Vina Vietnamese Street Food

Vina Vietnamese Street Food Vina Viernamese is Located off Oracle in the same parking lot as Home Depot. (everyone now knows it’s pronounced Fuh) But it is spelled Pho I ordered the “Vina Pho, a fresh spring roll, and a glass of ice tea. Here are my notes and by the way, I went back…

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…

Graze Premium Burgers Tucson AZ

Graze Premium Burgers. Do it.     We recently moved the core of our business to the Speedway and Country Club area, and it’s opened up an entirely new set of places to grab lunch. And so we give Graze Premium Hamburgers a try. Lucky you and us! In this article we discuss burgers in…

Greek House

Greek House on Speedway

4.5 out of 5   Billing themselves as Authentic Greek Fast Food, this week’s review is about the Greek House, on Speedway Blvd here in Tucson, AZ. Beginning with opening day a few months ago, we’ve been three times now. During our most recent lunchtime visit, I grabbed the gyro sandwich combo with fries and…

Allure Tucson Eats Dinner

Allure when in San Diego

5 out of 5 stars — Everything was perfect.   With a name like Allure, you’d expect your dining experience to be the embodiment of all things delicious and sexy. And Executive Chef Melissa Magallon, of Allure in San Diego, delivers just that. Starting with the intimate bistro tables-for-two along San Diego’s 4th Avenue sidewalk,…

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),…

Holy Mole

Vicki Gilbert Southern Mixologist FINALIST IN SLOW FOOD COMPETITION Vote here

Vicki Gilbert Southern Mixologist IS FINALIST IN SLOW FOOD COMPETITION  Tucson, Ariz adjacent– Slow Food Southern Arizona board member Vicki Gilbert has been named as one of 12 finalists in the 2014 Slow Food Speakeasy Ark of Taste Cocktail Competition.  The owner of Pizzeria Mimosa in Hereford, Arizona created her entry, the “Holy Mole” cocktail,  using “chiltepin,…

Mr. An's Japanese Steakhouse

Mr. An’s Japanese Steakhouse Teppan Steak, Sushi, & Seafood

Mr. An’s Japanese Steakhouse: Teppan Steak, Sushi, & Seafood 3.5 Stars of 5 I can’t tell you the last time I was in a Japanese steakhouse, yet for some reason, a few nights ago, we decided to stop in at Mr. An’s Teppan Steak, Sushi, & Seafood on Oracle Road. Actually, “for some reason” is…

ChopStix Interior great chinese Tucson

Best Chinese

Tucson’s Best Asian Tucson’s Best Asian: 3 Top Picks I was thinking about my next blog when one of our Facebook fans asked, “What’s the best place for Chinese/Asian in Tucson?” This is part of our Best of Asian in Tucson Posts– to see the other posts you can go here for Vietnamese/PHO  http://tucsoneatsdinner.com/dinner/pho-1-a-pho-intervention/ and…

Yamato Sushi Japanese

Yamato’s Japanese Sushi Bar

Proof that there is a God and she listens to me: Yamato’s Japanese Sushi Bar Sushi your thing? 4 out of 5  Spare me your sushi recommendations—that is, unless you agree that Yamato’s Japanese Sushi Restaurant on Grant is the best Sushi in Tucson. Given the combination of expensive food and the fact that the…