Noshing Around 

Sunflower Blooms

A second Sunflower Market opens Nov. 9 on the northwest corner of Speedway Boulevard and Swan Road in the former IGA. Sunflower's principal owners, Mike Gilliland and Libby Cook, were the founders of Wild Oats. Sunflower sells "serious food at silly prices."

Twenty-Three Awards of Excellence

In celebration of its recently announced 23 Awards of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine (August 2004), Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is hosting a best-of-the-best wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10. Five award-winning wines will be paired with a menu created by Executive Chef Russell Skall. The cost is $85 per person; call 529-5017 to reserve. Fleming's is located at 6360 N. Campbell Ave.

Mesquite Muffins

Tucson Community Food Bank hosts the second annual mesquite milling along with the farmers market from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 9. A legume, mesquite pods are high in fiber and protein. Bring your own pods for milling, or purchase mesquite flour and taste delicious mesquite baked goods. There's a free pumpkin patch, too, at 3003 S. Country Club Road.

Sly Like a Fox

Fox Concepts Restaurants has a lot going on: Sauce on Oracle Road took over the Vaneer Gallery, and expansion should be completed by the end of December; NoRTH's new menu items celebrate Italian comfort food kissed with artisan touches such as romaine hearts salad featuring creamy parmesan vinaigrette and lemon parmesan biscotti, veal chop Florentine, pasta Bolognese and more. NoRTH is located at 2995 E. Skyline Drive; 299-1600.

Callaghan Vineyards

Head for the rolling hills of Elgin for the annual fall-release tasting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6-7. Sample zinfandel, syrah, pressings and mourvedre wines, all 2003 vintages. The cost is $10 per person and includes the glass. For a map, check out www.callaghanvineyards.com ; or call (520) 455-5322.

More by Karyn Zoldan


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

The Range

eegee's Expanding to Phoenix in 2021

Cafe Poca Cosa to Close

More »

Latest in Noshing Around

Most Commented On

  • A Bitter Battle

    An eastside coffee shop is back in business - and on probation - after being shut down for repeatedly violating the local mask ordinance
    • Oct 14, 2020
  • Downtown Rebound

    After Nearly Seven Months of Pandemic Uncertainty, Downtown’s Bar and Restaurant Scene Is Back
    • Oct 8, 2020
  • More »

Facebook Activity

© 2020 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation