Ready To Reopen

Downtown Tucson’s restaurant and hospitality community is “Ready For You” certified, revamped for outdoor seating and reopening to the community by next weekend.

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Fresh ventures

Two new Sonoran-style restaurants opening in Marana

Unemployment Urgency

With hundreds of thousands of unemployed Arizonans scrambling to make ends meet on $240 a week, local bartenders reflect on what’s next now that the extra $600 federal unemployment benefit has ended

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

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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

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

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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.


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