An upstart California fast-casual pizza chain is booming into the Tucson market with plans to open at least five locations over the next three years.
Longtime Mexican seafood restaurant has been a mainstay on North First Avenue for more than two decades.
That makes five outposts of burger chain.
Downtown's newest burger joint is cool and yummy.
Playful Day of the Dead figures greet customers heading into Mother Hubbard's Cafe. Kelzi Bartholomaei has quietly and steadily transformed Mother Hubbard's from its diner-dive reputation into one of the area's most inventive kitchens.
Kelzi Bartholomaei often sketches out dishes that she'll later place on her menu at Mother Hubbard's. The restaurant is mostly gluten-free, adhering to the Native American tradition.
Kelzi Bartholomaei discovered Mother Hubbard's Cafe 30 years ago the same way most people did: cheap breakfast. For under a buck - coffee not included - diners could get two eggs, hash browns and toast.
After spending the majority of the past 23 years traveling internationally as a marketing executive, Michael Lanz says it was time to do something different with his life.
Head pizzaiolo Joseph Tellez at Falora works out a circle of dough that will be topped with just tomatoes, basil and mozzarella for the Margherita ($13), a classic Neapolitan pizza. It will be baked in a wood-burning pizza oven from Italy.
Falora's Neopolitan style pizza earned it a spot on a national list of the hottest pizza joints in the U.S.
The pizza chef at Falora Pizza + Espresso doesn't seem to mind.
Former University of Arizona and NFL kicker turned Tucson restaurant owner, Max Zendejas, was indicted in Pima County Superior Court on damage and theft charges related to his recently closed UA area restaurant.
Hip-hop artist Big Boi went local with his dinner choice Monday night, before his show at the Rialto Theatre.
After years spent living halfway around the world, Sally Shamrell-Murphy and her husband, Glenn Murphy, are getting back into the swing of things in Tucson.
Sally Shamrell and Glenn Murphy, left, shown with contractor Eric Klemmer, are renovating the former site of Rhino Pub, 1118 E. Sixth St., and plan to reopen it as Aussie Cantina.
Glenn Murphy and Sally Shamrell shop at Gerson's Used Building Materials for metals and other decorative items for their restaurant, Aussie Cantina, which will have a "shed-chic" look with patio seating.
Contractor Rex Goodman, left, and Aussie Cantina operating partner Ralph Avella sort through scrap wood in preparation of the restaurant, which is set to open in August as University of Arizona students return to campus.