Food

McDonald’s brings back Hi-C orange drink

The non-carbonated sugary soft drink had been a favorite for about six decades before the fast food chain removed it from soda fountains four years ago.

  Support local businesses during Sonoran Restaurant Week

  Downtown Tucson restaurants reopening after months of closure

UPDATE: New details on why Tucson strip club forced to close

Fry’s Food Stores recalls cheese dips because of possible health risk

  Food insecurity worries grow as unemployment benefits run out

  Some food assistance programs to end, help is still available

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Recall: Taquitos and chimichangas may have plastic in them

  Taste This, Tucson: Oh so delizioso!

Phoenix-area luxury health company loses two more liquor licenses after Ducey’s executive order

  Taste This, Tucson: Getting saucy on Mother’s Day

  Taste This, Tucson: Cinco de Mayo takeout deals and specials

  Taste This, Tucson: Takeout on Swan and Sunrise

Village Inn closes Marana location due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Village Inn in Marana has permanently closed.

  Taste This, Tucson: Staying cool in the heat

Summer is fast approaching and you'll want to cool off with a sweet treat!

  Taste This, Tucson: Takeout in Barrio Centro

Dine is still suspended in southern AZ, but you can still support your local restaurants by ordering takeout!

  Taste This, Tucson: Supporting local businesses

Don't forget to support local restaurants during the COVID-19 outbreak.

  Taste This, Tucson: Not your typical neighborhood bar

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Eastside restaurant cited for 14 violations

  Cooking school celebrates Tucson’s foodie scene

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Dirty conditions cause concern at eastside restaurant

  Taste This, Tucson: Feasting through the 32nd Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Southside spot struggled with food safety

  Taste This, Tucson: Making vegan a tradition

Tania’s 33 offers a wide variety of options for vegans and meat eaters alike.

  Restaurant Report Card: No questions behind counter of these fast food spots

These restaurants received top rankings from the health department.

  Taste This, Tucson: Don’t fear the Reaper

We tried the spiciest wings in Tucson.

  Taste This, Tucson: Tacopalooza

This event is serving up all-you-can-eat tacos.

  Taste This, Tucson: Biting into a little slice of heaven

Slice & Ice serves pizzas, hot sandwiches, french fries and Italian ice.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Seafood spot cited for what you don’t see in the kitchen

Inspectors found employees were skipping something in the kitchen.

  Taste This, Tucson: Going loco for Mr. Lokko’s raspados

You've had raspados, but have you ever tried something this crazy?

RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Several facilities need improvements in Pima County

Daycare, gas station handed hazard rating.

  Taste This, Tucson: Sonoran-Italian inspired cuisine

Taste This, Tucson met up with Jeronimo Madril and Matty Parsons at Thunder Canyon Brewery to see how they put their culinary skills into creating a three-course Sonoran-Italian meal.

  Restaurant Report Card: Sub shop near University of Arizona cited

The shop as forced to close during the inspection for missing a crucial thing in the kitchen.

  Restaurant Report Card: East-side restaurant fails three consecutive inspections

Dirty conditions in the kitchen created concerns for inspectors.

  Taste This, Tucson: Birria Ramen at Rollies

We tried Tucson's one and only birria ramen at Rollies

Restaurant Report Card: Keeping customers from getting sick

Health dept. tells east-side sports pub to improve

  Restaurant Report Card: Inspectors find more than food in one Tucson kitchen

Report states rodent droppings and ‘heavy presence’ of roaches found

  Restaurant Report Card: Dirty kitchen catches health inspectors’ attention

Inspectors will return next week

  Babylon Market under fire for violations

Latest failure results in probationary rating

  Sonoran Restaurant Week plates best of what Tucson has to offer

Executive chef David Solorzano has cooked up a special menu at Penca to participate in the Sonoran Restaurant Week.

  Restaurant Report Card: Tucson restaurant repeating problems

The restaurant has failed several inspections in the last month.

  Restaurant Report Card: Inspection report may make diners ‘angry’

Inspectors found 'excessive flies,' dead crabs and an expired side dish.

  Casino Del Sol looking for Tucson’s best tailgate cook

Check out this recipe for the delicious Sol Bowl Thai Chicken Wings.

