One of the perennial favorites among
local Mexican food aficionados. The
chorizos are made on site, and the chimis
are crisp and full.
is a small marvel of culinary perfection.
From the eggs cooked with broiled
tomatoes, garlic and fresh thyme to the
heavenly pasta creations, Ghini's knows
how to take an assortment of singularly
fresh ingredients and create something
truly special. It doesn't hurt that the tiny
restaurant shares space with La
Baguette, one of the most popular
bakeries in town. Pick up a fresh baguette
and some croissants while you're there.
Discover one of Tucsons most friendly places for wine. On Thursday, Friday, Saturday and every other Wednesday, the folks here pour well-thought-out flights of wine. Conversation is warm, comfortable and certainly not intimidating. Theres no food (other than cheese, crackers and chocolate to pair with the wine), but its still a lot of fun. Most bottles are $15 or less. (2-26-09)