Rezbot, John Sagasta's shop of late-night Native American food, may have closed a little over a month ago, but the Jobot Coffee owner already has plans for the space.
You could even say they were pretty cool (sorry).
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Remember last year when we told you Sprinkles Cupcakes was going to start making their own ice cream? They opened the first Sprinkles Ice Cream store in Beverly Hills and though they still haven't said when we'll be getting a storefront in the Valley, you will have a chance to taste the frozen-cupca ... More >>
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Flu season has hit the country hard this year. Chances are you're either hacking up some gross form of the infectious disease into a hankie right now or, thanks to a fever-ridden co-worker who's decided to make today "bring your germs to work day," you will be before long. How 'bout a booze-infused ... More >>
A fast food burger chain in Brazil has released a burger with a completely edible wrapper, and the video is both fascinating and horrifying -- without context. According to Comunicadores, the stunt was meant to demonstrate that the the burgers were so very delicious that people simply couldn't stop ... More >>
As autumn gives way to winter, it might not seem like the ideal time to eat ice cream. Then again, there's never a bad time for ice cream, and the weather has been so warm lately that December seems like the end of the world's longest summer. Pretend it's a snowy white Christmas by getting your chil ... More >>
What? Not done with your holiday shopping? Yeah, neither are we. But we've been making lists -- and checking them twice -- and we've got some suggestions for the nice people on your list. Today, Chow Bella's Gift Guide for the Mom.
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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 >>
Cookiez on Mill, one of Mill Avenue's few remaining independently owned businesses, has shuttered.
The family-owned treat shop, which for years was the go-to place in Tempe to score one of the best ice cream sandwiches in the Valley (think: your choice of premium ice cream squished between two, ma ... More >>
We've spent the last year in the laboratory putting Phoenix under the microscope to reveal hundreds of specimens of the best culture, outdoor adventures, shopping, dining, and nightlife the city has to offer. And we're finally ready to publish our results. Nerd alert! Now presenting Scientific Phoen ... More >>
See also: Sweet Republic Makes U.S. News and World Report's List of America's Best Ice Cream
When do you know you've made the Big Time? For most people, appearing in a national publication would be a pretty good litmus test.
But by now, Partners Helen Yung and Jan Wichayanuparp -- the empresses o ... More >>
This weekend, Chow Bella dropped in at one of the coolest ice cream shops around town, Churn. Between its fun and funky décor, old-school candies, and one-of-a-kind flavors, this artisan ice cream parlor has got all the makings of a great summer dessert destination.
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Ever since Italy and France began making iced and flavored confections made from milk or cream in the 17th century, ice cream has become one of the most successfully cool, dairy-based treats on the planet. Not sorbet, ices, or gelato (we promise those lists will come later), here are 11 of our favor ... More >>
The Mill Avenue area surely must be approaching a critical mass of frozen dessert purveyors. As of a couple of weeks ago, on the short quarter-mile strip there are now six shops exclusively offering chilly sweets. Of the six, half of them offer hand-scooped ice cream sandwiched between fresh ... More >>
If you don't know about Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, the popular "cow to cone" artisan ice cream from Jeni Britton Bauer, or just wondered when the heck the Columbus-based company was going to make their way into Arizona so you could stop ordering online already, read on, you're going to like this.
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The cardiovascular system of the Valley's locally-produced food world recently experienced an increase in heart rate when Shannon Dufresne, owner of Crave Artisan Ice Cream, announced she was calling it quits.
"My decision is by choice, not circumstance," Dufresne tells me. "After three years of on ... More >>
Good Time from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams on Vimeo.
There are no secrets to ice cream making at home. Classic ice cream recipes begin with a cooked custard base of milk or cream, or a combination of the two, egg yolks and sugar. Temper the eggs with the hot milk or cream, cool the mixture, pour int ... More >>
courtesy of Shannon DufresneYesterday, in Sweet Talk, Shannon Dufresne, chef-owner of Crave Artisan Ice Cream gave us the scoop on her sweet tooth, creating a co-op kitchen, and why cooking from scratch inspires her. Shannon, known as the "ice cream chick" in her culinary program, likes to ... More >>
courtesy of Shannon Dufresne
This week Shannon Dufresne, chef-owner of Crave Artisan Ice Cream joined us for Sweet Talk. Over a cup of coffee and a piece of cake, we discovered Shannon has quite a sweet tooth, how she set up her commercial kitchen as a co-op, and why good food is in the deta ... More >>
Go Jan and Helen!
The ladies of Sweet Republic -- North Scottsdale's charming artisanal ice cream shop, which we awarded "Best Ice Cream" in this year's Best of Phoenix issue -- have gotten their product into Whole Foods in Scottsdale. Over the next week, they'll be stoc ... More >>