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Five Palms Steak and Seafood Open

Following a soft opening last week, the Five Palms Steak and Seafood is officially open at the previous home of Cafe Terra Cotta, 3500 E. Sunrise Drive. After extensive renovations by owner Nino Aidi, the "three concepts in one building" is complete. The building includes the main Five Palms Restaurant, Nino's Bar & Grill, and Dovino's Wine, Cigar and Gourmet Shop. For more information go to www.fivepalms.com. Call 615-5555 for reservations.

A Couple of Closures

Brewd - A Coffee Lounge, at 39 N. Sixth Ave., has closed. I pass this location downtown daily. It was open one day, and the next day it was empty and the signage had been scraped from the window. "We believe that downtown Tucson has a vibrant future," the Brewd blog said. "However, at this time, we have found the many obstacles and unpredictability of downtown to be too much for a small, family-owned, "mom and pop" business."

Daglio's Cheesesteaks & Hoagies, 250 N. Pantano Road, has also closed. The owner cited a higher cost of operations as the reason.

Jack's Resurrection

After jumping though legal hoops since October, the husband and wife team of James and Sylvia Williams will be reopening a Tucson food legend. Jack's Original Barbecue, 5250 E. 22nd St. will reopen on April 6 with Jack's original recipes and some added dishes with a Southern flair. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Cholla Bud Workshops

You can learn how to harvest, process, preserve and cook cholla buds later this month.

Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture is holding a workshop from 8 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, and Native Seeds/SEARCH is holding one from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20.

Both workshops will be led by Martha Ames Burgess, an ethnobotanist and traditional harvester. The cost of the BASA workshop is $40 for nonmembers and $30 for members. The Native Seeds workshop costs $55 for nonmembers and $35 for members.

Advance registration is requested by both organizations. For the BASA workshop, contact Meghan at 331-9821 or at meghan.mix@bajaaz.org. You can register for the Native Seeds workshop at www.nativeseeds.org or by calling 622-0830, ext. 100. The BASA workshop will be held near Trail's End Road and Camino de Oeste on the westside. The Native Seeds workshop will also be on the westside but a specific location hasn't been announced.

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