As is my custom, I usually take others with me when visiting a restaurant for the purpose of writing a dining review. The deal is we all have to order something different so we can get a broad spectrum of taste experiences. This tends to involve a certain amount of … Continue reading
Sometime in mid-2013, Ms. Karen & I began our search for the Best Sunday Brunch in Tucson. So far, we have already reviewed brunches at: Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant Hacienda del Sol Tanque Verde Guest Ranch Westin La Paloma Resort Agustín Kitchen When I called Westward Look and El … Continue reading
According to Tucson Weekly, their readers rated Westin La Paloma #1 for Best Sunday Brunch; with Loews Ventana Canyon Resort as runner up. The first thing I noticed about both reviews is they have the price wrong. Sunday Brunch at Westin La Paloma and Loews Ventana Canyon Resorts is NOT … Continue reading
Chef Massimo Tennino describes his Tavolino as “an inviting restaurant that feels like an Italian neighborhood trattoria. Tavolino specializes in simple, elegant food, including fresh salads, homemade pastas, succulent roast and grilled meats, rotisserie chicken and game, and luscious desserts. Tavolino brings Italy to life in Tucson.” Thus far, I have no argument with his self-description, but I will have to return a few more times and try some other dishes.Continue reading
February 2013 – Our search for the best hamburger continues. Last year we chose Zinburger #1 & Red Robin at the Tucson Mall #2. This year I’m going to expand that list because almost everyone loves a great burger. Moreover, there seems to be a considerable increase in competition for … Continue reading
In the spirit of honesty, Asian food is not my favorite, although I do enjoy some for a little variety … little being the operative word. Raw fish and seaweed just do not appeal to me. And the Oriental food I do like, Sweet & Sour Pork, Kung Pao Chicken, etc., isn’t particularly healthy.
That, and I had yet to experience a really good Oriental restaurant in Tucson.