Tag: Tucson dining

Tucson Dining: Global Culinary Tours, Pop Up Dinners, Road Trips

Getting on a jet plane and flying halfway around the world is so not fun anymore. If you won’t be flying to a foreign destination – no worries – here in Tucson you can eat like a globe trotter at Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails Around the Globe Culinary Tour in celebration of our UNESCO City […]

Loving the Living Room, Tucson

Tucson’s newest restaurant is now open at La Encantada Shopping Center* in what was formerly Armitage Wine Lounge. The Living Room Wine Cafe and Lounge is a hip, happening addition to that tony corner where Skyline meets Campbell at 2905 E. Skyline Dr. Living Room’s customers will be welcomed in beautiful and comfortable surroundings filled […]

Tucson Real Fathers Day Eat Quiche

What dad doesn’t like a good meal and/or a classic crime thriller? Lots of my favorite restaurants are open for Father’s Day. While not as crazy busy as Mother’s Day, I’m sure you can still get a reservation at Downtown Kitchen and Cocktails, Pastiche, Kingfisher for their Midwest road trip menu and The Parish. Harvest […]

International Sushi Day – June 18

On Thursday, June 18, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant is celebrating International Sushi Day, an informal holiday created to encourage sushi lovers around the world to eat more sushi. For the holiday, RA Sushi at La Encantada is offering a specially priced menu of popular food and drink items. In 2010, RA Sushi declared June 18 […]

Summer Deals – Tucson Restaurants

Passports, road trips + more Passports/Around the Globe Once again Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails hosts its summer passport series launching an Istanbul menu then taking off for Moscow, Kingston/Jamaica and Chengdu/China. You don’t even have to check your luggage or go through security to experience a variety of exotic tastes along with the regular menu […]

Tucson Bright Idea: Hub Ice Cream Factory

Tucson diners all know Hub and its fabulous ice cream flavors (love the salted caramel) and if you go to the Hub when it’s crowded you have to snake in through the diners, the servers and the decibels to get a scoop of ice cream. Not any more! Starting May 22, go directly to Hub […]

Tucson Dining: Another One Bites the Dust

  This past weekend three independently-owned, local restaurants closed in Tucson. Contigo announced previously that it was closing and fortunately myself and friends were able to spend some time there last week commiserating in our frothy Pisco Sours while munching on arepas. On one of the busiest weekends of the year (UA graduation), Jackson Tavern’s […]

Au Revoir Bluefin Tucson

Every time an independent restaurant closes, I get a little melancholy. So far this year Gio Taco, The Dish and Mexico in Season have closed as well others. Contigo closes tomorrow May 17 and Bluefin on May 24. While Bluefin closes, its sister restaurant Kingfisher Bar & Grill will rock on despite whatever havoc will […]

Summer Menu at RA Sushi Tucson

In the summer Circle of Food yearns for lighter fare using seasonal ingredients. RA Sushi’s summer menu is available for a limited time (May thru August) featuring nine different sushi, salad and cocktail offerings focusing on cool, light flavors ideal for our sweltering days. Two new appetizers showcase Red Seabream, a white fish that is […]

Agustin Kitchen wins 2nd place -International Culinary Competition

(Congratulations. Circle of Food looks forward to some exotic Thai tastes at Agustin Kitchen.) from the press release Tucson, Ariz—-On March 25th, Chef Ryan Clark and Chef de Cuisine Brandon Dillon of Agustin Kitchen, traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to represent the US and participate in the 2015 Thai Culinary World Challenge. Ten teams of chefs […]