PY Steakhouse: A Tucson Steakhouse Dining Review!

Steak at PY Steakhouse

Each year for several years now, we have published our list of the “Best” in selected dining categories. In our first year, we gave you our recommendations for the 3 Best Mexican Restaurants in Tucson. As many times as we have dined Mexican since, we have not experienced any better. … Continue reading

El Guero Canelo: A Delicious Tucson Bargain Meal!

El Guero Canelo Sonoran Hot Dogs

by Gary Gomez “Quintessential Tucson since 1993″ is how I would describe El Guero Canelo, a former Sonoran Hot Dog cart. There is some debate as to whether this is the best Sonoran Hot Dog. It may be just splitting hairs. I especially love this closed-in patio type restaurant. I … Continue reading

Meatloaf At Tohono Chul Park’s Garden Bistro: A Review!

couple dining at garden bistro

On a pleasant mid-day in January (2015) I had the pleasure of dining at Tohono Chul’s Garden Bistro with good friend Ms. Marcia. For the shear joy of dining on a patio surrounded by beautiful gardens, serenading songbirds, and acrobatic hummingbirds, you cannot beat the Garden Bistro. Two years ago, … Continue reading

Taste Of Tucson Downtown: A Food, Culture, and History Tour.

A chili relleno dish at La Cocina Cantina, Tucson AZ

In January 2015, I had the pleasure of a unique Downtown Tucson food, culture, and history tour. These tours are scheduled Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays from 1:00-4:30 PM. Our tour had 15 participants, including myself; lasted slightly more than 3 hours, and covered 2.5 miles both walking and riding the … Continue reading

East Coast Super Subs: A Bargain Tucson Review!

Prime Rib Sub at East Coast Super Subs.

[By Gary B. Gomez; Editor: Bargain Tucson] I was invited to head over to East Coast Super Subs with some friends. Adjacent campus restaurants can be good, remarkable and/or mediocre. I was not too excited. My best friend in Austin, Texas makes the best subs in the world: Hoody’s Subs, … Continue reading

Which Is The Best Pizza In Tucson? A Top 10 List!

Grimaldi Pizzeria

The first year that we published Southern Arizona Guide, we posted the Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Tucson. It has remained one of our most popular features. The next year, we posted the Top Ten Burgers In Tucson. That too has remained incredibly popular with our visitors & newsletter subscribers. … Continue reading

Does Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Serve The Best Pizza In Tucson?

Grimaldi Pizzeria

Six of us ventured to mid-town to see if Grimaldi’s should be on our upcoming List of the 10 Best Pizzas In Tucson. Having read their website self-description, I was particularly interested in their oven. They claim that a “coal fired brick oven” gives their pizzas a “unique flavor and … 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