Anyone who's had a foray into vegetarianism or traveled around Europe on a budget has made fast friends with the falafel sandwich. It's cheap, filling, and easy to eat on the go, with a pita outside to hold the lightly fried chickpea goodness on the inside.
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The plaza near the southeast corner of University and Rural drives in Tempe is full of great, cheap lunch choices for a college budget. Pho Nhat, Tsom and Delhi Palace all offer different cuisine and dietary options for the broke college kid. Heck, even Gus's Pizza, which we lovingly used to call Gr ... More >>
The grill at The ChuckboxASU Tempe is roaring hard as students, new and old, are returning to campus for fall semester. That means a lot of drunken, hungry mouths to feed on a budget, and that Taco Bell on Apache and Rural can only microwave so many chalupas.
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Carrie WheelerShopping Black Friday is a marathon, not a sprint. Long lines, long hours, big crowds -- you'll need to sustain yourself accordingly with some convenient dining options.The following are suggestions of some of the best places to dine depending on the Black Friday sale you're shoppin ... More >>
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The self-proclaimed designated dancer with Treasure MammaL, who also "looks a lot like Andy Denver (aka, Single Dad)," the drummer in Fathers Day, has a West coast tour kick-off show at The Trunk Space Tuesday, October 26. Treasure MammaL is throwing a CD release party ... More >>
We've been craving Haji Baba's falafel sandwich ever since it made our 100 Favorite Dishes list. A food craving is like a song that gets stuck in your head, but ten times worse: Not only can you not stop thinking about it, you can literally taste it in your mouth and your stomach's not happy until t ... More >>
Tracy DeWitt, the American Culinary Federation Western Region's Pastry Chef of the Year for 2010 who is vying for the national title this week, had no career aspirations of being a chef. But when she started working part-time in a New Jersey bakery at age 15, a fascination with the bakers and cake d ... More >>
The bassist for The Hunger Artists plays shows all over the Valley and volunteers at The Trunk Space.
What'd you eat for dinner last night? Leftovers--sausage and some multigrain rice.
Favorite food: Beef burgeon (burgandy in English). I used to work for an executive chef in Tempe who ... More >>
PETA caused some hullabaloo (shocker) a couple months back with a billboard posted in Jacksonville, Fla. that said "Save the Whales, Lose the Blubber: Go Vegetarian." The billboard had a picture of a heavy-set lady on the beach in a not-so-itsy-bitsy teenie-weenie pink polka-dot bikini.
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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 >>