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Sloane Burwell

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    October 3, 2013

    The Yama Tower at Mud Dauber Coffee: A Better Cold Brew?

    We're all about spreading our love for the bean among the several independent coffee shops that have made it a mission to deliver a bold, and aesthetically delightful, cup. Bringing some coffee cool to Central Phoenix's Coronado 'hood is Mud Dauber Coffee -- part of an insectual group of businesses ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Sweet Republic Celebrates 3rd Birthday on Wednesday: Free Ice Cream, Prizes, and the Scoop on Turning 3

    Sweet Republic's toffe banofi: Happy birthday to us.​Hard to believe it's been three years since homemade artisanal ice cream experts Jan Wichayanuparp and Helen Yung first opened the doors of Sweet Republic in Scottsdale. We've had smiles on our faces just thinking about their flavorful small ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011
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    October 22, 2009

    How Sweet It Is! Dulceria Pico Rico

    Sloane Burwell​ There's nothing like candy to release your inner 5 year old. From all day suckers to wickedly sour candies strong enough to make a grown-up wince, there's a sticky sweet treat to satisfy every taste bud. Nowadays, it seems like nostalgia reigns supreme as quirky candy from the ... More >>

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    October 21, 2009

    How Sweet It Is! Smeeks

    Sloane BurwellBoo! It's Halloween candy!​There's nothing like candy to release your inner 5 year old. From all day suckers to wickedly sour candies strong enough to make a grown-up wince, there's a sticky sweet treat to satisfy every taste bud. Nowadays, it seems like nostalgia reigns supreme ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    How Sweet It Is! Sweets and Beats

    Sloane BurwellThis is the sort of darts I'd love to play. ​There's nothing like candy to release your inner 5 year old. From all day suckers to wickedly sour candies strong enough to make a grown-up wince, there's a sticky sweet treat to satisfy every taste bud. Nowadays, it seems like nostalg ... More >>

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    September 21, 2009

    Shopping for Kitchen Supplies: Costco Business Center

    Sloane BurwellThe mandoline - a serious savings on a powerful tool.​ Ask any chef or great cook and they'll tell you - it's all in the tools. Home cooks could spend the rest of their lives amassing their collection, and truth be told - they often do. But what if you're just starting out, on ... More >>

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    August 31, 2009

    Wine Bar, Coffee Bar, and More at Downtown Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery

    Sloane BurwellOne day this will house Royal Coffee Bar's new outpost.​The folks behind the The Downtown Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery & Wine Bar set their sights pretty high, and they plan on being more than a grocery store. It will be a permanent home to the farmers market, as well as ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Coming Soon: Downtown Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery & Wine Bar

    Sloane BurwellThe front of the new Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery & Wine location.​ In just under five years, the Downtown Phoenix Public Market has gone from a small, plucky farmers market to a bustling, thriving food event open two days week. Saturdays at the market are so popular that ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Favorite Ethnic Markets: BenChris African Market

    Sloane BurwellBenChris African Market​ This is the time of year when folks in Phoenix head for cooler pastures, and it's time to travel the world if you can. But, if your vacation this summer is a staycation, you can still feed your inner globetrotter by heading to India, Africa, and Russia -- ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    Favorite Ethnic Markets: Yasha From Russia

    Sloane BurwellYummy candy waiting for a home. I suggest my tummy.​ This is the time of year when folks in Phoenix head for cooler pastures, and it's time to travel the world if you can. But, if your vacation this summer is a staycation, you can still feed your inner globetrotter by heading to ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Favorite Ethnic Markets: India Plaza

    Sloane BurwellOwner Rameen Arora welcomes you to India Plaza​ This is the time of year when folks in Phoenix head for cooler pastures, and it's time to travel the world if you can. But, if your vacation this summer is a staycation, you can still feed your inner globetrotter by heading to India ... More >>

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    July 31, 2009

    Sweet Summer: Fro Yo

    It's too hot to cook, so just skip to dessert. That's our philosophy, anyway. Besides, most summertime desserts have the added benefit of being cold, and anything that helps beat the heat is a winner. This week we offer you a daily guide to the sweet treats of summer, from lo-cal to oh wow, and be ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009

    Sweet Summer: Raspado

    It's too hot to cook, so just skip to dessert. That's our philosophy, anyway. Besides, most summertime desserts have the added benefit of being cold, and anything that helps beat the heat is a winner. This week we offer you a daily guide to the sweet treats of summer, from lo-cal to oh wow, and bes ... More >>

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    July 29, 2009

    Sweet Summer: Ice Cream Sundae

    It's too hot to cook, so just skip to dessert. That's our philosophy, anyway. Besides, most summertime desserts have the added benefit of being cold, and anything that helps beat the heat is a winner. This week we offer you a daily guide to the sweet treats of summer, from lo-cal to oh wow, and be ... More >>

