Noshing Around

Military Appreciation

Golden Corral restaurants will offer a free dinner to U.S. veterans and active-duty members on Monday, Nov. 12. This is the restaurant chain's sixth annual thank you to our nation's heroes. Golden Corral restaurants are located in Tucson at 4380 E. 22nd St., 715 E. Wetmore Road and 6385 S. Midvale Park Road; and 798 S. Highway 92 in Sierra Vista.

Risky Business Turns 10

The locally owned Risky Business Restaurant and Bar at Sunrise Drive and Kolb Road is turning 10 years old on Nov. 12. In celebration, Risky's is holding a party through Nov. 12 with daily specials, as well as $5 burgers and fries, $6.95 Cajun shrimp and $2 beers. Live music prevails on Nov. 10 along with cake and bobbin' for beer at 6866 E. Sunrise Drive; 577-0021.

Open: Eastside Frost

Last week, Frost opened its second location at 7301 E. Tanque Verde Road, across from Udall Park. Frost employees--the first location is at Ina and Oracle roads--reportedly got five to seven requests a day for an eastside location; 886-0354.

Closed: Micha's Restaurant on Prince

Micha's second location on Prince Road has closed, and the building is for sale. One has to wonder why. A fellow food professional thinks that the original locations like Micha's, El Charro Café and other venues have a history and lore all their own. When they try to duplicate, it fails, because the tradition and charm is missing.

Thanksgiving at Primavera

Primavera Foundation has a great need for food to serve at its four different transitional living sites on Thanksgiving Day. Prepared turkeys, side dishes, desserts and beverages are requested. Also needed are nonperishable foods and frozen turkeys that can be put into food boxes and packaged into gift baskets for low-income families. Please contact Jenny Cowen at 623-5111, ext. 102, for more information. Primavera Foundation promotes economic and social justice while working to build a future in which all people are assured basic human rights, a livable income and safe, affordable housing.
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