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Oktoberfest

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    October 10, 2013

    Top 5 Things to Eat This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    This weekend is a big one for the Valley's Oktoberfest scene. You'll have your pick between the three-day fest at Tempe Town Lake and a two-day event up at Salt River Fields. And don't worry, if lederhosen and bier aren't really your scene, there are plenty of other things to put in your mouth this ... More >>

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    October 9, 2013

    Zur Kate vs. Bavarian Point Restaurant in Mesa: Schnitzel Standoff

    Oktoberfest is in full bloom, and while beer and brats go hand-in-hand, there happen to be several other German dishes worth trying, and jagerschnitzel is one of them. Traditionally, jagerschnitzel is a pork cutlet topped with a burgundy or creamy mushroom sauce. The schnitzel can be prepared with ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    5 Years of Sushi Roku, Eggs for Dinner, and Wine Wednesday This Week in Metro Phoenix

    All-Day Happy Hour at Cafe Bink Today Today, Cafe Bink in Carefree is celebrating the new season with all-day happy hour specials. Chef Kevin Binkley and his crew also will host a BBQ Pig Roast on the patio. The drink specials will include half-off all beer, wine, and well drinks, as well as a h ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013
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    September 23, 2013

    Gluten-Free Pizza Class, Recreational Culinary School and More This Week in Metro Phoenix

    If you're feeling a bit blue that school's starting up without you, this is the week to get your brain back in action. Luci's Healthy Marketplace will be hosting a gluten-free cooking class and Classic Cooking Academy's nights-only culinary course begins on Thursday. The Parlor: Four Peaks Beer Ta ... More >>

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    September 13, 2013

    10 Best Food Costumes for Pets

    You can claim to be above such immature offenses as taking cat-bearding selfies or ordering your pampered pooch a decaf Puppiccino at Starbucks (yes, they exist). But no spine is strong enough, no funny bone numb enough, to resist the pathetic cuteness overload that is pets dressed as food. Go ahe ... More >>

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    September 11, 2013

    11 Oktoberfest Celebrations in Metro Phoenix

    Break out the lederhosen and fill your glass boots with beer, or rather "bier," because it's time for Oktoberfest fever to take over the Valley. Whether you're looking for a one-day fest to celebrate German food, drink and culture or a days-long party with live music and more beers can you can count ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    So How Does Munich's Oktoberfest Stack Up Against Tempe's?

    Lucky Megan Dobransky! Our Chow Bella contributor managed to make it to two Okoberfest celebrations -- in both Munich and Tempe. She's here to compare and contrast. Oktoberfest has been a beer drinker's mecca for centuries. The name alone conjures up images of massive beers so heavy you need two h ... More >>

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    October 1, 2012

    Chow Bella's Guide to Pumpkin Beer 2012

    In the past, pumpkin beers were rare -- a seasonal sideshow, showing up only in the breweries daring enough to make them and enjoyed only by drinkers willing to take a chance on the oddities. Today, however, brews made with pumpkin have officially become mainstream, with nearly every brewery worth i ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend

    It's nearing the end of Phoenix's six-month summer season, and the beginning of fall brings with it the first round of food festivals. Whether you're longing for a little more summer or welcoming the (relatively) cool autumn temperatures, we've got something for you to consume this weekend. See als ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012
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    September 26, 2012

    Gordon Biersch Märzen

    Beer: Gordon Biersch Märzen Brewery: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant Style: Märzen/Oktoberfest ABV: 5.8 percent It was a cool fall day more than 200 years ago, and the Germans were partying. It had just been announced that Crown Prince Ludwig, who would later become King Ludwig I, was to be mar ... More >>

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    September 22, 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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    September 21, 2012

    Top Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend

    Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See also: New Times Calendar of Events Carol Steele Tribute Dinner at Rancho Pinot Sept 23: Menu Features C. Steele Classics and Asian Pear Belinis from Aravaipa Farms Maine Lobster @ Vi ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Six Oktoberfest Celebrations in Metro Phoenix

