Eating pie is pretty much the best way to spend a Saturday afternoon, and at Saturday's Pie Social, there were plenty of celebrity pies to enjoy -- 14, to be exact. At first, as we judges waited around for a seemingly endless procession of pies to be brought to the table, it seemed a bit daunting to ... More >>
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 >>
It's that time again. We've compiled a small but meaningful list of great Twitter accounts for any Phoenix foodie to follow. This week, we wanted to highlight the 2011 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards finalists in the "individual food blog" category. Naturally, these bl ... More >>
It's not easy being a food spy these days.
No wonder food critics are feeling introspective.
Between publishing's industrywide troubles, the ever-increasing speed (and seemingly decreased value) of online information, the mushrooming presence of food blogs, and the une ... More >>
Photo by Lizard MartiniThe 67th Annual Golden Globes will air this evening on NBC. The fashion misfires, the bizarre acceptance speeches, and the stage exit stumbles - we relish the opportunity to watch the beautiful people at their best and worst.With Julie & Julia nominated for Best Pi ... More >>
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:
End of an Era: Gourmet Magazine is Closing
Dine Out with the Chefs Impresses ... More >>
I need another cup of coffee.The big, big, big shocker news of the a.m. today: the New York Times reports that Conde Nast is closing Gourmet magazine, which has been in publication since December 1940.A must-read for food fanatics for its impeccable writing, lust-worthy photography, and of course ... More >>
Tonight's meal could also be called "the dinner so nice, we made it twice." The recipe is clipped from this month's Gourmet magazine. You can also find it at Epicurious.The "pearls" in the title refer to a spherical semolina-based pasta known as Israeli couscous. Unlike its Moroccan counterpart, Isr ... More >>