Arizona Restaurant Week – Sept 15-23
It’s that time of year again when we have emerged from our summer smother and are starting to look forward to the (Jewish) New Year, Autumnal Equinox (Sept 22) and Harvest Moon (Sept 29).
Arizona restaurants awaken and ruffle their proverbial feathers visioning a profitable …[more...]
In a nutshell: According to this ABC article, the animal rights group, Compassion Over Killing, filmed an undercover video showing electrically prodded cows and downer animals going into the food supply. The food at this Calif. slaughterhouse supplied 20 to 30 percent of meat for In-n-Out Burger and USDA national school lunch programs. In-n-Out has …[more...]
Today, August 15, 2012, is the 100th anniversary of Julia Child’s birth.
Julia Child is the reason we have the Food Network today. She showed us how to cook. She showed us how to cook with butter and cream and to make vegetables friendly. Julia had absolutely no attitude. She even showed up …[more...]
Tucson Culinary Altruism
You have to love this town because of all the culinary altruism where restaurants and organizations reach out to help the community. Here are four immediate opportunities.
Cooking for the Cure
Thursday, July 26 – 6 to 9 p.m.
Benefits: Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southern Arizona
Tucson’s favorite chefs …
In previous years, the Tucson Culinary Festival lasted for one long glorious weekend. This year they’re mixing it up with the Reserve & Grand Tasting wine events on Saturday, October 6 at Casino del Sol Resort and the World Margarita Championship on Friday October 26 at the Tucson Museum of Art.
Here’s the press release …[more...]
Tucson, Ariz—Haile Thomas, age 11, founder of the Healthy Girl Adventures Club website, and lead host of the Kids Can Cook online cooking show, recently launched a wonderful summer initiative designed to inspire other kids to have fun learning about healthy eating and cooking. Anyone can enter and submit an original photo that must include seasonal …[more...]
The AZ BBQ Festival is held at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona! Set to become the biggest BBQ event in the state, this combined competition and food festival will take place on the sprawling grass fields outside the spring training home of the …[more...]