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Dakota Cafe: A Dining Review

Dakota Cafe Front

It was a hot July Sunday, barely afternoon, when Ms. Karen & I took off on one of our adventures. We usually do a Sunday day-trip, but we got a late start and this would have to be a half-day trip. We headed for the wilds of East Tucson, a … Continue reading

Eclectic Cafe’: A Dining Review

Vegetarian Calbacitas Tacos at Eclectic Cafe'

(May 2015) Earlier this week, Neighbor Roy & I went to the Tucson Desert Art Museum to see their new SNAP! exhibit. As I write this, I am also working on a review of that exhibit whose content is sure to be controversial. Afterward, we enticed Ms. Lois, who works at … Continue reading

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

Renee’s Organic Oven: A Review

Renee's Organic Oven

Editor’s Note: Please see Renee’s comments at the end of this review. (July 2014) A few years after we moved to Tucson from LA, we became friends with 4 other couples, all of whom were big supporters of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra. For years, we played golf together at various … Continue reading

El Sur Mexican Restaurant: A Review

El Sur Mexican Restaurant

Visitors always want to know about local places that offer good food at a budget price. We have so many, but El Sur has the best tacos I’ve had in Tucson. In many visits I’ve only had one meal I wouldn’t highly recommend. Tacos Caseros are to die for. I … Continue reading

Does Trident Grill Have The Best Burgers In Tucson?

Trident Grill

Of those who are following our ranking of the best burgers in Tucson, several readers asked that we consider Trident Grill on Speedway near Campbell. Earlier this week I was given a tour of Adobe Rose Inn, a lovely B&B two blocks east of the University, in preparation for an upcoming List of the Best […]

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The Settlement Smokehouse: A Dining Review!

Settlement-BBQ-steak

On a recent late Sunday morning, I was cruising south from Saguaro National Park East on Old Spanish Trail heading more or less toward Colossal Cave when I suddenly came upon The Settlement Smokehouse. Turning abruptly into the parking lot, this establishment seemed somehow familiar. Didn’t this use to be … let me think … […]

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