Earlier this week -- on Tuesday, September 30, to be exact -- chef Mel Mecinas of Talavera at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North went to New York City to cook at the famed James Beard House. But just because you didn't get to go to the six-course wine paired dinner at the historic f ... More >>
Charleen Badman FnB 7125 East Fifth Avenue, Suite 31, Scottsdale 480-284-4777, www.fnbrestaurant.com See also: -- Charleen Badman and Pavle Milic to Open FnB on Craftsman Court on Tuesday -- FnB's Charleen Badman Tells Food & Wine Her Favorite Places to Eat, Shop and Sleep in the Valley -- 15 Met ... 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 >>
Who doesn't love peering into the lives of our favorite (and even our not so favorite) celebrities?Here at Chow Bella, we have food on the brain at all times and when we spotted this list of Top Ten Homes of Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs, we couldn't help but click through. We wanted to see what ... More >>
Meet Navy rescuer and true rock and roll Zelig
Band: Mike LennonTitle: Save The EarthBasics: A tame record from self-proclaimed rockabilly fanatic Mike Lennon, Save The Earth shows that absolutely anyone and everyone can get out there and record an album if they have the time and money to do it. Though that's no guarantee they have the talent ... More >>
Call me a shameless arugula eater, but I still can't get over the Obama family's choice of dinner destination when they were in Phoenix this past Saturday night: Macayo's Mexican Kitchen on Central Avenue, the flagship among the Southwestern chain's 18 locations. Seriously? Sure, Macayo's has b ... More >>
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