Noshing Around

Colors Food and Spirits

Just opened, Colors is GLBT-owned by Ricardo Lujan and John Lochart. The restaurant caters to all who seek outstanding local art along with a full menu and bar in a nonsmoking space. At 10 p.m., Colors transforms into a music video and light show paradise. Open daily from 11 a.m., Colors is located at 5305 E. Speedway Blvd.; 323-1840.

Happy Anniversary

Congratulations to Something Sweet Dessert Lounge, the late-night cyber dessert cafe, which recently celebrated a first anniversary at 5319 E. Speedway Blvd. Try the yummy low-carb cheesecake.

Lunch Club

Looking for a lunch deal? Check out and sign up for e-mail offers from restaurants in your area or throughout the city. Locally owned, LCT provides an inexpensive media venue for independent restaurants to get their name in front of motivated, hungry customers.

Mr. Goodcents

Already in 13 states, Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pasta opens Friday, Aug. 20, at 4726 E. Broadway Blvd. The value-driven, fast-food franchise serves 16-inch subs with sliced-to-order meats and cheeses, pasta with red or Alfredo sauce and multi-grain Carb Cents bread for diners on low-carb diets. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Be sure to say hello to the local owners, Mike and Colleen O'Toole.

Greece is the Word

The Olive Tree invites you to watch the Olympics in their lounge while enjoying half-price appetizers and drink specials such as a slippery Greek (ouzo and Baileys Irish Cream) or zorbatini (ouzo and vodka) at 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road, 298-1845.

Primavera Cooks The Grill

The Primavera Foundation continues its summer fund-raiser on Sept. 1 at The Grill at Hacienda del Sol. According to Chef Jason Jonilonis, the menu will celebrate the Southwest's bounty paired with appropriate wines as five apprentice chefs merge their talents with the professional culinary team. The cost is $100 per person, including tax and tip. RSVP to 529-3500; 5601 N. Hacienda Del Sol Road.

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