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Damon Brasch

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    July 29, 2014

    That's a Wrap to Close After 18 Years; Owners Seeking Buyer for Restaurant

    It's been a long run for That's a Wrap, the healthy-minded restaurant located at 800 E. Camelback Road. But after 18 years the restaurant is preparing to close its doors on Friday, August 29. The building the restaurant occupies has been purchased by a local car dealership and will be bulldozed to ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012

    Tastemaker No. 1

    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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    September 25, 2012
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    September 24, 2012

    4: Cathy Hayes

    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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    September 20, 2012

    6: Francesca Bianco

    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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    September 18, 2012

    8: Bob McClendon

    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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    September 17, 2012

    Nine Favorite Metro Phoenix Spots Where You Can Eat Gluten Free

    See also: Five Gluten-Free Foods That Have Always Been Gluten-Free See also: Chandler's 24 Carrots Moving Its Healthy Fare to Tempe Believe it or not, the gluten-free trend is here to stay and with more and more people choosing to cut wheat from their diets, more and more restaurants are adding GF ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    9: Eytan Zias

    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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    September 10, 2012

    14: Josh Hebert

    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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    September 7, 2012

    15: Jim Cerreta Sr.

    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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    September 6, 2012

    16: Bernie Kantak

    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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    September 5, 2012

    17: Bryan Dooley

    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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    August 29, 2012

    21: Peter DeRuvo

    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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    August 24, 2012

    24: Jeff Zimmerman

    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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    August 22, 2012

    26: Korina Adkins

    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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    August 20, 2012

    28: Clint Spotleson

    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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    August 17, 2012

    29: Jason Alford

    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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    August 16, 2012

    30: Travis Nass

    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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    August 15, 2012

    31: Tim Wilson

    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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    August 13, 2012

    33: Victoria Chavez

    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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    August 10, 2012

    34: Pamela Hamilton

    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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    August 7, 2012

    37: Damon Brasch

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    14 Ways to Get Your Phoenix Valentine's Day Chocolate Fix

    ​ Chocolate and Valentine's Day go together like eggs and bacon, or cookie and milk, or cookies and bacon, or bacon and bacon .....mmmmm bacon. Oh wait, we were talking about chocolate. Anyhow, chocolate and Valentine's Day go hand in hand. A Valentine's Day without chocolate would just be a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Damon Brasch of Green and Nami, Part 2

    Lauren Saria​Yesterday we shared the first part of our talk with vegan chef and owner of Green, Damon Brasch who shared the story behind the century-year-old buildings that now house his most recent culinary endeavors in the middle of downtown Phoenix. Today Brasch, known also for his mad mu ... More >>

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    January 30, 2012

    Damon Brasch of Green and Nami

    At the second location of the vegan bistro, Green, we met up with owner and chef Damon Brasch for this week's Chef Talk. Next door at the also new-to-town snack shop, Nami, we chatted over a cup of coffee (with soy milk, of course) about the history behind the recently renovated buildings, of which ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Green in Downtown Phoenix Now Open

    After months of patiently waiting (okay, not so patiently), the second location of Green, Damon Brasch's funky vegan bistro, in downtown Phoenix is now open. Green's location, a house at 2022 North 7th Street, was formally Brasch's sandwich shop called That's a Wrap before he sold it to longtime m ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Green's Damon Brasch Opens Vegan Ice Cream, Coffee, and Pastry Shop in Downtown Phoenix

    Damon Brasch, owner of Green, the funky vegan bistro in Tempe, thinks so much of the Tsoynami, his organic ice cream treat featuring Blizzard-like flavors, the name for his new vegan ice cream, coffee, and pastry shop in downtown Phoenix was inspired by it. Located at 2014 North 7th Street, the new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Follow Friday: Valley Vegan Twitterers

    It's that time again. We've compiled a small but meaningful list of great Twitter accounts for any Phoenix foodie to follow. We wanted to feature a few meat-free resources in the Valley, and here are a few to follow on this Friday. http://answersto.files.wordpress.com/​Damon Brasch (@greenda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 2/10 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts... What was really behind the White Stripes breakup and where does Meg White go from here? Is Nicki Minaj the mo ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Damon Brasch, What Are You Listening To?

