It's no big secret that tequila isn't tequila unless it's made in Jalisco, Mexico. Like Champagne and sparking wine, there's tequila and there are agave spirits. I'm tempted to wax poetic and go full bard status here, so there are some things you should know about just what is in the name tequila an ... More >>
Bink's Scottsdale Wednesday, August 13 On Wednesday James Beard Award-nominated chef Kevin Binkley will team up with winemaker Sam Pillsbury for a four-course wine-paired dinner at Bink's Scottsdale. The menu includes inventive summer dishes such as lobster with avocado, melon, extra virgin olive o ... More >>
Talk & Tasting with Jon Bonné Saturday, August 9 Wine lovers will probably know the name Jon Bonné, the award-winning journalist is wine editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and authors the paper's annual "Top 100 Wines" list. This weekend Bonné will come to Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix ... More >>
On its own, the word mixology just feels pretentious. I get it. The image it evokes is of some bearded, bow-tied hipster bartender turning his nose up while shaking your $15 drink that's basically an Old Fashioned with some berries and a weird savory component. In fact, I don't think I've met one mi ... More >>
Although Alexa "Pixie" Bowler began her career in culinary school, she found a love for mixology when she realized that it combines the creativity of the kitchen with the guest interaction of the front of the house. She's a "cook by trade" but brings her love of balance, flavor and fresh ingredients ... More >>
We're live-blogging this morning from the Jodi Arias trial. Be sure to check back frequently for updates. The testimony is beginning right now as her attorney, Kirk Numri asks for Jodi to tell what happens when she gets in the shower. This follows yesterday's testimony, in which she described showi ... More >>
Adriane GoetzSt. George would be proud.This weekend the George & Dragon pub celebrated British patron saint George (as it has every April for the last 15 years) with live performances from eight kickass local bands including (but not limited to) the Love Me Nots, Glass Heroes, Automatic Erase ... More >>
Nicki EscuderoWe're a little scared of absinthe, the high alcohol-by-volume spirit that tastes like black licorice, though it's certainly a fascinating drink, as one of our colleagues discovered years ago. Drinking it on its own can be pretty nasty, but several local spots -- includin ... More >>
ASU's museum cut anti-Bush art from its upcoming political exhibition -- for purely political reasons.
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FOR DECADES, BELIEVERS HAVE FLOCKED TO A SOUTH PHOENIX CHAPEL DEDICATED TO A HYBRID SAINT CANONIZED BY THE MASSES