National Geographic honored local sugar purveyors Super Chunk Sweets & Treats -- the passion-fueled side venture of Cowboy Ciao/Kazimierz pastry chef Country Velador and her husband, Sergio -- earlier this year by including their chocolate chip cookie as one of 10 in the United States worth travelin ... More >>
Watching competitive eater Takeru "The Tsunami" Kobayashi slam 12 hot dogs in under 60 seconds is a bit like watching National Geographic footage of great white sharks in a feeding frenzy: It's chaotic and slightly creepy at first, but if you slow down the footage, it turns almost balletic.
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At the second location of the vegan bistro, Green, we met up with owner and chef Damon Brasch for this week's Chef Talk. Next door at the also new-to-town snack shop, Nami, we chatted over a cup of coffee (with soy milk, of course) about the history behind the recently renovated buildings, of which ... More >>
We remember Debra Weyermann from our long-ago days trolling for stories for the Sierra Vista and Bibsee dailies down at the Mexican border. She was known as "D" in those days when she covered the courts for the Arizona Daily Star, and did a bang-up job.
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What our food snaps aspire to be like...
If you've ever tried to photograph your food at home, you know that it's tricky business. It looks and tastes so good but then you check the viewfinder of your digital camera and it looks like a yellow-tinted blob.
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Keyon FareghiThe sprawling Italian style villa that is Sassi looks like something out of a movie. You almost expect an old-school, mustached Italian proprietor to swing the door wide open and welcome you in with a kiss on either cheek. Come to find out, the guy who runs thing ... More >>
How's this for a cool video to kick off a rainy Wednesday: Joey Burns of Tucson's critically-acclaimed experimentalist alt-country outfit Calexico gives National Geographic magazine a tour of his town.He plays a song in Solar Culture, takes the crew by Cafe Poca Cosa and talks about the spirit of c ... More >>
Arizona's three state universities will receive a boost next week, as the federal government begins dishing out $154 million in stimulus funds. The universities permanently reduced their budgets by 20 percent this year, but university officials say the funds will still help save hundreds of jobs. ... More >>
Just like Arpaio, J. Edgar Hoover loved dogs and compliant journalists
I was up too late the other night watching a documentary on the National Geographic Channel about Hoover and his many, many sins. And aside from Hoover's reported penchant for getting himself up in drag, the& ... More >>
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