Category: Buzz

Blanco: Modern Mexican with a Dazzling View

Time flies. Blanco Tacos + Tequila has perched on the edge of La Encantada since 2007, all that time serving modern Mexican fare with a dynamic view of the twinkling valley below or if you might be fortunate to catch a slice of Tucson’s fetching sunsets, and for these nano nippy evenings, comforting heaters nearby. […]

Tucson Culinary Dropout Cum Laude

What’s in a name? While the word “dropout” rarely conjures anything positive, Culinary Dropout might be a game changer. The drop out part is the servers but not in a negative way, as here, they can wear their own clothes not some logo polo shirts or starched white shirts with bow ties or other costume-ish […]

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Fired Pie Fund-raise for No Kid Hungry

Did you know that one in five children in the United States face hunger every day? In an effort to combat this problem, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has joined the fight to raise awareness and end childhood hunger in America. Throughout September, in honor of Hunger Awareness Month, guests who dine at any Arizona Grimaldi’s Pizzeria locations […]

Best of Kingfisher Road Trip Menu thru Sept 16

If you missed Kingfisher’s summer long culinary road trip…no worries. You can now sample the “best of” the road trip without fastening your seat belt. First Spicy California Roll Stack – crab meat, jasmine rice, avocado, cucumber, radish, wakame, wasabi, soy- ginger vinaigrette, habanero oil. (Cal/HI) 12           (pictured) Creole Barbecue Shrimp and Grits, Kingfisher lager, garlic, […]

Tucson Restaurant: HUB-a-dub-dub

The HUB Restaurant & Creamery reopened August 25. While the interior looks pretty much the same with brick walls and exposed ceilings (aka industrial chic), it’s the back of the house that has been updated. In the past HUB and Playground shared a kitchen. Now each has their own spacious entity. Previously Bianco’s Pizzeria sat […]

Exciting News: Hub Restaurant Reopens August 25

While Circle of Food loved its previous incarnation, are you as curious as I am to see how the HUB has been updated? Downtown hotspot, HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery, will reopen to the public on August 25 after undergoing renovations for the summer. The renovations include updated interiors and a new private dining room […]

Tucson Culinary Dropout Restaurant Job Fair

Grand opening for Tucson Culinary Dropout happens Sept 20. Sam Fox’s Culinary Dropout at Grant Road Lumber Yard will be hosting a job fair August 21 through September 2 from 10 am to 6 pm (excluding Sunday August 27). There are nearly 200 positions available at this job fair in the following areas: Line cooks […]

Is that a zucchini in your pocket?

August 8 is National Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day. Like who knew? When I worked in an office for many years, I’d come into work and open up my desk drawer and there would be one or two zucchinis, sometimes an entire shopping bag rested on my chair. Zucchini squash (courgette) is […]

Tucson Jobs: FRC Culinary Dropout Will Hire 200+ Employees

Opens September 20: Culinary Dropout at Grant Road Lumber Yard Major construction for Tucson’s first Culinary Dropout is now complete and hiring is now in the works as Sam Fox, Fox Restaurant Concepts’ Founder and Tucson native, prepares to open his newest restaurant in Tucson. Culinary Dropout is located in the former Grant Road Lumber […]

Circle of Food: Feijoada, Flights, Fish

Feijoada The annual Around the Globe Culinary Tour of four international sister Cities of Gastronomy is ongoing at DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails through November 13.  The next stop on the tour will feature a special menu based on the cuisine of Florianópolis, Brazil, which was named a UNESCO City of Gastronomy in 2014. The new […]