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  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Oreo O's: Straight from South Korea

    The Guilty Pleasure: Oreo O's Cereal Where to Get It: eBay, Amazon and South Korea Price: About $20 including shipping What it Really Costs: An explanation to the manager of the Post Office that you really did order breakfast cereal shipped directly from Korea. As one of the most delicious cereals ... More >>

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    October 9, 2014

    10 Pumpkin Spice Items: Real or Fake?

    With the popularity of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte, companies in every field are trying to cash in on the seasonal flavor. Of course, not every pumpkin spice product you see on the internet is actually being produced, some are just photoshop hoaxes. See if you can guess which are actual products ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Tracy Dempsey of Tracy Dempsey Originals Launches Summer Baking Class Series

    When it comes to desserts in the Valley, one name in particular tends to come to mind: Tracy Dempsey. You'll find her name on the menu at some of Phoenix's top restaurants including Citizen Public House, Crudo, House of Tricks, and more. Her one-of-a-kind dessert menus are famous for combining unexp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    The Instagram Food Artist You Have to Check Out

    Where food, art, rap, and nerd culture meet, you'll find @tishacherry's Instagram feed. Her playful use of edible materials like French fries, honey, soy sauce, and Oreos to create pieces ranging from intricate portraits to simple pop culture designs will have you scrolling through her feed for hour ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    5 Childhood-Inspired Desserts In Metro Phoenix

    Rent, insurance, student loans - adulthood isn't always all it's cracked up to be. Sometimes it's nice to revisit an easier time, when happiness was a stack of Oreos and a glass of milk after school. OK, anyone who thinks childhood was that simple doesn't really remember it. Still, it's nice to indu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    5 Lowbrow Desserts That Deserve More Street Cred

    Lowbrow - n. One having uncultivated tastes. When I was a kid, let's say 8 years old, I would often spend the night at my grandma's house. She lived in a duplex and her house was locked with skeleton keys. There was a hug collection of costume jewelry and scarves for playtime, and she would let me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Chipotle Quesarito, Quesadilla-Burrito Hybrid: Secret Menu Item Worth Trying

    The first time I ordered a quesarito I felt like I was knocking on the door of an underground speakeasy, sheepishly half-whispering the magic word across the counter. At first it seemed I'd gotten the secret handshake wrong, as the pretty young Chipotle employee stared at me impassively while I shif ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 6, 2014
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    February 13, 2014

    5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Strong Beer Festival Saturday, February 15 This weekend kicks off both Arizona Beer Week and Arizona Cocktail Week (really, organizers? Do we have to do this every year?), so as you can imagine, there's a whole lot of drinking to do. On Saturday, beer lovers will want to hit the 14th annual Strong ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    13 Halloween Treats That Valley Chefs Are Giving Out This Year

    They may make gourmet food for a living, but that doesn't mean chefs don't have a sweet spot for Halloween candy. So what treats are Valley chefs planning to pass out for this Hallow's Eve assemblage of ghosts and goblins? Whether they're the same ones they enjoyed as kids or hard-to-find favorite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Oreos Really Are As Addictive As Cocaine, Says Science.

    You think you can have just one, or maybe a two, and before you know it the whole bag has disappeared. But don't worry. It's not your fault. Scientists at Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut are now saying that those beacons of chocolate cookie-and-cream goodness really might be as addict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2013

    Salut Kitchen Bar in Tempe Introduces Weekend Brunch

    This weekend, Salut Kitchen Bar joined the Tempe brunch scene in a big way, with Oreo pancakes, breakfast nachos, Cinnamon Toast Crunch fried chicken and waffles and other signature dishes.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Deep-Fried Innovator "Chicken Charlie" Has Now Created A Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Doughnut Sandwich

    Because deep fried Kool-Aid wasn't enough, a southern California fry fanatic is now making a Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe doughnut sandwich. That's right, a glazed doughnut with Sloppy Joe meat and cheese in the middle. Gotta love America. See also: - Piggly's at the Fair Opens in Mesa, Deep Fried Oreo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Five Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See also: - 13 Metro Phoenix Restaurants and Bars with Cinco de Mayo Celebrations - Bink's Midtown in Phoenix: Happy Hour Report Card Restaurant Crawl: Arcadia Crewz Derby Day The Kentuc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Bao Bing, the Cool and Fruity Asian Treat, Gets Its Own Shop in Central Phoenix May 4

