The Guilty Pleasure: Frito pie on a pizza. Where to Get It: The Papa John's delivery guy. Price: $12 for a 14-incher. What it Really Costs: How much is a bottle of Tums? I'm quite intrigued by Papa John's R&D department. Every now and again, they release an oddball specialty pizza in an attempt to ... More >>
When a new spot opens in town, we can't wait to check it out -- and let you know our initial impressions, share a few photos, and dish about some menu items. First Taste, as the name implies, is not a full-blown review, but instead a peek inside restaurants that have just opened, sampling a few item ... More >>
By Paul T. Bradley Perhaps you've heard about all of the crazy sponsorships celebrities are getting to simply show up to Coachella and wear clothes. Glee actress Lea Michele is said to receive $20,000 from Lacoste to wear the French fashion label's clothes, while Spring Breakers star ... More >>
Scramble, the four-year-old fast casual breakfast spot in Sunnyslope, is expanding to Scottsdale. And although the cheery theme, size, and breakfast and lunch menu of familiar American dishes will remain pretty much the same as the original, the Scottsdale Scramble will offer something the Sunnyslo ... More >>
Beer: Sunbru Brewery: Four Peaks Brewing Co. Style: Kolsch ABV: 5.2 percent If you people are any part the beer geeks you claim to be, you'll journey outside your homes on Saturday, May 18, into the increasingly balmy summer air and over to the AmeriCAN Canned Craft Beer Festival. You'll get to lis ... More >>
If you're one of those people who bakes a pie to cheer up a friend, makes your specialty carrot/red velvet/whatever cake for everyone's birthday, and routinely pulls together all manner of adorable goodies for your children's school programs and bake sales . . . well, bully for you (and the rest of ... More >>
Looking for something to put in your mouth this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out what's on our plate. See Also: - Kevin Binkley to Open Bink's Midtown in Phoenix on Wednesday - Urban Cookies Bakeshop's Brady Breese: Caramelpalooza Candymakers 2013 Arizona Rare Fruit Grower's Spring Plant ... More >>
From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
Remember yesterday when the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office put out a press release saying how it used its "cell phone technology" to track down an inmate who escaped from an MCSO jail? Well, that was bullshit.We spoke to U.S. Marshal for Arizona David Gonzales this morning, and he tells us the ... More >>
A minimum-security inmate at one of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails escaped "several days ago," but was arrested this afternoon at his girlfriend's house in New Mexico, the MCSO announced this afternoon.If this is the first you're hearing about an escaped MCSO inmate, that's because th ... More >>
The Margarita Lite at IslandsCourtesy of Islands RestaurantsIt used to be that if we wanted a margarita under 100 calories, we'd just take a shot of tequila, salt first, lime last. But there's a new trend blending behind the bar. From Islands to Blanco Tacos, low-cal margaritas -- most often c ... More >>
http://www.etsy.com/shop/rebeccaheartsny Mom always said breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and who are we to argue? Whether you're just waking up or never went to sleep, a big plate of something delicious is vital -- and we're full of ideas about where to get it. Here are Chow ... More >>
Alberto grew up in Phoenix, after his illegal-immigrant parents took him here when he was two years old. The young man, now 18, left town this summer for New Mexico to escape Arizona's oppressive, anti-undocumented fervor.Santa Fe's The New Mexican newspaper details his story in its online e ... More >>
Food Network Nom Nom TruckEarlier this week we mentioned four Arizona food truck companies that are season 2 nominees for The Great Food Truck Race on The Food Network. We hope you follow the link to vote for your local food roadsters and a chance for you to win a trip to NYC for The Food ... More >>
With a seemingly endless supply of pineapples at their disposal, Carl's Jr. is adding another new menu item to its list of those sporting the Dole seal of approval. The Hawaiian grilled chicken salad will join the Teriyaki chicken sandwich, and the single, double, and six-dollar Teriyaki burger ... More >>
A decade ago, I used to be big-time into collecting bootleg concert videos of my favorite bands. I’d habitually visit stores like East Side Records in Tempe or Shirts ‘n’ Things in Mesa to scope out the ... More >>
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Mesa's now a four-horse town
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Thomas O'Brien's fall ushers in a new era for Catholic bishops.
Resort restaurant setup is less than Sage
Organic eatery slings a steak that's hard to swallow
Ethnic offerings take backseat to lunch, American-style
These days, his signature guit-steel playing leaves listeners slack-jawed. But it took Junior Brown a long time to get to center stage.
Tanya Ferguson likes food nice and raw
Is there a patent on New Mexican food?
A prominent Southwestern environmental group is at the center of a squirrelly federal lawsuit
One Man's Hero is another man's south-of-the-border historical yawner
Not every anthropologist can digest Christy Turner's theory that the Anasazi were cannibals
January 21 - 27, 1999
PAM's 1998 Triennial tries to make sense of the region's art
LEROY JACKSON TRANSFORMED HIMSELF FROM A PHOENIX STREET WINO INTO A CHARISMATIC NAVAJO ENVIRONMENTALIST. HIS FRIENDS THINK HE WAS MURDERED FOR HIS EFFORTS.
IF EVER A PLACE NEEDED A GOOD JOLT, THE SNOOTY LIGHTNING FIELD IS IT