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  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    Devour Phoenix Launches eGift Card Redeemable at More Than 30 Local Restaurants

    Picking a gift for a serious food enthusiast can be tricky to say the least. No friend or family member should be expected to keep track of which dining spots the restaurant lover in your life likes, dislikes, and can't wait to try. Enter, the Devour Phoenix eGift card. The new electronic gift c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2014

    An Homage to the Classic Caesar Salad

    I remember Caesar salads the way other people recall first dates. I can recite for you my best Caesar, and my worst; can list for you the most disappointing Caesars in my life, and how they fell short. I especially recall my first Caesar, prepared by my paternal grandmother, Giovanina, when I was 7. ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 26, 2014
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    June 18, 2014

    10 Places for Pimm's Cups in Metro Phoenix

    Sure, World Cup mania is hitting a fever pitch right now and cachaça and caipirinhas are taking center right now, but for tennis folk, it's almost time for Wimbledon and that means plenty of Pimm's Cups. Using the original gin-based Pimm's No. 1, the drink commonly includes citrus, cucumber, and mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    5 Favorite Cocktail Bars in Central/Downtown Phoenix: Quick PHX

    Our Quick PHX guide this year showed you a lot of dining, partying, and entertainment options, and we have a few more suggestions that we'll share in the coming weeks. Today we'll show you the best spots for cocktails in Central/Downtown Phoenix:

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    5 Best Restaurants in Gilbert Right Now

    In addition to being one of the least sinful cities in the country, Gilbert happens to be one of the hottest mini dining hubs in the Valley. Later this year the city's downtown area will welcome a slew of new eateries to the scene including LoLo's Chicken and Waffles, Snooze, and Sam Fox's Zinburger ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Phoenix Weekend Trip for Hipsters List on USA Today Will Lead You Astray

    With all of the Layover-esque planning guides for trips to Phoenix coming out, it seems our metropolitan region is finally getting some national love. The most recent list comes from USA Today and allegedly guides you on a hipster's trip around the city. Unfortunately, in our humble opinion, someone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    5 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

    Devour Bartending Competition Sunday, February 9 We still have a while to wait (sigh) until Devour comes around, but you can get your first taste of the culinary action this weekend, when the state's up-and-coming and established bartenders go head to head during the fifth annual Devour Bartending ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2014
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    November 29, 2013

    8 Best Neighborhood Pizzerias in Metro Phoenix

    There's nothing better than a pizza after days of stuffing yourself with Thanksgiving dinner and leftovers. You're in luck, because Chow Bella spent the past year scouring the Valley to find the best pizzerias. Here's a list worth saving for when you need a great pizza, no matter where you are in ... More >>

  • News

    November 28, 2013
  • Film

    November 7, 2013
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    October 9, 2013

    5 Best Gin Cocktails in Metro Phoenix

    It's tough to be a gin girl in a Wild West whiskey world. Although whiskey still dominates the conversation in most imbibing circles, gin does have a strong presence in the craft cocktail world, due to its unique botanical flavor. How each mixologist chooses to expand on that herbal base can range f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Canadian Food Will Be Huge in 2014. You Heard It Here First.

    Ramen may be all the rage in the Los Angeles and New York food scenes, but I'm quite certain that I know the next Big Thing. It isn't Cambodian food, or Bolivian or even Australian (Outback has that covered, right?)...it's Canadian. That's right. Canadian food will be huge in 2014. You're welcome. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Big Changes Afoot at Noca: New Role for Claudio Urciuoli, New Chef, Restaurant Remodel, and Lots of Nocawich

    What's happening at Noca these days? The better question may be what isn't. Eliot Wexler, owner of the venerated restaurant in the Biltmore area, tells me that, in March, executive chef Claudio Urciuoli went to San Francisco to further his baking skills at the San Francisco Baking Institute. That d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2013