    Bao bing (pronounced bow-BING) has been a ubiquitous part of Asian cuisine for hundreds of years (seriously, it's been traced back to China as early as the seventh century A.D.) But here in the United States, the dessert made with finely shaved ice, fresh fruit, and flavored sugar syrup and condense ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    The Pump-Action Oreo Gun, as Presented by a Friendly German

    A couple of weeks ago, we showed you a series of videos designed to demonstrate novel means of separating Oreos from their cream. Today, we're going to introduce you to a pump-action slingshot gun that splits cookie from cream at high velocities and minimal regard for safety. See Also: --HERB the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    HERB the Friendly Robot Splits Oreos on Command

    Do you remember HERB? The "Home Exploring Robot Butler" we met last year? Well, apparently HERB has been rather busy, what with sprouting an additional arm and learning how to daintily separate Oreos with his less-than-dainty-looking claws. See Also: --HERB the Robot Uses "Spinning Lasers" to Help ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Piggly's at the Fair Opens in Mesa, Deep Fried Oreos -- and Just About Everything Else

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Mint Sandwich Cookie Match-Up: Will Trader Joe's Joe-Joe Lead the Pack or Not?

    A favorite part of winter for me is the appearance of Candy Cane Joe-Joe's chocolate sandwich cookies at Trader Joe's. I know I'm not the only one who hides a few boxes when cold weather wanes. The Joe-Joe obsession has clearly not gone unnoticed by competitors. Since Trader Joe's introduced the sea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Nutella Donuts (!!!) and More Halloween Treats at Rainbow Donuts Cafe

    Halloween is all treat and no trick at Rainbow Donuts Cafe. The 7th Street location has a special deal just in time for the holiday: $25 for a dozen frightfully delicious Halloween donuts. This deal is available now through Sunday, November 4, and pre-orders are recommended. See also: - 10 Favorite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Make Your Own Twix Cheesecake Pie: Chow Bella's Halloween Showdown

    Trick... or treat? For the latest Chow Bella showdown, our writers whipped up a dessert reminiscent of, or incorporating, their favorite Halloween candy. Check back all week for recipes; on Friday our critic Laura Hahnefeld will pick her favorite. Today: Katie Johnson's Twix Cheesecake Pie I've n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Miss McGee's Mud Pie at Bobby-Q

    See also: 11 Favorite Barbecue Joints in Greater Phoenix See also: Top Ten Spots for Mac n' Cheese in the Valley Barbecue isn't exactly the first style of cuisine to turn to when you want an incredible dessert. After all, isn't the point to eat so much juicy, succulent meat falling off the bone tha ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 5, 2012
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    March 9, 2012

    This Week's Tastiest Links!

    • Things got sticky last weekend -- as in Caramelpalooza sticky. Here's who took home the ribbons. - Chow Bella • My Drunk Diet is a great name for a book, plus the author is Lady Ga-Ga's ex-boyfriend. - New York Times • Whoops! Paula Deen's in trouble again -- and this time, it's all in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    The Oreo Turns 100 With Party, Birthday Cake Flavor, and Continued Awesomeness

    Today, the cookie sandwich known as the Oreo turns one-hundred years old, and for the millions who routinely enjoy its near-perfect and seemingly un-screw-upable taste (I prefer the Double Stuf variety straight from my freezer), it's just as awesome today as it was on March 6, 1912, when the company ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Ivy League Dogs: Out West for Under $10

    Yes, Virginia, there is something good to eat on the west end of town. ​A common refrain of foodniks around the metro Phoenix area is "There's no good food in the West Valley." It seems like once diners get past downtown Glendale, they are stuck in chain restaurant purgatory. When paying a vis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    Joe Arpaio in Bacon, Rainbow Pancakes, Oreo Cameos: Six Ways People Played with Their Food in 2011

    ​Along with her fine food writing skills, Phoenix New Times cafe critic Laura Hahnefeld has a knack for finding the oddest -- and most entertaining -- stories. From gruesome bread to sugary meat treats, thanks to her we saw it all in 2011. Here are some of her favorite finds from the past year (no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    BLD's Lesson in Beets and Chocolate Oreo Truffles in Today's Eater's Digest​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?The BLD BeetThis Saturday, December 17th, Chef Ehren from Chandler's breakfast, lunch, and dinner spot,  BLD, is out to teach you a lesson -- a lesson in beets. Gather round the communal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Largest Gingerbread Village Debuts in the Valley: That 800 Pounds of Gingerbread Dough Ain't Gonna Construct Itself

    Today, the self-proclaimed "largest gingerbread village in the Valley" goes on display at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa and holy sugar shit is it huge. The 40-foot x 25-foot city of sweetness with the theme "Christmas in Whoville," the fictional town created by Dr. Seuss and appearing i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Pop-Tarts Are an OK School Snack But Oreos Aren't: What's a Mom to Do?

