Category: Events

International Sake Day – Oct. 1 – RA Sushi, Tucson

Here’s an opportunity for hot sake lovers or people who are curious about sake. As for me, I like my sake chilled. from the press release Tucson, Ariz. (September 19, 2012) –  On October 1, 2012, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant is recognizing “Nihonshu no Hi” or International “Sake Day”, an informal holiday created to celebrate the popular […]

Tucson Wine: CataVinos 5th Anniversary Party – Sept. 22

Congratulations to Yvonne Foucher, the owner of CataVinos Wine Shoppe in Midtown. Today she celebrates her 5th anniversary as a locally-owned wine store and wine tasting venue. It can’t be easy in this economy to compete with multiple big box chains selling wine. What makes the CataVinos experience unique is that Yvonne and her tasters […]

Tucson: Food Events, Restaurants News – September – part 2

September 19 – North Fattoria Italiana Opens NoRTH Restaurant (at La Encantada) has had a makeover and will transform into North Fattoria Italiana. It’s still a Fox Concepts restaurant owned by Tucson’s golden boy Sam Fox. Fattoria means farm in Italian. I’m not sure about that word if people don’t know what it means. Think […]

Arizona Restaurant Week – Sept 15-23

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 season ahead. Some restaurants […]

Tucson: RA Sushi – End of the Summer Bash, Sept 13

I hope RA Sushi is right. We are all so ready for summer to be over! from the press release With vacations winding down, school back in session, and the end to 100 degree temperatures on the horizon, that can only mean one thing in Arizona. Summer is almost over! To reward residents for surviving […]

Blue Moon Party – August 31

Blue moon is the name used when a second full moon appears in the same calendar month. The first full moon was August 1 and the second full moon will be August 31. The full moon that night will likely look no different than any other moon but on certain conditions, like volcano eruptions or […]

RA Sushi to Host 8th Annual Nicky’s Week May 27-June 2

I love when restaurants give back this way. Let’s make it a million… from the press release Proceeds from select menu items benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® TUCSON, Ariz. (May 11, 2012) – RA Sushi will host its eighth annual “Nicky’s Week” fundraiser Sunday, May 27 through Saturday, June 2, to benefit St. Jude […]

Food and Chemistry All in One?

Ever since I was a young girl, I have always enjoyed cooking. I was the child sitting innocently in the kitchen waiting to help out my mom. Finally, as I grew up , my mom and I started cooking together for fun. By ten, I would not eat a simple hot dog, but instead had to have […]