A "Recipe for Disaster Dinner" doesn't exactly sound like the kind of thing with which Mark Tarbell, Iron Chef winner Beau MacMillan, or Southwestern-cuisine guru Barbara Fenzl would be associated.
But the trio of powerhouse chefs won't be in the kitchen for the Childsplay event -- ironically, the ... More >>
If you've been reading Chef Salad here at Chow Bella for a while, you've probably gleaned a few tasty nuggets about your favorite chefs: what they like to eat and where, the colleagues they admire, the mentors they've learned from and their views on trends and celebrity. As the interviewer, I've bee ... More >>
This is part one of my interview with Chris Curtiss, executive chef at NoRTH Arcadia. Come back tomorrow for part two.
4925 N. 40th Street, Phoenix
Chris Curtiss looks happy. He's making pasta at a wooden table in NoRTH Arcadia's sparkling exh ... More >>
3213 E. Camelback Road
This is part one of my interview with Mark Tarbell, owner of Tarbell's in Phoenix and The Oven Pizza E Vino in Lakewood, Colorado. Read part two here on Tuesday, when Tarbell talks about how he discovered wine and his advic ... More >>
Recently inducted into the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame as "Pastry Chef Extraordinaire," Eugenia Theodosopolous traces her culinary roots to her time studying and working at the Ecole Lenotre in Paris. At Essence Bakery Café in Tempe, Chef/owner Eugenia offers high-quality organic local food and P ... More >>
If you love cooking shows that focus on teaching -- not drama -- you're in for a real treat at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 4.
That's when Eight, Arizona PBS premieres Jacques Pépin Cooks for Eight, a two-hour cooking special starring world-famous French chef Jacques Pépin and Arizona's own culinary c ... More >>
We wanted to remind you that we've started our Chow Bella Book Club in partnership with Changing Hands Bookstore. This month (October) we're reading the new book by Kathleen Flinn called Kitchen Counter Cooking School. If you still need a copy, you can get a discounted one from Changing Hands, ju ... More >>
Vincent GuerithaultYesterday we brought you the first part of our conversation with Chef Vincent Guerithault of Vincent on Camelback. Today our talk continues.
What was the new life like for you when you came to America?It was a lot of work. I didn't speak a word of English s ... More >>
In the wake of the tens of thousands of people who flooded into the Scottsdale Civic Plaza this past weekend for the Scottsdale Culinary Festival (stay tuned for Jonathan McNamara and Wynter Holden's coverage on Chow Bella today), it's time to look to the other side of summer for the next big food-c ... More >>
One of my dear friends freaked out when she somehow misplaced a Christmas gift she'd gotten for me months ago. I knew she was really disappointed by the way she told me about it. But honestly, it was the thought that counted for me, so what a surprise to get a mystery package in the mail today ... More >>