Reporter Gary Taubes makes the case against sugar; we explore baklava, from Syria to Brooklyn; Dan Pashman debunks restaurant-etiquette myths; and we share our recipe for Thai barbecue chicken.
Mayor Scott Smith on Mesa's success
The city of Mesa has attracted university branches and a new library honoring former Senator Barry Goldwater. It’s also a prime player in the Valley’s light rail system and broke ground on a new entertainment district this week.
We spoke to Mesa Mayor Scott Smith about why the city is being so aggressive and what he thinks can make the state legislature more receptive to municipalities.