30 November, 2022, 10:34

El Taco Rustico

El Taco Rustico

The life and times of El Taco Rustico’s Chef Juan Almanza

Grab a seat and let us tell you a story of resilience. He didn’t know at the time, but owner…

Tucson food and beverage portrait collage (Photos by Jackie Tran)

2020 Yearbook: 100+ photos of the faces behind Tucson food & drink

Now that it has been a little over four years since I’ve been working for Tucson Foodie, my photo…

Juan Almanza with costillas at El Taco Rustico at the Tohono O'odham Swap Meet

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…

Costilla, Birria, Chicharrón en Salsa Roja, Chile Rojo, and Tripitas Tacos at El Taco Rustico at the Tohono O'odham Swap Meet

El Taco Rustico to open brick-and-mortar location at Oracle & Grant

Tohono O’odham Swap Meet taco stand El Taco Rustico announced plans to open a brick-and-mortar location at 2281…

Assorted tacos at Carnitas La Yoca (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Your guide to over 50 mouth-watering Tucson tacos

If you had to spend a year away from Tucson, what would you miss the most? While “friends, family, and…

Chicken Mole at El Torero

Here are the best things the Tucson Foodie team tasted in September

Looking for fresh bites and forgotten treasures to return for? Here are the Tucson Foodie staff picks of the best…

Assorted food at Polo's Taqueria at the Tohono O'odham Swap Meet

The Tohono O’odham Swap Meet is Tucson’s secret taco heaven

I’ve nullified my Friday night social life for the past several weeks so I could wake up early enough…