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The Blacktop Grill's sopapillas are served topped with a drizzle of sea salt caramel or organic honey.

Sonoran Restaurant Week is back for a fourth year. From Sept. 9 to 18, more than 100 Tucson restaurants will offer special prix fixe menus priced $25, $35 or $45. Read more»

Several chefs reached out to the Arizona Diamondbacks for the partnership, but Dbacks CEO Derrick Hall said Guy Fieri was who they were looking for from the beginning.

Arizona Diamondbacks fans have a new sports gambling site and eatery to attend as Caesars Sportsbook has launched the Caesars Sportsbook at Chase Field, which will also house first restaurant in Arizona for restaurateur and TV show host Guy Fieri. Read more»

Don Guerra, owner of Barrio Bread, was recognized with the 2022 James Beard Award for Outstanding Baker on Monday, adding to Tucson's national culinary reputation. Read more»

When fans enter Chase Field, they will find that the Arizona Diamondbacks have a variety of new food items available.

The Arizona Diamondbacks have unveiled new food items that will be available at the ballpark - ranging from Buffalo Chicken Sidewinders to Baja Fish Tacos - along with new food partners located throughout the concourse. Read more»

Jo Schneider with sons Eli and Ben at Bentley's House of Coffee and Tea

Bentley's House of Coffee and Tea is closing its Speedway location, relocating yet again — to our hearts and minds and memories. Read more»

The pandemic nearly finished off Salvadoreño Restaurant, which opened its first location in 2002.

Latino-owned businesses were hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic but received less federal relief than other firm - to help close that gap, nonprofits have stepped in during the pandemic to help when government programs did not. Read more»

Chef Sonia Ortiz prepares Somali chicken before the doors of Flavors From Afar open. At 63, the Guatemalan refugee is grateful for her opportunity at the LA restaurant.

Through its food and hospitality, Flavors From Afar - in Los Angeles' Little Ethiopia neighborhood - sheds light on refugees and asylum seekers by featuring cuisines from countries that have experienced a refugee crisis. Read more»

Throughout my young adulthood, Fronimo’s was a constant friend. For a while, this was my Mel’s Diner. My Cheers. My Central Perk. And home to the best Greek french fries in town. RIP Fronimo’s Read more»

'We can’t get transmission down through vaccination alone,' said Angela Rasmussen, virologist at Georgetown University’s Center for Global Health Science and Security. 'We need to be encouraging leadership, both at the state and federal levels, to protect people, to have paid sick leave for people if they become symptomatic.'

Governors continue to open indoor dining before vaccinations become widespread. Experts warn this could create superspreading playgrounds for dangerous variants and squander our best shot at getting the pandemic under control. Read more»

The U.S. Small Business Administration initially refused to reveal the names of the businesses that received the loans, but mounting legal pressure from media outlets led to a partial release of the data, shining light on which companies and industries have gotten the loans since March. Read more»

Delivery services like Grubhub and UberEats won't be taking such a large slice of the cost of a meal from a local restaurant during the pandemic, as the Tucson City Council voted to cap the fees at 15% — less than half what some costs have been. Read more»

County Administrator Huckelberry at a committee meeting earlier this month.

The Pima County Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved a final version of regulations aimed at restaurants reopening but not without a warning from one member who said they are ignoring "the 500-pound gorilla in the room." Read more»

Huckelberry at a meeting of a task force reviewing guidelines for restaurants in April.

Pima County has adopted temporary measures for the reopening of restaurants, gyms, pools, spas and venues. The county vote established 15 mandatory health guidelines and two recommendations for restaurants, including allowing outdoor expansions. Read more»

Sam Fox

A restaurant chain founded two decades ago in Tucson is being taken over by a national corporation in a $440 million deal, with Fox Restaurants such as North Italia, Culinary Dropout and Blanco being folded into the ownership of the Cheesecake Factory. Read more»

Lerua's Fine Mexican Food, a Tucson fixture for 96 years, will likely close early next year after the owners agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the fair-market value of the restaurant, which is slated for demolition as part of the Broadway widening project.

Lerua's Fine Mexican Foods, a Tucson fixture for 96 years, will close in early 2019 after the owners agreed to settle a long-running dispute over the value of the restaurant, which is slated for demolition as part of the Broadway widening project. Read more»

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