Chinese Phoenix Rising

I admit that I’m one of those New York snobs who, when visiting a foreign land, only wants to sample the local flavors. For instance, when I’m in the Southwest, I prefer to stick to Southwestern fare with a flair. Well, on my recent trip to Phoenix, AZ, I was pleasantly surprised by a delicious journey into an even more … Read More

El Tovar Breakfast of Champions

When in Rome, have pasta. When in Colorado, have steak! That’s my motto. And that’s what I was going to have for breakfast on Thursday, April 14th, which was also the first official day of the reopening of the Grand El Tovar Hotel. Well, technically there was an opening the night before, but this was the first breakfast! From an … Read More

Cheese Obsessed or Possessed

For all you cheese lovers! The New York Times, Dining and Wine has a great article on cheese by Dana Brown. A lovely piece, which extols the richness of American cheeses, the obsession of cheese lovers and cheese knowledge seekers. The article touts one of my favorite New York cheese shop’s Murray’s in Greenwich Village. Murray’s a New York icon … Read More

My Pyramid Scheme

Instead of My Pyramid it should be the new government Pyramid Scheme to get us to eat right. $2.4 million indeed! What a waste of our tax money! I think of al the schools that could have used this money. The goverment should considered hiring Edward Tufte. Mark Hurst on This Broken illustrates the old pyramid vs new. Comments are … Read More

MyPyramid: New Food Guide Pyramid -questionable

I like the old pyramid. The new food guide pyramid is too confusing I’m not sure how I’m supposed to eat. Vertically or horizontally? Should I eat a piece of each color? Or what? The old food pyramid was easier to read I knew how much of each group I should eat. Each food group section of the old pyramind … Read More

Daily Eats – On a Southwest Adventure last leg of the trip

No sooner returned from the Grand Canyon we jumped on a flight for Denver to meet with Aliza Sherman, Monique Elwell, James O’Connor, Melissa Grossman, and be introduced to Joelle Klein. Before hopping on the 7:30 am America West flight to Denver from Sky Harbor Phoenix I needed a Starbucks. Patiently waiting in line while only one person worked the … Read More

Daily Eats – On a Southwest Adventure Part I

It was a madcap fun filled couple of days when Courtney Pulitzer visit AZ and CO. Not leaving Courtney much time to rest I picked her up directly from Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix and off we drove to the Grand Canyon to see the Big Ditch and meet up with Kim and Mike Buchheitt. My little Pontiac SunFire came … Read More

Kim Buchheit’s Spinach Soup and Nutty Orzo

To Eat Healthy is Divine! And this was never more true than when dining with the wonderful Kim and Mike Buchheit in their lovely home in the Grand Canyon. A rich, creamy spinachy flavor predominated–well, it is Spinach Soup! This was complimented by a dollop of sour cream and sharp parmesean cheese that was like the cherry in a Shirley … Read More

The Chickasaurus at Fred Flinstone’s Diner

We passed it on the way to the Grand Canyon, but Tery and I were not going to pass up the opportunity to visit Bedrock City on our way back down to Phoenix. On a lonely strip of Route 64, Bedrock City is located across from a Gas Station that charged the outstanding rate of $2.89/gallon. Zoinks! After filling up … Read More

PunditDrome Reveals Secrets of Spam Musubi

Daily Eats is honored to be among the admirable food bloggers on PunditDrome. PunditDrome’s excellent taste in food bloggers includes two of my favorites: Kiplog’s Food Blog and Gastronomie. We asked Scott Ferguson, of PunditDrome fame, what he likes to eat when he is blogging. Scott’s response in his own words will tickle your taste buds and intrigue your tummy: … Read More