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MJ Coe

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    November 29, 2013

    8 Best Neighborhood Pizzerias in Metro Phoenix

    There's nothing better than a pizza after days of stuffing yourself with Thanksgiving dinner and leftovers. You're in luck, because Chow Bella spent the past year scouring the Valley to find the best pizzerias. Here's a list worth saving for when you need a great pizza, no matter where you are in ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013
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    June 25, 2013

    7 Things to Eat and Drink in Flagstaff

    This time of year, conversations at Chow Bella staff meetings tend to turn to who's eaten what and where. With the summer travel season in full swing, we bring you Food Tours, our writers' suggestions of what to eat and drink out of town. Raise your hand if you've already been to Flagstaff at leas ... More >>

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    March 4, 2013

    11 Best Pizza Spots in Metro Phoenix

    As a restaurant town, Phoenix still gets a bum rap: too many chains, too few ethnic, no restaurant-rich urban core, and no famous equivalent to Philly's cheesesteak or Chicago's hot dog to call our own. But there's one thing we do have in abundance, and it's great pizza. Seriously, we are a first-ra ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    8 Favorite Fresh-Baked Bread Experiences at Metro Phoenix Restaurants

    Bread is such an important part of a restaurant meal. It's the first solid thing to hit the table, the first impression made, the first clue as to what we might expect about all that's to follow. If it's stale or cold or dry or just plain lousy, we're not only disappointed but worried. Bad bread nev ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013
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    February 21, 2013

    Federal Pizza: (More) Style and Well-Crafted Food on Central Avenue

    When it comes to dining out and old buildings, there might not be a time more fortuitous in Valley history than to be a part of Mr. DeMarco's neighborhood. See also: The Secret Is Out on New India Bazaar & Cuisine and Angels Trumpet Ale House Nails Beer, Fails on Food DeMarco as in Craig DeMarco, ... More >>

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    January 20, 2013

    Top Five Phoenix Food Stories of the Week

    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 >>

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    January 14, 2013

    Tammie Coe to Close Arcadia Location in February, New Central Avenue Shop Opens Tomorrow

    Notable Valley pastry chef Tammie Coe is doing her spring cleaning early this year. See also: - There's a New Marzipan Company in Phoenix and Tammie Coe's a Fan - Anatomy of a Fondant Covered Cookie with Tammie Coe of Tammie Coe Cakes In December, three months after ending her relationship with ... More >>

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    December 31, 2012

    Chef Salad Highlights Part II: The Smart, Funny and Sometimes Provocative Comments Our Local Chefs Made in 2012

    Ask any chef: Food- and restaurant-related TV may provide drama and entertainment (although even that is questionable), but it sure as hell isn't based in reality. Feet ache, ceilings leak, employees call in sick, the health department shows up, grease traps overflow, food prices skyrocket, stoves c ... More >>

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    December 21, 2012

    Tammie Coe Opens New Shop in Central Phoenix

    For fans of sweet treats by notable pastry chef Tammie Coe, Christmas has come a few days early. See also: - Tammie Coe Cakes Ends Relationship With La Grande Orange - Tammie Coe Makes Eyeball Cupcakes Today, Coe announced the opening of her latest store, at 5210 North Central Avenue in Central P ... More >>

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    December 17, 2012

    9 Best New Restaurants of 2012 in Greater Phoenix

    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 >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Cowboy Ciao's Lester Gonzalez Dishes on His Kitchen Pet Peeve and His Grandmother's Tortillas

    This is part two of our interview with Lester Gonzalez, comfort food enthusiast and Executive Chef at Cowboy Ciao. To catch up on Gonzalez's food truck fantasies and his take on the bacon obsession, check out part one of interview. See Also: Peter Kasperski Considers Using FnB Name in San Diego Ni ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    MJ Coe Dishes on His Love of Wonderbread and Baking to the Willy Wonka Soundtrack

    This is part two of our interview with MJ Coe, the bread and butter behind MJ Bread and creative genius behind the wood-fired creations at Federal Pizza. To find out the weirdest thing that MJ ate (or rather, couldn't eat) and where his hatred of Cupcake Wars stems from, check out part one of the in ... More >>

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    December 3, 2012

    M.J. Coe Dishes on the Weirdest Thing He Couldn't Eat and the Death of Cupcake Wars

    M.J. Coe Tammie Coe Cakes and MJ Bread 610 E. Roosevelt St., No. 145 Phoenix, 85004 Federal Pizza 5210 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012 See Also: Aaron Chamberlin Dishes on (Not) Being a Celebrity Chef and the Hype Around St. Francis When It Opened Steven "Chops" Smith Dishes on the Weirdest Th ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    10 Best Things I Ate in October

    Sharing my favorite eats of the month from new restaurants, reviewed restaurants, and places I've popped into just because. It's not a countdown, it's a collection. And I hope it inspires. Enjoy. Pork Stomach and Black Pepper Clay Pot at New Hong Kong "I can't believe I'm on my second bowl," rema ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Federal Pizza: Wood-Fired Fare, Corn Coins, and Growlers to Go

    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 >>

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    October 20, 2012

    Top Five Phoenix Food Stories of the Week

    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 >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Federal Pizza Opening Monday, October 22, in Central Phoenix (And We've Got the Menu)

    Commence drooling, pizza fans. Federal Pizza, the latest restaurant from restaurateur Craig DeMarco and his Upward Projects team, is set to open on Monday, October 22. See also: Tastemakers 2012 - Craig DeMarco Tastemakers 2012 - MJ Coe Located at 5210 North Central Avenue in Central Phoenix, in ... More >>

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    August 13, 2012

    Postino/Windsor Owners Announce Opening of New Pizzeria

    See also: Postino, Windsor, and Churn Owners to Open Two More Concepts See also: Postino/Windsor Owners to Open New Phoenix Restaurant in Historic Digs A new pizza place in a historic bank building, wood-fired pizzas designed by master baker MJ Coe, small-batch craft beers, and custom growlers -- i ... More >>

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    August 12, 2012

    Chow Bella's Top Phoenix Food Stories of the Week

    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 >>

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    August 10, 2012

    Tammie Coe Cakes Ends Relationship With La Grande Orange

    As far as successful food hookups go, the longstanding one between well-known local pastry business Tammie Coe Cakes and La Grande Orange, the popular grocery and pizzeria in Arcadia, may be one of the Valley's best-known. But the relationship has come to a end. In a Facebook post today on the pag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    97: MJ Coe

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Tammie Coe: Caramelpalooza Candymakers

    ​Caramelpalooza Countdown!  The big, sweet event is less than two weeks away, and we are counting the days -- and the candymakers. First up is Tammie Coe. Coe's dream took her from her mother's kitchen to Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, where she met her husba ... More >>

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