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    July 28, 2009

    Sweet Summer: Paletas

    It's too hot to cook, so just skip to dessert. That's our philosophy, anyway. Besides, most summertime desserts have the added benefit of being cold, and anything that helps beat the heat is a winner. This week we offer you a daily guide to the sweet treats of summer, from lo-cal to oh wow, and be ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Sweet Summer: New Orleans Sno Balls

    It's too hot to cook, so just skip to dessert. That's our philosophy, anyway. Besides, most summertime desserts have the added benefit of being cold, and anything that helps beat the heat is a winner. This week we offer you a daily guide to the sweet treats of summer, from lo-cal to oh wow, and be ... More >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Put All That Salt to Good Use: Southwestern Gravlax

    Sloane BurwellTo make Southwestern Gravlax, you'll need these ingredients. Monday we introduced you to Sloane Burwell's salt obsession. Yesterday we told you where to get your own salts. Today we'll put those various salts to the culinary test. Want a perfect recipe for your newfound salt obsessio ... More >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Local Spots to Source Gourmet Salts

    Sloane BurwellSo much salt! Need a salt fix? Never tried vanilla sea salt? Want to try salt on ice cream? (Trust us, it's a winner.) Salt has moved out of the cupboard to take its place as the seasoning of choice, so if there's no sea salt to be found in your house, it's time to start shopping. A ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    An Obsession with Salt

    Sloane BurwellSalt, salt and more salt. "You want what for Christmas?" My mom says this every year. And every year my request is the same - salt. I love salt in every incarnation -- the weirder the better, whether it's pink, blue, black, smoked, or infused. Salt can turn the blandest dish i ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Beauty Food: Mango Hair Masque

    Sloane BurwellPale gold and a wee bit frothy is just about perfect for this hair masque. Dinner's not the only thing you can whip up in the kitchen. Yeah, we all know it's important to eat your fruits and veggies, but what if you slap them right on your skin? Does that count as a serving? I think so ... More >>

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    July 16, 2009

    Beauty Food: Strawberry Yogurt Masque

    Sloane BurwellMixing yogurt and strawberries. Who knew homemade beauty products would look so delicious? Dinner's not the only thing you can whip up in the kitchen. Yeah, we all know it's important to eat your fruits and veggies, but what if you slap them right on your skin? Does that count as a ser ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    Beauty Food: Brown Sugar Scrub

    Sloane BurwellKeep stirring the sugar scrub with a skewer until it looks good enough to eat. Dinner's not the only thing you can whip up in the kitchen. Yeah, we all know it's important to eat your fruits and veggies, but what if you slap them right on your skin? Does that count as a serving? I thin ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    Christopher Gross' Chef's Tour: A Recap

    Sloane BurwellJames Porter gets Aaron May's autograph. After this weekend, it's time to replace "party like a rockstar" with "drink like a chef." Friday night is a bit of a blur for most (if not all) of the participants in a Chef's Tour of central downtown Phoenix restaurants (yes, and bars) dreamed ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    Viva El Mercado: Food City

    Sloane BurwellVegetables and colorful pinatas inside Food City. This week we are bringing you reviews of three Valley Mexican grocery store chains, in honor of the opening of Walmart's Supermercado. Wednesday, we brought you Walmart; yesterday was Phoenix Pro's Market. Today, Basha's Food City. Lo ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Viva El Mercado: Phoenix Pro's Market

    Sloane BurwellPhoenix Pro's Market This week we are bringing you reviews of three Valley Mexican grocery store chains, in honor of the opening of Walmart's Supermercado. Wednesday, we brought you Walmart. Today, Phoenix Pro's Market. Check back tomorrow for Food City. Phoenix Pro's Market (5802 W. ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Friday: Chefs Tour Downtown Bars and Restaurants

    What happens when you get a bunch of chefs from notable local restaurants, you put them on a trolley, and you take them bar-hopping downtown? I don't know, but there should be some sort of cheeky punchline here. Anyway, it sounds like a fun time, and it's happening tomorrow night. Chef Christopher G ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    Viva El Mercado: Supermercado De Walmart

    Sloane BurwellSupermercado's super meat selection. As recently as a decade ago, grocery shopping in metropolitan Phoenix a la Mexicana was pretty limited. A carniceria here and there, and if you were lucky, your local grocer would stock a few spices and treats from south of the border. Now that sa ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Cafe Zuzu

    Sloane BurwellChef Wiley relaxes in the Cafe Zuzu dining room. Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale is a fabulous merging of original, sophisticated mid-century design, punched up with modern, eye popping, colorific flair. That's a perfect match for the food served at the hotel restaurant, Café Zuzu (6850 ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Royal Coffee Bar

