Tucker Woodbury has been keeping himself mighty busy lately. He and his partner, Jim Riley, have been refurbishing the historic house at Fillmore and 4th Avenue most recently occupied by Local Breeze and slated to become The Fillmore Vig by the second week in July, if all goes well.
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Okay. The expo was crowded, the lines were long, and people always seem to lose their sense of dignity when there are free samples of anything. But there was a lot to be happy about at the 2013 Phoenix Gluten-Free Expo held over the weekend at the DoubleTree Resort in Scottsdale.
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Despite our mother's best advice about breakfast, most of us give the all-important first meal of the day short shrift during the work week. We gulp down sugary cereal, grab a granola bar (which probably shouldn't be considered food, much less breakfast), or just settle for a few thousand cups of co ... More >>
Chow Bella's launching a new feature this week -- peeking behind the scenes and getting our hands dirty in the kitchens of some of our favorite chefs, foodies and Phoenix tastemakers.
In the kitchen with: Kathy Cano-Murillo, aka The Crafty Chica
Making: cake pops
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Here at New Times, we're not exactly the tea-and-scones crowd. You're more likely to spot a tattoo or a death metal t-shirt than a frilly floral dress on one of our contributors -- and ninety percent of us have no clue which fork to use when or that Miss Manners strictly forbids twirl ... More >>
Spike Lee pestering referees at a New York Knicks game
Spike Lee, film director and prolific NBA pest, was in Flagstaff last week, where he spoke to students at Northern Arizona University about education and race.
Lee, who is responsible for "joints" like Get on the Bus ... More >>
Heather HochA bundle of asparagus for 99 cents.Nothing's better than finding an amazing deal on frequently purchased foodstuffs at the grocery store. But that thrifty thrill can be cheapened when you return the next week and notice that sale is no more. Luckily, there are several great discou ... More >>
The epicenter of fair eats has a delighful view of the ferris wheel.The Arizona State Fair always seems to attract some rather eccentric food vendors. There are a few running themes in fair fare this year, though. First, if you can batter something like a corn dog, it can be d ... More >>
It's too hot to cook, so just skip to dessert. That's our philosophy, anyway. Besides, most summertime desserts have the added benefit of being cold, and anything that helps beat the heat is a winner.
This week we offer you a daily guide to the sweet treats of summer, from lo-cal to oh wow, and be ... More >>
Sure, sure, everybody's been to the holiday pageants with the recreation of the nativity scene and the singing of the Christmas carols and the warm, fuzzy feelings that Christmas brings with it.
But for those ready to hang themselves with a string of Christmas lights at the thought of being forced ... More >>