The midtown restaurant Alibaba Mediterranean had gained a loyal following of students, who went for the Persian and Middle Eastern staples like falafel, beef kabobs and more.
The family behind Izumi Sushi on Speedway has opened Toss, a sister restaurant on Tucson's southside, near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. They're serving a small menu of fried chicken and ramen dishes.
Barrio Brewing Co. and a Marana location of Dutch Bros coffee have closed after employees tested positive for coronavirus. The stores are undergoing deep cleanings and hope to reopen soon.
August Rhodes Bakery will open in the next few weeks, providing local restaurants with fresh-baked bread like sourdough and English muffins. The boutique bakeshop will also be open to the public. Read more
Pancake mix, habanero pickles, fermented hot sauce. We try out some products from local Tucson, Arizona restaurants and tell you what's worth seeking out. Boca Tacos y Tequila is even starting their own tortilla factory. Read more
The beloved taqueria is opening on Thornydale Road near the Costco, reads a Facebook post from this morning. More information coming soon. Read more
Look up your favorite Tucson market in this list to see if they require face masks, have senior shopping hours, do delivery and more. This guide is a collaborative project between The Arizona Daily Star and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Read more
Obon Sushi, Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails and Cup Cafe show us how to make some of their most popular dishes. We've also got recipes from home cooks, journalists and even my cousin Marcy! 😆 Read more
Skip apps like Grubhub and Postmates and order food directly from Tucson restaurants. Get pizza, Chinese food and more delivered during Arizona's stay-at-home order and the coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Now that Arizona has lifted the ban on dining rooms, Tucson restaurants are making the tough decision whether to open their doors or to continue only doing takeout. Read more
Four stories from people at the independent markets, carnicerías and liquor stores that make Tucson's food scene shine — on their lives, their fighting skills, and the reasons they love getting us our groceries. Read more
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is moving its emergency food distribution in Tucson to a new location with new hours starting Tuesday, May 5. Read more
Arizona Restaurant Association, and restaurant owners in Tucson, are making plans on how to reopen safely to dine-in customers during COVID-19 when the governor gives the OK. Read more
Restaurants like La Cocina, Sammy's Mexican Grill, Pops Hot Chicken and more are stepping up to provide free meals for unemployed and underemployed people in Tucson. Read more
Local author Jackie Alpers put together 80 original recipes from the Sonoran Desert of Arizona and Mexico. Learn how to make chiltepin salsa, or recreate Seis tacos in the comfort of your own kitchen. Read more
The deal starts April 17 where you can buy a gift card for a local downtown business and get a bonus gift card funded by Downtown Tucson Partnership and Rio Nuevo. The business gets the cash immediately. Read more
You can order steaks, pasta, even tacos and cook them at home. Read more
This list is updating resource guide to find free food near you, emergency assistance, Tucson-area food banks, restaurants offering discounted meals, free lunches for kids and special grocery hours for seniors. Read more
Cook your coronavirus worries away with this local recipe guide, submitted by popular Tucson, Arizona chefs, with local favorites from Reilly Pizza Kitchen, Rollies Mexican Patio and more. Read more
Tucson workers that have been laid off because of coronavirus may receive a $50 grocery gift card. Local restaurants and bars must first apply by the end of day Friday. Read more
Hand sanitizer shortages in AZ due to coronavirus have driven Tucson's Thunder Canyon Brewstillery, Elgin Distillery and Flying Leap Vineyards & Distillery to make hand sanitizer with their alcohol. Read more
Juan Almanza opened Tucson Mexican restaurant El Rustico during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more
How to get all your food and supplies without leaving the house during coronavirus in Tucson — including Instacart, local grocery store updates and local food delivery. We will update with new information as we get it. Read more