Charro Steak: Just How Good is it?

Entry Bar: Charro Steak Downtown Tucson

Charro Steak opened in Downtown Tucson in April 2016. I dined there soon after with Julie, the new marketing director at the venerable Rialto Theater. Charro Steak is the offspring of El Charro Café, the legendary Mexican restaurant on Court Street made famous by Chef Carlotta Flores. Opening in 1922, … Continue reading

Top 10 Margaritas In Tucson: Part Dos

Tyler Sunderman, bartender at Agustin Kitchen

In Part I of our List of the 10 Best Margaritas in Tucson, we reviewed the cocktails of lo Esencial and Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain. Our next tastings were Downtown, starting at Agustin Kitchen in the Mercado, then on to the Tap Room at Hotel Congress, and finally to El Charro … 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

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