A comment overheard recently: 'If it looks like a Bar, sounds like a Bar, it is a Bar.' It's hard enough to grow and plant wine grapes in Arizona, or anywhere for that matter, and fortunately this is not a majority opinion, but I beg to differ. Let me explain about the gap between these two state ... More >>
This week we introduce a new, occasional wine column by one of the best-known Arizona winemakers, Sam Pillsbury. Welcome to Spillsbury. When managing editor Amy Silverman asked me to write for Chow Bella and New Times, I had to stop and think how that was going to work. I think that will evolve. I ... More >>
While a jumbo tub of hot buttered popcorn is one of our most frequently indulged guilty pleasures, we think a good movie deserves a little better company than junk food. Try out our movie and meal pairings for yourself or feel free to suggest one of your own favorites in the comments. The Movie: Th ... More >>
The Green Dragon pub, as seen in "The Hobbit," is now open to real world tourists. Check that, it's now serving tourists both brews and food at Hobbiton, the New Zealand farm where The Shire from the Lord of the Rings movies was filmed. See Also: -We Ate It: Denny's Nerd-Bait "The Hobbit" Menu -Wh ... More >>
In what has to be one of the strangest movie tie-ins in recent history, Denny's is rolling out a Hobbit-themed menu just ahead of the release of the Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The seemingly innuendo-ready dishes include a cheddar filled "Hobbit Hole," "Shire Sausage" and "Gan ... More >>
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Every zombie walk and kitschy zombie indie comedy is milking the zombiemania cash cow. However, the films that paved the way still get little recognition, which is a darn shame.These films explore just what a human can do under apocalyptic circumstances and how far people will go to survive. ... More >>
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