    Top Five Phoenix Food Stories of the Week

    Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. So, here's a recap of some of the top stories from the week that you may have missed. Arizona's First Ste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Postino Owners to Open Joyride Taco House in Gilbert in June

    Restaurateurs Craig DeMarco and Lauren Bailey are at it again. The duo behind Upward Projects, the restaurant group responsible for all three Postino locations, as well as Windsor, Churn, and Federal Pizza, have announced that their latest concept, Joyride Taco House, will open inside downtown Gilbe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    The Cove Trattoria: Happy Hour Report Card

    The Spot: Cove Trattoria, 7001 North Scottsdale Road, #128, Paradise Valley, 480-951-8273, www.thecovescottsdale.com. See Also: - 11 Great Wine Bars in Metro Phoenix - Windsor in Phoenix: Happy Hour Report Card - Lamp Wood Oven Pizzeria Shines in North Scottsdale The Hours: Happy Hour is offered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Scottsdale's Hi-Fi Kitchen & Cocktails Opens Tonight, Kicks Off DJ Nights This Weekend

    As any Scottsdale party monster would tell you, Saddlebag Trail in Old Town tends to go full tilt boogie with rowdy behavior and exceedingly loud music after sundown, courtesy of surfeit of high-end hangouts like El Hefe, Wild Knight, and EPIQ. Starting this evening, the din's only going to get no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Damn, "48 Hours in Phoenix" from Forbes Travel Guide, You Confusing

    Last Wednesday, the folks over at Forbes put together a 48-hour itinerary of places to eat, stay, and play in Phoenix. (Hey, suits need vacations, too!) See also: - Chou's Kitchen in Chandler Makes Travel Leisure's List of Best Chinese Restaurants in the U.S. - Chef Kevin Binkley a Finalist for J ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    Federal Pizza: (More) Style and Well-Crafted Food on Central Avenue

    When it comes to dining out and old buildings, there might not be a time more fortuitous in Valley history than to be a part of Mr. DeMarco's neighborhood. See also: The Secret Is Out on New India Bazaar & Cuisine and Angels Trumpet Ale House Nails Beer, Fails on Food DeMarco as in Craig DeMarco, ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Chow Bella's 9 Most Dramatic Moments in the National Food (and Drink) Scene in 2012

    We'll soon be saying sayonara to 2012, and as media custom would have it, we're taking a look back at the culinary news that inspired us, enraged us, made us hungry or just gave us a good laugh. In the world of food and drink (and frankly, we don't care about much else here at Chow Bella), the most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Catrinas Bake Shop Turns Out Customized Baked Goods -- and Delivers Them to Your Door

    He doesn't have a commercial space yet, but Ricardo Palacio -- who dreams of having his own bake shop and eventually, his own restaurant -- is turning out some mighty fine-looking sweets from his kitchen at home. In fact, his Facebook pix alone are enough to send those of us who are sugar-susceptibl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    What's Your Go-To Beer?

    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. When it comes to sucking down a cold one, we al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Arroyo Vodka Finds a New Home at the Old Beet Sugar Factory in Glendale

    See also: Jimmy Eat World Bassist to Team up with Four Peaks for New Distillery in Tempe See also: The Complete Tour Through Arroyo Vodka's New Home After 36 years of vacancy, the Beet Sugar Factory in Glendale is undergoing some serious renovations thanks to Ray Klemp, owner of AZ Wine Company i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Ten Favorite Metro Phoenix Bloody Marys

    It's Sunday morning, you have a pounding headache, your teeth feel like someone climbed in your mouth while you were sleeping and knitted a tiny sweater on each and every one of them, and you're still not sure why you thought that order of Super Nachos was an awesome idea at 2:30 a.m. You're hungo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    61: Brad and Kat Moore

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Favorite Greater Phoenix Restaurants for Five Kinds of Dads on Father's Day

