Dining out archives

Each month Tucson Lifestyle features a great article about cuisine in the Old Pueblo. Click below to check out some of our past tasty stories.

What’s Cookin’ Around Campus? - Don’t miss a minute … of your food or game! Whether you have tickets for arts performances, a sporting event, or just want to catch the game action on big TVs in a celebratory environment, here are six places for quick, delicious food that are located near the University of Arizona campus.

Dig In … At New Digs — Here, there, and everywhere, many eateries around Tucson have either moved to a different location, or opened a second or third spot. Although there are too many such restaurants to include all, here’s the scoop on five of them.  

CORNUCOPIA! - Tamales for the Holidays — In Tucson, tamales are a holiday tradition. They’re integral to the holiday experience, whether you go to a restaurant to devour them, make them at home or hold a tamale-making party.

The Taste Land — Welcome to the Tucson dining scene! There’s something here for everyone, from the diverse offerings downtown to the upscale eateries in the foothills.

Flipping Over Burgers — Though its roots are in Germany, there’s nothing quite as American as a burger. These days, you can get them in many different variations all over Tucson. Here is a sampling of some of the best.

Where to Go For Joe — As Frank Sinatra once musingly observed, “They’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.” Tucson may be a long way from Rio, but we have our own share of great places to get a cup of Java. Eschewing the obvious chains, here are some local coffeehouses that will have you saying, “bean there, drank that!”

Desperately Seeking Sushi — For some of us, sushi isn’t a treat — it’s a ccomplusion. We sent writer Chelley Salmon to scope out local restaurants where it is a specialty.

Tidings of Comfort (Food) and Joy — In honor of the most blessed — and stressed — time of year, put down that pastry blender and escape to a restaurant! Mary Paganelli Votto has rounded up some terrific ideas for tasty and comforting dinners out.

Accent on Flavor —  Looking for the bold and exciting flavors of Latin America? They’re as close as the place around the corner, and as diverse as the countries and the cuisines they represent. Here is just a sampling.

Munch Ado About Something — Once upon a time, it was difficult to find good food at many popular attractions. But at five local spots, you’ll discover the eateries are as good as the scenery.

Bar-B-Q & A — Got questions about where to find great barbecue in the Old Pueblo? We asked Chef/author Barry Infuso to seek out the answers.

All American ... And More — What if you have four friends, with four different favorite cuisines, and are heading to just one restaurant? These are a few of the local eateries that are up to the challenge of offering something for every taste.

Start Me Up! — Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Voila! A good excuse for treating yourself to one of the eateries featured here.