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 courses around Metro Tucson once a month and became infamous as the “Symphony Slicers”. Over the intervening years, one couple moved to Austin, and old age and infirmities forced most of us to retire our clubs. Yet, we still get together several times a year for dinner. All too often the “catch-up” conversation centers around someone-in-our-group’s most recent illness or surgery. Most recently, friend David was recovering from having 6 vertebrae fused. Only my L2-L5 are fused, so David now outranks me.
Recently I was delighted to hear that the group had picked Renee’s Organic Oven to meet for a Saturday evening dinner. Renee’s was on my list of pizza places to review for our upcoming List of the Best Pizza In Tucson. Of the ten I had chosen to review based on comments from friends and visitors to our website, I had already dined at 7 and had a pretty good idea which places would rank highest. And I was certain which one would rank lowest.
Usually when we set out to write a dining review, we go with friends. The rule is simple: Everyone has to order something different from the others so that we get a broad spectrum of experience. On the night we went to review Renee’s, there were 9 in our group. Cynthia was our server. She was very good. Here are their comments; and mine at the end. Read More