Tag: noshing Tucson

Tucson Restaurants: Altruism, Maynards, Change

Another week, another update about the Tucson dining scene and then some…. What really amazes me about Tucson is how altruistic the local restaurants are. Let’s face it – most restaurants are hurting in this economy.  People are eating out less, eating in less expensive places less often, and ordering less expensive items. Yet, when a good […]

Noshing Tucson Restaurants: Easter Dining

Easter is Sunday, April 12.  I cannot recall if Tucson restaurants shut down like they do on Christmas or only revert to bodacious Easter brunches.  If you’re a restaurant and open for business as usual on Easter Sunday, let me know and I’ll post it here this week. In the meantime, here’s a sampling of […]

Noshing: Closings, Trader Joes, Passover, Easter

More noshing more often. More food news about Tucson restaurants and dining scene. Closed – Grande Tortilla Factory After almost 62 years, the Grande Tortilla Factory on Grande Avenue closed. Read the story. Closed – Local Harvest Marketplace After 5 short months, Local Harvest Marketplace located on Speedway just east of Alvernon Way, closed. In […]

Noshing Tucson: Beard Bluff, Wine, Buzz

More news about Tucson restaurants James Beard Foundation finalists were announced today and all of Arizona nominees were omitted from the competition. BFD! I know the James Beard awards are the food/restaurant world equivalent of an Oscar but I’d bet there is a lot of politicking going on behind the scenes that we don’t know about. […]

Noshing Tucson: Native Foods, Save Money

Celebration of Basketry and Native Foods Festival Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tohono O’odham Cultural Center and Museum Admission is free The Celebration features a basketry and food market, basketry demonstrations, traditional music and dances, storytelling, contemporary chef demonstrations and tastings as well as traditional food demos […]

Noshing Tucson: New, Coming, Writers, Wines

New: Aguirre Mexican Restaurant I don’t have the address but it formerly was Terrazza Mexican Restaurant. The location is on a crowded signage stretch of E. Broadway Blvd east of Safeway at Kino Parkway. The restaurant is on the top floor of a two story building. I drove by and saw the sign – now […]

Noshing Tucson Restaurants Deals on Meals

Meatloaf Mondays:  Ode to comfort food, for those who have a place in their heart for savory meatloaf, join the gang at Jonathan’s Cork for Meatloaf Monday. Enjoy Chef Landeen’s original recipe meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and fresh vegetable plus a refreshing beverage for $12. I love meatloaf but rarely eat it but now I feel […]

Noshing: Tucson Valentines Day Values

Sweetheart of a Deal Zivaz Mexican Bistro, a family-owned Tucson restaurant with great style, has a Valentines deal for $40/couple — two margaritas, two signature entrees (your choice) and sharing a dessert. No reservations required.   This special couples offer is good from Feb. 13 through 15. XoXo Xoom You got to love a business that decides to […]

Noshing: Tucson Restaurant Bits and Bites

Here’s a roundup of what’s happening at Tucson restaurants and food news. Local Harvest Marketplace which opened less than three months ago in Midtown on Speedway just east of Alvernon Way is on the brink of closing. While I like the idea of having an organic green grocer in the neighborhood, it is located half way […]

Noshing Tucson: Massage and Dinner Package

Wow! This is the ultimate couple type of thing to do around (of course, other than you know what) — a massage and dinner package in the convenience of your own home.  I guess this could be considered luxurious forplay. I cannot imagine that this new service is not already booked for Valentine’s Day night but who […]