You submitted nominations for awards given to the Valley's emerging creatives and the results are in. Introducing our Big Brain 2013 Finalists. Leading up to the Big Brain Award awards announcement and celebration on April 27, Chow Bella and Jackalope Ranch will introduce the finalists. Up today: ... More >>
taylortakesataste.comHungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?MF Tasty TastyRemember last year when chef Eric Gitenstein started up his super secret supper club MF Tasty? Well guess what, he's still doing it and his next dinner is just around the corn ... More >>
MouthXSouthwestHey Phoenix, welcome to the pop-up restaurant party. Fashionable late as always, Phoenix is about to get its first taste of the foodie trend that has already hit major cities like San Fransisco, New York and Bozeman, Montana. The new restaurant project Cycle, which opens its ... More >>
It's a mac 'n cheese lover's dream come true: Seven "cheftestants" serving up their most evil-genius mac 'n cheese recipes for fame, glory, and bragging rights. All you have to do is show up, stuff your face, and pick your favorite for the People's Choice award at the Mac 'n Cheese Throwdo ... More >>
Hot on the heels of the second sold-out MF Tasty secret supper, I just got word that MF Tasty creator Eric Gitenstein (who's the chef at the fabulous Lola Tapas) will be doing a special lunch at Welcome Diner on Monday, May 3, followed by another by-reservation dinner that night.I'll have a ... More >>
In this week's Chef Talk, we heard from Chef Eric Gitenstein of Lola Tapas and mftasty. Today he shares his recipe for a Lola Favorite: Grilled Hanger Steak with Rioja Onion Jam. Here's how it's done...
photo by Claire Lawton Yesterday we heard from Chef Eric Gitenstein of Lola Tapas. Gitenstein joined the Lola team and now works with owner Felicia Ruiz on menu items and seasonal concepts. Coming up? Gitenstein says they're working on bocadillos, or Spanish sandwiches and a gaspacho-inspired t ... More >>
photo by Claire LawtonEric Gitenstein was the kind of kid with food on his brain; after realizing he spent more time thinking about his restaurant jobs than his university classes, he made a culinary escape from traditional study. After culinary school, Gitenstein tested out a few local kitchens ... More >>