Donut Wheel on Tucson's east side closed its doors in 2022, but their new location a mile down the road is set to reopen on Saturday.
From indoor playgrounds, hikes suited for kids and the best chicken tenders in town, here's a BIG list of family-friendly restaurants, attractions and more in Tucson, Arizona.
Mockups Tucson opened up earlier this month, specializing in vegan soft serve and fun mocktails. Read moreThis new food truck brings vegan ice cream and mocktails to Tucson
Cafe Passe is a coffeeshop and bar on Tucson's Fourth Avenue. The restaurant and its beloved patio have been closed for a year to renovate the kitchen, but the cafe has recently reopened. Read moreTucson's beloved Cafe Passe has finally reopened after closing last year for renovations
Dillinger Brewing has closed, but pieces of the business have been sold to three buyers — a brewer, tattoo artist and restaurateurs. Here's how it went down. Read moreRestaurant, brewery, tattoo artist: How Dillinger Brewing's beer and memory are being kept alive
These Tucson restaurants are offering a wide variety of turkey (and vegan!) meals so you can have a tasty Thanksgiving dinner without the stress. Read moreGrab your Thanksgiving meal at these 18 local restaurants
Kabul Corner opened in September, serving 100% authentic Afghan food and desserts. Read moreTry a little taste of Afghanistan at Tucson's new restaurant and market
A running list of Tucson restaurants and eateries that have closed in 2023. Read more18 local restaurants that closed their doors this year 😥
After 22 years, beloved Japanese restaurant Yoshimatsu closed its doors, with chef and owner Yoshimi Tashima starting a new chapter. Read moreOwner behind Tucson's Yoshimatsu opens new Japanese noodle shop
In sharing its decision to close, The Delta — dubbed the "rock-and-roll cousin" of its Southern-leaning sister restaurant The Parish — said the eatery never caught on among downtown diners. Read moreDowntown eatery The Delta is closing its doors on Saturday
From TV shows to cooking lobster tamales to hosting Tucson Knife Fight, Gary Hickey has taken his humble beginnings and solidified his legacy as a Tucson chef. Read moreThis local chef brought his Tucson roots to primetime TV
Thank goodness for patio weather. Tucson is the best place during the fall and spring seasons to eat outside, surrounded with striking green palo verdes and views of nearby mountain ranges. Read moreA giant list of restaurant patios in Tucson: brunch, fine dining and more
With the season of giving upon us, these Tucson organizations are providing free turkeys and meals to families in need, ensuring everyone has a stress-free holiday. Read more6 places to get free Thanksgiving meals and more this month
Known for their homemade pasta in Tucson, Ceres and its sister restaurant Noodies have also created a following for their gelato, with past flavors such as cherry cola, matcha, rose water and Lucky Charms. Read moreThis local restaurant's gelato flavors have melted Tucsonans' hearts ❤️
Celebrate Día de los Muertos with pan de muerto from Tucson's La Estrella Bakery. The bakery has been making it for more than three decades. Read moreCelebrate Día de los Muertos with pan de muerto aka colorful 'dead bread'
After a fire shuttered a longtime restaurant on Tucson's west side last year, renovation work is almost finished and the family-owned Mexican eatery hopes to reopen soon. Read moreA year after a fire closed Teresa's Mosaic Cafe, it's coming back
Self-taught Tucson baker Sarah Sessler has created all kinds of pastries like Boston cream pie croissants and whimsically decorated focaccia all made from sourdough. Read moreFlowery focaccia and toadstool-shaped pastries: this local baker makes treats too pretty to eat
Monkey Burger closed in 2021 but has reopened as part of a collaboration with Iron John's Brewing Company. A few burgers from the old Monkey Burger are part of the new menu. Read moreIron John's Brewing just opened a new location — with burgers from Monkey Burger
Whether you want a photogenic place for Instagram pictures or if you want to dance the night away to live music, these seven rooftop bars have you covered. Read moreEnjoy a drink with a view at these 7 rooftop bars in Tucson
Tucson chefs have created everything from cheesy tacos, burgers and pizza with the traditional Mexican dish. Read moreBirria in Tucson: where to get it inside tacos, made with goat and atop pizza and burgers
The Phoenix couple behind Salad and Go is bringing their lobster roll drive-thru — the first in the country — to Tucson next summer. Read moreDrive-thru lobster? Yep, and it's coming to Tucson
For the festival's 50th year, it's only fitting they have over 50 unique food vendors. Read moreA guide to all 57 food vendors at this year's Tucson Meet Yourself festival
Pablo Miles runs the Reservation Sensation frybread pop-up, where he cooks over a mesquite fire at venues like The Loft and Casa Video. But he’s also a jiu jitsu coach who started a gym in his parents’ backyard on the Tohono O’odham reservation. Read moreFrybread has a complicated legacy. This O’odham jiu jitsu coach uses it to support his community.
#ThisIsTucson's Ellice Lueders is moving to the east coast to be closer to family. Here are some of her favorite moments during her two years as our food writer. Read moreAs our food writer leaves her post, she shares her favorite food memories in Tucson
At least 21 restaurants and cafes have opened their doors, braving Tucson's slow summer season. Among them: a gin bar, dim sum, burgers, cafes and a pickleball destination. Read moreNew eats! 21 new restaurants that opened in Tucson this summer