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Community rallies to save brand-new El Taco Rústico

Times are dire for small businesses and local restaurants are desperately struggling to survive. Mestizo’s, a brand-new brick-and-mortar eatery…

VIDEO: Tucson chefs video delivers heartfelt, urgent message

A group of chefs, spearheaded by The Parish’s Travis Gary Peters’ Facebook post and…

Carne asada plate at Taqueria Juanitos (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Guide to Mexican Food Delivery in Tucson

With a state order urging Arizona citizens to “stay home” in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, delivery has…

Volunteers help direct traffic and load groceries into cars at the Community Food Bank’s new drive-through food distribution in Tucson

COVID-19 Updates from the Community Food Bank

You’ve seen the empty grocery store shelves. You’ve seen how many of our neighbors are suddenly out of work,…

Restaurant fundraising campaigns to help compensate laid-off employees

During this unprecedented time in modern history facing a novel coronavirus, many people are wondering what they can do…

Takeout & Delivery from Fresco Pizzeria

Is takeout & delivery safe? This Serious Eats article breaks it down

It’s the question that’s on many of our minds. With a nationwide shutdown of most dining establishments – except for…

Tucson takeout from Tavolino

Guide to Tucson Takeout & Delivery Options (Updated April 3)

While Tucson hunkers down in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, restaurants have been forced to…

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero

Mayor Regina Romero mandates closure of “places where people congregate”

On Tuesday, March 17, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero issued the following statement via Twitter: I have decided…

Interior at Monsoon Chocolate (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Grim reality as restaurant business drops in face of COVID-19, forcing closures, shift to take-out only

UPDATE: As of 12:48 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, the city has mandated the closure of “places where people…

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 from Ten55 Brewing and Sausage House

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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