Arizona the Beautiful II…

Sightseeeing today in Tuscon alllowed us to enjoy Sentinel Peak and Mission San Xavier del Bac..Fantastic desert vegetation and beautiful views of the mountains surrounding the city.  You will not be disapppointed by these two attractions which are both free to  the public!  Enjoy!          Sentinel  Peak, Tuscon, AZ.         Entry to Mission San Xavier del Bac…            This mission is the oldest mission in the U.S…..          The beautiful gardens surrounding the mission contain many species of cacti…        Just fascinating…    Continue reading Arizona the Beautiful II…

More tasty Tuscon

For a food blogger, there’s nothing better than discovering a gem in a city you’re visiting.  For me, it’s especiaally exciting to find a diner that serves up a fresh, fast breakfast and doesn’t gouge you with their prices.  My father’s family were in the restaurant biz for many years, and I have learned to appreciate those early morning warriors who bring us a tasty breakfast on the cheap.  Frank’s/Francisco’s is such a place.  $1.75 breakfast before 9:00am!!!!     Homemade habanero chili hotsauce and all!  Not to be missed if you are an early riser.  Get there if you can! Another … Continue reading More tasty Tuscon

Arizona the Beautiful is tasty too!

Something about Arizona puts a spell on me.  The vistas are beautiful…yes…            But it’s more than the beauty…..I feel good here….I feel well here….I feel a sense of calm here…..    I cannot explain it….but I LOVE it! And, I’ve discovered some pretty  awesome eats here in Tuscon……    Let me tell you that name is no mere boast!  This chef is a master at  combining fresh  ingredients and ideas with classic techniques like roasting braising and souvieing.  In a space that doubles as a carry out gourmet/wine market, Feast breaks all the conventions expected in a fine … Continue reading Arizona the Beautiful is tasty too!