Jonathan McNamaraThe good news: to win you only have to eat one. The average person's stomach can hold about a liter of food, or close to two pounds' worth. But who wants to be average? All over town, restaurants are offering up contests of confection, defying brave eaters to ingest more food ... More >>
Jonathan Horn, SOSDNote to the folks at the Arizona State Fair: Get "Chicken" Charlie Boghosian back to the fairgrounds in October, and this time, tell 'em to bring his deep-fried Kool-Aid.
Boghosian, whose Chicken Charlie's set-up is a staple of fried goodness at fairs nationwide, is the cr ... More >>
Erica O'NeilLast 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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Jonathan McNamaraThe aftermath of Saturday's Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Qualifier at Arizona Mills Mall.Next time you prepare to chow down on a plump, all-beef hot dog, ask yourself this question: how many can you eat in ten minutes? Two? Four? If you think that kind of lazy eating is goi ... More >>
Yesterday on the Rachel Ray Show, Rach the Rach and Guy Fieri announced their new show, Guy vs. Rachael's Celebrity Smackdown -- a title that makes zero sense and which everyone already knows will not contain smackdowns of any kind.
Premiering this summer on the Food Network, Ray Ray describ ... More >>
Leave it to Americans to come up with yet one more day that allows gluttony to prevail over common sense, class, and dignity. Yes folks, we are talking about the Super Bowl. What was once just a simple day to watch a championship game has been turned into to a drunken food fest. And we are to ... More >>
This Summer Beer Quest is taking a toll on me. Don't think for a minute that I'm complaining about writing and (in this case) photographing beer around our fair city. Far from it. It's the subsequent eating that's such a drag later on.
Take the Sonora Brewhouse for example. Sun Up beer is some pre ... More >>