We're used to gussying ourselves up to go to Sushi Roku for great sushi, so when we came back to the W Hotel for Bubbles and Bliss, we expected the crowd to be dressed up to eat way too many mini cupcakes and sip on champagne. We didn't expect a tight mini-dress competition. This is the girliest eve ... More >>
Robot FOOD is now open in the Valley to change the stigma against vegan baking. They're not just going vegan for their love of animals. Instead, they're about all natural, nutritious food that also happens to be indulgently delicious.
At the front of the swanky W Hotel, sits Sushi Roku (7277 E. Camelback Rd., 480-970-2121). Soft jazz plays over the speakers while fishing net-style ceiling pieces, wood floors and walls decorated with rope combine to make the place look like an ultra-modern Japan ... More >>
Hungry yet?We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular orderLeave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments section.Visit o ... More >>
Adriane GoetzIn their spring best at the W Hotel in Scottsdale.Phoenix Fashion Week 2010 kicked off Thursday night at the W Hotel in Scottsdale. Fashionable folks sipped pricey cocktails as they waited (and waited ... see Wynter Holden's review) for the show to begin. Check out the scene in o ... More >>
Does anything run on schedule anymore? We've heard of "theatre time," in which shows from the lamest high school production to Broadway showstoppers start fifteen minutes after curtain. Then there's "poet time," a lame excuse to hold the start of a spoken word show until there's a ... More >>
The talk of the town -- in the Twitterverse, that is -- is this Friday night's Phoenix Twestival 2009, a massive tweet-up (um, meet-up, in Twitter-speak) for charity.
From 6 to 9 p.m. on September 11, guests will get to meet, greet, tweet, and eat at Aloft Tempe in the name of compass ... More >>
See more shots from the Aloft Grand Opening in our slide show. It's quiz time. Last night we checked out a swanky bar with kickin' tunes and an amazing outdoor lounge area. Where were we?
Time's up. The answer: a hotel; the first hotel newly constructed in Tempe in th ... More >>
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2009 NBA All-Star Game: Defense (For a Change), Jumpshots, and Forced D ... More >>
Check out the Drunken Immortals at tonight's "Maybe 2009 Will Be Better" event in Tempe.
The biggest party night of the entire calendar (a.k.a. New Year's Eve) is upon us. Anywhere and everywhere you go tonight is bound to have some kind of shindig going on.
Scottsdale will have the swankiness g ... More >>