    Flickr via KellBailey Gone are the days of cupcakes in the classroom. By now most parents know that. But are Pop-Tarts acceptable? What about a few Oreos? Snack Time became Headache Time this semester for one Tempe mom left shaking her head over just what's okay to serve kids in public school ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    DBG's Dia de los Meurtos and Halloween Jello Worms in Today's Eater's Digest​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives? Day of the Dead The traditional Dia de los Meurtos celebration isn't until the the first of November but the Desert Botanical Garden just couldn't wait 'till then. Join the Garden tomorrow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Uncorked & Unplugged plus Pumpkin Oreo Cheesecake Bars in Today's Eater's Digest​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Uncorked & Unplugged 2011Get ready for the meet market of culinary events, the 8th Annual Uncorked & Unplugged event is taking place this Sunday, October 23rd. The Desert Ridge M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Cheesecake Choco-Berries: Fair Food Showdown

    With the Arizona State Fair headed our way at week's end, we at Chow Bella decided on our latest  challenge: Create a "fair food" that kicks it up a notch. No one dared to cook with bugs, but we did have some creative entries. Check back later this week, when critic Laura Hahnefeld will choose ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2011
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    May 27, 2011

    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. The Triple Double Oreo is REAL (and Weird When Eaten With Spam Musubi) Turn a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    The Triple Double Oreo is REAL (and Weird When Eaten With Spam Musubi)

    Foodbeast​There's been some rumors flying around the cookie world lately (I LOVE the cookie world -- it's fun and tastes like baking!) about a possible Triple Double Oreo, an assemblage of three chocolate Oreo wafers with two layers of creme -- classic vanilla and chocolate. Recently the maker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    BLT Steak Wine Dinner and Chocolate Choreos in Today's Eater's Digest​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives? BLT Steak Dinner with Patz & HallWe totally know it's beer week(click here for a list of beer week events), but we can make room for one wine dinner right? Make your reservations for this T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    17: Banana Cream Pie at Cork

    ​ ​Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order Leave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Frozen Yogurt in Phoenix: Hot Spots to get a Cool Treat

    ​Speaking of frozen yogurt, people apparently love this stuff. There are currently more than thirty places to pick up the cultured treat spread throughout the valley, and it seems another one pops up every week, filled with patrons clamoring like junkies to get a hit of froyo, as it's known o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Strongest Beer in The World Round Two, VEGout, and Cheesecake in Today's Eater's Digest​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?VEG OutVegans and vegetarians, mark your calenders for Wednesday, August 4th. Vegetarian meet up group VEGPhoenix is hosting their annual Summer Veg Dinner. This year's event will be held at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Blessthefall's New Video is Pretty Crazy: Wild Crowds, Moshing, Stagedives, Harrassing Toll Booth Workers, Pissing Out the Window, Etc.

    Judge if you want, but the team here at Up On The Sun kind of loves the tour videos from Phoenix metalcore act Blessthefall. The last one was pretty funny, and the newest, which Revolver magazine got an exclusive look at, is even better.Sure, most of it is just potty humor and amateurish versions of ... More >>

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    April 20, 2010

    Ryan Avery, What Are You Eating?

    ​Ryan Avery The performance artist will be featured with Father's Day at The Real Coachella Saturday, April 24 at The Trunk Space at 8 p.m. What'd you eat for dinner last night? I went to Olive Garden to visit some of my family. I ate the cheese ravioli with alfredo sauce on it. It was the chees ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 4, 2010
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    April 6, 2009

    Monday Night Martha: Mini Cheesecakes

    We're bringing you Depression Era Dining Part Deux tonight with teeny faux cheesecakes. The recipe comes from Grandma Hernandez who was born during the Great Crash of 1929. The mini cakes are cheap to make and are beyond cute.

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    September 4, 2008
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    May 29, 2008

    Smart Bomb

    Renegade thrills in Tempe

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Run, Rasta, Run

    A clever reggae remake of Dark Side of the Moon lovingly lampoons the album's hazy cult

  • Dining

    July 13, 2000

    Dip Shtick

    Traditional fondue at The Melting Pot

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    March 9, 2000
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    August 11, 1994
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