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Eat for the greyhounds

Eat for the greyhounds

Bring your friends. Bring your family. Bring your soccer team or book club. Bring your appetite. California Pizza Kitchen, located at the Tucson Mall (Oracle Road/Wetmore), will donate 20% of your check back to Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption (SA Greys) on Wednesday – June 25 from 11 am to 9 pm.

Eat great food for a

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Arroz con Pollo (spanisch für „Reis mit Huhn“)

Arroz con Pollo (spanisch für „Reis mit Huhn“) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

SECOND “SANAR” POP UP DINNER AT ACACIA – JULY 13

If you who missed the first ‘Sanar’ pop-up dinner by Tucson Chefs Brian Smith (Acacia Real Food & Cocktails) and Dave Valencia (Agustín Kitchen), here’s another opportunity to enjoy the creative cuisine of this dynamic …

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Better late than never — here are some sizzling summer deals from a variety of Tucson restaurants:

 

Lobster special at Bluefin

Lobster special at Bluefin

Agustin Kitchen
100 S. Avenida del Convento #150
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 398-5382
Offering specialty bottles of wine throughout the summer – $20.14

Bluefin
7053 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704
(520) 531-8500
Featuring whole one pound lobster, …

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mouthwatering shrimp cakes

mouthwatering shrimp cakes

Summertime…and the living is easy, but not so much in the desert. Dry heat, schmy heat. It’s blazing hot! Nevertheless Tucson continues to rock and roll with culinary globe trotting and road trips.

Think Locally, Eat Globally
The reality is you are not jetting anywhere exotic but that doesn’t mean you cannot eat like a globally inspired …

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Singapore supper

sublime soup

For those of us who cannot jet off to Singapore for a fabulous dinner, don’t despair. At Downtown Kitchen and Cocktails, you can eat around the globe, bite after bite, on their summer tour 2014.

The first stop is Singapore. Yeah, I know it’s a stretch – imagining an island here in the summer desert. Think about …

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Food & Water Watch

Food & Water Watch (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Choices. Choices. Why does the supermarket have so many choices? How many kinds of mustard, margarine and mayo do we really want need?

The problem is while there are 600,000 different items in the average supermarket — only a handful of multi-national corporations produce these products. Who else can afford shelf space?

Think …

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Capstone 7 - final touches

Capstone 7 – final touches

The Art Institute of Tucson‘s culinary graduates are giving back on Tuesday June 10. Their goal is to help fund the Community Food Bank’s Summer Meals Mission.

The class called the Capstone Seven is to be recognized as competent culinary professionals with the ambition to better their lives and community through their craft.…

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Brown Sugar Whipped cream

Brown Sugar Whipped cream (Photo credit: QuintanaRoo)

Yesterday I saw the movie FED UP, a well done documentary about childhood obesity and why kids (and adults) cannot lose weight and keep it off.

From the movie: For the past 30 years, everything we thought we knew about food and exercise is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the …

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