German Food and Cooking

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    October 14, 2014

    12 Best Ethnic Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

    Last month Phoenix New Times celebrated the cream of the crop with our 36th annual Best of Phoenix edition. Here are our top picks for ethnic restaurants in metro Phoenix. Best Japanese Restaurant: ShinBay On the exterior, chef Shinji Kurita's James Beard Award-nominated restaurant looks like just ... More >>

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    September 26, 2014

    8 Oktoberfest Celebrations in Metro Phoenix

    As September wraps up, that can only mean one thing, it's Oktoberfest time. Grab your lederhosen and your mug-shaped hat and prepare to stuff your face with beer, bratwurst and pretzels. Here's our list of the Oktoberfest activities going around in Metro Phoenix.

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    August 22, 2014

    Summer Deals: Hot Dogs Galore at Joe's Farm Grill

    If you're one of those people who just can't get enough hot dogs, listen up. Joe's Farm Grill is bringing back their Dog Days of Summer throughout the month of September to try to help you finish out the season with a smile. That's because the Gilbert restaurant is offering 12 different dog varietie ... More >>

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    July 25, 2014

    Spinach Spaetzle from Beckett's Table: 100 Favorite Dishes

    Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing some of our favorite food folks' "Personal Best" lists. This year we're bringing back our list of 100 Favorite Dishes. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email lauren.saria ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    5 Best Restaurants in Glendale and Avondale Right Now

    When you think about it, you probably spend more time in Glendale than you realize. The city is home to the Arizona Cardinals, hosts the Phoenix Coyotes homes games, spring training, and a good number of large concerts throughout the year. With that being said, you don't have to eat at the numerous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    The Market by Jennifer's Offers Plentiful Options with Upscale Price Tags

    Gaslight Square -- on the southeast corner of Indian School and 36th Street -- has become a hub for culinary delights, with Crudo, Beckett's Table, and Nook located in the same plaza. Recently, Jennifer's Catering opened a brick-and-mortar location in the southwest corner of the plaza to add to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    Zur Kate vs. Bavarian Point Restaurant in Mesa: Schnitzel Standoff

    Oktoberfest is in full bloom, and while beer and brats go hand-in-hand, there happen to be several other German dishes worth trying, and jagerschnitzel is one of them. Traditionally, jagerschnitzel is a pork cutlet topped with a burgundy or creamy mushroom sauce. The schnitzel can be prepared with ... More >>

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    September 11, 2013

    11 Oktoberfest Celebrations in Metro Phoenix

    Break out the lederhosen and fill your glass boots with beer, or rather "bier," because it's time for Oktoberfest fever to take over the Valley. Whether you're looking for a one-day fest to celebrate German food, drink and culture or a days-long party with live music and more beers can you can count ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013
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    January 11, 2013

    A Royal Affair and Dinner at Haus Murphy's in Glendale

    While a jumbo tub of hot buttered popcorn is one of our most frequently indulged guilty pleasures, we think a good movie deserves a little better company than junk food. Try out our movie and meal pairings for yourself or feel free to suggest one of your own favorites in the comments. The Movie: A ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Schnitzel Showdown: Haus Murphy's vs. Bavarian Point

    It's October, which means Oktoberfest, which means we all have a semi-legit excuse for drinking copious amounts of beer and dancing the polka (sorry, there are no excuses for wearing dirndls or lederhosen). So it seems like a good time to re-visit two of the Valley's longest running German restauran ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    20 Best Ethnic Restaurants in Phoenix: Best of Phoenix 2012

    We've spent the last year in the laboratory putting Phoenix under the microscope to reveal hundreds of specimens of the best culture, outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer. And we're finally ready to publish our results. Nerd alert! Now presenting Scientific Phoen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Four Favorite German Restaurants in Phoenix

    With several Oktoberfest celebrations right around the corner, we thought it only fitting to share our favorite Valley restaurants for German eats like schnitzels, sauerkraut, and sausages -- all washed down with a stein-full or two of German ale, of course. Want the German goodness to go? Pick up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Nine Food Trucks We Wish Would Road Trip to Phoenix

