in Plaza Palomino

in Plaza Palomino

Jackson Tavern, a new Metzger Family Restaurant will set sail on December 1 at the former Red Sky address (2900 N. Swan Road/Plaza Palomino). Get your chops ready for some New England style fare such as Little Neck Clam Cakes, C Dogs (breaded and flash-fried lobster tails with lemon-Sriracha aioli and Clam Chowda with bacon lardon and …

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Sip the Maynards jazzy apple cocktail

Sip the Maynards jazzy apple cocktail

from the press release

Maynards Kitchen Kicks Off Their First Libation & Donation with the Tucson Jazz Festival and the Baked Apple Jazz Craft Cocktail

Tucson, AZ (November 12, 2014) – The days of Prohibition and Speakeasies may be over, but sipping a craft cocktail for a cause never goes out of fashion. Put …

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Chef Ryan Clark at the helm

Local new American cuisine

Agustin Kitchen
Chef Clark has updated the menus for lunch, dinner, bar and brunch to include many cool weather comfort food classics like Braised Lamb Shank, Crispy Fried Oysters, Pumpkin Pot De Creme and more.

Late night offerings have been expanded on Friday and Saturday nights at Agustin to include food. The restaurant will remain open …

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Acacia Tucson

Happy 10th Anniversary

Acacia‘s 10th year anniversary is Sunday, November 16.
Acacia wants to share the love and offer you double loyalty points for every purchase on November 16 and From November 16 to November 26
enjoy a complementary glass of sparkling wine to toast another 10 years of fine dining in Tucson! The offer is valid in the …

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8 Trendy Dishes, Per Zagat


trendy condiment

Move over Siracha

What do you think? Here are 8 trendy menu items courtesy of Zagat. Would you order them? Who decides trendy?

The items listed are:

–Malaysian Food – move over Korean. Neo Malaysian Kitchen take note.

–Seafood Charcuterie – lighter and livelier than duck liver pate

–Pigs Ears – pass. I just read The Good Good Pig; …

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Pecan festival 2014

Go nuts in So. Ariz.

Hey Tucson, lots of food happenings this weekend:

The Mighty Snip Dog
For the entire month of November when you eat at Lovin’ Spoonfuls and order “the mighty snip dog,” $1 dollar from every “dog” will be donated to SNIP, the Spay and Neuter Intervention Project. The vegan Lovin’ Spoonfuls is located 2990 N. Campbell …

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Au revoir Saint House

Au revoir Saint House

Maybe in a tequila town, there just wasn’t the demand for 42 kinds of rum? Whatever the reason (see below) Saint House closed yesterday, Nov. 2.  Proprietors Nicole Flowers and Travis Reese were actually the early energy behind downtown Tucson’s resurgence with their restaurant 47 Scott and they put masterful mixology on the map with their …

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memoir by Roy Choi

Kogi Kogi Kogi

My Life, My City, My Food

I loved this memoir by Roy Choi creator of Kogi BBQ Taco Food Truck, famous for the Korean taco which launched the entire food truck revolution.

Having lived in L.A. for 30 years (my informative years), I liked knowing the cities and locales he wrote about where he was a …

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