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 >>
The first version of the Philadelphia cheesesteak was invented in the 1930s by brothers Pat and Harry Olivieri, who owned a hot dog stand in South Philly. Since then, the popularity of the sandwich increased and has become a national favorite. Philly cheesesteak sandwiches are made from thinly slic ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.
See also: Metal Band Vektor Goes Back to the Future In this week's issue, we speak with Frank Chin, bassist for former Tempe-based sci-fi metal thrash band Vektor, about the band's recent move to Philadelphia. The quartet may still be settling into their new surroundings, but that doesn't mean they' ... More >>
By Jay Bennett Dropping big bucks on dinner is great, but how often do you really treat yourself to a classy meal? When you’re not eating at home (admit it: seems you hardly ever do that anymore), it’s all about finding the best eats for those few bills left in your wallet. On this blog, I’ ... More >>
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