Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. It's kind of like those burgers at Old Town Whiskey; it just won't all fit in your mouth ... or in this ca ... More >>
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The torta just might be one of the most delicious sandwiches on the planet (okay, we haven't had all of the sandwiches on the planet and banh mis are really good too but, for the next five minutes, the torta is the best) ... More >>
Since the first food truck festival rolled into Phoenix last October, it seems that nothing - not stupidly long lines, not inflated prices, not a complete and utter lack of organization, truly NOTHING - can stop the flood of food trucks and food truck festivals from saturating the Valley with mob ... More >>
From bugs to dirt to rotten animal parts, there sure are plenty of disgusting things to eat out there. You may think you've seen it all but we've complied a list of what we believe to be the five most disgusting, truly gut-wrenching, make-you-throw-up-in-your-mouth-a-little foods from all over th ... More >>
Erica O'NeilLess than half of the extensive selection of beers offered at WorldFEST.Erica O'NeilDoes a macaroni necklace count as Italian food?The Phoenix Sister Cities sponsored the 6th annual WorldFEST this weekend, and promised a celebration of cultures from around the globe, or at least fr ... More >>
I met Blair River just one time in 2010. As I was sitting down to attempt my first-ever Quadruple Bypass Burger, he was just leaving Heart Attack Grill, his friend having finished two of the meaty monstrosities while he himself had just downed three of the regular Bypass Burger ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain is back! And he is looking a little grayer, and his pancita has expanded a bit as well, despite an attempt to cover it with those flowy shirts.
Season 7 of No Reservations opens with Bourdain in Haiti. Haiti? What? Not the first place you think of these days as a ... More >>
Unlike reality show cooking competitions in which it's all about the food and one bad dish can send a front-runner packing, The Next Food Network Star is more about on-air personality -- and that ain't anything that's gettin' fixed overnight. That said, this season looks pretty clear cut, so let's ... More >>
The original Al's Beef on Taylor Street in Chicago started serving up authentic Italian beef sandwiches 70 years ago. In addition to being named one of the best sandwiches in America by Esquire magazine, Al's Beef has recently been featured on Travel Channel's Food Wars (losing out to Windy City ... More >>
Few DJs in the Valley pimp themselves as hard as Tranzit. Every time the award-winning house mixmaster has an event to promote, my cell phone, Facebook, and e-mail seem to blow up with announcements aplenty from the dude.
This week was no exception, as the 29-year-old has been promotin ... More >>
Looking for the latest in tasty television? Need to know the need-to-watch episodes of your favorite foodie shows? Chow Bella is here to help with reviews of the delectable and dreadful along with a handy, must-see schedule so you won't miss a thing.
Wow, men sure have it tough with us masculinity- ... More >>
Ryan JosephBurlesque singer Melody Sweets will perform at the Venue of Scottsdale tonight as a part of Most Interesting Show in the World.While next week gonna be packed wall-to-wall with Halloween events aplenty -- from vampire parties to dire deathraces -- this weekend ain't too shabby when it ... More >>