Tag: Tucson restaurants

Dine on Your Corner: Donate, Remember, Embrace

This is so Tucson which is one of the reasons I like living here.  Who can forget that nightmare of a travesty? Tucson —Monday, January 8th marks the 7th anniversary of the tragedy that shook Southern Arizona and our nation when former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords’ “Congress on your Corner” event was interrupted by a gunman […]

Tucson Casual Dining on Christmas Day

TUCSON CASUAL DINING ON CHRISTMAS DAY Not everyone celebrates Christmas. Not everyone will be sitting down with the families on Dec. 25. The popular question seems to be: Where can I eat? Here’s a sample of what’s available: RA Sushi at La Encantada opens at 4 PM & there’s more than sushi on the menu. […]

Tucson, Some Like It Hot

Yeah. A number of publications recently discovered Tucson charms so just maybe it’s a summer destination for many. Some  like it hot. The Phoenix New Times compared Tucson to Venice Beach: “Tucson, long considered the Venice Beach of Arizona with its laid-back vibe, seems to see a notable new eating establishment pop up weekly.” Having […]

Altruistic Tucson Restaurant Fundraisers

Once again Tucson’s restaurants show us their altruism. Ain’t to Proud to Beg Team Up for Tucson (TUFT) and Sullivan’s Steakhouse team up to raise funds to buy Animal Resuscitation Kits for Pima County first responders. Thousands of pets die every year because of smoke inhalation. Enjoy red and white wines paired with appetizers (vegetarian […]

Tucson Gem Show Dining, Just Eat It & Bead It

Welcome! The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show begins January 31 and that means thousands of vendors and visitors…are looking for places to eat, dine and imbibe. Please try our fabulous local restaurants. Experience Tucson dining. You can eat at Macaroni Grill anywhere. Here’s a list of some of Circle of Food’s locally-owned favorites located nearby […]

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: 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: Kingfisher celebrates 20th Anniversary – Sept 1

Congratulations to the hardworking folks at Kingfisher who are celebrating their 20th anniversary. It’s no surprise that they are giving back to their customers and to a local charity. 20% of sales for the first 20 days of September will be donated to the Tucson Community Food Bank. Also Kingfisher will serve three items off […]

Tucson Dining: Cafe a la C’Art – late summer menu

For over 14 years Café a la C’Art has served delicious and artistic delicacies to the Tucson community. From mouthwatering sandwiches to decadent desserts, this family-owned Tucson staple adjacent to Tucson Museum of Art  (150 N. Main Street) unveils their new end-of-summer menu on August 12, 2013. The lunch menu now features 13 newly created […]

Fab Food at Playground, Downtown Tucson Dining

What kind of name is Playground? It’s a hip corner bar like none other downtown Tucson with an accessible roof top, sexy patio, has its own parking lot (a seductive plus), the widest TV screen on the planet, and a vast high ceiling interior with swings hanging from the ceiling. Aha! That’s the playground connection. […]