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

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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Garden Bistro at Tohono Chul Park: A Review

Spring Patio Dining At Tohono Chul

September 2012 Many months ago I dined at Tohono Chul Park’s Tea Room for lunch and chronicled my experience in a fairly negative review. I’m pleased to tell you that things have changed there and entirely for the better. Tohono Chul Park, near Ina & Oracle, is one of our family’s favorite Tucson places. We […]

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Thunder Canyon Brewery: A Review

Front View of Thunder Canyon Brewery: Tucson Arizona

It was brought to my attention recently that our Southern Arizona Guide website lacks a local brewery section. Stung by such criticism, I set out to rectify this regrettable oversight. But there was this little problem. Well, actually several. First, I didn’t know much about beers. Thus, I enlisted the able assistance of one Michael […]

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Wildflower has Many Mysteries

WildFlower Restaurant

December, 2011 – We two had completed our errands and were trying to decide where to eat lunch. I used my mobile device to consult tripadvisor. Their customer reviews rate Wildflower highly. I checked their website. According to their menu, Wildflower says they continue “to set the standard for innovative, … Continue reading

The Bar @ Ritz Carlton Resort – Dove Mountain

Ritz Bar Vertical 01

In the summer of 2012, Neighbor Roy and I took off in search of the most expensive lunch in Tucson. We wanted to do our part to contribute to the under-performing Tucson economy. I am delighted to report that we found it. Or, to put it another way, they saw … Continue reading