Tucson Archives

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Tucson is often touted for its desert landscapes, rich history, historical landmarks and interactive experiences. But the southern Arizona city is also known for its melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Check out these must-try restaurants in the Old Pueblo.   Photo by Tiffany Acosta  Start Your Day at The Dutch Eatery & Refuge Tucson native Nicole Van Winden and Marcus Van Winden, who originally hails from Holland, discovered a cozy, convenient space next to...

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Tucson is part of the UNESCO gastronomy list, so it only makes sense to explore the city via food. Not only does Tucson boast a formidable culinary culture, but it also offers a unique historical heritage. Check out these must-try restaurants. ¡Vamos a El Charro! Take a stroll down memory lane at this century-old café. Home of the original chimichanga, El Charro provides an array of authentic Mexican food. It’s also Arizona’s oldest Mexican restaurant...

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Ni Hao Tea | Photo by Tiffany Acosta    There are many reasons why you should travel south to Tucson – we outlined many of them in our Southwest Escapes feature last month. But taking a tour of the city’s burgeoning foodie scene is at the top. Check out these three must-try local restaurants. Grab a Slice at Caffé Torino When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie… you go to Caffé...

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El Berraco | Photo by Tiffany Acosta    Taking a trip down to Tucson? Take a tour of the city’s flourishing foodie scene while you’re in town. After all, UNESCO designated The Old Pueblo as a distinguished City of Gastronomy in 2016. Grab a Cuppa at Cup Café Ready to get out there and embrace the world again? Start with brunch or dinner at Cup Café, located in the century-old Hotel Congress. Helmed by executive...

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Spend some time in Tucson for a mix of nightlife, restaurants and hiking trails. Tito & Pep Located in Midtown, this Southwestern bistro with a mesquite grill offers items for all to enjoy. Chef and owner John Martinez provides a menu full of vegetarian and meat-based dishes, such as caramelized zucchini and crispy chicken tortas. El Crisol This mezcal bar can be found in the back of Exo Roast Co., a coffee shop on Sixth...

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