Eclectic Cafe': A Dining Review

Vegetarian Calbacitas Tacos at Eclectic Cafe'

(May 2015) Earlier this week, Neighbor Roy & I went to the Tucson Desert Art Museum to see their new SNAP! exhibit. As I write this, I am also working on a review of that exhibit whose content is sure to be controversial. Afterward, we enticed Ms. Lois, who works at … Continue reading

Southern Arizona Guide’s Tombstone At Twilight Tour

Allen Street Tombstone Arizona At Night

This is Southern Arizona Guide’s Tombstone At Twilight Tour. I’m Jim Gressinger, travel writer, photographer, and publisher of Southern Arizona Guide. Please join me for an Old West evening like no other. Tombstone, Arizona after sundown is a very different place than Tombstone by daylight. The shops along historic Allen … Continue reading

Meatloaf At Tohono Chul Park’s Garden Bistro: A Review!

couple dining at garden bistro

On a pleasant mid-day in January (2015) I had the pleasure of dining at Tohono Chul’s Garden Bistro with good friend Ms. Marcia. For the shear joy of dining on a patio surrounded by beautiful gardens, serenading songbirds, and acrobatic hummingbirds, you cannot beat the Garden Bistro. Two years ago, … Continue reading

East Coast Super Subs: A Bargain Tucson Review!

Prime Rib Sub at East Coast Super Subs.

[By Gary B. Gomez; Editor: Bargain Tucson] I was invited to head over to East Coast Super Subs with some friends. Adjacent campus restaurants can be good, remarkable and/or mediocre. I was not too excited. My best friend in Austin, Texas makes the best subs in the world: Hoody’s Subs, … Continue reading

Does Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Serve The Best Pizza In Tucson?

Grimaldi Pizzeria

Six of us ventured to mid-town to see if Grimaldi’s should be on our upcoming List of the 10 Best Pizzas In Tucson. Having read their website self-description, I was particularly interested in their oven. They claim that a “coal fired brick oven” gives their pizzas a “unique flavor and … Continue reading

Does Pizzeria Bianco Serve The Best Pizza In Tucson?

Bianco Pizzeria Tucson

I have known audiophiles. I have known Francophiles. And now, after reviewing 13 pizzerias for our Top 10 List, I know a few people who self-identify as “pizzaphiles”: those who love pizza. Apparently, Chris Bianco is one. And there are those who love Chris Bianco’s pizzas. I suppose one could … Continue reading

Is Reilly Craft Pizza The Best Pizza In Tucson?

Reilly Craft Pizza

Reilly’s Craft Pizza & Drinks is located on Pennington Street downtown in the old Reilly Funeral Home building across from one of our Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Tucson. The owners did a fine job of transforming the funeral home into a contemporary pizzeria while preserving the best features of … Continue reading