What kind of restaurant has dessert so insanely good that it gets its own storefront? Windsor/Churn, that's what. It kind of feels like I'm cheating here because the whole premise of Dessert First is to test restaurants' final courses, but when breaking the rules tastes so sweet, who the hell cares? ... More >>
Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail email@example.com. Miss a question? Go here.When it comes to food, everyone has their vices. ... More >>
Arguably one of the best things to come out of last night's American Idol episode was the emergence of a video on Yahoo! that Jennifer Lopez beau Casper Smart appeared in back in 2009.
The loose-limbed dancer starred as a dancing bee in the Haagen-Dazs produced video in an effort to raise awareness ... More >>
Häagen-DazsNow that temps have finally started to creep up, it's a good time to cool down with some ice cream. Conveniently, Häagen-Dazs shops around the Valley are celebrating Free Scoop Day with complimentary scoops of ice cream offered between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10. You're no ... More >>
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Last week local chefs shared restaurant predictions with Michele Laudig, and Wynter Holden mused about her high hopes for Steampunk cooking to trend in 2011. Taking a look closer to hearth and home, here are trends we think will influence the way we garde ... More >>
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Kick off summer with some great dinner deals starting this week at Chompie's deli. Tonight enjoy all you can eat Western or Jewish sliders (the latter made famous recently on Man vs. Food) and fries for only $11.99. O ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraCalling all carnivores in the Camelback Corridor: Hot meat is on the way.
Burger chain Smashburger, which recently made Arizona inroads with a Tempe location that debuted this fall, plans to open another restaurant at 1949 E. Camelback Rd., #164, in February 2010, accordi ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraThe "All American Smashburger" with "Haystack Onions."
The first thing you should know about Smashburger, the new burger joint that opened today on College Ave. in Tempe near the ASU Fulton Center, is that there are several items you won't find on the menu. No, I'm not talkin ... More >>
I hardly recognize Biltmore Fashion Park anymore.
Haagen-Dazs is gone. Now the windows are covered up and adorned with a big sign announcing that Zinburger -- a spinoff of restaurateur Sam Fox's Tucson eatery -- is "coming soon."
But the Republic reports that it's not opening until Januar ... More >>