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Tucson on list of worst cities to live in America

Tucson came in as the 31st worst city, based on quality of life. Source: Tucson on list of worst cities to live in America

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Traveling Exhibit Explores Past, Present and Future of Water

A Smithsonian exhibit making its way around the state aims to help people understand water’s environmental and cultural importance in Arizona and elsewhere. Water/Ways , a project by the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street, is visiting 12 rural communities in Arizona from now until March 2020. Source: Traveling Exhibit Explores Past, Present and Future of […]

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Tempe, Scottsdale chefs fall to pressures of Food Network’s chopping block

Tempe, Scottsdale chefs fall to pressures of Food Network’s chopping block AZCentral.com Full coverage Source: Tempe, Scottsdale chefs fall to pressures of Food Network’s chopping block

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Free Ice Cream at Sweet Republic on June 13

Had to share, awesome ice cream. Plus, there will be sundaes. Source: Free Ice Cream at Sweet Republic on June 13

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Chef Joshua Hebert to join the Classic Academy Cooking Team

Chef Joshua Herbert will be joining the Classic Cooking team as a professional chef/instructor. Chef Hebert will be working with Chef Pascal in the Practical Series and their pending wine classes series. Congratulations to all, seems like a great fit.   Photo credits to the Classic Cooking email news blast.

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Phoenix, Buckeye among biggest-, fastest-growing cities in U.S. in 2017

Dani Coble Monday, May 28, 2018 Phoenix, Buckeye among biggest-, fastest-growing cities in U.S. in 2017 WASHINGTON – Two Arizona cities were among the fastest-growing in the nation in 2017, according to population estimates released Thursday by the Census Bureau. Source: Phoenix, Buckeye among biggest-, fastest-growing cities in U.S. in 2017

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The Secret Ingredient in This UA Recipe: Culture

In a modified version of the Food Network favorite “Iron Chef,” Tucson Village Farm stands in for Kitchen Stadium. Rather than trained chefs, the contestants are college students — visitors from Moscow — teamed with University of Arizona partners. The dishes represent two cultures: nopalitos, tamales, pozole and green beans with red chile from the Sonoran […]

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La Sala Tequila Cantina in Chandler to close, reopen June 1 as Humble Pie’s 9th location

La Sala Tequila Cantina – an 18-month-old Mexican-themed concept from the owners of The Living Room , Rock Lobster , and Humble Pie – is closing its original location at Downtown Ocotillo in Chandler. The space, sandwiched between The Living Room and Rock Lobster on Queen Creek between Price and Dobson, will reopen as ownership […]

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New Times Critic Patricia Escárcega Is a Finalist for the Association of Food Journalists Award

Winners will be announced on September 27 at the association’s annual conference, being held this year in Phoenix. Source: New Times Critic Patricia Escárcega Is a Finalist for the Association of Food Journalists Award

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