Americans are known for their deep-fried food fetish, and bizarre new concepts crop up at state fairs every year, like fried Cadbury crème eggs, mac 'n' cheese, and Coca Cola. But the U.S. isn't the only country that enjoys covering everything in batter and sticking it in the deep fryer. This mont ... More >>
If you can't stand the heat -- get in the kitchen. Tonight, Thursday, June 13, at 6 p.m. at the Lounge at Crescent Ballroom, Chow Bella writers are warming up for summer with "Fried," an evening of true stories. Admission is free; food and drink will be available for sale. And now, Eric Schaefer's ... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure Food: Original Recipe Boneless Chicken Where to Get It: KFC, locations Valleywide Price: $5 for a two-piece meal What It Really Costs: Sodium bloat and shame. See also: - 9 Favorite Spots for Fried Chicken in Metro Phoenix Advertising executives have a harder time than ever cat ... More >>
This turkey chili (front) made us reach for the Kleenex with its creamy heat, but the chicken chili was more of a bland sniffles cure. After two weekends of foodie and wine festivals, Chandler's beer drinkers got their fix this Saturday at the Hoptoberfest Chili Cook Off, hosted by the Hung ... More >>
Greetings fast-food fans. With the introduction of KFC's new Double Down Sandwich this weekend in addition to their boneless filet, yours truly did some diggin' to find out what all this no-bone brew-ha-ha was all about. As a breaking news bonus, I'm posting this week's story early so you can be in ... More >>
Cannibals, cops, bird flu: All three of these things have grabbed headlines before, but probably not simultaneously. That's where comic book creator John Layman comes in. His runaway hit series Chew follows the adventures of Tony Chu, a detective turned FDA agent who lives in a world where chicken m ... More >>
The National Alliance on Mental Illness gave Arizona's mental health care system a grade of "C,"which, sadly, is higher than the national average of "D." Governor Jan Brewer has formed a special panel to address the subject at a hearing in May...A massive house fire near 47th avenue and Gl ... More >>
The Samson of standup preaches jokes and tokes
Growing in the dark
The taloned one sucks up to breast-feeding MILFs, observes that Smoke Free Arizona ain't no pot initiative and squawks at union boss Billy Shields
Move Over, ALCOR. Phoenix-based Preserve A Life wants to make sure the dearly departed are ready for their close-ups.
The Phantom Surfers and Neil Hamburger run with the big dogs at Phoenix Greyhound Park.
Gallery celebrates grand reopening on Grand
The creators of Wallace & Gromit have cooked up a radical bucket of fun with Chicken Run
Playing with fire at the 1997 Burning Man festival
Strange days and fiery nights at the 1996 Burning Man Festival