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

Is El Minuto Cafe’ The Best Mexican Restaurant In Tucson?

El Minuto Mexican Restaurant in Tucson, AZ

The most popular section on our Southern Arizona Guide website is our pick for the Best Mexican Restaurant in Tucson. We rank the top three. Most folks concur with our ranking, but every once in a while someone will take exception and say something like, “Well, my favorite Mexican restaurant … Continue reading

Is Los Olivos Pizzeria The Best Pizza In Tucson?

Los Olivos Pizzeria Menu Board

According to the review of Los Olivos Pizzeria in the Arizona Daily Star August 14, 2014; [Los Olivos offers] … “some really excellent pizza variants with a serious streak of foodie flair. The writer continues. “This unbelievably cheap pie was incredible, period.” Aside from using the word “incredible” three times … Continue reading

Polish Cottage: A Review!

Polish Cottage Restaurant Tucson Arizona

It took several months to arrange for this review of Polish Cottage on East Broadway. Not being Polish, or as far as I know, never having had authentic Polish cuisine, I had to find someone of Polish ancestry and culture to accompany us. How else would I be able to … Continue reading

Nox Kitchen & Cocktails: A Review!

Nox Kitchen & Cocktails; Tucson AZ

Mary had been Ms. Karen’s bridesmaid many years ago. And even though we all ended up in Tucson, we don’t get to see her as often as we’d like. So, we planned a lunch together at a central location that was also near the Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery at … Continue reading

Renee’s Organic Oven: A Review

Renee's Organic Oven

Editor’s Note: Please see Renee’s comments at the end of this review. (July 2014) A few years after we moved to Tucson from LA, we became friends with 4 other couples, all of whom were big supporters of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. For years, we played golf together at various … Continue reading

Saguaro Fruit Harvest: Learning To Live Off The Sonoran Desert

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Neighbor Roy & I attended an Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Study Program in late June. We learned how to harvest and process saguaro fruit the way the Tohono O’odham have done it for millennia. We learned many other interesting things, like how the O’odham calendar alines with changes in their natural … Continue reading

Chuckwagon Eatery; Tombstone, AZ: A Review

Helldorado Chuckwagon Eatery

We “discovered” Chuckwagon Eatery by accident. Ms. Karen & I, plus friends Gini & Gary, stayed the night at T. Miller’s Mercantile & Hotel in order to witness Tombstone at Twilight in late April 2014 (4th Saturday of the month). Early the next morning we were wandering around the deserted … Continue reading