Paleo perfection: chicken curry with cauliflower rice

This paleo stuff isn't for the weak-willed. Carb cravings sneak up on you when you least expect them. To survive, you need some serious substitutes---dishes that make you forget the fact that bagels, cheese, candy, ...

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New year, new binges

Happy 2013! In honor of another year gone by, I thought I'd share my top five most popular 2012 posts---so you can relive all the buttery deliciousness. Personally, it pains me to lay eyes on ...

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Acronym awesomeness: the CB&J

When it comes to odd flavor combinations, this is nothing short of a revelation. Holding a tray of these out to my fellow party-goers on Christmas Eve, reactions ranged from "what the heck is cashew ...

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Hot, spicy and a little bit sweet

Where's your mind going? I'm talking about the soup, people. While sweet potato fries usually get all the love, this soup deserves a little attention. Velvety, rich, sweet, savory---and with a sneaking heat that will ...

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A bracket I can get behind

When it comes to sweet sixteen brackets, I don't have the best of luck. For me, March Madness begins with as much naive excitement as the locker room of your favorite Cinderella team ... and ends with ...

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“Stuffing” our faces

As always, Thanksgiving in Tucson was full of friends, family, fun and food comas---lots of them. While I'm the last person to let dietary restrictions rain on my pig-out parade, I felt inclined to make ...

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Mexican done right at Café Poca Cosa

There are some things that make me proud to claim Tucson as my hometown. The breathtaking Santa Catalina mountains. The constant sunshine. And Café Poca Cosa---almost certainly the best restaurant in the city by a ...

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A haunting in Roscoe Village

I like horror---maybe a little too much, judging by my Netflix queue. Many a night, Dave flings the bedroom door open to find me in the glow of some weird B-grade horror movie. What can I ...

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Q&A with culinary rockstar Graham Elliot

Anyone who uses the phrase "Butter is [INSERT FOOD NAME HERE]'s best friend" is a man after my own heart. That's why talking bacon, branding, and yes, butter, with Graham Elliot was one of the ...

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Me + g.e.b. = good Combos

The gourmet-ification of classic snack food is a trend I can really get behind. That's why, when presented with the opportunity to have lunch at Graham Elliot Bistro (g.e.b.), sample his take on Combos (of ...

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