The Phoenician Resort
6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale
-- Matt Pool on Chris Bianco, Andreoli Italian Grocer, and Phoenix as a Food Town
-- Chef Kevin Binkley a Finalist for James Beard Award
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Since chefs Keenan Bosworth and Joshua Riesner announced they were leaving Atlas Bistro, the sophisticated BYOB in Scottsdale, to start their own restaurant, Pig & Pickle, about a mile and a half away, managing partner Todd Sawyer has been on the hunt to fill the gap left by the culinary duo.
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Ever wonder how new cocktails are created? On a recent Friday afternoon, I found out at J&G Steakhouse, where Belinda Chang, the six-month-new beverage director for Culinary Concepts Hospitality Group (a company in partnership with Starwood Hotels that uses menus created by Jean-Georges Vongerichten ... More >>
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Maybe this whole belt-tightening thing is getting to me. I suppose some pop psychologist would say I have Frugality Fatigue. Whatever the reason, it's occurred to me in recent months that I sore ... More >>
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Three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's culinary empire includes restaurants in Las Vegas, London, Paris, and Shanghai, as well as his flagship eatery Jean Georges in New York.
But when it comes to Korean food, Vongerichten needs a little help. That's when he calls on an expert ... More >>
Scottsdale Culinary FestivalLast night, the 33rd Annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival kicked off with a glam opening bash at Shade at the W Scottsdale.The six-day food fest includes over a dozen events, from upscale chef dinners and a Friends of James Beard event to the weekend's more accessible a ... More >>
Award-winning pastry chef Christine D'Angeli has worked for The Ritz-Carlton, as well as for acclaimed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten (at Hotel Icon in Houston, Texas), and she's even starred in two episodes of Food Network Challenge.
Now, she's set up her pastry-making HQ -- Sli ... More >>
Courtesy of MMPR Marketing/J&G SteakhouseA few days ago, we got word that J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician is hosting The Glenlivet Dinner on Thursday, January 21. The food sounds scrumptious: butternut squash soup, sweet and sour pork belly, New York& ... More >>
MMPR MarketingSweet corn ravioli, basil butter and cherry tomatoes by Chef de Cuisine Jacques Qualin at J&G Steakhouse. It's simple-made-elaborate for Chef de Cuisine Jacques Qualin, the man in the kitchen at celebrity chef Jean-George Vongerichten's J&G Steakhouse, which sits atop The Phoenicia ... More >>
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 >>
I've lived with vegetarians. I even was one for a while. And I live with a vegan now. Cooking without meat doesn't faze me. But it elicits quite a negative response from many of my fellow students.
I don't get it. So I'm getting on my soapbox.
Chefs should be able to deal with all sorts of dietar ... More >>
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?
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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 >>