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With the 2012 London games fast approaching, we here at Chow Bella are tirelessly trying to find ways to make gluttony an Olympic sport. And while we know that may take some time to pass over the Olympic committee, we figure ... More >>
Think your rice cooker is only good for making rice and steaming vegetables?
Looks like the "researchers" at Japanese news blog RocketNews24 have come up with something far more interesting -- specifically, a McDonald's meal (Big Mac, fries, and Chicken McNuggets) cooked on a bed o ... More >>
It's been quite awhile since I've had dinner at Fuego Bistro, a tiny eatery tucked away in a courtyard off of 7th Street, so I stopped by for a recent dinner to see if the food was as good as I'd remembered.
What a tasty little meal! I really enjoyed my Coca-Cola/pineapple/soy-braised short ... More >>
Cabeza de vaca, burrito style. Served up by Andale Mexican Food. Despite what the supermarket aisle may lead you to believe, there's more to an animal than neatly wrapped styrofoam trays of meat. From tongue to tail, offal (pronounced awful) encompasses all those taboo edibles ... More >>
Mexican Coca Cola BBQ pulled pork sandwich with avocado and hand-cut sweet potato chips.
Sitting at Welcome Diner this afternoon, we asked the folks behind MF Tasty, a monthly "secret" dinner (or in this case lunch) held at a different location each time, what the ... More >>
Hot on the heels of the second sold-out MF Tasty secret supper, I just got word that MF Tasty creator Eric Gitenstein (who's the chef at the fabulous Lola Tapas) will be doing a special lunch at Welcome Diner on Monday, May 3, followed by another by-reservation dinner that night.I'll have a ... More >>
"Huh? The Toadies are back together?" was pretty much my reaction last week, when I heard a radio ad for Wednesday's show at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale. Clearly, I'd been out of the loop, since Todd Lewis had reconstituted his Dallas-Fort Worth band -- known nationally for 1994's Rubberneck and it ... More >>
Normally the tasting team and I go in to these pop culture reviews on essentially equal footing, none of us terribly familiar with the product at hand. This time I threw the tasters -- Jonathan, Jasmine, Peter and Jay -- a bit of a curve ball, serving up one of my all-time favorite sodas, Wal-m ... More >>