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Olé Mexican Grill takes top spot in Salsa Madness

Olé Mexican Grill takes top spot in Salsa Madness

Northwest-side favorite dominates salsa competition 

June 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Restaurant news: Tidbits from Tucson-area restaurants

Mexican food Coming to St. Philip’s Plaza

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Gigi's Peruvian fusion food truck gets bigger

Gigi's Peruvian fusion food truck gets bigger

Sandra Campana, owner of the Gigi’s Mexican & Peruvian Fusion food truck, is gearing for an upgrade this month.

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Salsa Madness Round Three: Four rally fans to advance

With only four restaurants left in Caliente’s Salsa Madness competition, it is easy to see which eateries have been rallying their legions of fans.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — prickly pear

Tucson in 100 Objects — prickly pear

The prickly pear is a source of sustenance, not to mention martinis

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Taste of Tucson comes to California 7-Eleven stores

Taste of Tucson comes to California 7-Eleven stores

The Flores family behind Tucson’s legendary El Charro restaurants and the sassy sister Sir Veza’s Taco Garage is making inroads into Southern California.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Taste of Tucson arrives in Calif. 7-Eleven stores

Taste of Tucson arrives in Calif. 7-Eleven stores

El Charro offshoot Carlotta's Kitchen brings heat-and-eat burritos to convenience store chain.

May 25, 2014 8:43 am Photos

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Calle Tepa dishes out tasty street food

Calle Tepa dishes out tasty street food

It’s always nice to see a restaurant doing well, especially in a location that has seen its share of failures.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fitz: Nopalitos--It’s a Tucson Thing

Fitz: Nopalitos--It’s a Tucson Thing

It’s a Tucson Thing: Nopalitos.

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Fitz Blog: Autumn in Tucson is on my mind

Fitz Blog: Autumn in Tucson is on my mind

You know it’s autumn in Tucson  when the leaves on Mt.Lemmon change colors, the traffic light you’ve been sitting at for a year changes color and my uncle Jose’s shorts change color. He likes to wear red shorts with black socks. he's what we in Tucson refer to as fashionable. Autumn is the t…

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Fitz: It's a Tucson Christmas thing.

Fitz: It's a Tucson Christmas thing.

It’s a Tucson Christmas: The only snow we’ll see are cocaine busts at the border.

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Tortilla packages sometimes come up short, Arizona inspectors find

Have a recipe that calls for two dozen tortillas? A new state investigation finds you may get home from the grocery store to find you’re just a bit short.

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Tucson restaurant closings erase 144 years of experience

Tucson restaurant closings erase 144 years of experience

El Mezon del Cobre Mexican restaurant celebrated its 23rd anniversary in August.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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After 23 years, El Mezon to close

After 23 years, El Mezon to close

El Mezon del Cobre will close its doors on Sept. 30 — 23 years after Consuelo Medina served her first Mexican seafood dinner in the nondescript adobe building on North First Avenue and East Fort Lowell Road.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Come out of your shell: Cook up a soft-taco bar and let guests roll their own dinner

Come out of your shell: Cook up a soft-taco bar and let guests roll their own dinner

The notion of the do-it-yourself taco bar has many mothers going back to those cheap feed-the-kids kits that include seasoning mix, taco shells and sauce.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Happy birthday Tucson; celebrate with breakfast

Annual breakfast celebrates Tucson's history.

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Two Tucson Mexican restaurants growing brands

El Sur opens new location, El Molinito adding branch in Oro Valley.

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El Parador Restaurant closes after 40 years

El Parador Restaurant closes after 40 years

Family says it's moving on.

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Las Cazuelitas de Tucson Mexican restaurant closes

Las Cazuelitas de Tucson Mexican restaurant closes

Struggling eatery might be headed to another location.

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Summer dining deal: Epazote has dinner for two for $39

Summer dining deal: Epazote has dinner for two for $39

Deal good through the summer.

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