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,…

Mesa Grill Tucson Eats Dinner

Mesa Grill Las vegas

Tucson Eats Vegas, at Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill in Las Vegas Tucson Eats Dinner in Vegas- I know you can put this review to good use because the direct flights to Sin City are always packed. A few weeks ago we ate dinner in Las Vegas, at celeb/Iron Chef Bobby Flay’s Caesars Palace restaurant, Mesa…

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…

A Chef’s Life TV show Southern Cooking on PBS

Fine Dining, Southern Style: Chef Vivian Howard Brings Originality Back to the TV Table Wanted to take a moment to tell you about A Chef’s Life. Are you watching this show about southern cooking? Out here in Tucson, it’s been airing on Saturdays around noon on PBS, but not always. We are touched, moved, 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…

Pho#1 Rare Beef Soup Tucson

PHO #1- A Pho Intervention

For Pho and all things Vietnamese.  (I may need an Pho Intervention) This is part of our Best of Asian in Tucson Posts– to see the other posts you can go here for Chinese http://tucsoneatsdinner.com/dinner/best-chinese/ Is Pho and Vietnamese your thing? Pho #1 —— 4 out of 5 stars I know many of you like…

Reilly Tucson Dining

Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink

Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink Tucson Located in the downtown neighborhood near Congress Hotel, we stopped in for Lunch at Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink. It was our second visit in 3 months and the first thing I want to point out is how much I appreciate servers that know the menu, are attentive, and…

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…

Wilko

Wilko 2 .5 out 5 for Wilko. We can’t recommend the food but we love the space and the bar of this Tucson restaurant. Nonetheless we actually hope they make it and stick around. After a couple of visits to Wilko, our feelings on it remain mixed. We will return for drinks because the bar,…