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Kingfisher Bar & Grill

Oysterfest – November 8

The generosity of Kingfisher and Bluefin‘s chef/owners Jim “Murph” Murphy and Jeff Azersky continue to amaze me. I love their altruism.

from the press release

Tucson, Ariz– Philanthropy never tasted so good! Each fall, Chef/owners Jim “Murph” Murphy and Jeff Azersky kick off the season with a donation to the Community Food Bank from the …


Vero Amore + Twisted Tandoor

Indian pizza – great taste sensation

Here’s what’s on the menu? Indian pizza, BYOP, Pieology

Back by Popular Demand
Vero Amore and The Twisted Tandoor are teaming up again to offer one of the world’s newest taste sensations — the Indian Pizza!

Circle of Food and friends went last month and we’re going back. These flavor combinations are positively addicting.…


best Tucson tamales

the any time meal

Do what you love and success will follow. Hell, yes!  That adage has worked for Todd and Sherry Martin, owners of Tucson Tamale Company. Everything they do appears to this marketing maven and avid tamale lover, the right moves in the right direction.

Start small with an amazing product (delicious high quality lard-free tamales suitable …


Tucson farmers market

Heirloom has it all

This is a real coup for the Heirloom Farmers Market. Way to go!

from the press release

TUCSON, AZ – October 8, 2014 – The Pima County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a three-year contract with Heirloom Farmers Markets on Tuesday to conduct year-round markets at Rillito Park. This pivotal vote allows Heirloom to move forward …


Jackson Tavern Tucson

opening November 2014

Here’s a clever way of promoting a new Tucson restaurant opening in November:

Beginning on Monday, October 13, and continuing once per week for the following four weeks, Jackson Tavern* will have a little fun with a contest leading up to its opening in November.

It’s called Traveling to the Tavern, and each Monday a new …


Drink me

Creative tequila drinks

Circle of Food can think of many ways to celebrate. If you’re in Tucson, here’s one idea:

Blanco Tacos + Tequilas is celebrating but not just for a day, let’s live it up taco-wise from October 4 through October 10.

Chef Eddie Coronado is featuring a Chipotle Chicken Taco. Blanco’s chipotle marinated chicken is lovingly braised with …



Tucson Chinese Cultural Center

Get your mooncakes here

Circle of Food Blog is amazed at how much there is to look forward to food-and-drink-wise in Tucson over the next few weeks…

Mid Autumn Festival – Chinese Cultural Center
Sept 5 & 6

Enjoy an original dance drama called Zheng He in the Desert plus a variety of Chinese & African food will be …


Whole Foods Market - Oracle Road

Whole Foods Market – Oracle Road

Wow! Circle of Food is really impressed with the new and improved Whole Foods Market at Casas Adobes Plaza. Not only is it bigger (from 16,000 square feet to 32,000 square feet); it’s also brighter (love the lighting), the wide aisles, and the potential for an extraordinary shopping experience.

This newly reopened location at


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