• 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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  • Omakase at Yamato

    July 3, 2017

    When Alex asked me where I wanted to eat for my birthday this past weekend, the answer was easy: Yamato for omakase. Owner and Chef Noboru created the most outstanding sushi experience I have ever had in my life, and I never thought I would find such fresh-tasting and deliciously-crafted sushi right here in Tucson.…

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