    Father's Day, celebrated this year on Sunday, June 17, pays tribute to our dads, who, in one sweaty and heated moment, engaged in coitus with our moms and made us the people we are today. Yay, Dad. But dads aren't all the same, especially when it comes to what they like to eat. So here's a handy li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    99: Craig DeMarco

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Devoured Chewed Us Up And Spit Us Out: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Another year has come and gone, and once again Devoured has proven again the gastronomical fortitude required to take on upwards of 50 different dishes in one fell swoop. Jennifer Woods rose to the challenge and ate her way through the Saturday edition of Devoured. Check out her exhaustive coverage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2012

    Stuffed! Saturday at Devoured Phoenix Culinary Classic 2012

    This is what spring in Arizona is all about, people. Fresh air, sun, smiling happy guests and some rockin' Arizona food at the Devoured Phx Culinary Classic. Here's how it went down on Saturday with our favorite booths and people.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Eleven Favorite Ice Cream Shops in Greater Phoenix

    Ever since Italy and France began making iced and flavored confections made from milk or cream in the 17th century, ice cream has become one of the most successfully cool, dairy-based treats on the planet. Not sorbet, ices, or gelato (we promise those lists will come later), here are 11 of our favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Ten Favorite First Date Restaurants

    Hello Phoenix Cibo's Patio = Perfect First Date Spot​So you convinced that special someone -- or maybe that special someone that you've never actually met but you have a really strong connection with via instant messenger -- to actually go out to dinner with you. Where are going to take the ... More >>

  • Film

    January 12, 2012
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    What's the Most Unusual Item That's Been Ripped Off From Your Restaurant?

    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. ​Salt and pepper shakers, flatware, tea light ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Food Day and Death by Chocolate in Today's Eater's Digest

    ellenaguan.blogspot.com​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Food Day What the hell is Food Day? We have the answer. Food Day is an organization dedicated to promoting sustainable, healthy food consumption and to making healthy foods more acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Front of the House Restaurant Gadget: Do You Know What This Is?

    ​We went out with friends this weekend and were taken aback by something new we saw near our table. We wanted to share this cool gadget that might be the next new trend at Valley restaurants. Here's a picture of it. We love the modern sleek design. Do you have any idea what this is or what it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Chrysa Robertson at Downtown PHX Market Tomorrow for Summer Chef Series, and a Peek at Aaron Chamberlin's Session from Last Saturday

    Jennifer Woods​ The Summer Chef Series -- Saturday afternoons through the beginning of September at the Downtown Phoenix Public Market -- has to be the best way to escape the heat, meet fellow food folks, learn something new in the kitchen, get fed, sip a variety of local wines, and lose ourselves ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 24, 2011
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    November 25, 2008

    Curtains: A New Brain at Soul Invictus

    By Julie Peterson Let's lay some cards on the table, here: I'm not crazy about traditional, mid-century, Rodgers-and-Hammerstein-style musical theater. I'm also not crazy about more recent spectaculars like Andrew Lloyd Webber's. It's not that I think less of those genres; it's just that musical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2006

    '06 Pandemic Poll, the Brodie Fucking Hubbard edition

    Brodie's a fave of singer/songwriter fans from around the 'Nix, and many of us are sad to hear he's leaving town, headed back to Cali. He's leaving in style though, with a "celebrity" roast next Saturday, the 16th, at Trunk Space appropriately entitled Fuck You, Brodie Hubbard. Here's his submission ... More >>

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004

    BEST ENGLISH PUB

    George & Dragon Restaurant

  • Calendar

    August 3, 2000

    Let's Much Ado It Again

    Three shows on this year's slate for the Shakespeare Theatre

  • Dining

    November 26, 1998
  • News

    January 9, 1997

    Persecution Complex

    Windsor Place resident Pat Snyder wages a jihad against the homeowners' association, which she accuses of cronyism, racism--even hastening the death of an elderly black woman

  • News

    March 30, 1995

    ESTEEM ROLLERS

    SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TRADE CAMOUFLAGE FOR FINGER PAINTS

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