Southwest East Coast

Southwest East Coast

Marcos Diego Ortiz never thought he would get into the pizza game.

Booze Now, Food Later

This Downtown Tucson pop-up bar serves classic cocktails and rotating tap and bottled beers.

West African Flavor

The goat soup is what got them some recognition, but the good people of Tucson seem to be still a bit wary of the small corner restaurant called Alafia.

Just Getting Started

The afternoon lunch rush is all but over.

Not The Greek Mafia

When current owner and head cook Kelli Phillips' great grandfather, came to America from Greece in 1904, his changed his original last name from Poulopolous to Balon to fit with his new home.

E Komo Mai!

Of course Tucson is a land locked city, but that does not mean you should be afraid to eat fish here.


A humble suggestion to all who want to open a comfortable yet highly effective, and successful eatery here in Tucson: If you build a patio, they will come.

Creole Comforts

Tiffany Eldridge actually prefers the title of bartender over mixologist. She does not ignite drinks on fire, there isn’t a lot of tossing shakers and bottles and above all she just wants you to take the time and enjoy one of her signature creations or a classic libation.

Fill ’Er Up!

So what is it that constitutes a great sandwich?

No Ordinary Pie

There is a bizarre rolling of the eyes in some when you mention that a new pizzeria is opening.

Old West Flavor

When someone mentions the word steakhouse, eyebrows raise.

Vegan Vibes

Urban Fresh, tucked away in downtown Tucson, is a tasty meat-free mecca with the Padilla family serving as your flavor saviors.

Corner Eclectic

It's a cold rainy day on the patio at Zinman's Food Shop in the Dunbar/Spring neighborhood.

Reluctant Brilliance

Bright, late afternoon light beams in through the wide windows, illuminating the orders of food on the pass line.

The New Old School

"If I changed too much on the menu, I'd probably get shot."

Don of Bread

On a particularly hot afternoon last summer, people gathered near an elementary school in midtown Tucson, waiting patiently for their orders to arrive and chatting with one another about what they planned to do with their purchases.


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