The countdown to Best of Phoenix is on. Mark your calendar: This year's issue will be on newsstands September 26. What better way to warm up than by asking some local "experts" to list their own personal bests? This week Natalie Morris -- the founder/owner of Good Food Finder (a statewide directory promoting the growth of small farms and food, telling the stories of those who make it and creating a place for those who want to gather around it) lists her five favorite soups in town.
By Natalie Morris
It's 110 degrees outside and yes, I'm thinking about soup. I crave it all: The facial cleansing kind of steaming goodness that comes from a hotpot, the I-just-ate-all-my-vegetables-and-loved-it cold and refreshing kind and everything in between. Soup is the fill-you-up that doesn't tear you down. If I could put out a special request, it would be for some consistent ramen options and a soulful ribollita. In the meantime, give me some bread (and, in some cases a beer!) and let's go.