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Noble Hops chocolate dessert

Noble Hops chocolate dessert

It was a very good year. I dined out frequently as well as made many healthy delicious meals. Maybe next year I will treat myself to a personal trainer and one of those Sunizona  farm boxes.

The highlights were: (in no particular order)

2013 was one of those birthdays when you just cannot believe you’re …

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Local new American cuisine

Local new American cuisine

Agustin Kitchen formerly Agustin Brasserie reopens 12/17 with a new menu and awarding-winning chef.

from the press release

Tucson, Ariz—Agustin Kitchen will open to the public on December 17, 2013, just in time to celebrate the holidays.  Chef Ryan Clark’s new open kitchen will be fired up and ready to serve some outstanding specials …

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The tacos are coming...

The tacos are coming…

I bet you cannot read this menu without your mouth watering.  In a town with lots of tacos, these combos are sure to pop your palate. Bacon-wrapped albacore tuna? Oh my!

from the press release

December 9, 2013 (Tucson, AZ) – Living up to its bold billing as a destination for “no rules tacos,” Gio Taco …

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All day happy hour prices on Black Friday

All day happy hour prices on Black Friday

MAKING A DIFFERENCE
RA is deeply saddened to see the impact of the recent storms which ravaged several states across the U.S. This was particularly difficult given our connection to the communities in the states where we have employees and guests who live and work. RA would like to help by …

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Candied yams with cranberry

Candied yams with cranberry (Photo credit: revrev)

It’s that time of the year when everyone’s fancy starts thinking about Thanksgiving which seems later than usual. Here are some Tucson restaurant options instead of doing the cooking:

TUCSON ORIGINALS RESTAURANTS

Brushfire BBQ
2745 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 624-3223
7080 East 22nd Street
(520) 867-6050

Holiday packages:   Must pre-order …

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Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

Now here’s a job I could really sink my teeth into; an artisanal foodie niche market

From the press release

Blu Wine & Cheese Opens First Location  – November 23-24, 2013

Tucson, Ariz— Tucsonans coming back from trips abroad and to U.S. coastal areas have wondered “why don’t we have cheese shops like other cities?” The wait is …

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Chef Ryan Clark

Chef Ryan Clark

It had to happen…awards-winning chef Ryan Clark moves on…

from the press release

“IRON CHEF” RYAN CLARK MAKES A BIG MOVE

Tucson, Ariz— In a very exciting bit of local culinary news, one of Tucson’s most acclaimed chefs,  Ryan Clark, formerly with Lodge on the Desert, has accepted the position of Executive Chef/Partner at Agustin Kitchen (formerly …

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Joseph Blair sips the Pina margarita

Joseph Blair sips the Pina margarita

Tonight was the 7th Annual World Margarita Championship held at the beautiful Tucson Museum of Art courtyard. The temperate temperature gods were on their best behavior.

This year – I – Karyn Zoldan – was a judge and I had so much fun!

There were 8 judges divided into two teams so we each …

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