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Jimmy Woo

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    February 18, 2013

    Opening Weekend at Morning Squeeze in Old Town: "We're Getting Our Asses Handed to Us."

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    Is Yelp Fair to Restaurants?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.Last December, when Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern called Yelp a "forum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    What's Your Biggest Kitchen Gadget Regret?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.As the popularity of cooking continues to rise, s ... More >>

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    July 11, 2012

    What's Your Kitchen Entrance Jam?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.It's no secret there's a connection between food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    New Breakfast Joint Puts The Squeeze on Scottsdale

    It's been a big year for restaurateurs Greg Donnally, Brian Chittenden, and executive chef Andrew Nam. As the team behind the Old Town Group responsible for such Scottsdale spots as Stingray Sushi, Geisha A-Go-Go, and Spanish Fly Mexican Beach Club, they opened El Santo Restaurant Patio Bar and Bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Big B's Hangover Needs Some Hangover Helper

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    El Santo: Better-Than-Expected Bites, But Be Ready to Pay the Pool Guy

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich Meltdown: Philadelphia Sandwich vs. Big B's Hangover

    Thanks to Philadelphia restaurateurs Pat and Harry Olivieri, hungry meat lovers have been enjoying what is now known as the Philly Cheesesteak sandwich since the 1930s. The original sandwich was lacking the crucial "cheese" component, but that was remedied later with the addition of mild provolone ( ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 3, 2012
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    April 19, 2012

    New Cantina, Patio Bar, & Restaurant Coming to Scottsdale

    Restaurateur Bryan Chittenden is a busy man. Last week, Chittenden, who, along with partners Greg Donnally and Andrew Nam, own Stingray Sushi, Geisha A Go-Go, Jimmy Woo's, and Spanish Fly in addition to the now-shuttered Drift, opened Big B's Hangover, a hoagie spot that took over the location of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    What's Been Your Most Epic Fail in the Kitchen?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.Spills, the occasional fire -- wait, there's no b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Big B's Hangover Opens in Former Philadelphia Sandwich Company Spot

    For those in Old Town Scottsdale in search of cheesesteaks, meatball sandwiches, and cold hoagies -- especially in the late evening hours -- and who might not have heard the news that the Philadelphia Sandwich Company has moved (and re-opened) to a larger space at 4225 North Craftsman Court, not to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    What's Your Favorite Cookbook?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.Inspiration, information, mouth-watering photogra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    If Arizona Had a State Food, What Would It Be?

    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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.A few weeks ago, we were alerted to the fact that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Jimmy Woo's: Happy Hour Report Card

    Both the Orient Express cocktail and the Korean Short Ribs looked beautiful, but the short ribs' consistency left us wanting. ​The Spot: Jimmy Woo's Sushi & Asian Bistro, 4233 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, (480) 945-4669. jimmywoos.com The Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. daily The Details: The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    100 Favorite Dishes Ends Today With the Last Entry Being Yours

    ​Wow. We're full. Today ends our second year of 100 Favorite Dishes, the one hundred day countdown to our Best of Phoenix issue where, based on the gems we know of and your suggestions, we ate our way through goodies like the gollo burro from Casa Reynoso, foie gras creme brulee from Petite M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Strawberry Fruit "Pizza" from Vincent Market Bistro

    ​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. 2: Strawberry Frui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 26, 2011

    Delux Burger from Delux

    ​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. 4: Delux Burger fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Spanish Mackerel Sashimi from Shimogamo

    ​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. 5: Spanish Mackere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Desert Tears from Carefree Station

    ​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. 7: Desert Tears fr ... More >>

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    September 20, 2011

    Quesadilla Sampler from Poblano

    ​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. 8: Quesadilla Samp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    Flying Jacob from Beaver Choice

    ​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. 9: Flying Jacob 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Skirt Steak from the Tuck Shop

    ​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. 11: Skirt Steak fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Black Linguine and Seafood from Local Bistro

    ​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. 12: Black Linguine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Patio Chimi from Mi Patio

    ​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. 13: Patio Chimi fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Har Gow from Phoenix Palace

    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. 15: Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

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    September 5, 2011

    The Combo Plate from El Pollo Supremo

    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. 19: Th ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 27, 2011
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    January 27, 2011

    Cafe: Jimmy Woo's and Sunshine Moon Peking Pub

    ​There are several joints for a little chinese food in this town. To stand out, you need to stand out; you need to prove you're better than the rest. That's why we're taking on the two restaurants in this week's cafe column. Food Critic Michele Laudig on Jimmy Woo's and Sunshine Moon Peking P ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Restaurant Round-Up for 2010

    Jobot Coffee Shop Hooray for Jobot opening on Roosevelt Row in October, 2010 ​The Valley of the Sun saw a lot of activity in the restaurant world in 2010. More than 100 new restaurants opened and fewer than 50 closed their doors for good, according to our tally. Here is our Restau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Spanish Fly Replacing Former Drift Lounge

    ​As the brains behind Old Town hotspots Stingray Sushi, Geisha A Go Go, and Jimmy Woo's, Greg Donnally, Bryan Chittenden and Andrew Nam have set a high-energy pace for Scottsdale nightlife, especially when it comes to food and drink for the clubbing crowd. Now they're on track to open another ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Opened and Closed Restaurant Roundup

    Jobot Coffee now open on 5th just south of Roosevelt ​Holy cow it's November already?! Here is your roundup of all the new restaurants that joined our fair city in the month of October and a couple we had to say goodbye to.  RESTAURANTS OPENING IN OCTOBERJobot Coffee, DowntownChaka Chak ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Scenes From Jimmy Woo's Grand Opening Party

    Erica O'NeilJimmy Woo's Chinese Food, opening night.​Earlier this week we blogged about Jimmy Woo's opening in Old Town Scottsdale, bringing a menu of familiar Chinese favorites to the area. Last night, Jimmy Woo's opened its doors to a packed house. Hardly an empty seat was spotted during their f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Oct. 15 In Blogs: Karl Rove, Jeff Jacobson, Deer Tick, Oktoberfest, and Escorts

    Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week:

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    October 13, 2010

    Now Open in Old Town: Jimmy Woo's

    As if Stingray Sushi, Geisha A Go Go, and Drift Lounge haven't brought enough Pacific Rim-inspired mojo to Old Town Scottsdale, now there's yet another new eatery from the same creative peeps: Jimmy Woo's Chinese Food. Until recently, the space at 4th Avenue and Scottsdale Road was set to ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Coming Soon to Old Town: Jimmy Woo's

    ​We waited and waited, and although Samurai Cowboy hung its sign on Scottsdale road, it never unsheathed its katana. Now, there's word that the Japanese robatayaki and sushi joint, in the works from the folks who own Drift, Stingray, and Geisha A Go-Go, is turning Chinese. At new Jimmy Woo' ... More >>

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