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    July 18, 2014

    The Great American Veg Out: 7 Chefs, 7 Mixologists, and a Lot of Veggies in Phoenix on July 27

    We have a feeling our local chefs are enjoying the slow season this year. Why? Because this summer there's been an remarkable number of multi-chef dining events (see, here and here) to enjoy -- and to be clear, we're not complaining. The latest seven chef/mixologist event to add to your dining cal ... More >>

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    November 20, 2013

    What's a Restaurant's Responsibility Regarding Gluten-Free Items?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. For people with celiac disease, ingesting just a little bit of gluten (a p ... More >>

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    November 13, 2013

    25 Thanksgiving Dinner Tips from Valley Chefs

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Thanksgiving, pretty much everyone's favorite holiday, is just around the ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013

    Should We Be Concerned About Radioactive Fish After the Fukushima Dai-ichi Meltdown?

    In the aftermath of radiation spills from Japan's Fukushima nuclear reactor in the 2011 earthquake, one question remains regarding its effect on our seafood: Is it safe to eat? In a recent article, the Los Angeles Times reports that, "according to the scientists who are studying the issue, the shor ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    13 Halloween Treats That Valley Chefs Are Giving Out This Year

    They may make gourmet food for a living, but that doesn't mean chefs don't have a sweet spot for Halloween candy. So what treats are Valley chefs planning to pass out for this Hallow's Eve assemblage of ghosts and goblins? Whether they're the same ones they enjoyed as kids or hard-to-find favorite ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    What Is the Future of Meat?

    For many years, meat's been the star attraction of the American plate. But with the world's population increasing, the demand for sustainably raised meat booming, and with an industry in need of serious change, can meat continue to play the same role it always has 20 to 50 years from now? I picked ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    10 Bizarre Diner Requests Asked of Valley Chefs

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Requests from diners are nothing new. Perhaps they have to do with omitti ... More >>

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    August 28, 2013

    What Are the Pros and Cons of Arizona Restaurant Week?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.Arizona Restaurant Week, the twice-a-year event put on by the Arizona Resta ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    Should We Eliminate the Concept of "Kid Food"?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.Last month, in the health section of U.S. News & World Report, Dr. David Ka ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    What's Your Go-To Summer Cocktail?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com.http://tobyamidornutrition.comNo matter whether you're lounging poolside, a ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    18 Favorite Indie Restaurants in Metro Phoenix with Summer Schedules

    Phoenix has always been a tough restaurant town: too many square miles, too many chains and too many white-bread diners with prosaic palates. And then there's summer -- 100 days of 100 temperatures -- enough to fill the pluckiest of restaurateurs with dread. See also: -- Heirloom Tomato Dinner a ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Beau MacMillan, Aaron May, James Porter and More to Guest-Chef at Tempe's Top of the Rock Chef's Collection Series

    Who do you call when your putting together your restaurant's first major collaboration event? Your friends, of course. See also: - 12 AZ Chefs Create Limited Edition Flavors for The Gelato Spot - Score Small Bites of Summer at 30 Restaurants in Metro Phoenix That's what Top of the Rock's executive ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    Street Eats Food Truck Festival Is Set for January 12 and 13 at Salt River Fields

    If you love local food trucks, Food Network, or Man v. Food on the Travel Channel, here's an event for you.

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    June 29, 2012

    Kevin Binkley, Shinji Kurita, Kelly Fletcher, and More Scheduled for Beau Mac's 2012 Lunch & Learn Series

    You know it's summer in the Valley when celebu-chef and flat leaf parsley fan Beau MacMillan brings some of the stars of the culinary world out to the Paradise Valley resort Sanctuary at Camelback Mountain for his popular Lunch & Learn series. Beginning Saturday, July 14, food fans can hook up wit ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Valentine's Day Dinner Roundup 2012

    ​ Valentine's Day is right around the corner. No, seriously it's six days from right now. You have made dinner reservations, right? NO?! Well you better get to it. Good thing we know of a whole mess of restaurants that are celebrating the big V-Day. And guys -- if the lady in your life said so ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dining Options in Metro Phoenix

    ​ Dishes, dishes, and more dishes -- that is exactly what we do NOT want to be doing during our precious time off. You probably don't either, which is why we put together this handy guide to who's doing dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Christmas Eve 2011 Wright's at The Biltm ... More >>

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    December 14, 2011

    Where's the Last Great Restaurant You Dined?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.​Sure we have our favorites, but when it co ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Should Restaurants Be Required to Post Health Letter Grades?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.A recent Zagat survey revealed 81 percent of dine ... More >>

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    November 18, 2011

    Thanksgiving Dining Guide 2011

    ​ It's Turkey Time! Time to dirty up every dish in the house after making countless trips to the grocery store for forgotten cans of cranberry sauce or your third box of butter. A day to slave away in a warm kitchen while the rest of your family enjoys a beautiful sunny 75 degree perfect day ... More >>

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    November 9, 2011

    Does Culinary School Matter?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where each week Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question or topic New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here. ​With the rise of celeb ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011

    Should Tipping Be Mandatory?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where each week Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question or topic New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. ​Last week, the Internet food community nearly po ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Top of the Rock: Happy Hour Report Card

    Nicole Smith​ The Spot: Top of the Rock at The Buttes Tempe Resort, 2000 Westcourt Way, Tempe, 602- 431-2370 www.marriott.com/phxtmHours: Top of the Rock is on top of a rock. These people take things literally. And so it's only fitting that they name their new summer happy hour Five-2-S ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    Last Minute Mother's Day Brunch Roundup

    ​Hey there, fellow procrastinators. Something tells us you still haven't made brunch reservations. You probably wouldn't be here if you had. Lucky you, we decided to combine our previous Mother's Day Roundups into one GIANT roundup. A one-stop Mother's Day brunch extravaganza of sorts. We've even ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    Mother's Day Brunch Roundup Part 2

    ​ Didn't see anything that you liked yesterday, in our first roundup? That's cool, we have plenty more. Lots more. Like more then a dozen. We want you to know all your options but we'll make it quick. Ready? Here we go...Sapporo in Scottsdale will be open this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. offerin ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Last Minute Easter Brunch Roundup

    ​We don't want to rain on anyone's parade or anything, but Easter is like on Sunday. That's in about two days. If you're planning on getting your brunch on you had better book your table quick or else you will be stuck in a champagne-less kitchen attempting to make your own version of brunch which ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    This Week In Chow Bella

    Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week. Exploding Cakes in Slo-Mo Top of the Rock Restaurant at The Buttes Gets New Ch ... More >>

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    April 14, 2011

    Easter Holiday Brunch Happenings Part 1

    Viking ​Don't want to cook on Easter but haven't got a clue where to go? We're here to help. We have rounded up over a dozen restaurants and resorts that would be delighted to spend Easter with you. All you have to do is call and RSVP then let the experts handle the rest. Scottsdale's trendy ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Top of the Rock Restaurant at The Buttes Gets New Chef

    Top of the Rock​Last week, Top of the Rock, the signature restaurant at The Buttes in Tempe, announced the appointment of Akos Szabo to the position of Chef de Cuisine. Alongside Executive Chef Gregory Wiener, Szabo will be tweaking the current menu in coming weeks to incorporate more seasonal and ... More >>

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