Restaurant News

Coopers'town Former Business Partner Sues Alice Cooper

Today's headlines over on our news blog, Valley Fever, are full of local restaurant news. First Heart Attack Grill, and now James King comes at us with a story about Coopers'town.

Turns out, Alice Cooper's former business partner is full of allegations of bad behavior by the Valley's favorite

​shock rocker, in connection with their BBQ joint. Check it out.

We'll let you know if we hear back from the star himself.

From a foodie perspective, we frankly think both establishments would do better off spending more time in the kitchen and less in the courtroom.

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at