The deal is going down over the next few days, but Stacy Phipps, owner and pit master of Stacy's Smokehouse (now closed) and Stacy's Pit Stop in Sunnyslope, is planning on turning Circle H Barbecue, in Central Phoenix, into his own 'cue joint by the first part of next year.
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When I last spoke to Stacy Phipps, the owner and pit master of Stacy's Smokehouse, he was reeling financially from the shuttering of his Scottsdale location, had been gone from his original restaurant on Indian School Road for six months, and had just opened a new eatery called Stacy's Pit Stop BBQ ... More >>
Even though the term wasn't coined until the 1960s, soul food is an American tradition, especially in the South. Dishes such as hominy and grits, corn bread, black-eyed peas, collard greens, and chitterlings remind Americans of home and family and comfort. Here are seven spots in the Valley ready to ... More >>
Stacy Phipps is having a tough year. The owner and pit master of Stacy's Smokehouse says the second location of his barbecue joint in Scottsdale, which closed at the beginning of the year and was only open for around six months, cost him around $120,000.
"I had customers, but I didn't have enough," ... More >>
Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sounds as if Scottsdale residents will soon be getting a taste of their own drool-worthy 'cue from Stacy's Smokehouse, the tiny, no-frills purple building on Indian School Road and 16th Street.
Between bites of rib tips smoked over almond and hickory wood and doused in Stacy's sugary-sweet s ... More >>
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Stacy Phipps and his mother in the Smokehouse kitchen. Yesterday we sat down with Stacy Phipps of Stacy's Smokehouse. Today, the conversation continues. Want to hear more about Stacy's favorite kitchen tool and what's next? Read on.Where does your culinary inspiration come fr ... More >>
Claire LawtonStacy Phipps is ready for a challenge. No, really. He wants to challenge every barbecue master in the Valley to a cook off. "I want Don and Charlie (they won our Best Of Ribs in 2009). I want the guys from Honey Bears. I'll even take Bobby Flay." Anyone up for it? Phipps opened ... More >>
Stacy Phipps knows barbecue.Is Andrew Knowlton stalking me?
The Bon Appetit restaurant editor seems to be quite fond of my favorite restaurants these days, most recently writing up the fabulous Stacy's Smokehouse in his Hot 10 "Best New Barbecue Restaurants" for the July issue (which isn't on ... More >>