    See also: 10 Corporate Food Trucks Totally Bogarting the Mobile Kitchen Scene, Man Don't get us wrong, we're damn proud of the Valley's mobile food scene. And it's not like Phoenix doesn't boast some nationally recognized trucks. Now-defunct Truckin' Good Food from Jeff Kraus made a list of Most In ... More >>

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    July 17, 2012

    Ten Favorite Phoenix Meat Shops

    These days, most of us have never experienced (or have forgotten) the joy of going to a real live butcher or the intoxicating fragrance of fresh smoked meat or even the taste of imported cheese straight off the wheel. Most of us just hit the grocery store and pick up whatever's in the neatly wrapp ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    Brat Haüs: It's Brats and Beer, But Very Good Brats and Beer

    When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few item ... More >>

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    June 7, 2012
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    April 27, 2012

    Cherry Strudel at Haus Murphy's

    Everyone knows that Arizona has incredible Mexican fare, but who knew that Glendale is home to an award-winning German restaurant? Located in historic downtown Glendale, Haus Murphy's serves traditional specialties like Bacon-infused Paprika Schnitzel, Krakauer Wurst, and Hackbraten. The interior is ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012
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    June 27, 2011

    Paprika Schnitzel from Haus Murphy's

    ​ 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 69: Paprika Schni ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2010

    Beer and Now

    October is the month for brewski loving

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    October 12, 2010

    Now Open: Black Forest Haus

    ​Six months ago, fans of German food and drink had to cry into their beers when Black Forest Mill closed its doors after developing a raucous reputation for late-night dance parties. While the deejays have since moved on to other venues, the restaurant (4900 E. Indian School, 602-957-015 ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    Another German Restaurant in the Works for Indian School

    A sign just went up on the front door of the former Black Forest Mill restaurant (4900 E. Indian School), which closed a couple weeks ago, indicating that the location will once again be home to a German restaurant -- this time under new ownership.An employee at the adjoining German Sausage Co. says ... More >>

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    April 13, 2010

    Closed for Business: Black Forest Mill

    ​Hungry for schnitzel? Get ready to drive for it, or else make it yourself. German food wasn't easy to come by in the first place, but now the word around town is that the Valley's most centrally located German restaurant, Black Forest Mill, has closed, making schnitzel ever more elusive ... More >>

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    November 17, 2009

    It's Not Too Late for Ballpark Eats

    ​I'll be the first to admit that my interest in baseball has everything to do with the beer and the ballpark food -- hot dogs, bratwursts, fries, you name it. This is the kind of food I should've been eating all summer, but for some reason I didn't make it to any D-Backs games this year.   ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    German Food Fest at Tonto Bar & Grill

    ​Guten tag, German food fanatics! If you haven't been getting your fix of schnitzel, sauerkraut, and strudel, head on over to Tonto Bar & Grill in Cave Creek for their Oktoberfest celebration.German chef Ernst Andreas was brought in from Tonto's sister restaurant, Stables Ranch Grille, to prep ... More >>

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    December 26, 2008

    Meaty Girl: German Sausage Company's Landjager

    Landjager is a traditional, dried German sausage made in Southern Germany and Switzerland. Though the name literally means "country hunters," there's nothing gamey about the taste of landjager. It's a popular snack food in Germany and Switzerland (like beef jerky for the U.S.), and also a popular me ... More >>

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    June 1, 2006

    Guinea Piggery

    The little bistro that should

  • News

    September 8, 2005

    Moore's the Merrier

    Comely coeds, loads of brew, and poltergeists: The Kreme Team hits Casey Moore's

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004
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    September 18, 2003
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    July 10, 2003

    West Side Glory

    A fantasy come to life

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    December 12, 2002
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    September 26, 2002

    Best Place To Learn German

    Shar's Bosch Kitchen Center

  • Dining

    February 21, 2002

    Hungary for Love

    Prepare to eat heartily, and heavily, at Peter's Budapest Café

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 20, 2001

    Best German Restaurant

    Mueller's Black Forest Inn

  • Dining

    June 28, 2001

    Fork Medicine

    Friends pitch in when chef falls ill

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Potato Salad

    Sabuddy Israeli Restaurant
    825 West University, Tempe

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