Tag: Arizona

Slow Food Prescott – Visit Orme Ranch

Slow Food  Prescott  is visiting the Orme Ranch in Mayer, Arizona on Saturday, March 31. They’re a family-owned business, ranching and farming on the same land since 1929 in Yavapai County, Arizona. Orme believes in, and practices, holistic and sustainable management. They use “low stress” handling practices for their cattle and process them at a […]

50 Shots of America–Arizona

This is the one that Karyn’s been looking forward to! ~~~oOo~~~ As with much of the southwest, what is now known as Arizona was first claimed by Spain, and then Mexico, before becoming known as Alta California. After that it was all kinds of shuffling as the CSA and USA differed on what to call […]

Phoenix, Ariz: Third Annual ThanksLIVING Celebration

Image via Wikipedia Phoenix, Ariz: Third Annual ThanksLIVING Celebration ThanksLIVING offers a healthy and compassionate alternative to the traditional holiday turkey dinner. Diners will enjoy a delicious, eco-friendly, multi-course gourmet vegan meal guaranteed to appease even the most discerning palate. * Special guest Paul Shapiro, of the Humane Society of the United States * Blanket/towel […]

RA Sushi Presents Sixth Annual Nicky’s Week May 30 to June 5

RA Sushi will host its sixth annual “Nicky’s Week” fundraiser May 30 to June 5 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. The Arizona-based restaurant and bar will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of a variety of menu items and beverages to […]

Bizarre Food: Arizona Travel Channel

Image via Wikipedia The host Andrew Zimmern will be showcasing Arizona  this coming Monday, May 17  at 10 E/P on Travel Channel. I just previewed Bizarre Food on the Travel Channel. Vegetarians/vegan…don’t even go there. According to the approved episode description: Andrew uncovers unique food traditions in the great state of Arizona, where the spirit […]

Noshing Tucson Restaurants: Casa Vicente

Last weekend Chef Annette visited from L.A. so I took her to my favorite Spanish hideaway – Casa Vicente.  When you walk inside, Tucson fades a million miles away even though Casa Vicente sits in Armory Park or what is considered, downtown adjacent. There are two rooms, one nearer the stage and the other in […]

Desert Locavore: Eating Locally in Tucson, AZ

Plucky writer dances with herbs and eats copious amounts of squash for seven days… Practice blatant localism. I saw those words on a bumper sticker and its meaning haunted me. I already eat in locally-owned restaurants; use a naturopath and acupuncturist to heal me instead of bureaucratic Blue Cross and Walgreen’s prescription counter and buy […]