Tag: Tucson dining

Tucson Eats: Reforma and Jackson Tavern Open

Wow! Two upscale restaurants open their doors two days in a row. Reforma, cocina and cantina serving authentic food from Central Mexico, opens on Sunday December 14 at St. Philips Plaza in the former Vivace space. Reforma boasts Tucson’s largest selection of tequila and mescal selections + homemade tortillas. Reforma has the same owners as […]

Tucson: Chowda Meets the Desert at Jackson Tavern

UPDATE: Closed/post remains for historical purposes. Jackson Tavern, a new Metzger Family Restaurant will set sail on December 1 at the former Red Sky address (2900 N. Swan Road/Plaza Palomino). Get your chops ready for some New England style fare such as Little Neck Clam Cakes, C Dogs (breaded and flash-fried lobster tails with lemon-Sriracha […]

Tucson: Twist and Shout at Vero Amore Pizza – Sept 2

  Circle of Food blog is loving this innovative idea. What’s not to love? What’s not to amore? There’s the fabulous hand-made artisan pizza at Vero Amore capped with Indian toppings from my favorite food truck — The Twisted Tandoor. The result is Indian pizza ! It all happens for one day only (marked it […]

2013 – Eating Tucson, SFO, LA

It was a very good year. I dined out frequently as well as made many healthy delicious meals. Maybe next year I will treat myself to a personal trainer and one of those Sunizona  farm boxes. The highlights were: (in no particular order) 2013 was one of those birthdays when you just cannot believe you’re […]

Tucson Dining: You’re Lying!

      I invited my mild-mannered friend Judy Olsen to use my Groupon (expiring 10/18/13) for Russian Tea for Two at Kalina on Tanque Verde.     We didn’t have a reservation but got there around 2 pm as I like to avoid the lunch crowd if I can. I had already been to […]

Winner – $50 Gift Card from AZ Restaurant Week

Thanks to Arizona Restaurant Week for their offer to send a $50 Restaurant Gift Card to a Circle of Food Blog reader. And the winner is… Petra Gearhart Circle of Food asked that people post on Facebook and list their favorite local restaurant. Petra chose Lovin’ Spoonfuls and Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails.  (only one vote […]

Tucson Dining: Greyhound Fundraiser at Feast Restaurant

Greyt Bites: When you dine at fabulous Feast Restaurant on Tuesday, September 17 — 20% of your check will be donated to Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption (SA Greys). Hot dog! I have been a greyhound adopter since 1998 and this cause, this passion of transitioning retired racing greyhounds from the South Tucson dog track and […]

Tucson Dining: Wildflower – 15th Anniversary, Donates

Congratulations to Sam Fox/Fox Restaurant Concepts for 15 delicious years in Tucson… from the press release August 30, 2013 (Tucson, AZ) – Wildflower, a Tucson culinary landmark and Fox Restaurant Concepts’ flagship eatery, will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a special celebration dinner on Thursday, September 25, from 5 to 9 p.m.  A number of […]

Tucson Dining: Kingfisher celebrates 20th Anniversary – Sept 1

Congratulations to the hardworking folks at Kingfisher who are celebrating their 20th anniversary. It’s no surprise that they are giving back to their customers and to a local charity. 20% of sales for the first 20 days of September will be donated to the Tucson Community Food Bank. Also Kingfisher will serve three items off […]

Tucson Dining: 42 kinds of rum at Saint House

Update: Closed. I can remember when there were 2 or 3 restaurants on tired old Congress Street but those days are now gone. Congress is exploding with restaurants, menus, and ingredients for every taste and thirst. Saint House which is its newest addition opens August 15, boasting 42 kinds of rum. Who knew? Especially since […]