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Trader Vic's Inc.

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    June 13, 2013
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    June 11, 2013

    JK Grence Puts Out a Guest at Trader Vic's

    If you can't stand the heat -- get in the kitchen. On Thursday, June 13, at 6 p.m. at the Lounge at Crescent Ballroom, Chow Bella writers are warming up for summer with "Fried," an evening of true stories. Admission is free; food and drink will be available for sale. Today: JK Grence Puts Out a Gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Five Deceptively Difficult-to-Make Cocktails

    Ring the bell, it's time for Last Call, where JK Grence, bartender at Shady's, serves up booze advice and recipes. Got a burning question for your bartender? Leave it in the comments and it might be answered in a future column. See Also: Five Safe Drinks in Any Bar See Also: Why Your Martini Sucks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    The Tale of Two Suffering Bastards

    Ring the bell, it's time for Last Call, where JK Grence, bartender at Shady's, serves up booze advice and recipes. Got a burning question for your bartender? Leave it in the comments and it might be answered in a future column. See Also: Trader Vic's original Mai Tai, from yours truly. This coming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    The 5 Saddest Restaurant/Bakery Closings in Metro Phoenix in 2011

      ​Considering the bad economy continues to top the headlines, the restaurant industry in Phoenix fared pretty darn well in 2011. Some restaurant closings -- like the notoriously icky Eddie's Pizza in Tempe -- were, frankly, overdue. And sure, we lost a slew of Marie Callender's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Moist Brisket from Texas BBQ House

    ​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 14: Moist Brisket ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Har Gow from Phoenix Palace

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 15: Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Achiote Pork Tacos from Canteen Modern Tequila

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 16: Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Steak and Kidney Pie from George and Dragon Pub

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 17: St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    #1 Super Everything Pho from Khai Hoan

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 18: #1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2011

    The Combo Plate from El Pollo Supremo

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 19: Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Al Amir Combo from Cafe Istanbul & Market

    ​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 30: Al Amir Combo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Banana Cream Pie from Zinburger

    ​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 32: Banana Cream P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Carne Asada Burrito from La Frontera Comida Mexicana

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 35: Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Nutella and Strawberry Crepe from Cibo

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 36: Nu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Sweet and Sour Corn Cakes from Thai Elephant

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 37: Sw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    The Small Box from Rock-N-Roll Fingers

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 38: The Sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Rib Combo One from Big Earl's BBQ

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 39: Ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Beer-Battered Green Beans from Tryst Cafe

    ​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 42: Beer-Battered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Hummus Trio from Pita Jungle

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 43: Hu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Kung Pao Soy Chicken from Fresh Mint

    ​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 44: Kung Pao Soy C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    July 2011 Restaurant Openings and Closings

    Tempe's newest late night taco spot, Taco Migo ​ We're halfway through summer and despite the heat and haboobs, the Valley restaurant scene is hanging in there. A few brave souls tempted fate and opened the doors to their new locations this past month, but sadly we lost some restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Red Velvet Pancakes from The Herb Box

    ​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 45: Red Velvet Pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Tinga Quesadilla from Los Reyes de la Torta

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 48: Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Cheddar Jalapeño Biscuits and Sausage Gravy from Over Easy

    ​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 50: Cheddar Jalape ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Gruyere Popovers from BLT Steak

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 52: Gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Foie Gras Creme Brulee from Petite Maison

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 58: Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Trader Vic's at Hotel Valley Ho Closing; New Concept on the Way

    Aloha, Trader Vic's. Aloha, Hawaiian butterfish.​Trader Vic's, the chic, tiki-fied eatery of Polynesian fare at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale will be saying "Aloha" (in the goodbye sense) on July 30. After the hotel's rehab in December of 2005, Trader Vic's was brought back to life from i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2011

    Chicken Quesadilla from Papago Brewing

    Erica O'Neil​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 60: Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Hawaiian Butterfish from Trader Vic's

    Trader Vic's​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 laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. 65: Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Bernie Kantak of Citizen Public House, Part Two

    Citizen Public House​Yesterday, Chef Bernie Kantak shared details of his culinary adventures and early artistic creations. Today, the conversation turns towards matters more serious, from witnessing a slaughter to ghosts in the machine. First job: My grandmother on my mother's side ran a kit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    April 20 In Blogs: ICE, Trader Vic's, Megadeth, Jesus, and a Mouthless Meth Salesman

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    March 18 In Blogs: St. Patrick's Day, Saving Japan, Trader Vic's, Russell Pearce, and the Arizona Wildcats

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Culture

    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Chef Bernie Kantak's Citizen Public House Opens in Old Town on Saturday

    Chef Bernie Kantak is back in action with a new gastropub.​After keeping a low profile since he left his longtime chef position at Cowboy Ciao in 2009 -- with the exception of his solo appearance at last spring's Devoured Culinary Classic -- this weekend Bernie Kantak returns to Old Town Scot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Scottsdale's Drift Lounge Closes This Weekend

    ​Old Town Scottsdale is losing one of its more recognizable nightlife landmarks in the next couple days, as Drift Lounge is closing after the Thanksgiving weekend. The haute Hawaiian-style paradise located on 75th Street is heading off into the sunset, giving Trader Vic's sole domain over the ti ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Trader Vic's: Happy Hour Report Card

    Erica O'Neil A taste of the islands with Trader Vic's retro rollback happy hour.​The Spot: Trader Vic's, 6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale, (480) 421-7799 http://www.hotelvalleyho.com/scottsdalerestaurants/tradervics.html The Hours: Every day of the week from 4 to 6 pm and again from 9 to 11 pm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    June 20 In Blogs: God, Ryan Avery, Kesha, Trader Vic's, and the Arizona Diamondbacks

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    June 24 In Blogs: Andrew Thomas, Evil Dead, Erykah Badu, Cat Coa, and Jan Brewer

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • News

    May 6, 2010
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    July 31, 2009

    Recipe: Mai Tai from Trader Vic's

    Lauren GilgerThe Mai Tai at Trader Vic's.​When J.K. Grence is working behind the bar at Trader Vic's at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, he imagines himself to be playing Penn to the other bartender's Teller. "I'm standing there talking constantly," he laughs, "while he's just standing the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    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: Summer Beer Quest Week Nine Local Lyricist Maja Rapping for McDonald's Chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Behind the Bar: J.K. Grence at Trader Vic's

    Lauren Gilger J.K. Grence, behind the bar at Trader Vic's.​J.K. Grence has big dreams. He's planned out the ideal bar -- the one he would like to open one day in the distant, fuzzy future. "I'd want it to be some tropical hideaway," he says. "You just sink into the atmosphere of it and hav ... More >>

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