5 Points Market Restaurant

5 Points Market and Restaurant On the recommendation of our friend, Jen Eldred, whose taste for great food and inside knowledge regarding Tucson has led us to so many awesome Tucson restaurants, new and old alike, we all met over at 5 Points Market and Restaurant for an 11 a.m. brunch. By “we,” I mean…

Tucson Eats Dinner at Sawmill

Sawmill Run Summer Haven

Sawmill Run Mt. Lemmon- Cooking with Altitude This is a last minute trip up Mt Lemmon which includes jumping on our Victory motorcycle and then ends with eating a great breakfast.   Met up with our new friend Shanna (Harley chick rider) at the base, gathered up Lisa Mae (rock climber and Mt. Lemmon guide extraordinaire),…

prep & pastry

Prep & Pastry

Prep & Pastry on Campbell: The Church of Breakfast (& Lunch), and the Best Chile Relleno Ever First Impressions of Prep & Pastry – A rich experience. A treat. 4.6 out of 5. And all set to the tune of The White Stripes and Foster the People. A question – Is it wrong to lick…

Social House and Pub

SoHo was SooooGood. I recommend you go! We stopped in for lunch at SoHo (Social House and Pub) and it was so good that we awarded them the coveted “If You Are Looking for a New Place to eat in Tucson, You Should Try This” Award. They feature brunch, lunch, and dinner menus. Lunch entrees…

Lovin’ Spoonfuls Vegetarian

Lovin’ Spoonfuls A 5 out of 5 Located between Opa! and Sauce, on Campbell, Lovin’ Spoonfuls is strategically placed among several  other places to eat, innocently attracting your curiosity, until you just have to try it.  We did and you should, too. About eight years ago, as a chef for the Colorado Mountain Ranch I…

San Carlos Grill (Classic Mexican Food)

San Carlos Grill (Classic Mexican Food) B+ 3.75 out of 5 San Carlos Grill turns out to be a great place, and even though the presentation is nothing fancy they combine authentic Mexican recipes with great ingredients and the results are worth nothing and seeking out. Unheralded and set into yet another strip mall ,…

The Garland Bistro on Speedway

“The Garland” takes family owned and operated to extreme levels, it’s on Speedway. Update 1/27/11 Downgraded for really slow service. Food is still great I am a big fan of their soups and I do the Vietnamese  Pha Chicken Soup, again. My better half almost always orders the Vegetable Curry with brown rice. You should…