Michael Stebner

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Sam Fox's "Life-Changing Food Experience" on Camelback Is a Juice Bar

    In February, when most of us were still reeling over a giant-ass meteor in Russia, the lights going out at Super Bowl XLVII, and the awfulness of Seth MacFarlane hosting the Oscars, restaurateur Sam Fox threw another bombshell into the mix: a "life-changing food experience." The promise came in the ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    Sam Fox Opening Walk-Up Juice Stand in Scottsdale

    This fall, the Valley's growing cold-pressed juice craze will include noted restaurateur Sam Fox, who's opening a walk-up stand of organic juices, coconut water-based refreshers, and nutrient-rich smoothies at the Scottsdale Quarter. Created with the help of executive chef Michael Stebner and alte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2012

    Stuffed! Saturday at Devoured Phoenix Culinary Classic 2012

    This is what spring in Arizona is all about, people. Fresh air, sun, smiling happy guests and some rockin' Arizona food at the Devoured Phx Culinary Classic. Here's how it went down on Saturday with our favorite booths and people.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    In the Raw: Local Chefs Get Naked for Charity

    Nice, um, cucumber!A friend showed me his copy of the new In the Raw calendar, and what can I say? It's pretty ballsy.Ken and Lee Singh are the charming couple who run the all-natural Singh Farms -- a 20-acre wonderland where their composting efforts have created nutrient-rich soil for fresh veggies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    True Food Boosts Diners With New Immune Power Menu

    ​Here's something pretty novel for Phoenix. It's True Food's special prix fixe menu geared to keeping you healthy during cold and flu season, called "Andy's Immune Power Menu." Andy, of course, is the acclaimed wellness guru Dr. Andrew Weil, who's been involved with the h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Macrobiotics and Local Farms at Valley Forward Lunch

    Lauren GilgerMembers of the Valley Forward Association eat their cheesecake and listen to the panel of speakers slated for the event: Robert McClendon of McClendon Farms, Leslie Curry of Whole Foods Markets and Michael Stebner of True Food Kitchen.Forty years ago, Leslie Curry changed her diet. Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    This Just In: Chef Line-Up for West of Western

    Wasn't it just New Year's Eve? Weren't we just shivering in our sweaters and jackets? All of a sudden it's March, and it feels like summer's right around the corner. No complaints from me, buddy. I love this time of year, not only because of the balmy weather, but because there's so much to do ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008
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    October 23, 2008
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    February 29, 2008

    Get ready for West of Western

    Don't spoil your appetite on the weekend of March 15 and 16! That's when the West of Western Culinary Festival will bring a jaw-dropping lineup of some of Arizona's most high-profile chefs into one central location for guests to sip wine, sample delicious foods, and socialize all afternoon. Consid ... More >>