March may already be in our rearview mirrors, but the 10 best dishes I ate last month are still very much on my mind.
6 Phoenix Food Trucks, Rated and 10 Best Things I Ate in January
From artisan pizza in North Scottsdale to a diner-style vegan breakfast in Phoenix to food truck fare on ... More >>
Pig & Pickle, the months-old, casual, dinner-only place in south Scottsdale is a kind of culinary power to the people.
Here, comfort food meets chef finesse; servers do not give lengthy explanations of seasonal fare and locally sourced ingredients as much as simply serve them with confidence; and d ... More >>
As another culinary year approaches, it's time to once again gaze into the crystal ball to predict the Valley's food trends for 2013.
See also: Chefs, What Will the Top Food Trends for Phoenix Be in 2013?
It's no secret that our food scene is slow to hop aboard the rest of the country's gastronom ... More >>
This year, the variety of new restaurants in the Valley has more breadth and depth than ever before: comfort-food-meets-gourmet in Scottsdale; artisan pizzas by a legendary baker in Central Phoenix; and knockout Italian eats in east Mesa.
When I made this list, I wanted a selection of restaurants ... More >>
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 >>
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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Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. It's kind of like those burgers at Old Town Whiskey; it just won't all fit in your mouth ... or in this ca ... More >>
"I'm terrified as shit, but in a locker-room-before-the-game kind of way."
That's what Keenan Bosworth says about opening Pig & Pickle, his first restaurant, slated to open at the end of November in Scottsdale serving comfort food with a gourmet twist.
The Wisconsin-born chef, who moved to the V ... More >>
Jeremy Pacheco and three more chefs will be cooking a sweet meal to go along with all Arizona wines this week.I couldn't possibly tell you how many emails I get about wine dinners every day. Let's just say, "many." Seems like the Valley is steeped in vino.
But here's one that really caught ... More >>
Don't be intimidated by the Smoked Salmon with a Tater Tot.Joshua Riesner and fellow Atlas Bistro chef Keenan Bosworth like to switch up their menu day by day, while goofing around in the kitchen together and bugging their intern. Riesner is an avid foodie and says he could co ... More >>
Cooking is all about the rock 'n roll lifestyle for chef Joshua Riesner. He stays up late, wakes up at noon and sometimes gets to enjoy a drink before Atlas Bistro opens. His menu is based on whatever he has in stock for the day, and he enjoys the freedom to make a different delicacy each ... More >>