    Ready for a heavy dose of brats and beer? The official Oktoberfest season kick-off is this Saturday -- we already told you this morning about the celebration beginning this weekend at Brat Haus with free beer! -- and we've got the details on all the Valley's celebrations happening over the next few ... More >>

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    August 24, 2012

    AZ Hops & Vines in Sonoita Grows Arizona's First Commercial Hops Crop

    See also: Ten Favorite Arizona Summer Festivals and Adventures for Food, Wine and Beer Lovers Nowadays, the rolling grasslands of Sonoita and Elgin are better known for wineries than big cattle ranches. But apparently, grapes aren't destined to be the only gold in them thar hills. Shannon Austin ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    Four Peaks Pumpkin Porter Coming Soon! (But Not Too Soon)

    See Also: Brew Review: Four Peaks' Pumpkin Porter is Here! See Also: It's the Great Pumpkin Fatigue, Charlie Brown! An Open Letter to Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Four Peaks and the Rest of You Who Let the Pumpkin Out of the Bag Too Early This Year It's mid-August and 105 degrees here in dusty Phoenix ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    Cherry Strudel at Haus Murphy's

    Everyone knows that Arizona has incredible Mexican fare, but who knew that Glendale is home to an award-winning German restaurant? Located in historic downtown Glendale, Haus Murphy's serves traditional specialties like Bacon-infused Paprika Schnitzel, Krakauer Wurst, and Hackbraten. The interior is ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    Ling & Louie's Woktoberfest and Easy Homemade Bread in Today's Eater's Digest

    theitaliandishblog.com​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Woktoberfest, Yes That's Right, WoktoberfestBored with the typical Oktoberfest fare? Then switch it up this month at Scottsdale's Ling & Louie's Woktoberfest. The Asian bar & grill ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ A couple weeks ago I enjoyed a nice Japanese style lunch with a few of my favorite co-workers in a beautiful converted historic house in downtown Phoenix. Unfortunately, I didn't take notes, so I can't tell you the name of this shrimp dish. I can tell you that it was light and perfect for lunch. ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    Tempe Town Lake Oktoberfest and Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake in Today's Eater's Digest

    ​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives? Oktoberfest 2011 Are you ready for non-stop polka, beer, dancing, and live music? Well, you're in luck. The 39th Annual Tempe Oktoberfest is happening this weekend at Tempe Town Lake. This year the giant fes ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    Ten Musicians To Help Inspire You This Octobeard

    October is a great time of year for a few different reasons. You've got the Arizona State Fair, Oktoberfest, the weather starts to get nice outside, and most importantly, it's now Octobeard. For those not familiar with Octobeard it's defined by urbandictionary.com as: A celebration of facial hair ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ Patio dining season is here, hooray! I took advantage of the cooler weather the other day and had a nice lunch on the beautiful patio of a favorite Phoenix restaurant. Normally I go for the chicken but this time the tuna sashimi salad seemed to be calling my name. It was phenomenal and ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011
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    October 4, 2011

    Five Beers and Their Musical Pairings

    ​As Munich's 17-day slosh-a-palooza wrapped up yesterday, it left us feeling a little empty. We didn't celebrate Oktoberfest the proper way -- by getting shithoused in lederhosen and violently gesturing toward the breasts of a beer wench with a full mug of god's greatest nectar, all while listenin ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ When you take a look at the photos stored in your phone and realize that 85 percent of them are pics of burritos, fried chicken, and cupcakes it's probably a sign that you might need to consider eating a vegetable or two. That is exactly the reason why I paid this super healthy restaurant at the ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    Ales on Rails Festival and Chocolate Croissants in Today's Eater's Digest

