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    March 4, 2014

    Adam Brown of Noca in Phoenix on Chris Curtiss and the "Gluten Intolerance" Trend

    Adam Brown Exective Chef Noca restaurantnoca.com This is part one of our interview with Adam Brown, the new executive chef of Noca in Phoenix. Brown, a former Noca sous-chef, was named executive chef in late January, taking the job that had been vacant since mid-2013 when former chef Claudio Urc ... More >>

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    January 21, 2014

    Noca in Phoenix Names Adam Brown as New Executive Chef

    In October we reported that Noca, the Biltmore restaurant owned by Eliot Wexler, was losing its executive chef Claudio Urciuoli to the San Francisco Baking Institute. At the time Wexler wouldn't name the restaurant's next chef and said that Noca would be serving lunch only for the time being. That ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Chow Bella's Guide to Everything Thanksgiving in Metro Phoenix

    Not ready for Turkey Day? We've got everything you need to prepare the bird, pick the beer, and order the best tastes in town for your Thanksgiving table. For a relaxing kick-start to your holiday season, get pampered by booking a table at one of our top picks of places to dine out on Thanksgiving o ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Can the Wrigley Bring Fine Dining Back to Phoenix?

    Welcome to "Schaefer," in which Eric Schaefer -- a local guy with a big (but discerning) appetite and a sense of humor to match -- takes on the Phoenix food scene. Whatever happened to fine dining? Sure, you can have a James Beard-worthy meal at a number of Valley restaurants, but establishments ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    Five Things to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

    Just because the weekend is over doesn't mean you have to starve. Here's what we've got on the books this week. More events this week: - Heirloom Tomato Dinner at Binkley's in Cave Creek June 19 - go lb. salt Launches Salt Education Series in Gilbert This Spring - "Arizona History Dinners" Kick ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    18 Favorite Indie Restaurants in Metro Phoenix with Summer Schedules

    Phoenix has always been a tough restaurant town: too many square miles, too many chains and too many white-bread diners with prosaic palates. And then there's summer -- 100 days of 100 temperatures -- enough to fill the pluckiest of restaurateurs with dread. See also: -- Heirloom Tomato Dinner a ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    Nikki's Five Picks for Arizona Restaurant Week (May 18-27)

    Arizona Restaurant Week -- the Spring 2013 Edition -- begins Saturday, May 18 and ends Monday, May 27 (which is Memorial Day, when most of us will be grilling burgers and drinking beer at home . . . but never mind). By the end of this week, ARW officially will be upon us: a 10-day eating extravaganz ... More >>

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    May 13, 2013

    Matt Taylor of Market Street Kitchen on Robert McGrath, Brad Thompson, and the Trend He Hates (You'll Be Surprised)

    Matt Taylor Market Street Kitchen 20825 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale 480-278-7044, marketstreetkitchen.com See also: -- Matt Taylor Becomes Head Honcho at Market Street Kitchen; Robert McGrath Stays On as Consultant -- Maple-Rye Creme Brulee at Market Street Kitchen This is part one of my interview ... More >>

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    April 24, 2013

    20 Things No One Told You About Being a Chef in Phoenix

    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.Most of us are familiar with the less-glorious aspects of being a chef: the ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013

    Talking Stemware with Paola Embry

    Sommelier and Wrigley Mansion CEO Paola Embry told New Times last March that "The wine is one of my favorite parts of the job." It shows. The Chilean wine expert is also co-owner of Christopher's and Crush lounge, which has earned the Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator Magazine for their exte ... More >>

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    January 29, 2013

    Wrigley Mansion Club: Happy Hour Report Card

    The Spot: Wrigley Mansion Club 2501 E. Telawa Trail, Phoenix 602-955-4079, www.wrigleymansionclub.com See also: -- Gallo Blanco: Happy Hour Report Card Fate Brewing Company: Happy Hour Report Card The Hours: Happy Hour is offered from 3 to 6 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.

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    December 20, 2012

    Six More Valley Restaurants Serving Christmastime Brunch and Dinner

    The gifts are purchased and wrapped, the tree is lit and decorated, and Christmas cards and packages are in the mail. But what about the holiday feast? If you still don't know what to eat for your celebration, here are six more restaurants in metro Phoenix that are serving Christmastime specialties ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    Nikki's Got Four More Picks for Arizona Restaurant Week -- It's Not Too Late!

