Tag: Tucson restaurants

Noshing Tucson: Coming, Hunger, April 15

Another week, another Tucson restaurant and food news update Coming Soon: Fat Greek 2— Who you calling fat? The Fat Greek on University Blvd will soon have a second location on Swan Road/Camp Lowell (perhaps in the failed Bajio Mexican restaurant?). Volunteers needed on May 9-Help Stamp Out Hunger Campaign: Every year the National Association of […]

Noshing Tucson: Buzzing VinTabla and Tomatoes

Lots of buzz in the air featuring Tucson restaurants and southeast Arizona. The April 2009 issue of Arizona Highways just named VinTabla one of the best 25 restaurants in Arizona. Congratulations! Last year Feast got the only Tucson nod.  Speaking of VinTabla, they recently introduced a Sunday night $25 prime rib dinner which includes a […]

Noshing Tucson Restaurants: Easter Dining

Easter is Sunday, April 12.  I cannot recall if Tucson restaurants shut down like they do on Christmas or only revert to bodacious Easter brunches.  If you’re a restaurant and open for business as usual on Easter Sunday, let me know and I’ll post it here this week. In the meantime, here’s a sampling of […]

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 […]

Noshing Tucson: New and White

News about Tucson restaurants… New: Monkey Business Eatertainment Monkey Business finally opened on March 27 after 4.5 years of bad things happening. We wish the McGuires well and hope they are able to recoup and thrive. Monkey Business is located at 8581 N. Silverbell Road in Marana; 744-7676. New: Elvira’s Crosses the Border Since 1927 […]

Noshing Tucson: Beard Bluff, Wine, Buzz

More news about Tucson restaurants James Beard Foundation finalists were announced today and all of Arizona nominees were omitted from the competition. BFD! I know the James Beard awards are the food/restaurant world equivalent of an Oscar but I’d bet there is a lot of politicking going on behind the scenes that we don’t know about. […]

Contest: Win Tucson Tamale Company Tamales

Wow!  This is an awesomely generous contest. The locally-owned and fairly new restaurant called Tucson Tamale Company is offering three different winners, a chance to win a dozen tamales — a month — for life. First, a word about the tamales — OMG! They are really good and I don’t usually like tamales. What I like about […]

Noshing Tucson: New, Coming, Writers, Wines

New: Aguirre Mexican Restaurant I don’t have the address but it formerly was Terrazza Mexican Restaurant. The location is on a crowded signage stretch of E. Broadway Blvd east of Safeway at Kino Parkway. The restaurant is on the top floor of a two story building. I drove by and saw the sign – now […]

Noshing Tucson Restaurants Deals on Meals

Meatloaf Mondays:  Ode to comfort food, for those who have a place in their heart for savory meatloaf, join the gang at Jonathan’s Cork for Meatloaf Monday. Enjoy Chef Landeen’s original recipe meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and fresh vegetable plus a refreshing beverage for $12. I love meatloaf but rarely eat it but now I feel […]

Noshing Tucson: Change, New, Wine, Green, Sweet

Name Change: The Loop The restaurant formerly known as Uno Grill has disenfranchised to become a locally owned independent restaurant called The Loop/A Taste of Chicago. According to the nice gentleman who answered the phone, the restaurant has the same owners and the same great food but now has more flexibility over the menu. The […]