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Kim Brennan of Big Earl's Greasy Eats Pushes Back Against Conservative Cave Creek Columnist, Defends Mystery Diners Episode and Plans White Trash Bash

Kim Brennan, owner of Big Earl's Greasy Eats in Cave Creek, isn't ashamed to admit she was a stripper in another life. In fact, she's proud of herself for being smart enough to save her money, build a house, and start a business in her adopted hometown.

But Brennan, who once sat on Cave Creek's Town Council and considers herself a strong local business supporter, really ticked off conservative columnist Don Sorchych -- the community's self-appointed watchdog and publisher/editor of Sonoran News -- when she agreed to have her restaurant featured in an episode of Food Network's Mystery Diners earlier this summer.

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Nikki Buchanan