Polish Cottage: A Review!

Polish Cottage Restaurant Tucson Arizona

It took several months to arrange for this review of Polish Cottage on East Broadway. Not being Polish, or as far as I know, never having had authentic Polish cuisine, I had to find someone of Polish ancestry and culture to accompany us. How else would I be able to … 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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Tohono Chul Park Announces Amazing Fall & Winter Offerings!

Tohono Chul Cactus Bloom

This morning in my mailbox was the new Tohono Chul brochure about the upcoming Fall & Winter activities either at, or sponsored by, the Park. Graphically, this download-able brochure is one of the best I have ever seen. More importantly, it beautifully illustrates the Park’s amazing array of special programs, including: art, culture, music, gardens, […]

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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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Bats Under The Bridge: Who Knew?

Campbell St Bridge Bats

I had heard rumors that thousands of bats live under the North Campbell Street bridge (just south of River) and that they take flight at sundown in the summer. This urban legend seemed more plausible when I found out that docents from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum are there every Thursday evening to share their knowledge […]

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Carnival of Illusion – Amazing!

Carnival of Illusion Roland Sarlot & Susan Eyed

For some time, Ms. Karen and I had been wanting to see Roland Sarlot’s and Susan Eyed’s Carnival of Illusion. I had read so many rave reviews about their performance that, if the show lived up to the hype, I wanted to add it to our Things To Do In Tucson Section of our website

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Jax Kitchen On North Oracle: A Review

Beet and Arugula Salad

January 2021. I had heard good things about Jax Kitchen on North Oracle and so, when I received a Groupon offering Lunch for 4, I was reasonably certain I could talk three friends into dining with me. With me for lunch last week were Ms. Karen, Ms. Sue, and Ms. Marcia. Always pleasant to dine […]

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Scordato’s Pizzeria (formerly Pizzeria Vivace )- Central Tucson

Designer Pizza

Updated July 2012 – Recently renamed Scordatos, after the owner, because people kept confusing it with Vivace, I had never heard of Pizzeria Vivace (pronounced Va-Vaa’-Chee) until I was looking though some other restaurant reviews recently and found that it was rated very highly. It’s located in the St. Philip’s … Continue reading