La Yaquesita Tacos started making their amazing quesabirria in a food truck on the far west side of Valencia Road. They're soon opening a second location on Tucson's 4th Ave.
Tucson's foodie culture is about to be on full display for millions of viewers after "Top Chef" secretly rolled into town last winter. Four contestants worked with El Charro Café matriarch Carlotta Flores to create a dish centered on the restaurant’s carne seca.
Find homemade focaccia in Tucson at Rachael Colasanto's home bakery, called Holy Focaccia. She came up with the business while living in Brooklyn before a job offer brought her — and her fabulous focaccia — to a new home.
The SunLink streetcar is offering free rides through the end of June 2022. Here's our guide to making the most of this service with a night out in downtown Tucson, Fourth Avenue and near the U of A. Read more
Texas Burrito Company is a new restaurant on Tucson's south side that combines Texas smoked meats with Sonoran-style tortillas, beans, salsas and chiles. Read more
Ajo Farmers Market and Cafe serves its community using heritage, Indigenous foods. It's located in Ajo, in the westernmost part of Pima County, closer to Sells than Tucson. Read more
Tucson Games and Gadgets is a board game store with a secret: the Short Rest Tavern, a bar where you can get 25 different varieties of mead and play a Dungeons & Dragons campaign at the same time. Read more
Bubbe's Fine Bagels filled a hole in the Tucson food scene: fresh bagels made locally. Bubbe's just opened a second location in Joesler Village on Tucson's north side. Read more
Find pastry chef Kayla Draper's creative desserts at downtown Tucson's new restaurant Bata, which is home to a wood-fired theme. Read more
Tucson was featured in season 28 of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Here's all the food Guy Fieri ate on camera while sampling Tucson favorites. His roster of eateries is diverse, from vegan Mexican restaurant Tumerico to Chef Alisah's authentic and meat-forward Bosnian cuisine. Read more
The four-day Tucson festival celebrates the heritage and culture of agave. Check out the Agave Heritage Festival 2022 from April 28 to May 1. Read more
Borderlands Brewing Co. is opening a second location near the University of Arizona and will collaborate with Chef Maria Mazon of Boca Tacos on Tucson's Fourth Avenue. Read more
Syrian desserts are special, but can be hard to find in Tucson. This Syrian baker makes baklava, bird's nests, and tmreya to support ELFA, a nonprofit that helps support refugees in Tucson. Read more
Close your eyes and imagine fair food: funnel cake, corn dogs, lemonade. Maybe turkey leg? What about deep-fried butter? We embark on a wacky and wonderful journey through the world concessions at the Pima County Fair 2022. Read more
Pizza Luna brought Neapolitan pizza to Tucson's east side five years ago. Last week they closed for good. Owners Tracy and Marc Frankel are now putting their might behind Bubbe's Bagels, whose second location is opening where Pizza Luna was set to expand. Read more
Looking for fresh pasta in Tucson? Carolyn O'Connor was, so she decided to make her own, first at Ceres cafe, and then at her new Italian restaurant Noodies, in the former location of Bentley's House of Coffee and Tea off Speedway. Read more
It's always ice cream season in Tucson. As temperatures rise, though, the frozen treat becomes irresistible. Here are 12 locally-owned places to get your ice cream fix! Read more
Tucson Food Hub is a ghost kitchen that allows these inventive chefs to get their start in Tucson's food scene. It's geared toward modern delivery options like DoorDash and takeout. Read more
After decades on University Boulevard, Tucson's Gentle Ben's is expanding its presence in the area in a big way with new ventures. Plus, coming soon to Main Gate Square in the University of Arizona area: A smoothie shop and handcrafted popsicles. Read more
Looking for a meal that won't break the bank? For the second round, our food writer rounds up her favorite cheap food in Tucson. Find happy hour deals at Perche' No and a white pie at Squared Up Pizza. Read more
Homemade Mediterranean, Bemo's Ol' Joe's and Hermanos Tacos are three of our food writer's favorite restaurants of the year so far. The Pit offers a venue for these creative foodie startups on Tucson's east side. Read more
Tucson loves Barrio Viejo for its history and charm. But the neighborhood has experienced a fraught history of development. When Exo Roast Co. chose to open a second location there, they were posed with the question: How to be a good neighbor in a changing barrio? Read more