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Tucson 2015: Circle of Food Favorites

Tucson 2015: Circle of Food Favorites Potato latke dinner at Mary Jo’s house. Great food, great friends and lots of laughter. My yearly foray into latke eating. My brother and sister-in-law visited. Surprisingly, we ate in more than dined out. They raved about Elvira’s in Tubac, brunch at 47 Scott, dinner at Tavolino,Tucson Tamales which […]

Tucson Buzz: Peppers, Salsa Challenge, Mermaids

Pick a Peck of Peppers The Tucson Village Farm has wheelbarrows full of fresh peppers for $1/pound. All you have to do is U-Pick on Tuesday/August 4 from 5 to 7 PM. Aside from peppers there is basil, eggplant, okra, squash, onion, chili peppers, summer greens, eggs, cucumbers, tomatoes, local honey, and many assorted herbs […]

Tucson, For: St. Jude Hospital, Kickstarter, Sale, Desert

For St. Jude Children’s Hospital Tucson’s restaurant altruism never ceases to amaze. For the 11th year in a row, RA Sushi hosts Nicky’s Week from May 25 to 31 at La Encantada where 100 percent of sales from a variety of food and beverage items will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Nicky’s Week was […]

Review: Safe Catch Tuna Mercury Tested

Do you love tuna? How about a crunchy tuna salad sandwich or elegant Nicoise salad? The good news is tuna is affordable and packed with high quality protein but the bad news — tuna is also rife with mercury. Contradictory reports from the EPA, FDA and Consumer Reports range from warning about widely variable mercury […]

Grilled Cheese Meets Creativity + Giving Back, Tucson

Circle of Food goes bananas when local restaurants put a creative spin on giving back. Sauce Restaurants is celebrating National Grilled Cheese month in April. From now through April 18, you have an opportunity to suggest your own OUTSTANDING AND FANTASTIC grilled cheese sandwich by entering a recipe online or in the store. The winning […]

Home Cooks vs. Professional Chefs

If you’re a home cook who thinks that you can compete with a professional chef, then by all means try out for Food Fighters. NBC is looking for season 2 contenders. You can apply now at FoodFighters.com . You have to be 18 years or older and a US citizen. Please mention “Candra” to receive […]

Tucson Accolades, Favorites and Rants

ACCOLADES Top Ten Brunch Spots in America The Cup Café is no stranger to high praise and accolades from Tucsonans, especially for their number one best seller, the Baked Eggs, but it was the crowning glory for the eclectic Downtown Tucson café to receive national recognition by Men’s Journal which on January 21 announced the […]

Tucson Food: Natural Grocers Open January 20

While Natural Grocers debuts in Tucson (7220 E Broadway/just east of Kolb), this location is the fourth store in Arizona (Sedona, Prescott, Flagstaff) and has 91 stores in 15 states, employing more than 2,000 people. A second Tucson location will be at Broadway Village (Broadway/Country Club). Today Circle of Food as well as other food […]

My oh my! That’s some pizza pie

Unlike the rest of the country when summer means grilling anything and everything,  in Tucson it’s just too darn hot to fire up the charcoal grill. So when I received several packets of Fleischmann’s Pizza Crust Yeast along with recipes for pizza on the grill I opted out of the grilling part and just make […]

Wanted: Food Bloggers

Food bloggers wanted Circle of Food knows you’re out there. We’re looking for a few food bloggers who are passionate about food.  Are you a chocolate lover?  Are you a whiz at  fast and easy meals for your family? Are you a vegetarian or vegan who wants to share your knowledge with others or are you just […]