    Arizona Restaurant Week kicked off last Saturday and ends this coming Sunday, September 23 -- which means there's still time to find a great bargain if your favorite restaurant isn't already booked. "You snooze, you lose" definitely applies here. See also: Nikki's Top Four Picks for Arizona Restau ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    Geordie's at Wrigley Mansion Re-Opens for New Season With New Chef (and We've Got the Menus)

    See also: Wrigley Mansion Gets New Executive Chef With summer slowly, sloooooow-ly, on the way out, among the most excited for its departure might be The Wrigley Mansion. The historic landmark typically takes a break during the summer to freshen-up its eighty-year-old hilltop structure and grounds ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Wrigley Mansion Gets New Executive Chef

    Sunday, June 17, may be the last day of the season for the Valley landmark known as the Wrigley Mansion (better hurry and schedule that Sunday brunch), but before it re-opens on Wednesday, September 12, a new executive chef will have completely changed its menu. "We've been wanting to change the me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Mother's Day Brunch/Dinner Round Up 2012

    Sunday, May 13th is Mother's Day -- which means it's time to show Mom how much you love and adore her. Why not show her you care by taking her out to a nice brunch? Brunch a little too early for ya? That's cool, moms also love dinner! Here's a list of restaurants around town that will be rolli ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    Big Brain 2012 Finalist: John Cavanagh

    You submitted nominations for awards given to the Valley's emerging creatives and the results are in. Introducing our Big Brain 2012 Finalists. Leading up to the Big Brain Award awards announcement and celebration on April 7, Chow Bella and Jackalope Ranch will introdu ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012
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    March 22, 2012

    Easter Brunch Roundup

    Whether or not you celebrate Easter, it's definitely one of the best Sundays of the year to indulge in a lavish brunch. The holiday falls on April 8 this year, and while you might be thinking that gives you plenty of time to make plans, it's never too early to book a table and secure your very own r ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    The Tightrope Walks of Three Legendary Restaurants

    It isn't easy running a Valley landmark -- especially when it's a restaurant. The task of preserving a building's heritage while making updates for a new generation of diners -- whether the changes regard the restaurant's atmosphere, menu, or otherwise -- is akin to a taste-making (or -breaking) ti ... More >>

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    January 3, 2012

    Valley Chefs Demonstrate How Not to Saber a Champagne Bottle

    Looks as if a few notable Valley chefs may have benefited from our post last week on sabrage, the name given to the practice of opening a champagne bottle with a sword. Last month, during a benefit dinner at the home of Jamie Hormel (owner of the Wrigley Mansion, heir to the Hormel meat-packing emp ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    New Year's Eve Dining Round Up

    ​ Christmas is right around the corner -- and we hope that all of your baking, wrapping, and planning needs have been met, because it's time to start thinking about what you're going to do for the ever-so-important last night of the year.    To help you narrow down your New Year ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dining Options in Metro Phoenix

    ​ Dishes, dishes, and more dishes -- that is exactly what we do NOT want to be doing during our precious time off. You probably don't either, which is why we put together this handy guide to who's doing dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  Christmas Eve 2011 Wright's at The Biltm ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Chef Christopher Gross to Host Wine Dinner at Christopher's and Crush Lounge

    ​Looks like some busy days ahead for Christopher Gross, chef and owner of Christopher's and Crush Lounge in Central Phoenix. In addition to his ongoing participation in helping to overhaul the Wrigley Mansion and participating in Arizona Restaurant Week, the James Beard Award-winner is also h ... More >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Christopher Gross Helping to Overhaul the Wrigley Mansion

    ​Chef Christopher Gross​In a case of one Valley legend aiding another, Christopher Gross, the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of Christopher's and Crush Lounge in Central Phoenix, is helping to overhaul the Wrigley Mansion, the 1930s-vintage manse that overlooks the area surroun ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011
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    April 21, 2011

    Last Minute Easter Brunch Roundup

    ​We don't want to rain on anyone's parade or anything, but Easter is like on Sunday. That's in about two days. If you're planning on getting your brunch on you had better book your table quick or else you will be stuck in a champagne-less kitchen attempting to make your own version of brunch which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Easter Holiday Brunch Happenings Part 1

    Viking ​Don't want to cook on Easter but haven't got a clue where to go? We're here to help. We have rounded up over a dozen restaurants and resorts that would be delighted to spend Easter with you. All you have to do is call and RSVP then let the experts handle the rest. Scottsdale's trendy ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    Valentine's Day is Almost Here. OMG Where Are You Dining?

    ​ Uh oh! You better hurry up and make reservations for Valentine's Day or you're going to be stuck pretending like you actually planned a romantic dinner for two at home, a cooking disaster waiting to happen. Besides, cleaning up the kitchen will take away from, ahem, business time. Here is a ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Valentine's Day Dinner Round-Up Part 1 in Today's Eater's Digest

    www.csudh.edu​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?Valentine's Day Dinner SpecialsValentines day is right around the corner, do you know where you are taking your date to dinner? You better figure it out quick or else you will be stuck dining at Mi ... More >>

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    September 28, 2010

    WineBat Wine Meetups and Vegetarian Tacos in Today's Eater's Digest

    fulltimefoodie.wordpress.com​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?WineBat MeetupsEnjoy a glass of wine and maybe even make some new friends. Tonight at Studio Vino in Tempe, enjoy a wine tasting featuring 5 wines from Southern Arizona. From 6 ... More >>

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    Out and Proud

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    January 15, 2009
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    August 28, 2008
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    August 14, 2008

    The Cool on the Hill

    Cosmo fun at the Wrigley

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    August 7, 2008

    Full Bawdy Massage

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    September 6, 2007

    The Mansion Family

    See the house that chewing gum built and potted meat restored

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