Tag: tucson restaurant news

Tucson Restaurant News: More Acacia More Often

Tucson restaurant news Coming Soon: The Marketplace at Acacia Chef Albert Hall and his wife Lila Yamashiro, owners of Acacia at St. Philips Plaza are pleased to announce the opening of “The Marketplace” at Acacia, scheduled to open in mid July. The Marketplace will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. offering fabulous […]

Tucson Restaurants: Gelato, Music, Mussel Madness

more Tucson restaurant news New: Café Italiano Café Italiano is new (7 weeks old) on the NW corner of Grant/Swan (2485 N. Swan Road #141). It was formerly Fratelli’s gelato lounge. It’s still a gelato lounge that also serves sorbetto and espresso too. The gelato flavors seem different than Fratelli’s and better too. I ordered […]

Tucson Restaurant News: Free, Coming, Happy

More Tucson Restaurant News Free Root Beer Float Today – June 3 – Sonic Drive-Ins in Tucson are giving away a free root beer float from 8 p.m. to midnight, tonight only. This was advertised on TV last night. I love root beer floats. Zin Burger makes a delicious one too but theirs are not […]

Tucson Restaurant News: Philanthropy, Cooking Classes

Tucson restaurant news Philanthropy with Phlavor In the worst of times, the best of Tucson’s independent restaurants continue to be on their best altruistic behavior. Once again Pastiche Modern Eatery will permit diners to donate 5 percent of their checks to the charity of their choice. Charities receive gift cards which they can use for […]

Chewish Tucson: Pizzeria Vivace, Fiesta Cubana

Tucson restaurant news New: Pizzeria Vivace Thanks to a Chewish reader for letting me know that Pizzeria Vivace is now open. A call to Vivace restaurant confirmed that the Pizzeria opened this past Tuesday and are indeed open for business during the same hours that Vivace restaurant is open – Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to […]

Chewish Tucson: Cuisine Art, Teacher Appreciation

More Tucson restaurant news Cuisine Art What goes together better than food and art (okay maybe food and wine)? The Blue Raven Gallery has an exhibit entitled “cuisine art” running from now through July 11.  On Saturday, May 30, three local chefs will cook in the courtyard and provide a light repast for $20 which […]

Noshing Tucson: Janos Going Downtown

Tucson restaurant news The other night I was dining at Maynard’s and what a winner. Our party of four remarked that investing in Maynard’s gives us a glimmer of what Tucson’s downtown could be. Between what I consider the failed Rio Nuevo to the ongoing street construction, I applaud all businesses that are taking a […]