Category: Events

Wine. Swap. Books. Fun.

Wine. Books. Swapping (books not spouses). Fun. BOOK NATTER invites avid book readers to BOOK SWAP on Tuesday, 2-19-19 from 4 to 6 pm at Arizona Wine Collective in St. Philips Plaza.  Come by for no-host Arizona wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages + complimentary nibbles + fun. 21+ Bring books to swap.  People who read […]

Rockabilly Blues BBQ at Loews Ventana Tucson

The Rockabilly & Blues BBQ sounds like a blast. We all need more fun in our lives, right? On October 27th, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort will transform into a rockin’ food lover’s utopia for one night at its first annual Rockabilly & Blues BBQ. Guests will enjoy an incredible night under the stars featuring a […]

Tucson: SAVOR Food and Wine Festival – Feb 3

Ever since Tucson received the City of Gastronomy designation, our fair city has bubbled over with food festivals and events.  However, the grand dame of them all is SAACA’s SAVOR Food & Wine Festival which happens Saturday, February 3 at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Locals and tourists alike will be able to sample 31 restaurants […]

Tucson sizzles with festival food events

Tucson is bubbling over with food festivities. THE TOAST – Jan 28 Join SAACA as they kick off the 2018 SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival week events with a celebratory TOAST to honor those who have dedicated their efforts to building a thriving, diverse and rich culinary legacy in our community. ​THE TOAST […]

Dine on Your Corner: Donate, Remember, Embrace

This is so Tucson which is one of the reasons I like living here.  Who can forget that nightmare of a travesty? Tucson —Monday, January 8th marks the 7th anniversary of the tragedy that shook Southern Arizona and our nation when former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords’ “Congress on your Corner” event was interrupted by a gunman […]

Tucson: Drink More Beer for a Cause, Sips for Seniors

Hey Tucson, are you thirsty? You look thirsty. How about some craft beer and a delicious snack at Sentinel Peak Brewing Company on Sunday, November 12 from 3 to 5 pm? Drink beer for Sips for Seniors. One dollar from every pint of beer will be donated to sponsor senior pets at Pima Animal Care […]

SAACA’s Salsa, Tequila and Taco Challenge 2017 Winners

Belatedly, here are the winners of SAACA’s (Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance ) Salsa, Tequila and Taco Challenge 2017- Congratulations to the winners. The evening was warm and well attended with more than 1,400 people, 40 participating restaurants, chefs, brewers and distillers, and nearly 100 recipes judged. $44,000 was raised for SAACA and the […]

Think Globally, Pork Locally – July 30

The wild bunch of local chefs are at it again with their second Snout to Tail summer pop-up dinner at the Carriage House. This dinner focuses on the 32nd parallel upon which Tucson sits as does Kyushu, Japan; Punjab, India; Szechuan, China; and both the Southern and Southwestern United States. Some of the menu items […]

Tucson Festival of Books: What’s Under the Culinary Tent?

The Tucson Festival of Books happens next weekend (March 11 & 12) and for foodies and cooks, there is plenty to mentally munch on. Chef Ryan Clark, Executive Chef at Casino del Sol and Festival of Books Culinary Tent advisor, is pleased to announce the outstanding lineup of Tucson chefs/food authorities who will participate as […]