Scottsdale Eats

Restaurants have really come a long way in Scottsdale. I had an opportunity to revisit one of my favorite, Cowboy Ciao yesterday. It again surprised me with a variety of flavors. Well known food blogger, Noshtopia joined me in the fun. Started with the Johnny Apple – green apples, pecans, pickled onions over arugula.     Entrée Braised Pork Rib … Read More

Easy To Make Festive Eats

Some ingenious casual cooks have a way of creating fabulous festive parties without breaking sweat on cooking. Lon Taylor is on of those ingenious cooks. His Super Bowl spread was delicious and delightful. Lon shares with us his recipe for down and dirty Louisiana style rice and beans. As easy as 1 2 3:   The Recipe: He simply bought … Read More

What’s Your Last Supper?

Let’s just imagine you know you’re going die and you could have any meal in the world what would that be? This was the most interesting dinner conversation I’ve had in a long time. I was at the Publican. John started it when I asked him what his favorite daily eats is. He replied that would be impossible to answer … Read More

@DailyEats on Twitter

I can’t remember exactly when I began using Twitter personally. It could have been late 2006 early 2007. I recently setup a separate account for Daily Eats, which is @dailyeats. Having a DailyEats twitter account lets allows us tweet our new posts, get great tips or showcase from aspiring and established chefs, and get pitched/scooped on food stories from PR … Read More

Made at home Gourmet pizza toppings

Doctoring up food is a tradition to many house holds. For those new to this expression, to “Doctor up” food means making improvements by adding on some extra love to quick or premade foods. Such as store bought sub sandwiches and frozen pizzas. When it comes to frozen pizzas, Grocery stores have so many gourmet varieties to choose from, but … Read More

Chicago Cupcake Crawl

Thanks to @jackvinson tweet this morning and he introduced his twitter followers to Tammy Green’s book, “Chicago Cupcake Crawl” a book I will probably find very valuable and enlightening. I love cupcakes! In April I was introduced to More Cupcakes – Chicago. A great name for a cupcake shop and an excellent tasting cupcake. What made More Cupcakes taste even … Read More

Rocky Mountians Sure Can Cook!

Sushi-Den Denver My Favorite

Last week I was visiting Colorado. I spent a few days Denver and Boulder. Who would have known the food could be so spectacular.Sushi Den was my favorite place in Denver. Michael Meyers, CTO of the Examiner took me there. Whatever Michael asked for the sushi chef did it right or should I say omakase. Michael knows his sushi and … Read More

Happy 2010 – Winter Risotto

Happy New Year from Daily Eats! We have a whole new year of exploring, tasting and making food ahead of us! To kick of the New Year Daily Eats has taken a wonderful favorite recipe of Ruth Reichl, Risotto Primavera to a winter risotto. In the video I make some very funny ironic comments, but can’t stress enough about stirring … Read More