A food journey through Japan for less than $20 without leaving the Valley? Count us in. Eatrip, a documentary about the connections between food and people in Japan, is coming to Scottsdale's Chef Loft Sept. 29 for two screenings with a reception between.
When's the last time you were intentional about your food -- noticing every bite, exploring the flavors of an appetizer with your tongue or resting in-between sips of a good cocktail? Blaming our lack of time, most of us end up scarfing down even the most gourmet meal in mere min ... More >>
Jonathan McNamaraThe Koi Pond at the Japanese Friendship Garden
If you've been to the Ro Ho En Japanese Friendship Garden lately you may have noticed how green it is. No, we're not talking about the vegetation. We're referring to the water in the koi pond.
Japanese gardens, even those in Japan, ar ... More >>
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Mesa Dog Owners Frustrated by Lack of Answers in Park Poisonings
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Three years ago, Mayor-elect Phil Gordon promised to make it easier for small businesses to renovate old buildings. But the problems faced by one indie restaurateur show that, if anything, it's harder than ever