Friday, December 19, 2014



More Lake Powell!

Check out exclusive video with Tara at the Ja'di'To'oh Restaurant and go on a wild boat tour of Slot Canyon at Antelope Point Marina. Also, as promised, Tara's slideshow of Lower Antelope Canyon-


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GoPro Adventure in Aravaipa Canyon

If our foray into breathtaking Aravaipa Canyon in 101 Things Every Arizonan Should Do piqued your interest, get a real eyeful of its natural beauty in this web extra.


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Hootenanny at Handlebar-J!

As we learned in this month’s Arizona Country Roads feature, music fans flock to Handlebar-J every week to see The Herndon Brothers & J. David Sloan. Get an inside look at the band in this exclusive web video.


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More Beer!

Pop the tops with our staff and see the summer suds up-close in this behind-the-scenes video from our beer tasting.


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Meaty Bits

0614PHMPF17In the June 2014 issue of PHOENIX magazine, we took you behind-the-scenes at Ben and Jack’s Steakhouse in Scottsdale ( to see how Chef Admir Alibasic makes the restaurant’s delectable dry-aged steaks. Here are a few other places around the Valley where you can score one of these special cuts:


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Taras Super Staycation

The Valley adventurist forages the landscape in our own backyard.


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Tara in Cannes, France

PHOENIX magazine's slideshow of Tara in Cannes, France  ...with a little side trip to Eze!


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More Tara

Valley travel queen Tara Hitchcock gives Celebrity Fight Night Italy attendees the low-down on that country’s Old World charms in this month’s Tara’s Travels. Find her Top 3 list of Italian travel experiences in this outtake extra.

Hiking the Dolomites hut-to-hut. If you love the outdoors and don’t mind sleeping on a wooden cot in a refugio, you will thank me later! A trek though this mountain range in Northern Italy - about an hour-and-a-half of Cortina d’ Ampezzo – is right out of Lord of the Rings, the via ferrata (old wartime climbing routes) are breathtaking and the food is incredible (I have no idea how the Italians transport their fresh pasta thousands of feet up a mountain). Plus, you won’t gain weight as you’ve hiked it all off!


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Italian Dining Guide Extras

After digging into our Italian Dining Guide, get a second serving with more Q&A and video featuring Angelo Livi and Tomaso Maggiore; local spots to try the various regional cuisines of Italy; a how-to video on making uova raviolo at Noca; and more. It’s a multimedia meal of epic proportions.


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Tyler Severance: Yo-Yo Master

Watch the champion yo-yoist from Chandler in action!


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