It's that time of the year again: State Fair time. What's not to like? It provides three weeks of opportunities for Valley folks of every variety to congregate and yuck it up within the confines of the Arizona State Fairgrounds, get their fill of uncomfortable white-knuckle-inspiring rides, fried fo ... More >>
Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See also: - 12 Spots for BBQ, Beers, and More for Father's Day in Metro Phoenix - 15 Summer Festivals in Metro Phoenix and Across Arizona Kaiseki Dinner at Posh It's no secret to Phoenix ... More >>
Europe's horse meat scandal adds another questionable chapter as Ikea has pulled their popular Swedish meatballs from many of their European stores. And yes, to answer the immediate question, Ikea does sell food: both frozen items and through their fairly popular cafeterias including at their locat ... More >>
After five years at the helm, Todd Sicolo, executive chef at the Arizona Biltmore, left for the Royal Palms late last October. He accepted the executive chef position vacated by Lee Hillson, who had moved to The Phoenician to become executive sous last August. Now the position vacated by Sicolo thre ... More >>
The Guilty Pleasure: The Wall of Soda Where to Get It: Rocket Burger & Subs, 35th Ave and Cactus Price: $1.99 (or $9.95 for a six-pack) What It Really Costs: Go ahead and schedule that dentist visit now. Everyone has their preferred bad-for-you vice. Some people can't live without a pack of smok ... More >>
The BBC is reporting that inspections of preformed hamburger patties sold at supermarkets throughout the UK and Ireland have turned up evidence of horse meat. Of the 27 products analyzed by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, 10 contained horse DNA and 23 contained pig DNA. See Also: --Japanese ... More >>
It might be fall, but ice cream really is season-less. Especially because CenPho's Pink Spot has introduced three ice cream flavors that cater precisely to this season's favorite flavors. See also: - Pink Spot Brings Back Lobster Ice Cream, Now Locally Sourced (Except for the Lobster) - Pink Spot ... More >>
It's been said that God created whiskey to keep the Irish from taking over the world. If it's true, he didn't do a great job of it -- the Irish take over the world every day on March 17. But while everyone may be from the land of the clover on St. Patrick's Day, before you go around pinching everyon ... More >>
There' s more than one way to drink like an Irishman on St. Patrick's Day. You could, of course, go wild with the Guinness and food-coloring-spiked beer, but you'd be missing out on the true national drink of Ireland: whiskey. And while Steve Goumas, owner of Rula Bula, recommends tasting whiskey ... More >>
If you're looking for a good time on St. Patty's Day, there are tons of local options. With all of the great shows that will be going on, seems like all of Tempe is turning Irish for a day!Flogging Molly's annual St. Patrick's Day Bash at Tempe Beach Park is our top pick though, and this flier is ... More >>
The Luau BBQ Pork with Hawaiian Jalapeno Slaw sandwich, served by Yoli's Cafe, was our pick - and everyone else's! - for "Best of TASTE." The survey results are in from TASTE. Chandler's Culinary Festival and the winner is no surprise: The overall Best of TASTE. award went to Yoli's Cafe. ... More >>
Tim Minchin is a rather humble lad. Despite having millions of fans in his homeland of the UK, Australia, and here in the states (not to mention awards up the ying-yang) the 35-year-old piano-playing comedian and musician remains pretty modest about his success."I'm lucky to be doing what I'm doing, ... More >>
Flogging Molly will play a green-themed show at Tempe Town Lake today.Top o' the mornin' to ya! It's Ireland's national holiday, and this year it's a splendid day to spend in church, praying to ol' Patrick, the mighty saint who cured our isle of snakes ages ago. What's that, you plan to take off ... More >>
Trunk Space hosts a portrait of an artist
Trunk Space hosts a portrait of an artist
The Spot: Robbie Fox's Public House 640 S. Mill Ave. Tempe (480) 642-6442 The Hours: Monday thru Friday from 3 to 7 p.m.
Phoenix Chorale takes a step into sacred territory
Check out the photo and caption that ran along with an article on an Irish Web site about an upcoming solar energy project:
Alt-country darling will make you forget you hate country
Here come The Bollox
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Who's Yer Paddy?
Pint-size guide to Phoenix's Irish Pub scene
Britney Spears: This one’s obvious and way too easy, but Brit’s had a spectacularly bad year, so I’ll get it out of the way first. The head-shaving, the booze-and-drugs-gobbling, battling Federline in court and an automobile with an umbrella, the allegedly bad parenti ... More >>
They're Mexican. They're Irish. They rock.
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Demand for beef increases cost
A presentation of music from four great nations
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