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Barrio Queen

Phoenix-based ‘Barrio Queen’ to open its first Tucson location

The popular Phoenix restaurant group, Barrio Queen, is officially opening a Tucson location in the Two Oracle plaza at…

Substance Diner

Meatless Monday: Spicy Fricken Sandwich at Substance Diner

By popular request, Tucson Foodie has started a series of vegan meals on Mondays. Look out for our meat-free…

Zio Peppe

‘Zio Peppe’ is opening for takeout & delivery on Monday, May 10

Local chefs, Devon Sanner and Mat Cable, have officially announced the opening of what they’re describing as their “culinary…

Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que

Pep’s Place: A virtual restaurant concept inside Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que

It’s not necessarily a locally-owned restaurant, but the city of Tucson is now one of the select cities participating…

Tap & Bottle

Tap & Bottle reopens its downtown taproom on Sixth Avenue

After a little more than a year of not being able to drink in-house, Tap & Bottle has reopened…

Nacho Stadt Bier Pilsner infusion at Pueblo Vida Brewing Co. (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Pueblo Vida Brewing Company’s downtown taproom has officially reopened

It’s been a while — just over a year, actually, — that beer lovers of Tucson and from afar…

Tuk Tuk Thai - Thai Street Food

‘Tuk Tuk Thai’ to open its Oro Valley location on Saturday, May 8

Back in March 2020, Tuk Tuk Thai – Thai Street Food announced that it had plans to open a…

Borderlands Brewing Company

Cinco De Mayo 2021: Margarita & Michelada specials, free giveaways & fiestas

Cinco De Mayo has squeezed itself smack dab in the middle of the week this year. The holiday is sometimes…

Tortillas by Che West

Taco Tuesday in Tucson: Tortillas By Che West & Pops Hot Chicken collaboration

“Taco Tuesday in Tucson” is a column where we explore the unique tacos stands throughout Tucson… on Tuesdays. When local…

Nine On The Line

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain executive chef Emily Dillport at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Emily Dillport from the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain

Florida native Emily Dillport began her career with the Ritz-Carlton 12 years ago. Before moving to Arizona, she worked for their…

HUB Ice Cream Factory executive pastry chef and general manager Dominique Stoller with her dish at Vida (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Dominique Stoller from HUB Ice Cream Factory

Dominique Stoller began her kitchen career fateful Valentine’s Day. While Stoller was working in a front-of-house position at Tavolino Ristorante Italiano,…

Owner-chef Mateo Otero at Rollies Mexican Patio (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef Mateo Otero from Rollies Mexican Patio

A Tucson native, Mateo Otero began his culinary career at the University of Arizona at the age of 14. Influenced…

Chef Fulvia Steffenone "La Fufi" at Caffe Milano (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef “La Fufi” Fulvia Steffenone from Caffe Milano

Although chef “La Fufi” Fulvia Steffenone has only been in Tucson for five years, her culinary roots run deep…

Executive chef Adrian Castillo at Cielos at Lodge on the Desert (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef Adrian Castillo from Cielos at Lodge on the Desert

Chef Adrian Castillo began his culinary career at the Art Institute of Tucson while washing dishes at Lodge on…

Executive chef Ivor Cryderman at Diablo Burger Tucson (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef Ivor Cryderman

Ivor Cryderman was raised in the kitchen alongside his chef father. With the love of cuisine instilled young, he…

Executive John "JP" Pratt at Tohono Chul Garden Bistro (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef John “JP” Pratt from Tohono Chul Garden Bistro

Tohono Chul Garden Bistro executive chef John “JP” Pratt started his culinary career via classes with Ms. Krinke during…

Chef Curtis Wright at Time Market (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef Curtis Wright of Time Market

Chef Curtis Wright grew up cooking and hunting with his family. Venison, quail, rabbit, elk, and javelina were normal…

Executive chef Steven Schultz at Wild Garlic Grill (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Nine on the Line: Chef Steven Schultz of Wild Garlic Grill

Wild Garlic Grill executive chef Steven Schultz’ fine-dining background stretches back for decades. Schultz earned his Advanced Diploma Ecole De…

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