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Cinnamon Samurai

In “Cinnamon Samurai,” Andrew Gooi of Food Talkies shows how creative worlds come together in art and cocktails for mixologist Robert Porter.   This film is part of a video + photo collaboration series between Food Talkies and Bite Magazine, designed to elevate…

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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,” Andrew Gooi of Food Talkies captures the beauty of crafted ice at Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour in Phoenix, overseen by owner and mixologist Ross Simon.   This is second in a video…

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New Brews

Story | Angela Muniz Photography | Mark Lipczynski   A coffee shop’s vibe is as important as the brews it serves. Sure, our morning cuppa needs to have a grab-and-go convenience, but for the times we have…

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