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. Edit: Update June 2019– this review originally appeared in 2015. Four years later and Graze Premium Burgers has proven they are still one of the best places in town and; have opened a couple more locations.  We eat there often. At the end of this article, I discussed a few…

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),…

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…

Aqui Con El Nene

Aqui Con El Nene

Aqui Con El Nene Update 2019: The original post was about a new location for El Nene which has since closed but the original locations remain and have expanded. They are still among the best of the best of Sonoran hotdogs. They have two locations: 4415 N. Flowing Wells RD North Side65 W. Valencia RD…

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…

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…