NEW YORK — When ABC’s “The Chew” premiered in September 2011, it begged the question: Was it biting off more than a show like this could chew?
Accusations about Yelp Inc.’s business practices and authenticity of reviews have angered scores of small-business owners.
Ken Steele works on his computer as daughter Amanda Steele, 11, left, and her friend Lexi Carter, 12, play a Super Mario video game on a Wii game system at the newly opened Dak's Pizza & Games, 9725 N. Thornydale Road.
Co-owner Danielle Koroscil checks out a Gran Turismo pizza in the kitchen at Dak's Pizza & Games. All the food items carry video-game-related titles.
A classic cheese pizza is called a Pong; add pepperoni and you have the Mario. Top it with sausage, bacon, spicy pepperoni and a four-cheese blend for the Donkey Kong - barrels and ladders not included.
Thursday nights at Marana's Steak Out restaurant hopped.
Choosing a restaurant reminds me of the first few lines of the old Girl Scout song: make new friends but keep the old. New friends (i.e., places to dine) can easily be made with the help of various Tucson's polls, reviews in the paper and the best advertisement of all - word of mouth.
The 2 1/2-year-old Frogs Organic Bakery is making the leap from its Casas Adobes pad to the larger pond of Los Angeles. The French bakery and lunch spot will close after business hours on Friday. It is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Friday.
The 2 1/2-year-old Frogs Organic Bakery is moving from its Casas Adobes home to Los Angeles.
With bikini weather here, Fox and Hound is offering an alternative to high-calorie cocktails especially for the ladies.
North Fourth Avenue will get two new restaurants this fall:
Former UA football player Max Zendejas closed his namesake Zendejas 13 restaurant on April 12. The restaurant, which specialized in Mexican food, was at at 1628 E. Sixth St., across from Arizona Stadium.
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Entrepreneur Sean Draper, right, serves up a Sonoran dog to Lyle Kaapke at his Southwest Desert Dogs hot dog cart, in the unlikely location of 5214 E. Pima St. Draper's pre-food-stand occupation involved rental cars, but he decided to ditch the suit for a more casual line of work in a small …
Sean Draper waves in response to a honk from a passing car he recognizes as he chats with Southwest Desert Dogs customer Emmitt Warner, 82. Draper has built up a loyal group of repeat customers.
After another day on the job, Draper hauls away his cart. He got into the business after after witnessing the success of a cart at a home improvement store.
A basketball hoop hangs out back behind the Desert Dogs dining area - convenient for customers who need to work off some calories post-meal.
Southwest Desert Dogs regulars Lyle Kaapke, left, and Max Crowell chat over dogs and brats at their familiar haunt on East Pima Street.
Toni and Sean Draper are obviously fans of the Arizona Wildcats. When it comes to chatting up customers, Sean usually talks sports and Toni tackles just about any topic.