Eegee's celebrates its 50th anniversary this September. Tucson loves Eegee's, from its drinks to the ranch fries. To celebrate our favorite fast food chain, we rounded up a history of Eegee's in Tucson.
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While summer is not Tucson's prime time for restaurant openings, a few standouts such as Janet & Ray's have recently graced our city. Here's a roundup of all the new restaurants in Tucson.
For Sonoran Restaurant Week (Sept. 10 through Sept. 19), we visit Tucson City of Gastronomy-certified restaurant Barrio Charro. The sandwich joint is a collaboration between local icons Don Guerra and Carlotta Flores. Read more
Buena Vida is home to more than good eats. You'll also find pop-up shops, art and lucha libre at this new Tucson spot. Read more
Hernan Castro, The Desert Alchemist, has foraged wild mushrooms to eat and to heal for nearly a decade. He takes groups into the Mount Lemmon wilderness to discover a diverse array. Read more
Why go to a chain coffee shop when Tucson offers so many convenient, drive-thru coffee options? This roundup lists 9 of Tucson's drive-thru coffee shops and kiosks for your morning fix. Read more
Here's how Carlotta Flores, a Tucson restaurateur, landed a spot on a Forbes "50 Over 50" list highlighting women making a difference in society and culture. Flores heads her family’s Si Charro restaurant group that includes the flagship El Charro Café. Read more
Travel Magazine recently released a list of the 10 best hot dogs in the United States and Tucson's own El Guero Canelo made the list. Read more
Sonoran hot dog carts are everywhere in Tucson. Yet, they are also hard to find. Most don't show up with a simple Google search. This is the first part in a series of maps that track down every hot dog cart in Tucson, starting in the central/midtown neighborhood. Read more
Turkish food can be hard to find in Tucson. The Rillito Park Farmers Market, though, offers three Turkish vendors: Gamze's Kitchen, Bella's Mediterranean Food, and Elif's Gozleme. These are all women-run businesses, who operate within Tucson's Turkish community and support each other's professional growth. Read more
Here is a partial list of Tucson farmers markets that accept SNAP benefits and an explanation of the programs, like Double Up and Farmers Market Nutrition Program, that allow people on food assistance vouchers to take home more produce. Read more
Tucson food writer Ellice Lueders will be chatting with the Arizona Daily Star's opinion team this Thursday at 2 p.m. over Zoom. Readers are welcome to bring questions and comments to the floor. Don't miss out! Read more
If you're looking for locally-sourced meats in Tucson, the University of Arizona's Food Products and Safety Lab sells the byproducts of their agricultural education program at Wildcat Country Market. Students participate in every stage of meat production. Read more
A retired Washington state restaurateur fell in love at first sight with the location on Congress Street once occupied by Caffé Milano, a Tucson institution. His new Italian bistro, Perché No, is set to open in early September — if all goes according to plan. Read more
La Estrella Bakery opened their third location in Barrio Hollywood this weekend. The west-side location was once El Rio Bakery, where La Estrella's founders, the Franco family, got their start making Tucson's favorite pan dulce. Read more
Find exceptional Vietnamese iced coffee (cà phê sữa đá) at Eleven Cafe in downtown Tucson. Read more
The SunLink streetcar is offering free rides through the end of the year. Make the most of this deal by ditching the car for a hassle-free night out at one of these Tucson restaurants or bars. Read more
Deutsches Eck, which translates to "The German Corner," has been a Sierra Vista institution for decades. Now that the town's German-American Club is gone, her storefront provides a final bastion of authentic German heritage. Read more
The first phase of the nearly $750,000 renovation project includes Hotel Congress's plaza stage to allow for more summer shows. Due to the renovations, the restaurant at the historic downtown Tucson hotel, Cup Cafe, is closed and slated to reopen Aug. 12. Read more
Flour tortillas are synonymous with Tucson. Here are 17 local places to find them made fresh daily with hours and specialties. Read more