Food Network Eats Tucson on $40 a Day
Tune in when Rachel Ray, host of $40 a Day, eats breakfast at the Cup Café in the historic Hotel Congress, lunch at Café Poca Cosa and a dinner of mussels and dessert at The Dish. The show is scheduled to air starting on Sept. 24. Check TV listings for exact dates and times.
Zona 78 Stone Fired Foods, serving everything Italian, including house-made mozzarella cheese, will open in October. Details coming soon.
Sauce, a Fox Restaurant with a sister location at Casa Adobes Plaza, will open in December next to Pei Wei Diner across from Williams Centre near Broadway Boulevard and Craycroft Road.
Dish It Up TV
The nationally distributed PBS culinary lifestyle television series Dish It Up!
, is moving from New York to Tucson with a new title--Dish it Up! With Joe and Christine
. The series airs locally on KGUN Channel 9 on Sundays at 4:30 p.m. The first four episodes feature New York chefs and celebrities. Former Tucson residents Joe and Christine Andaloro intend to feature national celebrities as well as local restaurants that focus on diverse Southwest cuisine. Check out www.dishituptv.com
As the Metro Restaurants Turn
Metro Restaurants' Keaton's closed in the Foothills Mall, but will re-open in November as another Metro reincarnate--the Old Pueblo Grille. A third Smokin' is being planned for Park Avenue just south of Speedway Boulevard near the UA campus, slated to open in December or January. Recently opened Grill on the Green at Canoa Ranch Golf Club in Green Valley offers lunch and dinner along with 360-degree views. Metro Restaurants is partnering with the El Charro's Flores family to bring you El Charro Café, coming in November at Joesler Village, next to Sullivan's Steak House at River Road and Campbell Avenue.