This is part two of my interview with Noca chef Claudio Urciuoli. If you missed Monday's interview, in which he dished about Olive Garden, truffle oil and the weirdest thing he ever ate (which pretty much tops everybody else's), read it here.
-- Noca Owner Eliot Wexler on Chef Claudio Ur ... More >>
The Association of Arizona Food Banks, a non-profit that supplies five regional food banks, has teamed up with businesses in the area to help hungry families this holiday season. We don't normally get too sappy, but here at Chow Bella firmly believe no one should go hungry --especially not at Christ ... More >>
Just about everybody is offering up their predictions for the food trends of 2012. Trends come and go in a flash sometimes, especially in this era of social media. While no one will know for sure what will take off, Chow Bella toss out our two cents to this food trend list trend.
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Yeah, yeah, we know -- these days you can get more than your fill of real-life chefs, doing real-life chef things, all over the airwaves, in books and online. But the real thing isn't nearly as fun as the made-up chefs on this list. Don't believe us? Read on.
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Getty ImagesThose devilish Danes have done it again. Curse their delicious Nordic cuisine! (Not really. Pass the Greenland musk ox, please.)
Restaurant magazine and S. Pellegrino's annual "World's 50 Best Restaurants" list is out and it seems Denmark, the land of Lego AND Hans Christian A ... More >>
What the fuck is wrong with this picture?For reasons beyond my control, I have eaten a meal at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill. It was a memorable night in that it sucked and I hated myself for contributing to such a not-so-subtle xenophobe's crappy restaurant. That being said, the resta ... More >>
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S. Pellegrino's annual "World's 50 Best Restaurants" list was recently released and 8 United States restaurants made the list. Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark stole the number one spot from Spain's El Bulli, which had be ... More >>
Lisa Jackson, the head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, has been so focused on saving the world from America's greenhouse gases that she seems to have forgetten about serious pollution in the Phoenix area.
Jackson is in Copenhagen this week for the international talks on carbon r ... More >>