Ice Dreams

Story | Michelle Jacoby Photography | Mark Lipczynski Little did he know, but Doc Brown’s 22-year career with the Phoenix Police Department may very well have paved the way for his life in the artisanal ice cream business….

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Feast of Flagstaff

Story | Nikki Buchanan Photography | Mark Lipczynski Summer isn’t officially here yet, but it’s a silly distinction to us Phoenicians, who know that blistering-hot steering wheels, 20-minute sunburns and copious head sweat mark the season better…

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Cinnamon Samurai

In “Cinnamon Samurai,” see how creative worlds come together in art and cocktails for mixologist Robert Porter. This film is part of a visual narrative collaboration between Food Talkies and Bite Magazine designed to elevate the storytelling experience. See…

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A Spirited Life

Story | Sally J. Clasen Photography | Mark Lipczynski A career as a professional bartender—let alone accolades as one of the Valley’s best—wasn’t exactly on Robert Porter’s radar when he got his first job in the…

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Ice

In “Ice,” experience the visual beauty of crafted ice at Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour in Phoenix. This is the second installment in “Elements,” a collaborative film + photo series produced by Food Talkies and Bite Magazine designed to elevate…

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