Paso Robles

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

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

    Dia de los Muertos Celebration Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2 This weekend Barrio Queen Tequileria in Old Town Scottsdale will be offering a variety of dining and drinking specials in honor of Dia de Los Muertos. The restaurant and bar will have deals such as $10 Hibiscus Margaritas a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Tiki-Drinks, Bacon Makin' and More: 5 Things To Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

    Just because your weekend is over doesn't mean you have to starve. This week offers plenty of events to keep you fueled till Friday comes around. Monday Night Chef's Table Tonight -- this Monday, August 12 -- you can kick start the week with a four-course wine-paired dinner at ZuZu at the Hotel V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 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: Announcing the Caramel Makers for Smeeks & Chow Bella's Caramelpalooza 2013! Owners of The Mint, RnR, and Axis/Radius to Open Hi-Fi Kitchen & Cocktails in Old Town Scottsdale S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Part Two of Our Interview With David Walker, Co-Founder of Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

    During Arizona Beer Week, we had the opportunity to sit down with David Walker, co-founder of Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Part one of the interview premiered yesterday; read on for part two, when we talk about the state of the beer world, Firestone's blending process, and what new beers the brewery ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Where's the Last Great Restaurant You Dined?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail Miss a question? Go here.​Sure we have our favorites, but when it co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Opolo Wine Tasting at The Tasting Room and Holiday Desserts Kick Off in Today's Eater's Digest​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Wednesday Wine TastingStop by The Tasting Room in Scottsdale between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, December 3rd for a special tasting of Opolo Vineyards great wines. The Paso Robles, CA wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Firestone Walker Parabola

    Zach Fowle ​The beer: ParabolaThe brewer: Firestone Walker Brewing CompanyStyle: Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial StoutABV: 13 percent  Until last year, Parabola -- Firestone Walker's now-beloved imperial stout -- existed only on draft in Paso Robles and as a component of the brewery's occa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Up-and-Coming Wines: Trendy Blends and Rebounding Regions

    UNCORK THE ISSUE: Trend-spotting wines is a talent that eludes us, so we instead pick the brains of the most in-the-know wine gurus (see last week's mention of The Scholium Project Wines). This week, we ask Wine Goddesses Katherine Conrad and Erin Giarda of Arcadia Fine Wine for the answers in broad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Paso Robles Grand Wine Tasting and Red Lentil Soup in Today's Eater's Digest

    Michelle Minnaar,​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Paso Robles Grand TastingWine week events continue tonight as the El Chorro Lodge and the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance host the Grand Tasting. Sample wine from over 30 d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Wine, Winemakers and Winos: What You Missed at the Paso Robles Winemaker Dinner

    Where there is wine and winemakers, you can be damn sure there will be winos, which is why we hit the trifecta at the Paso Robles winemaker dinner at Petite Maison this Monday. The winemakers of Paso Robles showcased their signature Rhône varietal blends with a five-course meal Chef James Porter s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Cowboy Ciao Paso & Pork Dinner and Vegan Tacos in Today's Eater's Digest​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Paso and PorkBeat the Valentine's Day weekend madness by taking that special someone to a special Tuesday night Wine dinner. Join Cowboy Ciao tonight for their "Paso & Pork" dinner feat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    The Best Beers of 2010

    Photo courtesy of ​Dwell all you want on the poor economy, the dwindling job market or the plethora of depressing events of 2010 -- it's been a good year for beer. Despite a drop in overall beer sales, craft brews continue to rise in popularity, allowing innovative American b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    This Weekend: Devoured Phoenix Culinary Classic

    Jason Silva A year ago, I sipped some wine at West of Western culinary festival with entrepreneur and small business advocate Kimber Lanning of Local First Arizona, chatting about boosting the profile of local restaurants. If only I'd brought a crystal ball with me. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    Cowboy Ciao and Digestif host wine, beer, and absinthe dinners

    By Michele Laudig Okay, I fully expect wine dinners coming from the Spaghetti Western camp -- have you ever read the wine menu at Cowboy Ciao or Kazimierz? My god, "read" is probably not the right verb. "Study" is more like it, since the thing resembles the bible in its thickness. But wine isn't t ... More >>

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    The Frisby Legacy

    God told Neal Frisby to build the Capstone Cathedral. Then He told him to give it away

  • Dining

    February 5, 2004

    Cursed . . .

    . . . and put a stake in it!