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    May 14, 2012

    Praying Monk: Embrace the Familiar (and the Beer), Avoid the Novelty

    When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few item ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    Aaron May's Praying Monk Opens as Vitamin T Closes

    Chef-restaurateur Aaron May got a little surprise late last week from RED Development, the commercial real estate company behind CityScape in downtown Phoenix. The larger-than-life owner of Vitamin T, a taco shop situated on the east end of the mixed-use complex, was locked out of his space after a ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Iruña Shutting Its Doors This Saturday: Will Be Replaced By New Aaron May Concept

    ​If you're a fan of Iruña, restauranteur Aaron May's lounge-worthy spot of classic Spanish tapas in Old Town Scottsdale, your last chance to dine will be today and Saturday. May's closing Iruña, which opened in May of 2010, to make way for a new concept set to open in early March of this y ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 3, 2011
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    September 27, 2011

    Smoked Brisket Sandwich from The House at Secret Garden

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 3: Smoked Brisket ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Hakata Ramen from Cherryblossom Noodle Cafe

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 6: Hakata Ramen fr ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Breakfast Enchiladas from Perk Eatery

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 10: Breakfast Ench ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Moist Brisket from Texas BBQ House

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 14: Moist Brisket ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Achiote Pork Tacos from Canteen Modern Tequila

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 16: Po ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Steak and Kidney Pie from George and Dragon Pub

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 17: St ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    #1 Super Everything Pho from Khai Hoan

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 18: #1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Al Amir Combo from Cafe Istanbul & Market

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 30: Al Amir Combo ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Banana Cream Pie from Zinburger

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 32: Banana Cream P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Southern Fried Chicken from Mrs. White's Golden Rule Cafe

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 34: Southern Fried ... More >>

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    August 11, 2011

    Nutella and Strawberry Crepe from Cibo

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 36: Nu ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Sweet and Sour Corn Cakes from Thai Elephant

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 37: Sw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Raw Ahi Tuna Starter at House of Tricks

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 41: Raw Ahi Tuna S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Beer-Battered Green Beans from Tryst Cafe

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 42: Beer-Battered ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Hummus Trio from Pita Jungle

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 43: Hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Kung Pao Soy Chicken from Fresh Mint

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 44: Kung Pao Soy C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Red Velvet Pancakes from The Herb Box

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 45: Red Velvet Pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Bob's Big Burger from Renegade Canteen

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 47: Bob's Big Burge ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    Tinga Quesadilla from Los Reyes de la Torta

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 48: Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Manti from Golden Valley Restaurant

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 49: Manti from Gol ... More >>

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    July 22, 2011

    Cheddar Jalapeño Biscuits and Sausage Gravy from Over Easy

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 50: Cheddar Jalape ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Gruyere Popovers from BLT Steak

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 52: Gr ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Chicken Handi from the Curry Corner

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 54: Chicken Handi f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    The Oggie from Cornish Pasty Co.

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 55: The Oggie from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Caribbean Candy Bar from Havana Café

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 56: Caribbean Cand ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    Foie Gras Creme Brulee from Petite Maison

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 58: Fo ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Asparagus and Havarti Panini from Bertha's Cafe

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 59: Asparagus and H ... More >>

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    July 9, 2011

    Chicken Quesadilla from Papago Brewing

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 60: Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    The Chicago Brizza from Scramble

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 62: The Chicago Br ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Meatball Sandwich from DeFalco's Italian Grocery & Deli

    ​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 63: Meatball Sandw ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011

    Grilled, Double-Cut Pork Chop From Tarbell's

    ​ Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 71: Grilled, Doub ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Short Rib Hash at Bonfire Grill

    ​ Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 72: Short Rib Has ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Chicken Lettuce Wraps from Ticoz Resto-Bar

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 74: C ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Gollo Burro from Casa Reynoso

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 75: G ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Animal Fries from RnR

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 76: A ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Artichoke and Clams from Iruña

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 77: A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Five Happy Hours That Make Us Ecstatic

    ​It's the most wonderful time -- of the day. Pardon us for butchering a Christmas carol in April, but we get as excited as a little kid on Christmas morning at the thought of a good happy hour. And we've done our homework to find you the very happiest. Ambience, food, drink and good de ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Local Restaurant Peeps' Predictions for 2011

    What cuts of meat will you be eating in 2011?​Helen Yung, Sweet Republic co-ownerI think it'll be the year of gourmet food trucks. It started this year but will make a huge jump in 2011, with well-regarded restaurants joining the game.Craig DeMarco, Postino ownerMy short list: ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010

    Monte Fuller at Iruna

    Zach Fowle Monte Fuller ​Monte Fuller may just be the ultimate man. Not only is the svelte, deep-voiced bartender a former scuba instructor, licensed pilot and on his way to becoming a firefighter; he also makes a damn good drink. The former general manager of Martini Ranch, he now exhibits ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Como Se Dice Sunday, Christopher's Wine Dinner, and Candy Corn in Today's Eater's Digest

    sugarcooking.blogspot.com​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Domingo por la NocheFinally, a time and a place to put to use all that money you spent on Rosetta Stone. Every Sunday at Iruna from 4:30 p.m. till close, have a seat at the community ta ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Iruna: Happy Hour Report Card

    Erica O'Neil The spread at Iruna's happy hour. ​The Spot: Iruña, 7217 E First Street, Scottsdale, 480-398-3020 http://www.irunaaz.com/ The Hours: La Hora Feliz is celebrated every day of the week at Iruña, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. The Details: Sangria or a Smirnoff-based beverage will run y ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    12: Rustica Pizza at Cibo

    ​Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order Leave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments sectio ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    Iruna's Tomatina Festival and Breakfast Pizza in Today's Eater's Digest

    www.amanda.fakeginger.com​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Tomatina FestivalDon't miss out on the Tomatina Festival happening this week at Iruna in Scottsdale. In honor of the Tomatina Festival that happens in Spain every year, Chef/Owner Aaron ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    43: Pollo Colonial at Iruna

    ​Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order Leave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments section. Visit our siste ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 5, 2010
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    May 27, 2010

    Now Open in Old Town: Iruña

    ​Chef Aaron May is once again bringing Spanish cuisine to the local dining mix, this time with Basque influences. His new spot, Iruña, just opened to the public on Tuesday, in the Old Town Scottsdale space that was the longtime home to Pischke's Paradise (7217 E. 1st St., 480-398-3020). Ma ... More >>

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