Tag: Tucson

PDX vs. TUS – Postcards from the Edge

Circle of Food lives in Tucson but lusts for other cooler locales. On a recent vacation, here’s how Portland compared to Tucson. View from Airplane PDX – green TUS – brown Airport to City Center PDX – Red Line TriMet light rail TUS – rent a car or take a taxi Transit PDX – Thriving […]

Total Wines & More – The Next Generation

This sounds like the sequel to Batman but it’s not. Total Wines & More, a big box wine chain, will open a second Tucson store located at 5870 E. Broadway on August 23 The Next Generation means the store offers an uber tech experience such as: > In-store iPads located at a state-of-the-art tasting bar, […]

Tucson: 4th Annual Agave Fest – May 4

Tequilas, Sotols, Mezcals (I’m getting thirsty!) Hotel Congress is gearing up for the best Agave Festival yet. The Tequila Tower is complete and ready for eight of Tucson’s best bartenders to climb to the top to battle it out for the judges with their agave-based creations. The bartenders are all members of the United States […]

Tucson Food: 13th Annual Flavors of the Desert

Tucson event: 13th-Annual Flavors of the Desert Please join in for a celebration of the magical diversity of the Sonoran desert, and to help make the world a more delicious place. 13th-Annual Flavors of the Desert Saturday April 28, 2012 – 6-9 PM Under the stars at Tohono Chul Park – Tucson, AZ Click here […]

Tucson: Neighborhood Chef – Fundraiser for Dinnerware Gallery

Neighborhood Chef: Dinner at Ralph’s Service Station South Fourth Avenue/19th Street, SE corner, Tucson Thursday, March 1, 2012 Free to attend. Food to be purchased. Percentage goes to Dinnerware Artspace You’re not cooking your dinner on Thursday. Not in Armory Park Neighborhood. Chef Castro will be cooking for you. We’ve invited Chef Jamie Castro and […]

Tucson – On the Menu Live – Feb. 16

Karyn Zoldan, aka Chewish Tucson, and a co-owner of Circle of Food blog will be on the radio with Matt Russell – Thursday, Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. The show will be aired live from 47 Scott in getting hipper by the moment downtown Tucson. I love 47 Scott as it’s a pearl of place, […]

Tucson Cooking Classes with Janos

Forget the dieting resolutions. You will fail in a week or so anyway. Everything about food, cooking, and dining has to do with moderation. Get ready as Janos Cooking School is launching its new semester.  School is back in session starting Saturday, January 21, 2012, followed by three more classes on February 11, March 17 […]

Tucson: My favorite foodie things – 2011

2011 wouldn’t be complete without a list of my favorite foodie things (in no particular order and I’m sure I’m forgetting some). Tucson Culinary Festival’s World Margarita  Championship – This is my favorite event during that four day culinary extravaganza. I love the margaritas and  food sampling, mingling and camaraderie among the  mixologists. Sullivan’s Steak […]

Tucson: Thanksgiving, Black Friday Retail Therapy Dining

Eat, drink on Thanksgiving and then revive and imbibe on Black Friday. Never a dull moment. Acacia, Real Food & Cocktails 3001 E. Skyline Dr. Tucson, AZ 85718 (520) 232-0101 Leave the cooking to us! Enjoy a fabulous four-course Thanksgiving meal with choices. Menu items include: Butternut Squash Bisque, Herb Roasted Tom Turkey with Gravy […]

Tucson Tequila Dinner – Flying V

This is a great event for people who really know their tequilas or people who want to learn more.  Tequila has amazing versatility and depth. It’s not just for margaritas only — think infusions, cocktails, and more. Taste the nuances that tequila has to offer and learn from a local tequila master. The tequilas will […]