David Traina

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Liberty Market's Burger Daze Fits Everything But Foie Gras Between Buns

    See also: Thin Mint Cupcakes at Liberty Market Can you eat 31 different burgers in 31 days? Business partners Joe Johnston and Chef David Traina of Liberty Market don't exactly expect you to, but they'll give you points for trying during their third annual Burger Daze event this August. Calorie co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Liberty Market Sells Stumptown Coffee, Presents a Coffee-Centered Community Dinner

    Coffee is simple, but preparation can get complicated, so most restaurants leave espresso up to the cafe across the street. Luckily for us, restauranteur Joe Johnston likes a challenge and stuck the E61 Bar - where a chrome 1965 espresso machine is the daily driver - right inside Liberty Market to u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Liberty Market Goes Breakfast for Dinner Next Monday

    Sure, breakfast starts the day off right. But what about a little of that a.m. mojo in the evening hours? Liberty Market, the hip little bistro in Gilbert courtesy of restaurateur Joe Johnston, aims to do just that with a "Breakfast for Dinner" five-course meal served at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 26 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Twitpics from Liberty Market, Wisdom from Chef Gwen

    ​It's that time again. We've compiled a small but meaningful list of great Twitter accounts for any Phoenix foodie to follow. Whether it be restaurant deals, recipes, cooking techniques, or just funny BS, these Twitter accounts populate our timeline with entertainment. Check out whose tweets caug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    4: Griddled Bread Pudding at Liberty Market

    Jamie Mulhern Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order. Visit our sister blog, Jackalope Ranch, for a compa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Recipe: Apricot Glazed Chicken from Liberty Market

    Heather Hoch This tasty dish is a dinner menu-only item, so here's the recipe to try it anytime.​Running a restaurant is a lot like entertaining guests at home for chef David Traina, our Chef Talk subject for this week. He keeps the dishes on the menu simple with ingredients he knows and lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Chef Talk: David Traina, Liberty Market

    Heather Hoch Chef David Traina in front of his big wood-burning pizza oven.​Chef David Traina seems very relaxed in his restaurant Liberty Market, which is surprising because the Gilbert hotspot opened just over a year ago. It's safe to say that his hospitable nature is the key to his succe ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Liberty Market set to open in Gilbert

    By Michele Laudig The charming stretch of Gilbert Avenue that runs right through the middle of Gilbert is about to get a lot more interesting with the October 14 opening of Liberty Market.