Tag: tucson event

Tucson: A Cause for Applause at La Cocina

It’s a marvelous night for a party, a celebration, a 5th anniversary celebration called A Cause for Applause. The applause is for Beading Divas to the Rescue who have raised $100,000 for animal charities mostly in Tucson and a few beyond. It’s these beautiful one of a kind bracelets that raise the funds. Accessories for […]

Celebrate Leap Year Birthdays – Tucson, Atlanta, Orlando

from the press release Leapies with rare February 29th birthdays have something extra to celebrate this year: Several Loews Hotels are offering birthday compliments, from a poolside beverage to a birthday dinner. Did you know? A leap year occurs every four years to better sync the calendar year with the solar year. The chance of […]

Tucson Food Trucks at Dinnerware Artspace

First Food Truck Roundup: Tucson Food Trucks at Dinnerware Artspace Calling all food truck lovers on Monday, November 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. Meet at Dinnerware Artspace located at 119 E. Toole Ave., downtown. A good time is expected to be had by all — indoor & outdoor seating, live music by Baba Marimba, […]

Does Tucson have the longest cheesesteak sandwich?

Update: Yes! Frankie Santos of Frankie’s Cheesesteaks broke the Guinness Book of Records for making the longest cheesesteak. Congratulations to all the people involved and the volunteers. It was a hot, hot long day. Read about it on Facebook. ———————— I just got back from the UA Mall between Campbell & Cherry Avenues.  Tables are […]

Tucson Festival of Books: Food for the Soul, Foodies Fun

On March 12 and 13, the third annual Tucson Festival of Books returns with an expanded lineup of authors in the most popular literary genres — including FOOD. The 2011 Tucson Festival of Books is a non-profit event benefiting literacy programs in Southern Arizona. Admission to the event is free.  The Culinary Area schedule is […]

Tucson restaurant news: Bobby Flay, Primavera Cooks

Image via Wikipedia Tucson restaurant news Bobby Flay’s Tucson I heard the Bobby Flay was in Tucson last night and ate at El Charro, just walked in like anybody else. What was he doing in Tucson? I hope he gets to try some other local restaurant institutions too. What are the top three local restaurants […]

Tucson restaurant: Cinco de Mayo Agave Fest

Image via Wikipedia Tucson restaurant news (from the press release) The first ever “Agavefest” will be held at the Hotel Congress Plaza on Wednesday, May 5 from 5 – 9 p.m.  Featuring a wide variety of tasting and pairing opportunities, the event will showcase beverages made exclusively from the agave plant, including tequila (in all […]

Tucson Restaurant: OM Grand Opening Benefits Children Museum

Image by Jad_23 via Flickr Tucson restaurant news: OM Modern Asian Kitchen’s Grand Opening Benefits Tucson Children’s Museum Tucson’s newest dining concept – OM Modern Asian Kitchen & Sushi Bar hosts its grand opening on April 10. A very generous 50 percent of all sushi profits will be donated to the Tucson Children’s Museum. The […]

Tucson: 10th Annual Zin, Blues & BBQ at Hacienda Del Sol

Image via Wikipedia Tucson restaurant news – 10th Annual Zin, Blues & BBQ at Hacienda Del Sol The Grill at Hacienda del Sol invites music enthusiasts, wine lovers, and foodies to the 10th Annual Zin Blues & BBQ featuring a bevy of live blues played by Grams & Krieger Band, zinfandel wine tastings, and traditional […]

Tucson presents Bollywood at the Fox Theatre

Tucson, Ariz—Everyone’s favorite street scene, Bollywood at The Fox, is returning to the Fox Theatre! The joyous celebration of Indian culture and culinary delights will begin on the street in front of the Fox Theatre at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 17. Event founder Neelam Sethi was persuaded to reprise the popular event, last held […]