Tucson gets New York magazine shout-out for food, beer & culture

The article highlights local establishments that are not to be missed.

Tucson continues to catch New York eyes as a destination for food and drink.

This time, New York magazine posted an article on Wednesday highlighting Tucson’s food, beer, and culture. It began with a discussion about Tucson’s City of Gastronomy designation and its consequences:

All of a sudden, restaurants and bars with newfangled menus started popping up throughout the city, luring food-obsessed visitors and averaging an opening a week by 2018.

Cocktails at The Red Light Lounge at The Downtown Clifton Hotel

Cocktails at The Red Light Lounge at The Downtown Clifton Hotel (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Writer Elizabeth highlights Danny’s Baboquivari Lounge, Crooked Tooth Brewing Co., Exo Roast Co., BOCA Tacos y Tequila, Charro Del Rey, Monsoon Chocolate, The Downtown Clifton, Hotel McCoy, and Welcome Diner places to eat and drink.

Read the New York Magazine article in full here: The Urbanist’s Guide to Tucson Sonoran Desert chiles, full-moon-brewed beer, and grocery-store-heiress antiques.

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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