Tag: Tucson restaurant

New: Bear Track Bistro & Winery, Tucson

This afternoon some foodie and winey friends and I went to try out this new Tucson wine bistro on the NE corner of Sunrise & Swan in the Foothills. The spiel is this; the wine bistro owned by a man who owns a winery in New Mexico. The website — Bear Track Winery dot com […]

Tucson Restaurant Review: North Fattoria Italiana

Tucson Restaurant Review: North Fattoria Italiana The new version of NoRTH Restaurant at La Encantada is open for business. According to Chef Chris,  NoRTH has been open for 10 years. I was thinking 8 years. But apparently, it was time for a facelift. The Fattoria which means “farm” in Italian has a whole new look […]

Arizona Restaurant Week – Sept 15-23

Arizona Restaurant Week – Sept 15-23 It’s that time of year again when we have emerged from our summer smother and are starting to look forward to the (Jewish) New Year, Autumnal Equinox (Sept 22) and Harvest Moon (Sept 29). Arizona restaurants awaken and ruffle their proverbial feathers visioning a profitable season ahead. Some restaurants […]

Tucson: New restaurant – Hibachi Super Buffet

Finally. The Hibachi Super Buffet opened. It’s been coming soon for at least a year. The odd thing is with all the vacant restaurants here in Tucson, one has to wonder why the Hibachi Super Buffet redid a factory outlet store where nothing was over $9.99. Whatever they did, they did it well as the […]

Tucson restaurants: Janos, JBar closing

Wow! Two beloved Tucson restaurants will be closing its doors — Janos & J Bar. I just got off the phone with Janos and the last day for both restaurants will be May 26.  Starting tonight, both restaurants will feature “greatest hits” of menu items. So if these are indeed your favorite places — let […]

New Tucson Restaurant: Agustin Brasserie – Opens March 23

New Tucson Restaurant: Agustin Brasserie – Opens March 23 I was fortunate to enjoy lunch there today. I took my friend Marianne. She exclaimed, “Wow! This doesn’t look anything like anywhere in Tucson. It’s so French.” Marianne felt transported and tried to practice her francais on me. She ordered French onion soup and a burger […]

Spring Luau at RA Sushi Tucson – March 22

from the press release Pay Tribute to Spring Break with a Beach Inspired Bash Tucson, Ariz. (March 8, 2012) – Throw on a Hawaiian print shirt and a lei and hula on over to RA Sushi at La Encantada on March 22 from 8 p.m. to midnight for a Spring Luau Party. Sail away to […]

Tucson Restaurant: Agustin Brasserie Coming This Week

Tucson Restaurant: Agustin Brasserie It’s been a long time coming. The space located in the NW corner of Mercado San Agustin was formerly supposed to be Casa Marita, the other half of Casa Vicente, Tucson’s best and only authentically Spanish restaurant. Vicente is the husband and Marita the wife who happens to be from Argentina. […]

Tucson: February Farmers’ Dinner at Maynards

Maynards Market + Kitchen presents a monthly farmers’ dinner on the last Sunday of every month.  For each dinner, Maynards will partner with a different organization that supports local food and farms. Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance will be the partner for this month’s dinner which takes place on Sunday, February 26 at 5pm. Chef […]

UA Homecoming – 8,000 Oysters

Tucson restaurant news Kingfisher’s Oyster Festival is this coming Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. That is a whole lot of oysters in 5 hours. Last year they only had 2,500 oysters and ran out. This year there’s enough oysters to go around so don’t miss out. The Oyster Festival will be […]