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Mariscos Chihuahua for Fish Tacos in Tucson

Mariscos Chihuahua in Tucson, AZ is, of course, a seafood restaurant. If you know the restaurant, you know it’s for their ways with shrimp that most of the acclaim has come. But not only shrimp, by any means. Tucson Weekly‘s Best of Tucson 2014 has named Mariscos Chihuahua as the best place in the city to get fish tacos. You can get them made the usual way, with fried chunks of fish, or filled with grilled marlin, which sounds wonderful to us. They’ll also set you up with a shrimp taco if you’d prefer. Either way, at three bucks a pop you can’t go wrong. Continue reading

Best Tucson Chile Relleno at The Little One

The Little One (formerly known as Little Café Poca Cosa) was chosen as The Best Place to Eat Lunch Downtown by Tucson Weekly‘s Best of Tucson 2014 (Mi Nidito came in second). When you have that lunch you’d be advised to order a battered and fried, cheese-filled chile relleno because The Little One was also chosen for Best Chile Relleno. How can one city feature so many good things to eat, and so many good places in which to eat those things? Continue reading

El Charro Café of Tucson Shows Up Often on Best of Tucson 2014

El Charro is the most famous Mexican restaurant (since 1922) in Tucson, and Tucsonians love it, as evidenced by their voting it the winner of three categories in Tucson Weekly‘s Best of Tucson 2014. There wasn’t a category named Best Carne Seca (dried beef), probably because El Charro owns that dish in Tucson. They did, however, win Best Carne Asada, Best Carnitas, and Best Margarita. Meat and booze – sounds like a winner to us! Continue reading

Best Southside Restaurant in Tucson: Mi Nidito

The Best of 2014 lists from magazines and alternative weeklies are coming out fast and furious. Today, Tucson Weekly‘s Best of Tucson 2014 survey named Mi Nidito Best Southside Restaurant. Mi Nidito (My Little Nest) is a Sonoran restaurant first opened in 1952, and it  remains in the family to this day. The eatery is famous for the time President Bill Clinton did some serious power eating at their tables. Tucson Weekly says, “For many locals, it’s a solid place to bring visitors and introduce them to Sonoran goodness.” Continue reading

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