Farmers market regulars know they need to show up bright and early to get the best pick o' the veg -- especially if Seacat Gardens is going to be there.
Carl Seacat's lovely heirloom veggies are always in demand at the Downtown Phoenix Public Market, but lately he's been busy at the farm and ha ... More >>
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In this week's Spooning column, Colin Redding illustrates the results of mixing dating with kids and America's favorite starch. Think you know some corny jokes? Watch out for this one.
Yet cobs of the yellow stuff have more than humorous appli ... More >>
The Breadfruit's "Vegan Special" will be Jamaican your mouth water.The Valley isn't exactly known for its Jamaican culture.Truth be told, there's a grand total of two restaurants around these parts that serve up cuisine straight from the tiny Caribbean isle that birthed Bob Marley and the Rastafar ... More >>
After months of delays, including a publicized December opening that just didn't work out (ah, the restaurant biz), Avalon finally opened its doors for dinner last night.
Located in south Scottsdale, adjacent to the 3 Palms Oasis Resort, Avalon serves "contemporary American coastal cuisine." Executi ... More >>
Better make sure you're hungry before ordering Eden's Grill's Vegetarian Dish.
This isn't exactly a shocking revelation, but you can't always believe what you read on the Internet sometimes.
Like, say, if you were doing some online reconnoitering of Eden's Grill (13843 North Tatum Boulevard, 602-99 ... More >>
Chef-owner Joshua Hebert was hoping that Santa would bring him a new restaurant, but instead, he got a New Year's "baby"; Posh quietly opened on New Year's Eve.
Located inside the gorgeous Optima Camelview Village, the restaurant serves "improvisational cuisine," which Hebert describes as a "very s ... More >>
A platter filled with Ethiopian entrees, as served by Cafe Lalibela in Tempe.
We hate to sound like a nagging mother, but it might be a good idea to make sure you've scrubbed up good and proper before sitting down to eat at Cafe Lalibela (849 West University Drive in Tempe, 480-829-1939). It's only ... More >>
You won't be able to resist La Grande Orange's vegetarian sandwich.
Local vegetarians have described it as "the best they've ever tasted." It's gotten lauded by gourmands across the Internet. And it's something that we're certain even the most die-hard of meat lovers will enjoy.And the ... More >>
Alas, the G&D doesn't have black pudding on its menu anymore. Like haggis, this is one ethnic meat dish that nobody in Phoenix seems to serve. So after perusing the "traditional fare" section of George & Dragon's menu, we went with the Steak & Kidney Pie.
Don't worry, Canal still has its 30 Dollar Sandwich, comically priced at 29.99. The SouthBridge restaurant continues to dish up crispy parmesan fries, and you dirty-minded people can still have ahi three ways, too.
But there are plenty of new dishes to check out on executive chef Justin Beckett's ne ... More >>
By Benjamin Leatherman
A spectacular view of the crystal blue Caribbean Sea from Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula (photo by Jenna Leatherman).
Despite having an ultra-hectic schedule these days, I was fortunate enough to be able to slip off to Cancun with friends and family a few weeks ago for a ... More >>
By Michele Laudig
When Palatte first opened its doors, it was all about quirky brunches -- egg "mishmashes," sweet potato pancakes, tarts, and frittatas du jour.
But did you know they're now part of the downtown dinner lineup? That's right, from 5 to 10 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, you can c ... More >>
By Benjamin Leatherman
The best falafel I've ever tasted. No seriously, this time I mean it...really.
Last month I sang the praises of Phoenicia Cafe in Tempe, particularly about the joint’s falafel. After supping on its version of the Middle Eastern favorite of gound chickpeas and eggplant fas ... More >>