Half Empty

As Gov. Doug Ducey slashes restaurant occupancy down to 50 percent to curb the spread of coronavirus, some restaurants are concluding the juice isn’t worth the squeeze

Market Forces

17th Street Market is opening in a different form

Closing Time

Tucson bar owners are ambivalent over Governor Doug Ducey's recent executive order

Quick Bites

Highlights of local restaurants that are reopening

Open and Shut

An alarming rise in COVID-19 cases leads to a growing number of Pima County restaurateurs to consider voluntarily closing their dining rooms

Market Forces

Fans of Rincon Market may soon have their gourmet bodega back.

Quick Bites

As businesses slowly get back to (the new) normal, we’ll be highlighting local restaurants.

Damage Control

Downtown restaurateurs recover from last weekend’s downtown riot

Quick Bites

AS BUSINESSES SLOWLY GET back to (the new) normal, we’ll be highlighting local restaurants that are re-opening, as well as talking about what new foods and regulations they have. If you have news about restaurants reopening, email jeff@tucsonlocalmedia.com

Hard to Swallow

Pima County supervisors revise emergency regulations for restaurants and bars, again

Food Fight

Pima County moves toward easing new emergency regulations after complaints from restaurant owners, state lawmakers

Chow: Gut Check

Tucson Restaurants and Bars Are Reopening. Do You Have Reservations?

Feast or Famine

Some local restaurants receive Paycheck Protection loans, but others remain out of luck

Quick Bites

Helping hands

Chow: Pandemic Produce

Quick action allows fresh fruits and vegetables to be delivered to local food banks

New Kids on the Auction Block

Local 4-H and Future Farmers members move livestock sale online after Pima County Fair is canceled

Chow: Meal Ticket

Help restaurants survive the pandemic by ordering takeout or delivery at least once a week.

Chow: Running on Empty

The TTT Truckstop stands ready to aid drivers who keep the nation's supply chains turning

Chow: On the Fly

Tucson’s vibrant restaurant industry screeched to a halt at 8 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, as Mayor Regina Romero ordered all restaurants, bars, venues, gyms and places people congregate shut down until the end of March to slow the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apocalypse Chow

Bars and restaurants face an uncertain future in the age of social distancing

A Good Bird

Beloved food truck Pop's Hot Chicken intended to quietly open their first brick and mortar location at American Eat Co. at the beginning of this month. But once word spread on social media, lines of customers eager to try owner Peter "Pops" Yucupicio's take on the Nashville hot chicken sandwich have formed with no signs of letting up.

Quick Bites

Some great food events coming your way!

Bottle Racket

To celebrate the Elgin-Sonoita AVA designation’s 40th anniversary, one of the area’s vineyards will host 18 wine producers from all across Arizona for the Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival, taking place this weekend.

Quick Bites

All the best culinary adventures in town this week.

Pop Stand

Variety of this nature is well understood by Jeronimo Madril, owner of Geronimo’s Revenge food truck, and Matty Parsons, owner of Shifty’s Pizza, who recently teamed up to create a pop-up restaurant every Wednesday at Thunder Canyon Brewstillery. The two chefs reimagine various comfort food dishes from around the world, adding Sonoran flare to many of their creations.

Quick Bites

The best culinary adventures and libations in town this week.

Quick Bites

The best culinary adventures and libations in town this week.

Sweet Tooth

Downtown Tucson is about to get a whole lot sweeter when Donut Bar opens its doors Saturday morning.

Meaty Comeback

Social media is known to bring like-minded people together. For instance, Jay Healy, owner of Fire N’ Smoke Wood-Fired Pizza and BBQ, happened to be scrolling through Facebook posts when something caught his eye—a photo of a deliciously crafted burger made by one of Tucson’s most creative chefs, Lindy Reilly.

Quick Bites

The best culinary and drink experiences in the city this week.

Quick Bites

The best culinary adventures and libations in town this week.


Recent Comments

  • Re: Half Empty

    • FK Ducey.

    • on July 23, 2020
  • Re: Open and Shut

    • Lindy's comment was nasty. I'll never give that dude a dime.

    • on July 10, 2020
  • Re: Market Forces

    • Hope they have the fish counter as in the past!!

    • on July 9, 2020

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