Tag: Janos

Downtown Tucson Chefs-Best Chefs in America

Many of us know that Downtown Tucson’s dining scene is exploding but here’s one for the record books: Best Chefs of America has just recognized two Downtown Tucson chefs: Chef Addam Buzzalini (Maynards Market & Kitchen) Chef Janos Wilder (Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails) Congratulations! The word “kitchen” seems to be popular in the naming of […]

Tucson restaurants: Janos, JBar closing

Wow! Two beloved Tucson restaurants will be closing its doors — Janos & J Bar. I just got off the phone with Janos and the last day for both restaurants will be May 26.  Starting tonight, both restaurants will feature “greatest hits” of menu items. So if these are indeed your favorite places — let […]

Tucson: April Food Events: chocolate, gardening, tacos, secrets, pie

Tucson: April Food Events – Lots going on foodie-wise! Congratulations to Pastiche Modern Eatery for celebrating their 14th anniversary. Throughout the entire month, celebrate with: Every Tuesday – Certified Angus Beef $15 Steak Dinner Night Every Wednesday – Half off all bottles of wine Every Thursday – Half off all desserts Every Friday – Amanda’s […]

Tucson: Janos Cooking Classes – Valentines Day, Locavore, Spring Harvest

Image by broken thoughts via Flickr If Valentine’s Day dinner out is not your thing, consider attending a two-hour class where Tucson’s James Beard Award winning chef Janos will demonstrate how to prepare an unforgettable dinner.  Desiree Rios, sommelier, will lead a discussion and tasting of champagne cocktails guaranteed to get the romantic juices flowing. […]

Tucson restaurant news: Janos in his Downtown garden

Tucson restaurant news: Gotta love Janos! Tucson’s most famous chef  is trying to open a restaurant downtown and there’s many hiccups along the way. We — his adoring hungry public — will just have to wait a little longer. In the meantime, in all this build-out chaos, Janos is having fun with it all. From […]

Tucson Restaurant News: Janos Returns to Downtown

Hot off the PR press… Janos Returns To Downtown –  (awesome news!) Janos and Rebecca Wilder announced this afternoon that they are returning to downtown Tucson to open a new restaurant in the site of the former Barrio Grill at 135 South Sixth Avenue in the SoCo (south of Congress) district. The Wilder’s who own […]

Tucson restaurant news: Janos nominated for best chef – James Beard

Image by ulterior epicure via Flickr Tucson restaurant news The James Beard nominations are out and Janos has been nominated for outstanding chef, not best Southwest restaurant but outstanding chef among other well known chefs like Mark Peel, Campanile in Los Angeles and Michael Mina, Michael Mina, San Francisco among others. Also Sam Fox of […]

Tucson restaurants: Wine, Women, and Janos

Image via Wikipedia Tucson restaurant news On Monday, Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tucson’s one named-wonder Janos Wilder hosts “Women of Bordeaux – Meet the Winemaker Wine Tasting Party. Meet a half dozen women who make Bordeaux wine, ask them questions, pick their brains, sample the wines, munch on Janos-inspired hors d’oeuvres, and […]

Tucson altruism: Janos’ Southside

In the true spirit of the holiday season, Chef Janos Wilder has once again teamed up with Randy Spalding, special education teacher at Pueblo High, for “Janos Southside”. Now in its 9th year, this annual event has become a delicious tradition not only for the students but for those lucky invitees who get to share […]

Noshing Tucson: Janos Going Downtown

Tucson restaurant news The other night I was dining at Maynard’s and what a winner. Our party of four remarked that investing in Maynard’s gives us a glimmer of what Tucson’s downtown could be. Between what I consider the failed Rio Nuevo to the ongoing street construction, I applaud all businesses that are taking a […]