. Which worked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win A Prize

    Eggs, bacon, French toast sticks, crispy potatoes, an OJ and a crazy apple drink is the only way to start the day when you find yourself on a Monday morning shopping mission for cheap furniture with clean lines and cheap bedding. It may not be gourmet but it wasn't half bad for $1.99. Do you know wh ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win A Prize!

    ​ Last weekend I was hit with a Pho craving so I decided to check out Tempe's newest Vietnamese Eatery. The pho was really good -- not mindblowing good, but really good. The service was awesome and the interior is nice. Do you know where I'm eating?

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    March 9, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win A Prize!

    ​ On a recent lunch date, one of my very good friends took me to this absolutely beautiful renovated building on Camelback -- all because he wanted to buy a loaf of bread. We ended up spliting a loaf of their fresh baked rustic bread while we waited for our entrees -- I'll admit it was worth the d ... More >>

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    March 2, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win A Prize!

    ​ It's not exactly pretty but I can't indulge in champagne brunches every weekend -- sometime a girl has to slum it up with a greasy plate of bacon, hash browns and eggs, a side of Grand Marnier-soaked French toast and a bottle of Coors Original. A friend from out of town forced us to experience b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    St Ranger Explains "It's 'Appening" Video

    Rose Clements​Anyone who's seen Michelangelo Antonioni's mysterious thriller L'Avventura knows Italian filmmakers like Antonioni have a knack for visually striking cinema that will leaves you with more questions than answers. St Ranger's music video for "It's 'Appening" is a lot like that. Th ... More >>

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    February 10, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win a Prize!

    ​ Somehow I had never made it out to Food Truck Friday but I manged to change that last week. I'm not sure which trucks were there because I had known all week that I was going to go there for one specific truck that I had been hearing tons of good things about. I ordered a plain pepperoni pizza b ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Chloe's Corner at CityScape: Lunch Under $10

    Shelby Moore The hot-pressed Albacore Tuna melt incorporates tomato and cheddar cheese, served on cranberry walnut bread. There's a Gosling's Ginger Beer to sip on.​Chloe's Corner earned its stripes serving straightforward diner fare -- panini-pressed meat and cheese sandwiches, salads, and ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win a Prize!

    ​ My favorite downtown pizza spot recently started serving weekend breakfast and it's good. Like, really good. My omelet eggs were cooked to fluffy perfection and then stuffed full of Shriner's breakfast meats; the rustic toast arrived with just the right amount of char; the apricot pres ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win a Prize!

    ​ I have driven past this quirky south Scottsdale New Mexican restaurant thousands of times but yet somehow I had never eaten there. On a whim the BF and I decided to check it out. We started with the chips and salsa which were very, um, average. For the supposed home of the Habanero Hambuger, the ... More >>

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    January 13, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating and Win a Prize!

    ​There are so many Thai food restaurants in the metro Phoenix it's hard to pick a favorite, and everyone has their own, but this Central Phoenix spot has been a stand-by of mine since they took over their one-time-diner digs on McDowell. On a recent trip, I strayed from my typical garlic chicken o ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2012
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    December 22, 2011
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    December 16, 2011

    Top 10 Albums of 2011: Chase Kamp

    Peaking Lights​Welcome to another installment of Up on the Sun's 2011 Review. Over the next couple days we'll be counting down our favorite songs, shows, national and local releases of 2011. This entry comes from Chase Kamp, a Phoenix musician and writer. Kamp began writing for Up on the Sun w ... More >>

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    November 21, 2011

    Dennis Erickson and ASU Football Debacle: Mediocrity Looking Good Right Now

    Dennis Erickson, the veteran head football coach at Arizona State University, collects $1,275,000 in salary each year, plus whatever else he pulls in from endorsements and what have you.   What the Devil got into St. Dennis?​For this remarkable sum, Sun Devils' fans have gotten a consi ... More >>

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    October 25, 2011

    Best of TASTE. Chandler's Culinary Festival Awards Announced

    The Luau BBQ Pork with Hawaiian Jalapeno Slaw sandwich, served by Yoli's Cafe, was our pick - and everyone else's! - for "Best of TASTE." ​The survey results are in from TASTE. Chandler's Culinary Festival and the winner is no surprise: The overall Best of TASTE. award went to Yoli's Cafe. ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ A couple weeks ago I enjoyed a nice Japanese style lunch with a few of my favorite co-workers in a beautiful converted historic house in downtown Phoenix. Unfortunately, I didn't take notes, so I can't tell you the name of this shrimp dish. I can tell you that it was light and perfect for lunch. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​Another day, another burger. yes, we have been on a bit of a a burger kick -- can you blame us? Burgers are the perfect food -- bread, meat, cheese, veggies. Okay, on to this particular burger -- it was huge! A giant, juicy hunk of meat straight out of the coal-fired oven where it made its home o ... More >>

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    September 9, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ You should know right away where this is from. I mean, it's chicken and waffles. This is basically a freebie. Do you know where I'm eating?

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ Sometimes when you write about something enough, you just have to have it. Such was the case last week after writing about this juicy burger from a favorite Arcadia hot spot. The dark cool atmosphere was a nice break from the heat and the burger was cooked to medium-rare perfe ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ After discovering that our beloved Rosita's was still on vacation, my lunch sidekick and I went out on a limb and tried the second closest place with chips and salsa. I took a gamble and ordered the Monday special and honestly I'm not exactly sure what the hell it was but the large bowl cont ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ After filling up on fresh baked baguette with olive oil, crispy fingerling potatoes and baked goat cheese there wasn't a whole lot of room left for this tender hanger steak. Seared to rare perfection and served with creamy potatoes, cauliflower, and some other veggie (that tasted amazing, i' ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ It had been a while since I'd had one of my favorite Sunday breakfasts. Homemade corned beef with plenty of spicy jalapenos and green chili topped with sour cream with a side of fluffy scrambled eggs and thick toast. This time breakfast was served with a smile, something that hadn't happen in a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    How Much Garbage Time Can We Stand? Phoenix Suns Get Blown Out by Philly

    We knew to expect the worst when Suns broadcasters harped from the beginning of the game that the team got into Philadelphia at past 2 a.m. Monday after their victory over the  Pistons in Detroit Sunday night You know, the old back-to-back road games bugaboo. And ... More >>

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    January 20, 2009

    That Sound You Heard was the Suns Sucking Against the Boston Celtics

    The last time the Phoenix Suns played a great NBA team, they lost by a point. Last night, the Suns lost to the Boston Celtics 104-87 in Bean Town. But the only reason it was that close was that the Suns' bench -- notably Lou Amundson -- played better than the Celtics' bench in garbage time. The Suns ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Phoenix Suns, Without Nash and O'Neal, Look Promising in a Road Loss to Talented New Orleans

    As bizzare as it may seem, we were thrilled by the Phoenix Suns' road loss to the New Orleans Hornets 104-91. Playing without Shaquille O'Neal (resting, as usual, on the first of back-to-back games) and Steve Nash (flu-like symptons), the Suns looked much better Wednesday night agains ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008

    Gross Out: Drunk Flies at Coach & Willie's

    By Amy Silverman A late September inspection at Coach & Willie's -- a bar/restaurant not far from the ballpark in downtown Phoenix -- revealed a litany of concerns. The report is pretty straightforward: The cooled chicken wings weren't cool enough; the bar sink was out of paper towels; the sweet ... More >>

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