I was among the 850 people who judged. While I loved the layered San Carlos margarita, I chose Kingfisher Restaurant’s margarita that tasted of ginger & mint. Normally, I wouldn’t put those flavors together but it sort of reminded me of the very best icy ginger ale with a sprig of mint on the rocks. …[more...]
Tucson: World Margarita Championship – October 26
The World Margarita Championship™ ~ Friday, October 26 ~ 6-9pm ~ Tucson Museum of Art
The event will feature exciting …[more...]
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...]
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...]
This sounds like a lot of fun. Mark your calendars!
from the press release
Organizers of the wildly popular Arizona Taco Festival in Scottsdale take the party south to Tucson for a taco throw-down of epic proportions.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—On April 28, 2012, the city of Tucson will be turned into a virtual taco-topia with over 30 amateur …[more...]
Two years ago we attended and left with, pun intended, a bad taste in our mouth. Did things improve in the interim?
I think they did.
I attended my first Chef’s Sampler in 1997–pre-Culinary School–and looking back over that year’s program I see the highlights were the lavash at a now-defunct local Italian place, the char-grilled octopus from Angelo’s, and …[more...]