Does Westin La Paloma Resort Have The Best Sunday Brunch?

Sunday Brunch buffet at Westin La Paloma Resort.

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

Fleming’s: Does It Have The Best Burger In Tucson?

Flemings-Front

In our continuing quest to rank the top burger places in Tucson, this week several of us went to Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at Campbell & Skyline. Yes, we were well aware of Fleming’s variable reputation. Some folks claim they serve the best steak in Tucson. Others say Fleming’s is over-priced and over-rated. [...]

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Opa! Greek Cuisine & Fun: A Review.

Santorini

April 2013 – The ancient Roman poet we call Virgil (70 BC – 19 BC) taught us an important lesson when he wrote the epic Aeneid. “Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.” I was reminded of that proverb recently. I had just been seated by the hostess at Opa! Greek Cuisine … Continue reading

The Dish Bistro & Wine Bar: Does It Serve The Best Steaks In Tucson?

The Dish Bistro

I have been searching for a steakhouse that serves a better ribeye than I can BBQ at home. I almost always purchase my ribeyes from Costco. They are ALWAYS better than any of the big-name grocery stores. If you know what you’re looking for, you can pick up a generous package of prime-cut ribeye’s for the cost of U.S.D.A. choice.

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Old Pueblo Grille: What’s up with it?

Old Pueblo Grille Interior

February 2013 – Last Labor Day, Ms. Karen & I had lunch at Old Pueblo Grille. If you read my review, you know our meal was disappointing, although the Rattlesnake Eggs were delicious (jalapeno peppers with cream cheese wrapped in bacon). When I write a negative review, I try to go back … Continue reading

Gourmet Girls Gluten-Free Bakery & Bistro: A Review

“Indulge Yourself Again” is a slogan Gourmet Girls Bakery customers can relate to.

There I was, in this quaint little bakery on North Oracle, munching on an open-face turkey sandwich on French bread with a side of potato salad – all gluten-free – and enjoying the meal immensely. This was unexpected. Like most people who have tried gluten-free bread and other gluten-free foods, my limited experience was that [...]

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Old Pueblo Grille: A Review

OPG Patio

First, right there on the Metro Restaurants website, it says they are partners with El Charro Café, one of the very few places (the original downtown) in all of Southern Arizona that has earned a 5-Saguaro rating from us. By association, Old Pueblo Grille was sure to be a great dining experience.

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