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Comment Archives: stories: Chow

Re: “A Slice of Arizona

Just another place for "cool people" at a "cool location" with a way overpriced menu. Too much dinero just to be "cool"!

Posted by mrbigshotno1 on 12/18/2014 at 11:53 AM

Re: “A Slice of Arizona

On Friday at 6 pm, the two of us waited only 20 minutes. We got the margherita and the wiseguy, and the pizza was legitimately good. One thing about this review, it kind of implies that Bianco has restaurants in California, rather than just tomatoes grown there.

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Posted by Jolus41 on 12/15/2014 at 6:53 AM

Re: “A Slice of Arizona

With the excellent pizza in Tucson (to name a few: Reilly, Falora, Time Market), it is beyond absurd to wait two hours for the privilege of ordering a pizza.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by DRW on 12/14/2014 at 2:57 PM

Re: “Italian You Can't Refuse

When did the original Corleon's close down?

Posted by Handalynn Cox on 12/13/2014 at 7:44 AM

Re: “Unexpected Asian

Tried the beef noodle soup. Not so good. Beef was kinda sketchy.
Didn't care for the ramen noodles.

Won't be back.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Joe Shanti on 12/12/2014 at 1:14 PM

Re: “Desperately Seeking Soups on Fourth Avenue

Oh Heather, because you're new to town I'll let it slide this time, but no list of soups on Fourth Ave. is complete without Bison Witches. Their bread bowl and a half sandwich combo with a beer is a must-have!

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Mike Alegria on 12/12/2014 at 2:45 AM

Re: “A Slice of Arizona

It would be nice to also have had a "learning lesson" about availability of beer and wine and prices for those plus the salad offerings. Also, given all the hype about the place, how hard is it to get into? Did you have to wait? Was the place raucous, or could you carry on a conversation?

8 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by PickyPalate on 12/11/2014 at 1:53 PM

Re: “Noshing Around

I like the tacos at Calle Tepa. But I was disappointed when they started charging extra for a basket of chips. I understand that a self-serve system for chips will be abused, and people will just load up basket after basket (one reason why we can't have nice things). But for me it's the fine difference between a good value and not. It seems they could have tried offering one small basket of chips with an order, keeping control of it instead of letting people run rampant.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by donkiyoti on 12/11/2014 at 11:52 AM

Re: “Meet Heather

Welcome.

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by SonoranWinds on 12/11/2014 at 10:09 AM

Re: “Desperately Seeking Soups on Fourth Avenue

Revolutionary Grounds has great homemade soups daily, with a rotating selection!

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by drexar on 12/11/2014 at 9:54 AM

Re: “Unexpected Asian

I live in a nearby neighborhood, and it was a real relief to see a good business move in. Hopefully they'll stay!

Posted by impulsenine on 12/06/2014 at 1:28 PM

Re: “Unexpected Asian

Thanks for the recommendation.

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Posted by Cyd D (gov insider) on 12/05/2014 at 8:56 AM

Re: “Unexpected Asian

I would recommend the 'Fried Pork in Scoop' It's my favorite item on their menu.

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Posted by John Kiniston on 12/04/2014 at 3:32 PM

Re: “Nine on the Line

Being from Newport Rhode Island, we consider ourselves connoisseurs in anything clam, lobster, chourico (Portuguese sausage), or basically seafood related. We look forward to the opening of Jackson Tavern .

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Posted by Jerry Barker on 12/04/2014 at 10:19 AM

Re: “Nine on the Line

I didn't realize I was attempting an investigative exposé with my chef questionnaire.

8 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by C.J. Hamm on 12/04/2014 at 8:24 AM

Re: “Unexpected Asian

Wow I just ate there last week, and was thinking, this ain't too bad!!!

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by C.J. Hamm on 12/04/2014 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Nine on the Line

Hard hitting story CJ........

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Posted by Jerry Kelly on 12/04/2014 at 5:49 AM

Re: “Noshing Around

Thank you for keeping us in the know about Tucson restaurants' comings and goings. We're winter visitors, so I'm always curious about what has changed.

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Posted by SaraO on 11/27/2014 at 2:34 PM

Re: “Fourth Avenue Options

Change happens with the Chefs are replaced with those that want to serve good meals.

Posted by Sam Smith on 11/26/2014 at 3:42 PM

Re: “Noshing Around

Yes, thank you for pointing that out Sonoran. When I read what I had wrote in print, I cringed at the doucheyness that was that ill timed plug.

You have to understand that writing for a print piece is challenging sometimes when it comes to timelines. Especially if you are doing a bunch of different pieces. There is the date you are writing it, the date it is due, the day it goes to print, and then the day it goes out to the public. I usually do my writing in front of a calendar to avoid such faux pas... However, eventually I suppose everyone makes a mistake.

On a related, albeit different, note, I did go to the supper club, and it was awesome!

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Posted by C.J. Hamm on 11/25/2014 at 10:05 AM

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