Tag: Tucson food

Tucson Food: Mighty Snip Dog, Pecan Festival, All Souls

Hey Tucson, lots of food happenings this weekend: The Mighty Snip Dog For the entire month of November when you eat at Lovin’ Spoonfuls and order “the mighty snip dog,” $1 dollar from every “dog” will be donated to SNIP, the Spay and Neuter Intervention Project. The vegan Lovin’ Spoonfuls is located 2990 N. Campbell […]

Sneak Preview: Whole Foods Market Oracle Road, Tucson

Wow! Circle of Food is really impressed with the new and improved Whole Foods Market at Casas Adobes Plaza. Not only is it bigger (from 16,000 square feet to 32,000 square feet); it’s also brighter (love the lighting), the wide aisles, and the potential for an extraordinary shopping experience. This newly reopened location at 7133 […]

Tucson: Art of Backyard Food Production

Raise your hand if you attended the Edible Baja Arizona launch party last Saturday. What a happening crowd! What a beautiful publication! The event was held at MOCA which is an amazing venue (my first time). About a half dozen food trucks seduced the hungry throng and a band kicked out some good rhythms. Jared […]

Tucson Food Fun: Cinco de Pie-O, Pie Party 2013

While there are more than enough Cinco de Mayo events around town, here’s the one and only Cinco de Pie-O. Pie Party time — it only happens once a year and the grassroots event brings people together to build community, raise money for a charity, and eat pie… lots of pie. Here are the delicious […]

Tucson: Annual Local Food, Beer & Wine Tasting

Lodge on the Desert Thursday, April 18, 2013 5 – 7 PM Are you aware that Southern Arizona has high quality locally brewed beers and wines? It also has some of the finest locally owned and operated restaurants in the state and country. Experience the best of the best at this First Annual Local Food, […]

Tucson: My favorite foodie things 2012

(no particular order) Best new restaurant – UMI-Star – Thank your lucky stars that UMI opened up; they have the best happy hours too with excellent sushi and Japanese street food. Judge at the Tucson Taco Festival  – OMG – more tacos to taste and some were very cleverly executed presentations, washed down with tequila […]

Tucson: Paradise Bakery & Café Launches Reward Program

from the press release Tucson, Ariz —  The “Taste of Paradise” rewards program has recently been launched at all Tucson locations of Paradise Bakery and Cafe.    Paradise “regulars” will now be rewarded for their loyalty in several delicious ways: •    Purchase 12  Entrees (over $5 each) and get a free Entree •    Purchase 5 muffins […]

World Margarita Championship – October 26 – Tucson

Tucson: World Margarita Championship – October 26 If you appreciate tequila you won’t want to miss this exciting Tucson Culinary Festival event put on by the fabulous Tucson Originals. The World Margarita Championship™ ~ Friday, October 26 ~ 6-9pm ~ Tucson Museum of Art The event will feature exciting competitions between  Tucson’s most outstanding mixologists, […]

Tucson: Food Events, Restaurants News – September – part 2

September 19 – North Fattoria Italiana Opens NoRTH Restaurant (at La Encantada) has had a makeover and will transform into North Fattoria Italiana. It’s still a Fox Concepts restaurant owned by Tucson’s golden boy Sam Fox. Fattoria means farm in Italian. I’m not sure about that word if people don’t know what it means. Think […]