Noshing Around 

New: Glass Onion Café

Jen McDonald is a Beatles fan, a caterer and a former New York deli owner from Boston. She recently opened the Glass Onion Café at 1990 W. River Road. Dabbling in Beatlemania, the sandwiches have names like albacore Rigby and crabby road; the smoked salmon on organic rye bread is aptly called Norwegian Wood. The café is open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and weekends from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 293-6050 to order in advance.

New: Angelina's Ristorante

According to one ex-New Yorker, Oro Valley's 2-month-old Angelina's has the best pizza in Tucson. I'm not sure it's the best, but from personal experience, I can say it's very good. Angelina's is located at 12152 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.; 742-9595.

Closed: Jai Thai

Jai Thai, at 6151 E. Broadway Blvd., has closed; it opened in December 2007.

Humanitarian of the Year

Elizabeth Mikesell, a chef/instructor at Pima Community College, received the American Culinary Federation's Humanitarian of the Year Award at the 2008 ACF National Convention in Las Vegas in July. Mikesell was recognized for her unique contributions to the culinary industry within the past year. Congratulations!

Buddha's Bowl

Healing through whole foods is the mantra of Steve Critcher, chef and owner of Buddha's Bowl. According to the press release, it's Tucson's first personal-chef service focused on wellness through nutrition, and supporting caregivers and those in recovery; another goal is to educate clients wishing to heal themselves through locally grown foods. Check out the Bowl's Web site or call 668-9010.

Happy Hour Deal

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant has extended its happy hour to six days per week, Monday through Saturday, from 3 to 7 p.m., with drink specials ranging from $1 to $5, and half-priced appetizers including sushi at 2905 E. Skyline Drive; 615-3970.

More by Karyn Zoldan


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

The Range

Quick Bites: How Do Ya Like Them Apples?

Food Truck Frenzy at Tucson Hop Shop

More »

Latest in Noshing Around

Most Commented On

  • A Taco Welcome

    Jimmy Hula’s set to open in Tucson in November, preserving history and serving up tacos and more at high-traffic corner
    • Aug 25, 2016
  • Beautiful Pour

    Dillinger Brewing Company is ready to pour its first pint for beer lovers in October
    • Aug 11, 2016
  • More »

Facebook Activity

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation