It's March. The weather is as damn near perfect as it's ever going to get, and most of us want to be outside doing something -- or better yet, nothing -- every gloriously balmy minute. You've probably already run through a mental Rolodex of restaurants with great dining patios, but where do you go ... More >>
See also: Local Bistro: Happy Hour Report Card See also: Kelly's at SouthBridge: Happy Hour Report Card The Spot: Richardson's, 6335 N. 16th Street, Phoenix, 602-287-8900, www.richardsonsnm.com. The Hours: Happy Hour: 2:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m. every day.
Food History Lesson: Enchiladas as we know them are not authentically Mexican. Blows the mind, doesn't it? Ok, maybe not. We all know how easily foreign foods get corrupted when American chefs get their butter/cheese/sugar covered hands on them. In ancient Mexico, pre-Columbians would take tort ... More >>
The name is not quite set in stone, but owner Cheryl Vitale feels pretty confident that her new Ahwautukee restaurant will be called Los Dos Cocina y Cantina. She's currently in lease negotiations to move into the old Va Bene space at 4025 E. Chandler Blvd. "It's been 30 years in the making, ... More >>
It's been nearly a year since fire shuttered Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico, the legendary Southwestern restaurant at 16th Street and Bethany Home, but just as owner Richardson Browne promised, a comeback is in the works. According to Phil Kelly, general manager for Richardson's sister ... More >>
Ahwatukee's Secreto is a secret no longer. Word of mouth is spreading about this New Mexican restaurant which quietly opened last Thursday in the former Havana Cafe spot in SE Phoenix (4232 E. Chandler Blvd., 480-706-2200). Secreto is named after a group of Franciscan monks who sm ... More >>
Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico, before it burned down. Looks like the jury's still out on what caused the Richardson's fire two weeks ago, though investigators are getting closer to finding the cause, according to spokesperson Frank Salomon. Phoenix Fire Department Investigator Marika M ... More >>
Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico A fire broke out at Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico restaurant on Bethany Home Road earlier this afternoon, and is still raging as firefighters attempt to put out the blaze. One of the owners reported the fire at 2:02 this afternoon, according to Phoenix Fire ... More >>
Today, the torch passes to a new generation. But some will never forget certain meals enjoyed during the Bush Administration. On October 13, 2004, in an act some might consider tantamount to cannibalism (shame on you), President George Walker Bush dined on turkey-stuffed enchiladas at Dick's Hideaw ... More >>
Custard's last stand
Letters from the week of June 3, 2004
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