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Vegetarian meals can be creative

Vegetarian meals can be creative

By ERIK MEDINA My first time dining at Tasteful Kitchen was by chance. A group of friends and myself were planning to dine out, but we were tired of the usual chain restaurants. Someone had the idea of eating vegetarian. Unsure at first, we decided to look up local restaurants. Tasteful Kitchen popped up. The […]

DC Jumbie serves up fun

DC Jumbie serves up fun

By SHANA ROSE Many students have noticed the DC Jumbie Latin Caribbean food truck making stops at Pima Community College campuses, if not for the flavorful smell of sandwiches grilling and sweet plantains roasting, then maybe for the signature big yellow truck. Truck owner Daniel Figueroa has been in business since March 2013, but has […]

Stir fry restaurant  offers tasty choices

Stir fry restaurant offers tasty choices

By ALYSSA RAMER C.I. Chu’s Mongolian Barbeque is a made-to-order stir fry restaurant in midtown that brings in lots of customers and enjoys good reviews. Calvin Chu and his wife Elaine opened the restaurant in 2003. The restaurant gets a lot of business during the week, especially on Thursdays when many college students come in […]

Top 10 Fast food drive-through burgers

Top 10 Fast food drive-through burgers

By ALEX FRUECHTENICHT Recently, my taste buddies and I went on a mission to find the best fast food burger you can get in a drive-through. All scores are based on averages out of 10 by myself and three others in three categories: appearance, texture and taste. 10. Wienerschnitzel I guess it goes without saying […]

Lindy’s dares you to finish its O.M.F.G. burger

Lindy’s dares you to finish its O.M.F.G. burger

Story and photo by Daniel Gaona Imagine a burger so big you can’t even take a standard bite. So big, it towers 12 patties with as many slices of cheese packed inside a regular bun, not to mention the lettuce, onion and special sauce. Try to envision that monster sandwich. Or, just go to Lindy’s […]

Depression: Don’t listen to ‘Fat Voice’

Depression: Don’t listen to ‘Fat Voice’

Illustration by Isabel Cardenas   Editor’s note: This is the final story in a four-part series portraying one woman’s personal experience of depression, with a bit of advice thrown in.   By Liza Porter The Fat Voice is back. I hadn’t heard it in years, until the other day when I heard it say: “Don’t […]

Community Food Bank offers home gardening workshops

Community Food Bank offers home gardening workshops

Story and photo by Sierra J. Russell If you enjoy garden-grown vegetables and don’t mind getting your hands a little dirty, the Community Food Bank has you covered. The Community Food Resource Center is offering a series of free home gardening workshops throughout the spring and fall. Classes are open to everyone interested in improving […]

MARIE’S MUNCHIES: Guadalajara Grill

MARIE’S MUNCHIES: Guadalajara Grill

Review and photos by Marie Rodriguez Everybody has gone to a Mexican restaurant and tried a salsa they thought was too spicy, too chunky, too mild, too… something. At Guadalajara Grill, the salsa is made fresh tableside. A nice lady comes to your table with a cart full of goodies. She has different peppers and […]

March 23 talk to explore history, future of food

March 23 talk to explore history, future of food

By Conrad Pursley Many Americans forget how important a good diet is for their mental and physical well-being. We go for convenience rather than choosing healthy foods. No wonder members of the current generation are predicted to be the first in U.S. history to have their parents live longer, healthier lives than themselves. Pima Community […]

MARIE’S MUNCHIES: Cup Café

MARIE’S MUNCHIES: Cup Café

Story and photos by Marie Rodriguez Cup Café enjoys the same vibe as the Hotel Congress in which it is located, and boasts a menu that is capable of pleasing various palates. The historic theme prevalent throughout the hotel is kept within the café as well. Chandeliers made with wine bottles hang suspended in air, […]