FOOD & DRINK

Weekend Brunch in Tucson

Weekend Brunch in Tucson

May 17, 2014 |

12 Essential Spots to Brunch It Up, and Then Some.  Whoever came up with the idea to combine breakfast, lunch and champagne into one meal is my hero. Brunch is the best of both worlds: sweet and savory, breakfast and lunch, mimosas and Bloody Marys. There’s something to please just about everyone. Brunch is the […]

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Plant a Square Foot Garden

Plant a Square Foot Garden

May 10, 2014 |

Those of us who have been gardening in the Southwest for more than a few seasons have probably come to learn that the advice found in most gardening books and magazines just doesn’t work in our climate. One of the first lessons learned comes from following generic planting recommendations printed on seed packets. The planting […]

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Anna & Roy Laos

Anna & Roy Laos

May 9, 2014 |

The year was 1950. Anna Laos was sitting at a table with a group of friends at Club Latino on South Stone Avenue at 16th Street, and a man with a white bandage wrapped around his head walks in the front door and up to the table. Who is this old man? “I didn’t know […]

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¡Es Tiempo para una Fiesta Grande!

¡Es Tiempo para una Fiesta Grande!

April 24, 2014 |

Get out your dancing boots and get ready for Fiesta Grande, Barrio Hollywood’s annual street fair! Start Saturday out with a parade and then enjoy more than 16 musical and dance groups, including the great tejano sounds of Hollywood Knights, Conjunto Fear and Mariachi Tesoro. Over a hundred vendors will line Grande Avenue for your […]

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Summertime Companion Planting

Summertime Companion Planting

April 10, 2014 |

Spring has officially arrived in Tucson! Warmer than usual temperatures made for an interesting winter growing season. Those that chose to protect last year’s warm season perennials during the few frosty nights we had early in the winter were rewarded with continued harvests into the new year, while many cold-loving crops bolted early due to […]

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Tucson’s Local Food Rave

Tucson’s Local Food Rave

April 3, 2014 |

These days, the world’s rapidly growing population has got a lot of people thinking about resources. Concern about where the food and water will come from to meet our ever-increasing demand has swept across America, and especially Arid-zona, like a sandstorm, and as a result, more and more Arizonans are looking to sustainable local sources […]

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It’s Tomato Time Tucson!

It’s Tomato Time Tucson!

February 25, 2014 |

March brings with it warmer weather and a new planting season in the Old Pueblo. Some of our fellow gardeners have taken advantage of the unseasonably warm temperatures in February to get a head start on their spring crops. Others, like myself, all too weary of a late spring frost have resisted this temptation. Regardless […]

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Gardening for the Health Benefits

Gardening for the Health Benefits

February 16, 2014 |

There are many great reasons to start a vegetable garden. Gardening is a rewarding hobby that exercises the mind, body, and the soul. Home grown produce is cheaper and tastier than produce you’ll find at the grocery store and the farmers’ markets. The greatest benefit of all, however, may be the fact the foods we […]

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Rodeo Fever

Rodeo Fever

February 9, 2014 |

Rodeo events start Feb. 15 and transform Tucson through Feb. 23 Not much can outshine this Old Pueblo extravaganza, with its thunder of wranglers and cattle cars that charge into the city to turn Tucson into what it has historically been – the city of the cowboy, comfortable when hooves pound and dust billows. Whether […]

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SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival

SAVOR Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival

January 24, 2014 |

SAVOR marks Southern Arizona’s growth as a culinary arts destination Saturday, February 1, 2014 11am-3pm at the Tucson Botanical Gardens  Restaurants continue to open around every corner downtown and throughout the Tucson, and most have made a commitment to support local and environmentally-friendly food within their recipes and concepts. With this rapid growth in slow food, many […]

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