Say what you will about bread pudding (a lead-heavy gut bomb of an overplayed dessert), it's still crazy-popular for one very good reason: nobody gets tired of warm, sugary, bread-based goo. It's been around in one form or another for over 500 years, created in most cultures as a thrifty way to sal ... More >>
From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
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In case you don't remember from last time the Olympics rolled around, watching athletes burn hundreds of calories can really get you thinking...about dinner. And since we're about to be bomba ... More >>
It wasn't until a few years ago that getting late-night eats in the Valley meant hitting up a 24-hour chain restaurant (Oh, boy, another Belgian Waffle Slam) or picking through the contents of your refrigerator.
Thankfully, things have changed a bit as more independent restaurants are keeping later ... More >>
More pasties? Yes, please.
Cornish Pasty Co., owner Dean Thomas' concept named after Cornwall, England, and featuring variations on the pasty (pronounced pass-tee), the savory turnover made up of a crust enfolding a meat-and-potato filling, is expanding its Tempe location. (A second restaurant exis ... More >>
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Friday, July 15, 2011 Sure, the venues that America is likely to play these days have gotten smaller, but it doesn't mean that the band isn't still capable of putting on a good show. The crow ... More >>
Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email email@example.com.
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Former El Mirage City Manager B.J. Cornwall, who wrote his own contract, was very generous with his post-employment payouts. And if he gets his way, Cornwall will collect more than $250,000 from the city. As part of that package, Cornwall wants taxpayers to keep footing his $700-a-month car allowanc ... More >>
ABC15.comLocal media grilling former El Mirage City Manager B.J. Cornwall about his pay raises.El Mirage once again finds itself at a crossroad. The departure of B.J. Cornwall, the city's longest tenured city manager, leaves City Attorney Rick Flaaen in charge of a community in a financial crisis ... More >>
Something isn't right in El Mirage. City Manager BJ Cornwall laid off on six firefighters on August 6 even through fire fighter union reps came up with enough money to bridge more than their share of the city's $1.2 million budget shortfall.Cornwall first told New Times that the firefighters were ... More >>
Luke Air Force Base sits just outside of El Mirage, and is on a short list to receive a fleet of F-35's.Looks like major change is on the horizon for El Mirage, a West Valley city where five out of seven seats on the City Council are up for grabs. The deadline for potential candidates ... More >>
The Cornish Pasty Co. in Tempe inhabits a long narrow space. The walls are painted black and the floor is covered in tile.It makes us feel like we are in an old diner in Brooklyn rather than a strip mall in Tempe. There are two-tops along one-side and a long counter with stools that runs the len ... More >>