27 February, 2020, 19:54

“The Blind Pig” bar & grill now open at former “The Fix” space at Main Gate Square

The menu features barbecue, tacos, and Southern-inspired dishes.

The Blind Pig quietly opened on Saturday, August 17 at 943 E. University Blvd., which previously housed The Fix, Arizona’s Mac n Chz Headquarters.

We haven’t swung by to chat with anyone or eat yet, but we will eventually; stay tuned for updates. In the meantime, here are some highlights from their menu:

The Blind Pig

(Photo courtesy of The Blind Pig)

The Blind Pig Menu Highlights

  • Fried Cauliflower ($8) – with Sriracha mayo, gluten-free
  • Fried Shishito Peppers ($6) – sweet and spicy barbecue sauce
  • Half/Full Rack Pork Ribs ($14/19) – St. Louis style pork ribs, dry-rubbed and slow-braised
  • Half/Full Rack Beef Ribs ($15/20) – beef back ribs, dry-rubbed and slow-braised
  • Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwich ($10) – fried chicken breast, pepper Jack cheese, Sriracha mayo,
  • Char Siu Burger ($10) – char siu style pork burger with char siu sauce
  • Grilled Salmon ($12) – served over jambalaya
  • Fried Cajun Shrimp ($8) – six whole shrimp, Cajun-seasoned and fried

Operating hours are 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Monday – Wednesday, and 10 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. Thursday – Saturday.

The Blind Pig is located at 943 E. University Blvd. For more information, visit blindpigtucson.com.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.

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