Tucson Restaurants & Tax Payer Dining Deals

Tucson Restaurants & Tax Payer Dining Deals If you’re like me, the IRS has spit me out, mangled and strangled me. However, a few Tucson restaurants (too few) are offering some good deals on TAX DAY – APRIL 17. Take advantage and help ease the pain…  RA Sushi – Extended happy hour! Who can argue with that? RA Sushi is offering a reward for those who got their taxes done early or a little relief for the procrastinators. RA Sushi has created a “Tax Day Tuesday” special, extending its Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to close at RA Sushi at
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Tucson Restaurants: Easter Dining

Happy Easter. Tucson is a last-minute town for reservations so check out these fabulous home town favorites. Downtown Kitchen & Cocktails Seating from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for reservations – 623-7700 Check out the menu – 3 course pre fixe menu for both adults & children. $35/$17.95. Green eggs with ham, anyone? Loews Canyon Café Sumptuous holiday brunch will include a made-to-order omelet station, breakfast pastries, waffles and pancakes, a carved ice seafood station, a kids’ station, dessert and more for $56 per person. Reservations at 615-5496 or book online here. Kingfisher and Bluefin will have specials in
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Tucson restaurants: Bushi, Union Public House, JaxKitchen

3 days: 3 Tucson restaurants With guests from L.A., we went out to eat three days in a row. Here’s a recap of eating Tucson restaurants. Friday after wine tasting at CataVinos Wine Shoppe, we went to dinner at Bushi. Bushi used to be Kampai Sushi. I had never been in Kampai but recently tasted Bushi’s margarita and the World Margarita Championship so wanted to give it a try. Bushi is also in the same parking lot as Sunflower Market so it’s convenient. We arrived and were told it was still Happy Hour. Who can argue with that? We both
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delicious Tucson restaurant news

  What’s on the menu? Tequila, Girl Scouts, wine, and Chinese cooking classes ——————– August 27 – Tequila Challenge for a Cause The 2011 southern Arizona Tequila Challenge  stirs up to nine celebrity chefs and mixologists from local area restaurants, featuring unique tequila-based mixed drinks with menu pairings plus live music, cultural art displays, dancing, and the Southern AZ Amateur and Professional Salsa Challenge. This fun event happens this Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. inside the former Bluepoint Restaurant at La Encantada Shopping Center. The cost is $35/person. The event benefits Community Food Bank and SAACA. Tequila based mixed
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5 Tucson restaurants to try

5 Tucson restaurants to try When it’s hot, I don’t like to be in the kitchen. Lately, I’ve eaten out a bit more than usual… Pastiche – Steak Night (Tuesdays) You cannot beat a $15 steak and the night I was there, the joint was jumping. I enjoy seeing a full, thriving restaurant. We shared a great bottle of wine – Four Vines Zinfandel. My steak was tender, smothered in a creamy horseradish sauce (my father would’ve been proud – he loved his horseradish) with roasted veggies and potatoes. DOWNTOWN Kitchen & Cocktails A few Friday nights ago, there were
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New Tucson bakery-cafe: hybrid Paradise and Panera coming

from the press release submitted by ProVentures, Inc. Tucson, AZ— This summer brings exciting news, as the first of the new Paradise Bakery & Café concepts in the U.S. enters the Tucson restaurant market.  Offering outstanding fast, fresh and delicious cuisine at affordable prices, Paradise Bakery & Café is a wonderful blend of two of the country’s most popular concepts – Panera Bread® and Paradise Bakery & Cafe®. Construction on the restaurant is currently nearing completion at The Corner, located on the southeast side of Oracle and Wetmore Roads. Opening activities are being planned for the weekend of September 11,
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Tucson: RA Sushi – free tootsy maki – June 18

June 18 is International Sushi Day from the press release Tucson, Ariz. (June 9, 2011) – On June 18, 2011, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant is celebrating International Sushi Day, an informal holiday created to encourage sushi lovers around the world to eat more sushi. In honor of this special day, anyone who “likes” RA Sushi on Facebook can print a special offer good for one complimentary Tootsy Maki. To make this holiday even more official, RA Sushi has declared June 18 as International Sushi Day in the 2011 Chase’s Calendar of Events, the most comprehensive and authoritative reference book available
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RA Sushi Fundraiser for St. Jude Childrens Hospital

Every year around this time RA Sushi gives back to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Kudos to them! from the RA Sushi press release Tucson, Ariz. (May 2011) – RA Sushi will host its seventh annual “Nicky’s Week” fundraiser Sunday, May 29 through Saturday, June 4 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, the nation’s top children’s cancer research center. The Arizona-based restaurant and bar will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of a variety of menu items and beverages to St. Jude to help support the hospital’s lifesaving mission. The special Nicky’s Week menu includes: Edamame,
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Tucson Restaurants: $20.11 Summertime Dining Deals

Tucson’s independent restaurants the Tucson Originals dish up some great summer deals for just $20.11 at participating restaurants from Memorial Day to Labor Day All Specials Are For Dine-in Only and $20.11 From the press release Acacia Real Food & Cocktails 3001 E. Skyline Dr. Tucson, AZ 85718 (520) 232-0101 A succulent one pound Lobster, Boiled Potatoes, Corn on the Cob and Coleslaw. Available Tuesday-Sunday from 5pm-9pm. Blue Fin Seafood Bistro 7053 N. Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ 85704 (520) 531-8500 Blue Fin will be hosting their 5th annual Lobster Fest! A one pound Lobster, Drawn Butter, Texmati Rice and Seasonal
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Tucson Summer Culinary Fundraiser: Primavera Cooks 2011

Tucson Originals’ restaurants summer fundraiser Starting this week, Primavera Cooks kick starts its summer long culinary fundraising for the Primavera Foundation. The Foundation helps Tucsonans who live below the poverty level as well as the homeless with housing, skills, and their basic needs. Most of all it gives them confidence and dignity which is hard to come by when situations seem dire. Through the generous altruism of the Tucson Originals’ restaurants, funds are raised for the Foundation. A few years ago I had the privilege to be an apprentice chef at Kingfisher Bar & Grill. That rewarding experience gave me
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