    Damon Brasch​Welcome to What Are You Listening To?, a new weekly feature on Up on the Sun where notable locals talk about their favorite music. Damon Brasch Brasch is the owner and chef of Green restaurant in Tempe with a new location coming soon to Phoenix. He is also the guitar player for the b ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    ThanksLIVING and Jello Salad in Today's Eater's Digest

    www.mydish.co.uk​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?ThanksLIVINGDamon Brasch of Green is cooking up Thanksgiving this Thursday for all you vegan and vegetarians out there. Whose needs a thanksgiving full of animal proteins and dairy when you can ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    The Center Bistro Grand Opening

    ​​A while back, we blogged about The Center Bistro re-opening (sans Damon Brasch) after a two year hiatus. This last Friday, the official Grand Opening Celebration re-christened this Tempe establishment. An abundance of locally-sourced and organic small bites, freshly prepared pork tacos, and de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Sept. 30 In Blogs: Russell Pearce, Halloween Costumes, The Blooze Bar, Damon Brasch, and Sue Krentz

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

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    September 29, 2010

    Damon Brasch of Green New American Vegetarian Restaurant, Part Two

    Damon Brasch of Green grew up in awe of his grandmother's magical cooking powers: "She could cook massive feasts out of this teeny tiny kitchen in the cabin house my grandfather and great-grandfather built." That inspired him to take some kitchen risks of his own, cooking up tons of tasty vegan food ... More >>

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    September 28, 2010

    Damon Brasch of Green New American Vegetarian Restaurant

    Damon Brasch of Green wants to "pull back the weirdness"of veganism, cooking up comfort food sans meat, dairy and other animal byproducts.

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    September 28, 2010

    Sept. 28 In Blogs: John McCain, Phoenix Design Week, MGMT, Damon Brasch, and Louie Puroll

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

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    September 14, 2010

    The Center Bistro Reopens in Tempe

    ​What started off as a summer hiatus in June 2008 turned into more than two years off the radar, but downtown Tempe's The Center Bistro is back in business. Situated a block off Mill Avenue, (21 E. 6th St., Ste. 114, behind the Brickyard building), the restaurant still has an ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Now Open: That's a Wrap

    ​After closing down at its longtime home on 7th Street, fave CenPho lunch spot That's a Wrap has just reopened in new digs, at the former Lola Tapas building on Camelback (800 E. Camelback). Previous owner Damon Brasch sold the biz to long time staffer Erik Hansen, who now shares chef duties ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    That's a Wrap Moves to Old Lola Tapas, Green Fills the Void

    ​Get ready for more vegan-friendly eats in CenPho -- including killer vegan chicken wings. Chef-owner Damon Brasch has sold his popular sandwich shop, That's a Wrap, to longtime manager Erik Hansen. Hansen plans to relocate the 7th Street business to the old Lola Tapas spot on Camelback, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    This Week In Chow Bella

    Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week Damon Brasch, What Are You Eating? New Summer Foodie TV: Four Season Openers, O ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    Damon Brasch, What Are You Eating?

    ​ Damon Brasch The guitar player for Phoenix band MISR WAT (and chef and owner of Green Restaurant and That's a Wrap!) is busy writing new songs with his band. What'd you eat for dinner last night? Simple Broccoli and Pasta (recipe below) Favorite food: Probably fresh artichokes, we make them a ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    Say Yes to Sustainability at ThanksLIVING at Green

    While many Valley restaurants are serving up traditional, meat-filled Thanksgiving meals, vegans and vegetarians may rejoice as Green offers all-vegan, full-course meals at its Second Annual ThanksLIVING event, on Thursday, November 26 from noon-4 p.m. Diners can enjoy versions of a ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    10 Things Under $10 This Weekend: Fourth of July Edition

    The ATL's Le Castle Vania will kick out the electro-house beats on Friday at Bar Smith. There's more to see and do this weekend than just staring at massive explosions of gunpowder in the sky while some Lee Greenwood anthem plays in the background. A lot more. Since you've got three straight days a ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    Art Burn: "Clothing" Swap and Comfort Food at That's a Wrap

    Since we checked out the cool paper art at Green, we've been curious about what's going on over at sister restaurant That's a Wrap on 7th St. in Phoenix -- or at least, curious about what's going on their walls. The two veggie-friendly eateries were sired by restauranteur Damon Brasc ... More >>

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    November 27, 2008

    Could It Be . . . Seitan?

    Save a gobbler – eat your veggies

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    October 28, 2008
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    April 3, 2008

    In case you didn't see this

    I know some of you blog-reading peeps keep Chow Bella bookmarked and don't see the New Times home page, so here's a link to my feature this week on Damon Brasch, the chef-owner of Green in Tempe.

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    April 3, 2008
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    June 29, 2006

    Tofu U

    A very strange enchanted soy

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