• Tucson Valentine's Day

    Valentine’s Day 2021: Tucson Restaurants

    February 11, 2021

    Tucson is celebrating Valentine’s Day with special menus all over town! Below are restaurants that I confirmed that still have openings this weekend. Most of the restaurants also offer take out options. To help you decide, I included the pricing and prix fixe menu details. There are a few other restaurants that I love, but…

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  • Snow Day Tips for Mount Lemmon, AZ

    February 1, 2021

    Any Tucsonan will tell you that the biggest highlight of the winter season is when a snow storm hits Mount Lemmon! Today, 35 inches of snow were recorded at the base of the Mt. Lemmon Ski Resort– which means the perfect adventure for a snow day! Snow days are not to be missed, so plan…

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  • tucson gift guide

    Tucson Gift Guide

    December 14, 2020

    We can all agree that now is as important as ever to support our local businesses! I believe change begins in our community, so I asked my Instagram friends (you!) what their favorite businesses are and compiled a Tucson gift guide for the holidays. Mixed in with this list are some of my personal favorites.…

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  • Puttin' on the Dog Tail-a-thon

    Puttin’ on the Dog Tail-a-thon

    October 10, 2020

    For 21 years, Puttin’ on the Dog has been one of Tucson’s biggest events, and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s major fundraiser. To adapt to this year, the non-profit animal shelter switched to a virtual event and created a two-day Puttin’ on the Dog Tail-a-thon Program! From Saturday, Oct. 10 to Sunday, Oct. 11,…

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  • Everything You Need to Know Before Hiking Picacho Peak

    August 29, 2020

    So, you want to hike Picacho Peak? If you’re like me, you have probably passed Picacho Peak State Park several times, and thought about hiking to the top “someday.” Well congrats on finally turning “someday” to now! To be honest, I didn’t hike Picacho Peak until after I had graduated from college and was preparing…

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  • Tito & Pep

    Tito & Pep Surprises Tucson with a Weekly Menu

    August 12, 2020

    I recently found myself pulling up to a brick building decorated with mid-century modern art in the heart of midtown Tucson. One would easily identify the art’s bright teal and burnt orange as Tito & Pep’s iconic colors. The restaurant’s mesquite-fired cuisine focuses on flavors from Tucson and the Southwest. John Martinez, owner and chef,…

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  • Charrovida Reopens with Plant Plus+ Menu

    July 19, 2020

    Charrovida reopened with a Plant Plus+ refreshed menu and lower prices. After a two-month closure, guests can now join the restaurant for limited dine-in and patio seating, take-out or curbside pick-up. Prior to COVID, Charrovida was a spot I regularly visited because of its menu and location at the Casas Adobes Plaza. When I lived…

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  • Fox Restaurant Concepts Blanco Takeout Tucson

    Tucson Takeout with Fox Restaurant Concepts

    May 3, 2020

    We all have the power to support local restaurants, and in this post I will focus on Tucson takeout with Fox Restaurant Concepts. FRC is a partner I have worked with over the last two years, and a group I have dined with for more than 20 years. With each FRC brand includes a different…

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  • Plan Your Virtual Tucson Happy Hour

    Plan Your Virtual Tucson Happy Hour

    March 28, 2020

    With everyone looking for a way to support the Tucson community, I am here to help you plan your virtual Tucson happy hour! Some of my best friends and I started our virtual happy hours a few years ago as a way to feel engaged with each other. In person, we would drink wine and…

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