As noted several days ago with the Vivace Restaurant review, I occasionally post reviews by others I know well and trust their judgment in such matters. Scott Reed and his wife Sheryl are friends who visit us from Wisconsin in the fall or spring. This past April, they resided in our casita and enjoyed our [...]Continue reading
Tucson has a lot of Mexican restaurants and not all are worthy of a second visit. Knowing which ones are best is most important when you have visitors from out-of-town. After all, you don’t want to be embarrassed by taking them to one that they aren’t going to rave about.Continue reading
Café Poca Cosa Poca Cosa was where we first had a night out with two people who would become dear friends, Dan & Wanda. That was six or seven years ago and I thought then that Café Poca Cosa was very special. I can’t tell you how may friends and family I have recommended Poca [...]Continue reading
Fair warning. This review has at least four moving parts. It may be too complicated for some. It involves an evening of (A) dinner and (B) a much-anticipated performance at (C) an historic theater with (D) downtown parking & bathroom issues. Viewer discretion advised. ******************************* On a beautiful Friday evening just before Christmas (2011), Ms. [...]Continue reading
October, 2011 American comfort food pretty much sums it up. Hamburgers, sandwiches, salads, pot pies, fries, mac & cheese, ice cream. Sound like a diner to you? Hub was highly recommended to me by Regina, my dental hygienist. It’s a fairly new downtown restaurant located on Congress between 5th and 6th Avenues. Parking is in the rear. I’m a big fan of the developing downtown area. I see real potential. I frequent Maynard’s at the train depot and Cup Café at Hotel Congress. Was Hub as good? No, not yet. … Continue reading
You can dine indoors or in the Old Town Artisan’s courtyard, enjoy the creative cocktails or local beers at the bar, listen to live music under the stars, and dance until the wee hours. Great fun in a historic setting!Continue reading
Cafe’ a la C’Art is a small, but fine country-style restaurant in the Art Museum’s courtyard. You can dine inside or be seated on the patio. Great sandwiches and salads, but of particular interest is their delectable baked goods.
Judy Michelet, her son Mark and his wife Shirley take pride in presenting artistically crafted menu items based on traditional Southwest cuisine flavors. You will enjoy!
Maynard’s is located in the historic Tucson Train Depot a few yards from where Wyatt Earp killed Frank Stillwell after the Gunfight at the OK Corral.
No point in going to elaborate, detailed descriptions of their extensive menu.
The Cup Cafe is a downtown tradition enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. Creative dishes, eclectic wine list, freshly baked desserts, full bar, indoor or patio seating.Continue reading