Ty Largo

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    Kelly Fletcher's The Revival Revamps Menu from New American to Mexican

    Earlier this summer, Tempe said goodbye to long-standing Mexican restaurant Mucho Gusto to make room for a new concept from well-known local chef Kelly Fletcher. After closing down for a month of renovations, the restaurant re-opened as The Revival, a neighborhood spot with an eclectic menu of inter ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Mixologist Richie Moe No Longer With Citizen Public House, R D, and The Gladly

    Mixologist Richie Moe has parted ways with Citizen Public House partner and executive chef Bernie Kantak. According to spokesperson and public relations representative Ty Largo, Moe and Kantak parted ways amicably over a month ago after an "incident that could not be overlooked." "The gang 100 per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    The Local Brings Upscale Fare and Casual Dining to Phoenix

    The Local has been a buzz topic around the downtown dining scene for the past few months and the wait to try it out is finally over-- kind of. While the hours aren't officially set and the restaurant was closed yesterday, publicist Ty Largo says the restaurant plans to be open for a "soft dinner" to ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    "Los Milics" Blended Last Week and Scheduled for Bottling in July

    In this occasional series, FnB's Pavle Milic spills about his current mission to learn how wine is made, literally, from the Southern Arizona ground up. See also: - Maynard Keenan, Sam Pillsbury, Todd Bostock and other Wine Experts Give Pavle Milic Advice on Designing Wine Labels -- and Pavle Fina ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Todd Sicolo Leaves Royal Palms; New Menu Stays in Place

    Just this week, T. Cook's at the Royal Palms launched new dining menus, courtesy of Todd Sicolo, the executive chef hired last fall to fill Lee Hillson's shoes. And just this morning, the Royal Palms announced that Sicolo, who was on board three months, is leaving the Royal Palms mid-March to return ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    New Ripe Awards Rotten for Some Foodies

    For most folks, the 2013 Ripe Awards, "a selection of five of the Valley's edgiest chefs," probably garnered as much attention as the also-rans at this year's Golden Globes. After all, a new culinary award program takes time to develop, even when, as in the case of Ripe, it's likened to "a James Bea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Always Dreamed of Running Your Own Restaurant? Here's One for Free.

    Are you an aspiring chef with big dreams of owing your own digs? A restaurant manager who wants to go solo? How 'bout a foodie who wants to get out of the kitchen and bring your mad cooking skills to the gen pop? Is so, your free restaurant is waiting. Salt, the marketing and public relations sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Maynard Keenan, Sam Pillsbury, Todd Bostock and other Wine Experts Give Pavle Milic Advice on Designing Wine Labels -- and Pavle Finally Names His Wine

    "Los Milics" In this occasional series, Pavle Milic (co-owner of FnB, Baratin, Bodega and AZ Wine Merchants in Scottsdale) will spill about his current mission to learn how wine is made -- literally from the Southern Arizona ground up. Today: What's in a name? And some advice from the pros on label ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Ignite Food: From Homemade Bacon to Home-Brewed Beer, and Justin Beckett's Eat-A-Thon

    ​Editor's Note: By all the accounts we've heard, the inaugural Ignite Food was smooth as butter -- except, ironically, for the food. While it was available before the event began, apparently word didn't spread to the crowd. And so by intermission there was apparently a giant line for what we hear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Everybody's a Critic, But Some Are Better Than Others. And Yeah, That Smarts.​Typically, here at Chow Bella, we prefer to sit back and let the conversation happen. We break the news, make the pronouncement, share the opinion. Then it's your job, reader, to hash it all out -- and of course let us know when we're wrong. But after the downright ... More >>

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    April 6, 2011

    Pavle Milic, Ty Largo and Other PHX Foodies Fight Fat ​Dieting -- much like pimpin' -- ain't easy. When you make the decision to cut back on, say, cheeseburgers, it seems like that's all you see. Every commercial on TV features the glorious sizzle of a patty mid-grill; every billboard tempts you with glistening lettuce and tom ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Cycle Gives a Sneak Preview, Announces First Chef

    Photos by Claire Lawton​The Lexington Hotel was an unexpected stop on the Art Detour route over the weekend, as the group behind Cycle, downtown Phoenix's first pop-up restaurant, opened their doors for a secret opening. There was no kitchen unveiling or menu sampling during the event. Inste ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Local Restaurant Peeps' Predictions for 2011

    What cuts of meat will you be eating in 2011?​Helen Yung, Sweet Republic co-ownerI think it'll be the year of gourmet food trucks. It started this year but will make a huge jump in 2011, with well-regarded restaurants joining the game.Craig DeMarco, Postino ownerMy short list: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Posh Launches "Chef for a Night"

    Joel LaTondress gets to be the first "Chef for a Night" at Posh.​Ever dreamed of being the chef at a fine dining restaurant? If so, you oughta be schmoozing with Posh chef Joshua Hebert right now.He's decided to let amateurs take the reins, to some extent, by inviting a different local food f ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Cook It Up

    Foodies take to the kitchen for a tasty competition

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    September 9, 2010

    Foodie Fight 2 Brings Out Local Luminaries This Saturday

    ​Several months ago, foodie-about-town and marketing/PR agency owner Ty Largo (shown at left) challenged his friend and fellow food geek/blogger Joel LaTondress (shown below, at right, he's also known as the Yelper who incited ABC Baking Co. owner Amy Bouzaglo's epic tangent, which got Chow B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Saturday: Laudig Heads Into the Soup

    Heidi Lee​After a couple of guest spots on Into the Soup, host Heidi Lee's fun, food-centric Saturday afternoon radio show, I'm going to start making regular appearances a couple times a month. Lee and I get along so darn well that apparently she'sforgiven me for accidentally saying "sh ... More >>

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    August 9, 2010

    Nikki Buchanan Joins New Marketing/PR Agency

    After keeping Phoenix guessing about his strategy to take over the universe (or at least the Valley), local food marketing/PR whiz, blogger (a.k.a. JuxtaPalate) and man-about-town Ty Largo announced his new agency today, and former Arizona Republic food critic Nikki Buchanan has officially come out ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Ty Largo Dishes On His Mom's Fry Bread, Tongue and Salad

    ​In honor of Mother's Day -- and stove-slaving moms everywhere -- this week we will present What Mom Made, Q&As with some Valley sons and daughters, who dish about their home-cooked favorites (as well as some flops). First up, Ty Largo, a 20-something marketing/PR firm owner in Tempe who ... More >>

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    January 8, 2010

    I Love This: JuxtaPalate​How many times has Ty Largo made me smile or flat-out laugh my ass off? Too many times to count. Between food news-and-gossip-fueled email exchanges (he does marketing for local fave Quiessence, as well as various foodie events around town) and his ever-clever quips on Tw ... More >>