    Sloane BurwellDespite its modernist tendencies, Royal Coffee Bar's building was actually constructed in 1890. Hayes McNeil has hidden powers. If he's not at Royal Coffee Bar (www.royalcoffeebar.com, 209 W. Jackson, 602-374-8044), the modernist java joint in downtown Phoenix he co-owns with brother-i ... More >>

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    May 22, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Cyclo

    Sloane BurwellJustina Duong welcomes you to Cyclo. Cyclo, a bright Vietnamese spot (www.cycloaz.com, 1919 W. Chandler Blvd, 480- 963-4490) in Chandler, delivers food with a fiery punch. This should come as no surprise, since the bistro's owner, Justina Duong, is one fiery number herself. Known for ... More >>

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    May 15, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Hana Japanese Eatery

    Sloane Burwell Delicious poke on chips - the perfect "hello" from Hana Japanese Eatery.Hana Japanese Eatery (5524 N 7th Ave Phoenix, 602-973-1238) is a family place. From the five members of the Hashimoto clan who work there and the well-loved staff who tend to your every whim, you'll feel li ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Phoenix Knife House

    Sloane BurwellEythan Zias demonstrates his hand sharpening skills.Eythan Zias is a culinary samurai. After compiling an impressive resume working in famous kitchens in New York City and all over the Valley, he decided to return to an earlier love: knives. He sold off parts of his impressive collecti ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Carolina's

    Sloane Burwell Angela Hernadez (left) and Josephine Quinonez manage the third generation of the Carolina's family business empire. There are a few things that are certain in Phoenix: Summers will be hot, politics will be messy, and Carolina's tortillas are delicious. For 40 years, this fami ... More >>

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    April 17, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Voltaire Restaurant

    Sloane Burwell From a quiet corner near McDonald Drive and Pima Road in Scottsdale, Voltaire Restaurant (8340 East McDonald Drive, 480- 948-1005) has been delighting fans of classical French Cuisine six nights a week for many years. From Coquille St Jacques to tableside flambes of Cherries Jubilee, ... More >>

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    April 3, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Tony's Italian Delicatessen

    Sloane BurwellIf you're looking for a little slice of Italy -- or even Little Italy -- in the middle of the desert, find your way to Sunnyslope. Tucked into a strip mall on the corner of 7th street and Dunlap is Tony's Italian Delicatessen (536 E Dunlap Ave # 1, Phoenix,602-944-5952). Started by An ... More >>

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    March 6, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Sweet Republic's Bacon Ice Cream

    Sloane Burwell Helen Yung and Jan Wichayanuparp have pretty sweet lives. First, they were savvy enough to open the super stylish Sweet Republic (9160 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, 480-248-6979, www.sweetrepublic.com), where ingenious ice cream flavors like Salted Butter Caramel Swirl are the order of th ... More >>

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    February 6, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Ben Hershberger's Chocolate Cherry Sourdough Bread

    Sloane BurwellBen Hershberger Ben Hershberger, master baker at The Phoenician, has spent 25 years traveling, perfecting his craft, and picking up a trick or two, like his super-secret 200-year-old yeast culture. When he's not enticing diners with exotic and artisinal bread at one of The Phoenician's ... More >>

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    January 2, 2009

    Phoenix Phoodies: Cheuvronts' Jeff Grenfell Is Crazy for Cheese

    You can call Jeff Grenfell cheesy, and he won't mind a bit. The Arizona native can be found at Cheuvront's Restaurant on Central Avenue, where he is not just sommelier, but also "fromagier" - reportedly the only one in town. Can't tell your Camembert from your triple crème brie? Never heard of a ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    Phoenix Phoodies: Karl's Quality Bakery Brings Baked Goods to Sunnyslope and Beyond

    Sunnyslope has seen its fair share of changes in the last decade. But what hasn't changed is dessert - namely, from Karl's Quality Bakery. Stefanie and Karl Boerner have managed this family-owned sweet spot on the corner of 7th Avenue and Dunlap for the last 15 years. Specializing in German and Swis ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Phoenix Phoodies: Jason Silberschlag of Tempe's Cartel Coffee Lab Serves a Winning Cup of Coffee

      College towns and coffee joints go together like peanut butter and jelly. This is good news for Jason and Amy Silberschlag, founders of Cartel Coffee Lab, whose Tempe-based roaster and coffee bar is mere meters from Mill Avenue. Open less than a year, they've earned legions of adoring fans, both ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Phoenix Phoodies: David Johnson is a Sommelier and a Gentleman

    David Johnson has wine on the brain. Why not? It runs in the family. He can trace his familial roots in the wine and spirits business back to 17th century Jacobite revolutionaries. As a sommelier in training, he spent years in Europe, honing both his palate and his craft. Now back in Arizona, he i ... More >>

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    April 27, 2000

    From Mohawks To Mullets

    Images from 25 years of Phoenix music

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