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Comment Archives: stories: Chow

Re: “Quick Bites

65 year old tourists? You can't be referring to Rita Connelly or are you?

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by bigerschtick on 04/02/2015 at 12:23 PM

Re: “Crispy's Fish and Chips: Hot and Hot

Been here several times. I like the fried shrimp. Wife likes the fish and chips, Much better than what we had at the Hud for 15.00!

10 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Bigsctick on 04/02/2015 at 12:18 PM

Re: “Jim Murphy of Kingfisher: “We’re Not Done”

Kingfisher has the best baby back ribs in town! Check out the half slab on the late-night menu for $14, which includes skinny French fries & cole slaw sides. This is such a cool place, in the bar, or dining room. Murph is a Tucson legend in his own time!

Gotta have more baby back ribs, but just wish he would open on the far east side at Tanque Verde & Catalina Highway - it would be a license to print money, as nobody out here in the Tanque Verde Valley wants to drive all the way into town for dinner & wine, & then try to safely make it back home way out here. Some 20,000 or so of us out here, Murph! Get with it & check out the huge corner here!

19 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by The Desert Pup on 04/02/2015 at 11:52 AM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

I would like to see the hours of the locations shown. That is just as important as what to ask for when you get there.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by DonDTUS on 04/02/2015 at 11:11 AM

Re: “Crispy's Fish and Chips: Hot and Hot

This place is delicious! We have been going since it opened. After the first run with no malt vinegar we take our own bottle with us ~ they also have malt vinegar there you just have to ask for it.

8 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Kelly Dewey on 04/02/2015 at 10:24 AM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

Yum! Can't wait to try all of these dishes!😋 I would also add the Mega Fries from Greek House...Yum, yum😋😋

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by MJ on 03/28/2015 at 12:10 AM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

Isn't it just "Mi Nidito"?

Also, does anybody at the Weekly ever go south of 36th street? As far as I can tell, the southernmost location listed here is Mi Nidito, barring eegee's. There are a heck of a lot of restaurants out this way.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Gonzo Sorcrachi on 03/27/2015 at 11:42 PM

Re: “Small Planet: Bread for Survival

Got me, Donkiyote. Gluten-intolerant people?

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Matt Hydeman on 03/27/2015 at 4:05 PM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

What about Union or Reforma? the Union's brunch is so yummy and the seabass at Reforma is fab.

8 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Helen Cassino on 03/27/2015 at 7:43 AM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

Thanks for the many great suggestions. In the Brunch suggestions I would have appreciated a note about the sourcing of the eggs if applicable. I have been looking for a brunch/breakfast spot that has really good eggs -- you know, the expensive, organic, free range ones you get at the farmers market, etc.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by MR on 03/26/2015 at 9:12 PM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

I see that my comment about pointing out two mistakes, one of them being major, was removed. TW gets points for correcting those mistakes, but then loses even more points for not acknowledging those mistakes and for omitting my comment which obviously led to correcting those mistakes.

Even during Mr. Gibson's stint as editor, he acknowledged that mistakes are made; he and/or David Mendez would take credit/blame (depending upon how you look at it) and fix the issue. They would also take that extra step to thank the person who brought it to their attention.

The new TW obviously does not understand that acknowledging mistakes is a sign of taking responsibility and showing a willingness to grow & improve. If anyone wonders what I'm typing about, read about the El Mi Nidito dish in the print edition. If you are a person who knows anything about history in the past 20 years, you will laugh your ass off at the major mistake printed about Bill Clinton.

TW cannot edit and deny a newspaper that has already hit the streets.

5 likes, 9 dislikes
Posted by AZ/DC on 03/26/2015 at 8:04 PM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

What a terrific overview of Tucson eateries and some of their special meals, thanks! I'll report back in 6 months anticipating a really strict diet for the remainder of the year.

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Rick Spanier on 03/26/2015 at 3:32 PM

Re: “100 Essential Dishes

Am sitting here eating my breakfast of cold scone and diet dr. pepper and just drooling over this article. Well done, Tucson Weekly! Kudos for listing Five Points first (though personally I think that their Salmon Eggs Benedict is the brunch of choice - sex on a plate). More kudos for listing Casa Vicente, a Tucson GEM that is often overlooked on such reviews. The tapas are absolutely incredible at CV. LOVE!

7 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by SalMinella on 03/26/2015 at 8:10 AM

Re: “Quick Bites

RIP Gio Taco

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Rainphase on 03/26/2015 at 4:12 AM

Re: “Quick Bites

Does anybody know what is going on with Guadalajara grill on Kolb? The building was condemned and tonight the power is back on and lights are burning.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by David W on 03/25/2015 at 9:04 PM

Re: “Basic Training

I also ran into a salting issue here, to be fair I have only visited once.

Rivka, not sure what personal attacks on someone's age have to do with a very subjective observation such as salt levels.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by C.J. Hamm on 03/25/2015 at 4:22 PM

Re: “Quick Bites

Hey, thanks Bigschtick and James...

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by C.J. Hamm on 03/25/2015 at 4:20 PM

Re: “Quick Bites

65 year old tourists?

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by rconnelly on 03/25/2015 at 2:52 PM

Re: “Quick Bites

Adam left like three years ago so it's probably time to get over it... I'd say the chow news has been significantly better since Heather came on. Finally hearing about comings and goings of businesses again, and getting restaurant reviews that don't sound like they're written by confused 65 year old tourists.

3 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by James on 03/25/2015 at 9:57 AM

Re: “Small Planet: Bread for Survival

Matt, I'm trying to figure out what two people dislike about your post.

4 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by donkiyoti on 03/24/2015 at 1:47 PM

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