Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. It's kind of like those burgers at Old Town Whiskey; it just won't all fit in your mouth ... or in this ca ... More >>
It often seems like our food supply is becoming progressively fraught. There's pink slime in our beef, ammonia in our pink slime, arsenic in our apple juice and now, arsenic in our rice. The last emerged from a recently released Consumer Reports study that showed that our rice and related rice produ ... More >>
Consumer Reports has an amusing musing about the Oxford English Dictionary's latest online update -- including some pretty sophisticated culinary terms. Know what chermoula is? How about kleftiko? Had cause to order a babycino lately? Leave us your definition (real or imagined) for any ... More >>
Today's entry could also be called "How Not to Roast a Chicken." The adventure started out in an innocuous attempt to cook a whole chicken with soy sauce, honey, ginger and scallions.For most households, this would be a simple, everyday occurrence, barely worth a mention. You'd think we'd be o ... More >>
Don't fall victim to the identity-theft protection scam
They call it "Snake Farm." Lawyers like Cal Thur battle State Farm to protect consumers from their own insurance company. Moral of the story: Don't have an accident.
"Ethnic Cleansing" in the Valley
Senator John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped make him a presidential contender. Donations from special interests that appear before his Senate Commerce Committee haven't hurt, either