Beer: Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple AleBrewery: Rogue AlesStyle: Brown AleABV: 5.6% Go ahead and read that name again. Donuts. Ale. Maple. Bacon! If I were to rewrite the song about favorite things from The Sound of Music, those would be the first four words. For Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale Ne ... More >>
C'mooooon over, folks! Step right up! That's right, it's almost that time of year again. So, gather up the kids, put on your stretchy pants and grab some Pepto-Bismol. The Arizona State Fair is on its way, opening Friday, October 14. And we are ready to eat. This year, the genius minds that ca ... More >>
The 3-Foot Junkyard Dog The average person's stomach can hold about a liter of food, or close to two pounds' worth. But who wants to be average? All over town, restaurants are offering up contests of confection, defying brave eaters to ingest more food than they should eat in a week -- dail ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanMona Watkins at CenPho blues joint the Rhythm Room.Like any bartending pro, Mona Watkins has a cadre of regulars and knows their preferred poison by heart. Thing is, a good chunk of her return customers are bit more noteworthy than your garden-variety barfly or martini sipper. As ... More >>
Disco: It's the musical genre that just won't die. Along with cockroaches and Twinkies, I'm pretty sure it's the only form of music that would survive a nuclear holocaust. It's been the butt of many a joke since it fell out of vogue in the 80s, but somehow, it still manages to find a tiny place for ... More >>
Off-track in more ways than one
A new play exposes the life of the late proprietor of Durant's, the Valley's legendary steak house
Gourmet House of Hong Kong
While they may not top the Billboard charts, this month's batch of jazz, blues and heritage releases is definitely worth hearing
By Amalie R. Rothschild (Thunder's Mouth Press)
Coyote Ugly's tavern toughies fail bar exam
End of Days is neither as spiritual nor as action-packed as it needs to be
Valley homeboy Jim Rose has fashioned himself into a P.T.Barnum for the postmodern era
REMODELING! A NEW MENU! DURANT'S, HIGH CHURCH OF THE BEEF-'N'-BOOZE CROWD, BIDS A BITTERSWEET ADIEU TO THE 1950S.
HOMEBOY JOM ROSE AND HIS CIRCUS SIDESHOW ARE BACK. YOU PROBABLY WON'T VOMIT.