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Vanessa Moon (Photo by Taylor Noel Photography)

Vanessa Moon & the Chefs: She blinded them with science

Want to keep the Pima County Health Department from dinging your restaurant? Need FDA approval to ship…

(Photo by Taylor Noel Photography)

What’s in a Name? How Renee’s pared down & grew up

March, 2020. Renee and Steve Kreager were about to embark on a new venture: moving Renee’s Organic Oven into…

Vivace’s long-game formula for success

Who says casual fine dining is an oxymoron? For nearly three decades, Vivace has welcomed patrons from all walks…

Brooklyn Pizza Company

My Life in Pizza, a Not-So-Brief History

Marcel Proust had his madeleines, those delicate tea cakes that unleashed his childhood memories of rural France. I too…

Chef Obie of Mountain Oyster Club

Obadiah ‘Obie’ Hindman, an old punk chef, gets GUTsy

Chef Obadiah (Obie) Hindman has gone off the grid — at least as far as most of Tucson’s restaurant-goers…

Executive chef Janos Wilder at Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Janos Prognosticates: The iconic chef muses on Tucson’s dining future

Janos Wilder has had his pulse on Tucson’s culinary scene since 1983, when he introduced New Southwestern cuisine to…

Don Guerra of Barrio Bread

Local baker Don Guerra takes the world by storm

Don Guerra is attuned to the vagaries of nature. The craft baker has learned to respect its power while…

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