Patrick Fegan

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Jared Porter of The Parlor on Vincent Guerithault and Working in Michael DeMaria's Kitchen

    This is part two of my interview with Jared Porter, executive chef of The Parlor. If you missed part one, where Porter dished about cooking with chemicals and the problem with foodies, read it here. See also: -- Aaron Chamberlin Dishes on Daniel Boulud, Jean-Georges and What He Learned at LGO -- Cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Jared Porter of The Parlor on Cooking with Chemicals and Eating "The People's Food"

    Jared Porter The Parlor 1916 East Camelback Road 602-248-2480 See also: The Parlor Offers Nose-to-Tail Dinners Wednesday Through Saturday Starting February 6 Gallo Blanco's Doug Robson Opens New Mexican Restaurant in Phoenix This is part one of my interview with Jared Porter, exe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Doug Robson on Robert McGrath, LGO, and How He Embarrassed Himself in the Kitchen

    This is part two of my interview with Doug Robson, chef-owner of Gallo Blanco Café. If you missed part one, where Robson described eating beatles and maguey worms, read it here. See also: Gallo Blanco: Happy Hour Report Card -- Gallo Blanco's Doug Robson Won't Ditch the Rooster Your most embarra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Doug Robson Dishes On Why Tacos Are Great and What It's Like to Eat Bugs and Worms

    Doug Robson Gallo Blanco Café, The Clarendon Hotel 401 W. Clarendon Avenue, Phoenix 602-274-4774 See also: -- Gallo Blanco's Doug Robson to Open New (and Slightly Different) Mexican Restaurant in March -- 8 Best Neighborhood Mexican Restaurants: Best of Phoenix 2012 This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    New Bar and Grill in Scottsdale from Owners of TK's Urban Tavern

    Over a year has passed since former luxury hotel executives Tom Kelly and Brian Pierce opened TK's Urban Tavern in the Scottsdale Quarter in January of last year. Now, the two have embarked on their second, tavern-y Scottsdale venture: Tavern Americana. At 20469 North Hayden Road (North Hayden and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Tonight: TK's Urban Tavern Debuts at Scottsdale Quarter

    I think I'd like to stop in soon for a glass of wine at TK's Urban Tavern, which opens to the public tonight at the Scottsdale Quarter (and has really been on a roll this week, with three other openings, and a closing. Whew!). "People are doing backflips when they see our price ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Now Open: Hillside Spot

    ​Gallo Blanco chef-owner Doug Robson says he had no idea he'd be opening two restaurants in one year, but things just organically turned out that way. His new place, headed by chef Patrick Fegan (formerly of Fiamma and Olive & Ivy), is called Hillside Spot, and it just opened ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Gallo Blanco Chefs Welcome Pumpkin Season

    I can only go so long without a Gallo Blanco fix. Even after having been there too many times to count, I still get indecisive when I look at the menu, just because I want one of everything. So I dragged my colleagues there for a meeting yesterday, and once again, found more tasty things to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Chef Doug Robson Plans New Market/Restaurant

    ​It doesn't have a name yet. But a new market-meets-restaurant that Gallo Blanco chef Doug Robson is working on may be open as early as December. Robson's renovating a former Coffee Plantation at 48th Street and Warner in Ahwatukee. The freestanding building is in a neighborhood packed wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2008

    Get ready for West of Western

    Don't spoil your appetite on the weekend of March 15 and 16! That's when the West of Western Culinary Festival will bring a jaw-dropping lineup of some of Arizona's most high-profile chefs into one central location for guests to sip wine, sample delicious foods, and socialize all afternoon. Consid ... More >>