Tag: Tucson restaurants

Tucson Dining: Chad’s Steakhouse closed, DK&C cuts lunch service

Dear Valued Guest, After 22 years, Chad’s Steakhouse is now closed, while we seek new ownership. We have thoroughly enjoyed our last several years as Chad’s owners, where we have had the pleasure to meet and make friends with so many great folks.   It has felt like one big family.      We truly appreciate your past […]

Tucson Dining: 15% Tax Relief Lunch

What a great idea — 15% off lunch at Tavolino. Every little bit helps, otherwise, I may have to cry in my beer. Speaking of beer — Tavolino has Moretti beer by the glass. Drinking beer at lunch? I try not to drink an adult beverage until at least 4 pm. But there are always […]

Tucson Fundraiser: Dine out for Safety – April 10

Once a year Tucsonans are asked to eat out and make a difference and the cause is — Dine Out for Safety. When you eat out participating locally-owned restaurants, a portion up to 20% of your check is donated back to support Arizona’s Children Association and Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA). Both organizations […]

Tucson Gem Show Dining

Welcome Gem Show vendors and buyers. Let’s eat, drink, explore, and be satiated. Here are some wonderful independently owned places to eat in and around various gem show venues and in Tucson. Mercado San Agustin Located west of I-10 @ Congress – drop in for French lunch, dinner, and cocktails; La Estrella Bakery for an […]

Tucson Restaurant: Dine out Humane Society So AZ pets

A Tucson restaurant’s generosity helps the Humane Society of Southern Arizona on Monday, January 14. from the press release Although normally closed on Mondays, Pastiche Modern Eatery has decided to open its doors from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, to help the animals at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona. Pastiche, 3025 […]

Tucson: My favorite foodie things 2012

(no particular order) Best new restaurant – UMI-Star – Thank your lucky stars that UMI opened up; they have the best happy hours too with excellent sushi and Japanese street food. Judge at the Tucson Taco Festival  – OMG – more tacos to taste and some were very cleverly executed presentations, washed down with tequila […]

Tucson: Mr. An’s Annual Turkey Drive for Food Bank

Here’s another shining example of how Tucson’s business community helps those in need.  (from the press release) Tucson, Ariz—- The holidays in Tucson wouldn’t be the same without Mr An’s Annual Turkey Drive for the Community Food Bank.  Beginning at 7 am on Friday, December 14, Mr An and friends will be outside the front […]

Tucson: Food Events, Restaurants News – September – part 2

September 19 – North Fattoria Italiana Opens NoRTH Restaurant (at La Encantada) has had a makeover and will transform into North Fattoria Italiana. It’s still a Fox Concepts restaurant owned by Tucson’s golden boy Sam Fox. Fattoria means farm in Italian. I’m not sure about that word if people don’t know what it means. Think […]

Tucson Dining: AZUL at Westin La Paloma

Oh, what a night…great food and wine and lively conversation among foodie friends at AZUL located at Westin’s La Paloma Resort in the fabulous Foothills. I’m not sure why the premier restaurant at La Paloma is called AZUL so I will invent my own legend. AZUL means blue. We’re in the middle of the desert […]

Tucson Culinary Altruism

Tucson Culinary Altruism You have to love this town because of all the culinary altruism where restaurants and organizations reach out to help the community. Here are four immediate opportunities. Cooking for the Cure Thursday, July 26 – 6 to 9 p.m. Benefits: Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southern Arizona Tucson’s favorite chefs demonstrate […]