Tag: Tucson restaurant

Culinary Dropout restaurant coming to former Grant Road Lumber Yard

Break all the rules! Currently, with two locations in the Phoenix area, Culinary Dropout is the Fox Restaurant Concepts’ “rebel child” that breaks all the rules with its uniform-free staff and relaxed, soulful ambiance. Featuring amped-up appetizers, salads, sandwiches and entrees, along with an antipasti menu showcasing delicious and hard-to-find meats, cheeses and vegetables. Chill […]

47 Scott, Downtown Tucson Restaurant Gem

47 Scott, Downtown Tucson Restaurant Gem It takes courage and creativity to be a pioneer and that is exactly what the owners of 47 Scott did when they opened downtown more than 5 years ago. This is well before the downtown Tucson food scene was the dining mecca it is today. 47 Scott isn’t on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

Tucson Dining: Noble Hops

Just how far will a nice female foodie like me drive to celebrate her birthday? We urban women think Oro Valley is a foreign country or a far far away burb. Nevertheless everyone was game to celebrate me, and find our way to Noble Hops. I had read good reviews, know the Mussman brothers restaurant […]

Tucson Restaurant: Happy Birthday Pastiche

Happy 15th birthday Pastiche! Starting April 1 and running for 15 straight days, Pastiche will feature a special for $15. Some of these specials could become a regular on the menu so be sure to tell your server if you especially like it. These specials were previously on Pastiche’s menu as well as other menus […]