Culinary Adventure

Culinary Adventure

Kyle Young has returned to Tucson as the new executive chef at Wildflower.

Out of the Box

Come for the drinks, but stay for the food. The Boxyard currently houses four diverse concepts serving late-night (or early, early morning) chow.

Goodbye, Frankie Cheesesteak

On the Menu writer Matt Russell pays tribute to Frankie Santos, Philadelphia native and longtime proprietor of Frankie’s South Philly Cheesesteaks, who passed away recently.

Light In The Dark

Govinda’s owner Sandamini Devi remains positive for the future of the restaurant after a fire caused a significant amount of damage to the vegetarian standby.

Trail Grazing

The Coyote Pause Café is the front and center with some seriously good southwest chow.

Cross Culture Cuisine

Solorzano recently became executive chef at Penca, a Mexico City-inspired restaurant in downtown Tucson.

Full Circle

Le Cave’s has been a Tucson pastry staple since 1935, but after the building began falling apart a new owner stepped up to revitalize this bakery.

Meet and Greet

Divine Bovine is a local joint launched by chef and owner Benjamin Rine, who launched Brushfire BBQ in 2007 and ran it for a decade before selling it.

Corn and Cacao

All it took to inspire Tucson’s newest distillery was an attorney who “flamed out brilliantly” and an archeologist whose passion for craft practices was ignited while on assignment in Madagascar.

Kitchen Confrontation

The competition heats up at Casino Del Sol for a night of fire and fury as Chef Wendy Gauthier attempts to knock standing champion Chef Brian Smith from the throne.

Food Fiesta

Summer is here, temperatures are ramping up and that means it's time for the first of three SAACA summer festivals celebrating the incomparable Mexican food Tucsonans know and love.

Rockin’ Bowl

When in Vail, roll into Bowld for some unconventional yumminess

West Side Satori

Maru is proof that Tucson can never get enough ramen

Paleo-Riffic! The Hidden Grill

In the tight space that used to house a Chinese restaurant called The Hidden Wok, the Hidden Grill is the brain and love child of Allison and Chris McClain, who adopted the paleo lifestyle while living in Atlanta.

Wheat Child o’ Mine: Chef Abel’s Tortillas

Abel Ramos has been making some of the best tortillas in the highly competitive Southern Arizona market since he turned 6.

Curry Up and Visit

How one local health food store turned the tables by serving in-house meals


The Range

Summer Night Market at the Annex

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