20 October, 2020, 04:09

Eat, support & have fun during Sonoran Restaurant Week 2020

This year blends dine-in and takeout options

The second annual Sonoran Restaurant Week is coming back for a 10-day celebration from Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 11.

Just like last year’s inaugural event, Sonoran Restaurant Week strives to accomplish the following: draw attention to local restaurants, expose their unique flavors to the masses, and help support the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

Bandera Enchiladas at Charro Vida

Bandera Enchiladas at Charro Vida (Credit: Jackie Tran)

“Whether you’re sharing takeout with a live-in family member, or dining safely at a socially-distanced restaurant, connecting with loved ones over food is important to who we are as Tucsonans,” said co-founder and organizer, Laura Reese. “I hope our community is able to use Sonoran Restaurant Week to find moments to connect and share with those around them.”

This year, all of the participating local restaurants are releasing limited three-course meals — for dine-in or takeout — at discounted prices. They’ll range from $25 to $35 a person, and in turn, you’re providing food assistance to thousands of people across the region.

The list may expand but in the meantime, take a look at the restaurants that have already signed on to share their flavors.

Participating Restaurants

  • Aravaipa Farms Orchard and Inn
  • Bellissimo Ristorante Italiano
  • Blanco Tacos + Tequila
  • Blue Willow
  • BOCA Tacos y Tequila
  • Cielos at Lodge On the Desert
  • Charro Steak
  • Charro Del Rey
  • Charro Vida
  • Commoner & Co
  • Culinary Dropout
  • Cup Cafe
  • Dominick’s Real Italian
  • The Dutch Eatery & Refuge
  • El Charro Cafe
  • Feast
  • GRINGO grill + cantina
  • Hacienda del Sol
  • HUB Restaurant & Ice Creamery
  • Mama Louisa’s Italian Restaurant
  • North Italia
  • NOSH Tucson
  • Proof Artisanal Pizza & Pasta
  • PY Steakhouse
  • Reforma
  • Rollies
  • Saguaro Corners
  • Ten55 Brewing Company
  • Tito & Pep
  • Wildflower
  • Zinburger

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Announcing our 2020 restaurant lineup! ?? ? Get ready to celebrate our City of Gastronomy with the second annual Sonoran Restaurant Week! (October 2-11, 2020) Check out the participating restaurants at the link in our bio.? ? SRW 2020 How-To Guide:? – Pick your restaurants — support an old favorite or discover a new spot!? – See whats each restaurant will be offering. Menus have started going live and will continue to be updated!? – Want to eat-in or take your food to-go? Both are potential options this year! Be sure to check with your favorite participating restaurants to find out the options they will be offering.? ? Be sure to share your experience with us on social using? #SRW2020 #SonoranRestaurantWeek

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Like previously mentioned, Sonoran Restaurant Week supports local restaurants, but also the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

The non-profit’s mission is to change lives in the communities they serve by feeding the hungry, and then building a healthy, hunger-free tomorrow. To put their efforts in perspective, their programs include providing sack lunches, 2,000 meals every day for seniors, and after-school eating options at Caridad Community Kitchen.

For more information, visit sonoranrestaurantweek.com.

At a very young age, Matt was gifted with the artistic ability to masterfully roll a burrito to the highest of standards.

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