    ​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Oktoberfest on The Railways There are two things we can count on once the month of October hits -- cooler temperatures and an abundance of Oktoberfest celebrations. Celebrate the season with a trip to Clarksda ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ Sometimes you just have to start your day off with a cheesy breakfast burrito and a heaping pile of crispy hash browns. This giant burrito was filled with chorizo, eggs, and veggies the topped with two different types of cheese. I'll give you a hint -- it was from one of the few spots to gra ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Paprika Schnitzel from Haus Murphy's

    ​ 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. 69: Paprika Schni ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    The Baker's Daughter: Chocolatier and Pastry Café Opening October 30th

    Carol BlonderChristine Boerner:The Baker's Daughter​ We love to swing by Karl's Quality Bakery: fresh bread for the weekend, quiche for lunch, a napoleon or streusel to take to a friend, and always a cookie or two before we leave the premises. This weekend we are adding Karl's to our list of stops ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Peoria Beer Festival and Ghostie Cupcakes in Today's Eater's Digest

    www.thecookingphotographer.com​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?West-Side Beer FestivalCan't stand the though of another Oktoberfest but still looking for something to do this weekend? Well Beer Drinkers, we dug up a little hidden gem of a Bee ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    Beer and Now

    October is the month for brewski loving

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    October 21, 2010

    Oktoberfest Cityscape Style, Crave Pre-Party, and Jalapeno Kiwi Jam in Today's Eater's Digest

    cathyshambley.blogspot.com​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Yep, Another OktoberfestYou had a break last weekend now it's time to jump right back in with another Oktoberfest(last one of the year, promise). Friday and Saturday,  the Phoenix ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    New in Chandler: The Hungry Monk

    ​Buffalo Wings & Rings owners Jim and Carol Lolli rebranded their Chandler restaurant into a craft-brew-friendly eatery and taproom called The Hungry Monk, and quietly opened last month at Chandler and Dobson (1760 W. Chandler Blvd., 480-963-8000).But now they're up and running, ready to rally ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Brewed For Battle: Oktoberfest

    Jonathan McNamaraAvery Brewing Co.'s The Kaiser (left) and Victory Festbier. ​At what point does one elevate from merely drinking beer to being a full-on beer snob? Answer: when you feel compelled to tell other people what to drink. And the inevitable result of this peculiar ailment is the bee ... 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 4, 2010

    Oct. 4 In Blogs: Oktoberfest, Deadheads, Pasta, and Mothballs

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

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    October 1, 2010

    Oktoberfest, TASTE Culinary Festival and Beer Cheese Soup in Today's Eater's Digest

    www.feastingonart.com​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Oktoberfest!Boys and girls it's the first weekend of October and that means it's time for the annual Tempe Oktoberfest at Tempe Beach Park. Get your fill of bratwurst and sauerkraut o ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010

    Meat Me at the Fair

    Celebrate cholesterol at Tempe Oktoberfest

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    September 24, 2010

    This Week In Chow Bella:

    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: Oktoberfest in Phoenix -- Mark Your Calendar Michelle Burchfield, What Are You ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Desert Botanical Gardens' Beer Garden: Why We're Not Going

    Jonathan McNamara We'll be hanging out at Taste of Tops instead. ​You fancy yourself a bit of a beer aficionado. You enjoy knowing about different styles and you have your favorite. You're a regular at Four Peaks and Papago and you're becoming a regular at Taste of Tops. You can get down wi ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010

    Sept. 22 In BlogS: Vinlanders, Oktoberfest, Scott Weiland, Eggs Benedict, and Jules Loh

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

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    September 9, 2010

    Brazilian Degrees

    Get in on the latest “American” tradition

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    October 8, 2009
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    October 1, 2009

    No-Limit Polka

    Tempe Beach Park rolls out the barrels and the oom-pah bands

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    September 24, 2009
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    October 2, 2008

    Oktober Surprise

    Is everyone you know suddenly kinda . . . German?

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    October 11, 2007

    Undergarment District

    Get hosed at Hance

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    October 4, 2007
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    October 4, 2007
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