This is part two of my interview with Jacques Qualin, chef de cuisine at J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician Resort. If you missed part one, where Qualin talked about head cheese, being an apprentice, and working for Daniel Boulud, read it here.
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The Phoenician Resort
6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale
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Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail email@example.com. Miss a question? Go here.Sure we have our favorites, but when it co ... More >>
Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where each week Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question or topic New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Miss a question? Go here.They're masters at thei ... More >>
Picture yourself here for the Fourth of July.Want one of the best views in town for Fourth of July fireworks along with some tasty eats?
J&G, the chic eatery located atop The Phoenician is celebrating Independence Day from 5 to 10 p.m., Monday, July 4, by offering guests hungry for food with ... More >>
Last year, Kai's table at Devoured was the most beautiful display of all.Over the last few years, the Valley of the Sun has become the Valley of the Culinary Festivals. A handful of must-visit food- and wine-tasting events is now a sprawling season of eating, from East Valley to West. ... More >>
Chef Jacques QualinWe all know that summertime is the right time for ice cream.
But before you go out dropping green on a pint (or two) of Ben & Jerry's Americone Dream, consider making your own ice cream at home.
Watch the how-to video and see the recipe after the jump.
A year ago, I sipped some wine at West of Western culinary festival with entrepreneur and small business advocate Kimber Lanning of Local First Arizona, chatting about boosting the profile of local restaurants.
If only I'd brought a crystal ball with me.
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Lauren GilgerChef de Cuisine Jacques Qualin at J&G Steakhouse.In a world teeming with celebrity chefs, Jacques Qualin isn't particularly well-known. The J in J&G Steakhouse -- the newish, top-of-the-bill restaurant at The Phoenician -- stands not for Jacques, but for Jean-George, as in J&G's creato ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:
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After a few weeks of palate put-offs, Food Critic Michele Laudig sinks her discerning fork into some beautiful cuisine crafted by celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at J&G Steakhouse.
Food Critic Michele Laudig on J&G Steakhouse:
Why do I like J&G Steakhouse so much?
For me, this stylish ... More >>
The Scottsdale Culinary Festival sounds monolithic, but the granddaddy among the Valley's culinary festivals is surprisingly multifaceted -- a dozen different events at 16 different restaurants and venues around town, ranging from casual tastings to semi-formal sit-down occasions.
In the past few months, a lot of local restaurants have postponed openings (indefinitely, for some), but the most high-profile, highly anticipated one is making its debut before the end of this year, as promised. It's J&G Steakhouse, chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's upscale ... More >>