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    Second Helpings

    The Write Stuff: The name of the restaurant and the name of the unhappy customer don't matter. What does matter is how the aggrieved party expressed his annoyance. And how the restaurant responded. Here is an edited version of the correspondence: ...

    by Howard Seftel on July 22, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    What's New: Sometimes it seems like no one has had an original restaurant idea in the Valley since the Hohokam fished ahi tuna out of the Salt River and brushed on a teriyaki glaze. I don't know what to think of Edward's, but no one can accuse t...

    by Howard Seftel on July 15, 1999
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    Rim Shot

    Kona Grill, 7014 East Camelback (Scottsdale Fashion Square), Scottsdale, 480-429-1100. Hours: Lunch and Dinner, Monday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to midnight; Dinner, Sunday, 5 to 10:30 p.m. Empires ...

    by Howard Seftel on July 15, 1999
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    Organ Recital - Vincent Guerithault / Harris' Restaurant / Veneto Trattoria Italiana

    The sun was coming up when I finished reading Thomas Harris' Hannibal, the sequel to The Silence of the Lambs and Red Dragon. The third leg of his trilogy of wildly popular psycho-thrillers featuring the supergenius, psychologist and cannibalistic se...

    by M.V. Moorhead on July 8, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    Out and About: This is the time of year when it seems as if I am personally keeping the Valley's restaurants in business. That's because I'm in the midst of my annual Best of Phoenix odyssey, which keeps me out six nights a week. Here are some random...

    by Howard Seftel on July 1, 1999
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    Marbled Country

    Mastro's Steakhouse, 8852 East Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, 480-585-9500. Hours: Dinner, 5 to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Once upon a time, one of the country's largest stockyards flourished in the heart of Phoenix. Huge herds of cattle roamed i...

    by Howard Seftel on July 1, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    Summer in the City: This is the time of year when tourists disappear and locals stay home and plant themselves in front of their air-conditioning vents. That makes it tough for restaurants to put fannies in their seats. So several are offering summer...

    by Howard Seftel on June 24, 1999
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    Cart Blanch

    Whole Foods Market, 5120 South Rural, Tempe, 480-456-1400. Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Now is the summer of our discontent. It's the time of year that APS and water-park operators live for, and everyone else dies from. Despite ...

    by Howard Seftel on June 24, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    Buca di Beppoed: Readers may recall the food fight in New Times' letters section several weeks ago over my review of Buca di Beppo. Some correspondents bashed me; others sided with me. Let's give the final word to Lane Schmiesing, Buca di Beppo'...

    by Howard Seftel on June 17, 1999
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    Tarbell for Two

    Barmouche, 3131 East Camelback, Phoenix, 602-956-6900. Hours: Lunch and Dinner, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Dinner, Saturday, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday, 5 to 10 p.m. Mark Tarbell's eponymous restaurant, Tarbell's, has been an "in" spot...

    by Howard Seftel on June 17, 1999
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    Barbecue Pith

    Billy and Clyde's, 5035 West McDowell (Crossroads Chevron), Phoenix, 602-272-5852. Hours: Lunch and Dinner, Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Some day, after digging up a ...

    by Howard Seftel on June 10, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    Don't Read This: Today's Jeopardy! answer: Benedict Arnold, Alger Hiss, Anthony Bourdain. The correct question: Name three people who betrayed important secrets. Everyone knows about Arnold and Hiss. And in the restaurant world, everyone is ...

    by Howard Seftel on June 10, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    Eat Beat: You don't need much incentive to eat at Restaurant Hapa (6204 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-998-8220), one of this town's very best restaurants. I recently revisited and had a marvelous dinner: fiery squid salad, gilded with papaya...

    by Howard Seftel on June 3, 1999
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    Repast Imperfect

    Milton's, 3159 East Lincoln, Phoenix, 602-667-7644. Hours: Lunch, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dinner, 5 to 10 p.m., seven days a week. I've had a letter on my desk for about a week now from a very unhappy diner. She's fed up with the ...

    by Howard Seftel on June 3, 1999
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    Haute Streak - Picasso / Le Cirque

    Attention, gourmets! I've discovered an oasis of fine dining in the American desert Southwest. Unfortunately, it's not in Phoenix. It's in Las Vegas. Las Vegas? Isn't that the place where culinary sophistication means simultaneously balancin...

    by Howard Seftel on May 27, 1999
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    Second Helpings - Can't afford dinner at Picasso or Le Cirque?

    Buffeted: What if you can't afford dinner at Picasso or Le Cirque? (See this week's Cafe "review.) You can still eat well at the Bellagio, if not as elegantly, for just a fraction of the cost. The Bellagio's dinner buffet, like almost everything...

    by Howard Seftel on May 27, 1999
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    Slow Boat From China

    Sampan, 668 North 44th Street (COFCO Chinese Cultural Center), Phoenix, 602-286-9888. Hours: Lunch, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, dim sum buffet, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Dinner, 5 to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Lif...

    by Howard Seftel on May 20, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    What's New: The Valley's restaurant boom shows no sign of slowing down. Here's a run-down of some of the places that have opened over the past few months: * Tequila Grill (4363 North 75th Street, Scottsdale, 480-941-1800). Run by veterans of Sam...

    by Howard Seftel on May 20, 1999
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    Second Helpings

    Wright's and Wrongs: The Arizona Biltmore has been a resort gem ever since the Hoover administration. A recent multimillion-dollar renovation has polished up this jewel even more. But management has never put much effort into its signature resta...

    by Howard Seftel on May 13, 1999
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    Asia Vu

    Zipangu, 1006 East Warner, Tempe, 480-839-3924. Hours: Lunch, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dinner, Monday through Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5 to 10 p.m. "Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall me...

    by Howard Seftel on May 13, 1999
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