Ole Mole in Soho

It was a dark and chilly May evening but the atmosphere inside Lupe’s East LA Kitchen in Soho was warm and cozy. True New Yorkers know that good Mexican food in NYC is hard to come by. Some restaurants try too hard to be chic for the sophisticated New Yorker palette, and miss the mark. Some are too greasy. And … Read More

Does This Phone Make Me Look Fat?

Cell phones have long been a source of irritation in restaurants, but the situation may be about to get worse. MyFoodPhone is an interesting — if slightly Orwellian — new concept in diet management. Using an ordinary picture phone, subscribers photograph their meals before they eat them, then upload the images to their personal dietitian. The dietitian then analyzes every … Read More

Aliza Sherman on Bucking Starbucks

Mediagirl: Aliza Sherman discusses why the consistency of Starbucks Coffee in small town America is very important to her tastes.“…So I started going to a local coffee shop, bringing business to local entrepreneurs. But I always find non-Starbucks coffee drinks to be very inconsistent. This place has recently been serving me very bitter lattes.”

28 Grand Later

For those of us who are consumed by food and fascinated by religion, these have been heady times. Barely a week goes by without a fairly remarkable — and sometimes profitable — sighting of Jesus or the Virgin Mary at the breakfast table. Mind you, never are they spotted with knife and fork in hand waiting to be served, but … Read More

Daily Eats New Blogger Bud Lavery

Bud Lavery joins Daily Eats from Manhattan, and will be blogging about Visions of Food. Both his creative and visual genius will lend to itself to very clever postings on his ideal love of food. Bud say’s “My skills in the kitchen leave much to be desired, but I survive. I can make tunafish sandwiches, a decent turkey burger, a … Read More

Make-A-Wish….

…and we, ladies, all wished for a date with David Hasselhoff.It was a star-studded evening marking the 25 Anniversary of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona. All the glamorous and beautiful people attended the elegant festivities held at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ. Pat McMahon was the master of ceremonies and David Hasselhoff the man of the evening. Mr. Hasselhoff was … Read More

Better Than Prozac – Douglas Adams

My homage to Douglas Adams, a true food lover, took place last night in the dark…theatre in Gilbert, Arizona, which incidentally is the other side of the universe. Finding the Gilbert Stadium Cinemas, cleverly hidden way in the back of the Gilbert Town Square, far down a long dark road, nestled in the nook between two popular stores, was like … Read More

Cupcakes with Courtney

Hello! I’m not feeling that inspired right now, so I’ll just give you the down-and-dirty-lowdown. The Date: Saturday, May 21, 2005 The Time: 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM The Place: Courtney Pulitzer’s charming apartment (if I may say so myself!) The Why: Celebrating Good Friends and A Great Year! The Goodies: ~ Mini chocolate cupcakes~ Cookies: Nutter Butters, Newman’s Mint … Read More

AMA Phx – And The Winner is… SRP again!

It was a lovely dressy, but not “New York dressy” evening at the AMA Phoenix Spectrum Awards 2005, hosted at the Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix. “Who’s Who” of marketing from Arizona gathered for a silent action benefiting STARS, sit-down dinner, and the awards ceremony. Barry Kluger, the master of ceremony for the evening, invited me because his wife, Hope, was tied … Read More

Food Fun & Blogger’s Blog Food

This past week Daily Eats made rounds around Greater Phoenix area. I attended cheerful parties, networking events, Greater Phoenix Democrat BBQs and a farewell to Enterprise with a pizza party. May 10, Tuesday, I attended the 99AZ-networking event hosted at the lovely 6 Lounge and Restaurant in Scottsdale. Roughly 50 people attended from a wide variety of industries each hoping … Read More