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Day of the Dead clourful cookies

from the press release

Tucson, Ariz—  Fall season is in full swing  at the Mercado San Agustin beginning this month with  two outstanding events:   the 2nd Annual  Porktober competition on Saturday, October  18th, and the Carnaval de Calaveras on October 27th.

October is National Pork Month, so this is our annual salute to swine, the  Porktober  event is a …

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Borscht with bread.

Borscht with bread. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

I invited my mild-mannered friend Judy Olsen to use my Groupon (expiring 10/18/13) for Russian Tea for Two at Kalina on Tanque Verde.

 

  We didn’t have a reservation but got there around 2 pm as I like to avoid the lunch crowd if I can. I had already been to …

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Safeway angel food cake

Safeway angel food cake

In a nutshell: Inaccurate food labeling as to ingredients seems to be a huge problem in the food service industry. Every day at least one product is labeled incorrectly failing to list the correct ingredients — mostly soy (it’s in everything unfortunately as filler), some dairy (whey, milk), eggs, and sometimes nuts.

This recall is nationwide. …

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Circle of Food

Wildflower pumpkin donuts

While I’m a Tucson foodie — I’m not the Tucson Foodie. That brand would be Adam Lehrman and he’s making his mark in a big social media way bringing together dining experiences and the people who hunger for them.

I believe his first foray was a meal-a-licious meetup at Umi Star and then more recently a Pigs …

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International Sake Day

International Sake Day

from the press release

Tucson, Ariz. (September 11, 2013) – On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant is recognizing “Nihonshu no Hi” or International “Sake Day”, an informal holiday created to celebrate the popular Japanese spirit.
In honor of this special day, RA Sushi is offering hot and cold sake deals to encourage guests to …

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Wine that helps military families

Wine that helps military families

Murphy-Goode Winery is donating a portion of wine proceeds to Operation Homefront. All funds raised will benefit Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit organization that provides emergency financial assistance to military families and wounded warriors. Murphy-Goode will collect a guaranteed minimum contribution of $200,000 and hopes to raise at least $300,000 for the organization.

According …

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English: Hotel Congress, Tucson

English: Hotel Congress, Tucson (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Sounds like a great event…Congratulations to Dragoon Brewery

 from the press release

TUCSON, ARIZ (September 25, 2013) – Dragoon Brewery keeps their bragging rights for the second year in a row!

 On Friday, September 20, the people of Tucson once again voted Dragoon Brewery’s India Pale Ale the “Best Overall Beer” at Born

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Image courtesy of rakratchada torsap / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of rakratchada torsap / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The following was submitted by Virginia Cunningham, guest blogger.

Whether you’re a lifelong vegan, or just embarking on an effort to cut out all animal products from your diet, figuring out what you can eat may be something of a challenge, especially when it comes to processed, packaged foods. You know that fresh …

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