Noshing Around 

It's a Sushi World After All

Sushi World recently opened in the former Housenka space and serves Japanese-Korean plates, noodle soups and, of course, sushi. The tempura is so light, it practically flies off the plate--even the tempura banana, the Japanese version of fried plantain. Located at 1800 E. Fort Lowell Road, 795-7121.


Take away the road construction, and Campbell Avenue pops as the new restaurant row. On a recent Thursday night, Yoshimatsu--the healthy Japanese eatery in the midst of its grand opening at a more spacious location (formerly Carrows)--turned away throngs of diners because they ran out of food. What about the Boy Scouts motto of being prepared?


Fromino's Greek Café recently moved into a much bigger space formerly occupied by a computer store. The family-owned business is open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., for takeout, catering and dine-in at 3242 E. Speedway Blvd., 327-8321.

Comfort Food

Mix KUAT with a dash of Culinary Concepts and Janos Wilder, share your favorite comfort food recipe before Oct. 20, and you might be chosen to make an appearance on a new KUAT cooking show airing Nov. 29. Alternately, your recipe could be published in the KUAT Comfort Cookbook. Check out www.kuat.org for details.

Join the AIWF

Tucsonans are invited to join the American Institute of Wine and Food. Join in October and get 15 months for the price of 12. Solo memberships are $75 and joint $100. (Why are singles often discriminated against with higher prices?) Register online at www.aiwf.org or e-mail mharper@hqtrs.com. AIWF enhances the quality of life through education about what we eat and drink.

Terra Cotta Vunderbar

Belly up to the bar during happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. daily for Beck's Oktoberfest beer on tap, as well as bratwurst with apple sauerkraut and sage Dijon mustard. 3500 E. Sunrise Drive. 577-8100.

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