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Old Feb 7th 2005, 5:35 pm
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Hi all,

Just arrived in Phoenix, AZ and I desparatly need some help.

Kettles - Been to Target (1 Electric kettle $20) is this good value, as I've seen some much higher prices

Beer - British / Irish Pubs in Phoenix - I've heard the George and Dragon is OK, and that there is a (reasonably) new Irish Pub in the area, anyone live here and can advise?

Stella Artois - Where is the best place to Buy / Drink the ol' Favourite?

Healthcare - is it best to buy in the US (after being told I have to be here over a year by a lot of places) or to buy in the US - Any suggestions please?

Thanks to all.

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Kettles won't get much cheaper than that. If you find a real one from the UK, expect to pay $50 upwards.

Stella Artois - fat chance of finding that one.

Healthcare - is it best to buy in the US (after being told I have to be here over a year by a lot of places) or to buy in the US - Any suggestions please?
Not sure what you're asking. But, if you visit the UK and can get work done there, that's often the best deal. Travel insurance from the UK will likely not cover you once you stay here. As for US health insurance, well, there are a ton of depressing threads around here about that.
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Bought my electric kettle and 4 slice toaster from Target. Reasonable prices and good value uptil now.
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Originally Posted by berthman
Hi all,

Just arrived in Phoenix, AZ and I desparatly need some help.

Kettles - Been to Target (1 Electric kettle $20) is this good value, as I've seen some much higher prices

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Don't live in AZ but would like to chip in about electric kettles.

Is there a Wallyworld (Walmart) near you? They'd sell similar quality kettles as the ones in Target. Also, if you have Linen 'n Things and Bed, Bath and Beyond, they should sell electric kettles too.

I bought mine from L 'n T in 2002 and it cost $50. I consider it a good buy (it is a Krups). Price may have fallen since then.




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Thanks all,

I look forward to more comments

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Southwest corner of Hayden and Thomas, Scottsdale.

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Lee Lee, anchor store in the northeast corner of Dobson and Warner, Chandler.

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I don't know if you have an Aldi's supermarket near you, but I got a cordless 7 cup electric kettle for $10! Don't remember the brand name (Osier maybe?), but got it several months ago, and it hasn't blown up yet, so it must be okay!
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You'll find Stella at Old Chicago's for def

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Originally Posted by berthman
Hi all,

Just arrived in Phoenix, AZ and I desparatly need some help.

Kettles - Been to Target (1 Electric kettle $20) is this good value, as I've seen some much higher prices

Beer - British / Irish Pubs in Phoenix - I've heard the George and Dragon is OK, and that there is a (reasonably) new Irish Pub in the area, anyone live here and can advise?

Stella Artois - Where is the best place to Buy / Drink the ol' Favourite?

Healthcare - is it best to buy in the US (after being told I have to be here over a year by a lot of places) or to buy in the US - Any suggestions please?

Thanks to all.

Berthman
Kettel is a great price we paid $80

I can get Stella (ye old wife beater) in all the supermarkets here in CA ($7 for 6 bottles) and on draught in a few chains including buca di beppo

Glad to see you got your priorites right tea - beer - healthcare
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I got my kettle from Target about four years ago and it's going great, it's a Tefal.. isn't that the men with the large foreheads?

As for the beer, hubby buys different stuff from different countries in World Market...have you seen any of those near where you're at?

As for the George & Dragon.. it's a nice place although I've not been down there for a few years... (being out of the state) But... I think I've heard mention of an Irish bar not too far away from where I'm at.... what side of Phoenix are you at?
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For beer, take a look here.
http://www.realbeer.com/destinations/phoenix/
I would also recommend checking out the Sonora Brewing Company. They have some excellent beers, try the Top Down if you like Stella or the Burning Bird if you want something different to quench your thirst on a hot summers day!
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I bought my Phillips kettle from Target in central Phoenix for about $32...it's brill. The George & Dragon is great. The owners are English I believe, and the toilet is decorated with fake pound notes! I also recommend Trader Joes at 4821 N. 20th Street (junction of Camelback Road), for other British and European foods.
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