In a time that doesn't seem too long ago, Americans approached wine with a sense of dread. Stumbling over French names, listening to the intimidating patter of the sommelier (who had what looked like an ashtray hanging from his neck), smelling the cork, sipping and giving a nod of approval -- the wh ... More >>
We sent our own Vine Geek, Kate Crowley, over to Virginia Senior's new wine bar last night, to check out the grand opening party -- as well as the food, wine and cocktail scene. Here's what she drank thought.
Restaurant: Tertio, a wine bar inside Urban Beans
Location: 3508 N 7th St.
Open: About a ... More >>
The Valley's own Julia Baker, founder, executive chef, and CEO of Julia Baker Confections, is no stranger to success. The Le Cordon Bleu grad and Paris-trained chef is currently making sweet Christmas gifts for Elton John, designing Robert Redford's birthday cake, and recently, got ink in the holida ... More >>
The city of Cave Creek may be celebrating its annual food festival this Wednesday and Thursday, but unfortunately there's one place that won't be joining in on the fun.
Cave Creek Coffee Company, also known as C4, has shuttered.
Started in 1998 and currently owned by Todd and Rose Newman, C4, loc ... More >>
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It looks as if Cork, the wine bar and restaurant of inventive New American Cuisine in Chandler, has come back from its summer hiatus with a vengeance.
In response to California ... More >>
Pretentious and snobby wine bars are, thankfully, a thing of the past -- at least as far as we're concerned. We like our wines bars fun and full of life with an outstanding staff who will refrain from laughing at our questions and will happily pair our food with a wine of their choice. Speaking o ... More >>