Browsing: Food

Backyard BBQ at Proof

Recently we checked out Proof, an American canteen, at the Four Seasons Troon.  (Note:  one of my favorite Valley properties)  The restaurant was totally chill—perfect for a casual night with your other half.  The food is


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NYC’s Iroquois Eateries

There are about 25,000 restaurants in New York City.  Don’t quote me on that, though—that number is according to my research on Google.  However, when you’re walking the streets of the biggest metropolitan city in the


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Savory & Sweet Holiday Treats

Here are some unique holiday favorites, courtesy of Chef Mel Mecinas, culinary extraordinaire, Four Seasons Troon.  (BTW, the mac & cheese ROCKS.) Sweet Crab Mac & Cheese Ingredients: 1 cup sweet crab 3 cups heavy cream


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Chef Mel Mecinas, Four Seasons Foodie

Chef Mel is one of my favorite culinary men in the Valley.  We met nearly three years ago when I first started at CBS-5, Phoenix; I interviewed him while doing cooking demos on our morning show. 


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Pink Drinks for Breast Cancer

One of my favorite restaurants in Old Town Scottsdale is Olive & Ivy.  I love the Mediterranean salad, chic inside atmosphere, and water-front patio equipped with comfy chairs.  Most of my meals are often accompanied by


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Durango’s Ore House

I miss the mountains.  Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love the desert southwest, but sometimes, I crave the sight of an impressive, lush landscape.  Growing up in Northern California, I lived in a small town


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Four Seasons Chef For A Day

You never know what goes on behind closed doors, that is, until you step inside.  I got the chance to exit a high-end dining room, and enter the kitchen where all the culinary magic happens. Allow


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