McDonald’s adds DoorDash as McDelivery partner in Tucson

Customers will be able to place their McDonald’s orders through the DoorDash mobile app or on www.DoorDash.com.

  Restaurant Report Card: Popular seafood restaurant forced to close temporarily

Inspectors returned to find all refrigerators keeping food cold enough.

  After 73 years of serving Tucson, Club 21 to close doors for good

Club 21 has hosted first dates, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and reunions.

  Restaurant Report Card: Market snags health inspectors’ attention

Empire Market is just east of downtown, near East Ninth Street and North Bean Avenue.

  Restaurant Report Card: Jerry Bob’s location enduring rough year

Jerry Bob's near Cortaro and Thornydale road has gotten the attention of health inspectors twice this year.

  Restaurant Report Card: Food trucks doing it right

Health department inspects all establishments serving food, including places on wheels.

  Coco’s Bakery working on refrigeration problems

Restaurant on NW side struggles to keep food cold enough.

Raising Cane’s breaks ground on third Tucson restaurant

Raising Cane’s has been named a Top 10 brand for craveability and was recently recognized as having the Most Loyal Guests – known as “Caniacs” – in the fast-casual segment in Technomic’s 2018 Consumers’ Choice Awards.

  Restaurant Report Card: Several restaurants placed on probation

List of restaurants placed on probation in May is long.

  Restaurant Report Card: East-side restaurant doing things right

Viro's Real Italian Bakery has been serving Tucson nearly 35 years.

If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen; Tucson woman firing up the grill

Growing up with three brothers, she said she learned to be motivated by competition and being an underdog.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Iconic Tucson restaurants fail health inspection

Health Dept.: These two popular restaurants failed their health inspection.

  Restaurant Report Card: Denny’s near I-10, Irvington fails because of cold holding

The restaurant has a corrective action plan in place.

  Tucson accepted into International Network of Food and Gastronomy

Now the city is gaining new attention and people are hungry to know more.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Health Department says ‘cold holding’ most common violation

All cold food must be kept under 41 degrees.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Green Valley hangout fails inspection

The 19th Hole Bar and Grill has a re-inspection scheduled for April 15.

  Down-on-their-luck students find recipe for success in midtown program

For them, Caridad isn’t just a cooking school. It is a recipe for a better life. Diego Sotelo planned to go back to working hard labor, when his brother in New York heard about Caridad and suggested Diego try it.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Urine, feces, dead mouse shut down Tucson restaurant

The Royal Sun Restaurant and Lounge was shut down temporarily because of what health inspectors called grossly unsanitary conditions

  Restaurant Report Card: Food court spot forced to temporarily close

Health inspector witnesses severe and active roach infestation during routine inspection

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Tucson seafood shack can’t stay out of trouble

This week, we found out three restaurants and two gas stations in Pima County failed their health inspections.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Jason’s Deli faces ongoing problems

The Pima County Health Department inspects hundreds of restaurants, retirement homes and daycare facilities each month.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Cafe a la C’Art fails health inspection

Each month, the Pima County Health Department inspects hundreds of restaurants and fast food places.

  🔥HOT CHICKEN🔥 Southern staple with a twist making splash in Tucson

Thanks to Peter "Pops" Yucupicio, a Southern staple with a twist has made quite the impression on Tucson residents.

  New efforts to keep consumer crops safe

Many consumers are still concerned about the safety of their produce after widespread e-coli outbreaks linked to lettuce last year.

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Find out which Tucson food shops received failing grades

We’re launching a new segment to you keep you safe when you grab a bite to eat.

  BROOKE’S BARGAINS: Low-cost meals that will leave your family begging for more

Here are some low-cost meals that will leave your family begging for more.

Want to win Chick-fil-A for a year? Be the first 100 in line for the opening of their new location

The new locations opens on Feb. 7

Tucson Fuddruckers closes permanently

Another classic Tucson eatery is closing its doors. Fuddruckers closed its Speedway location on Wednesday after serving the Tucson area for decades. According to Tucson Foodie, a small sign was posted on the restaurant's front doors saying, "Thank you Tucson for your support for many years. We will be closing permanently on August 8, 2018 at 3 p.m.." The popular hangout was picked by the Tucson Weekly as one of the best burger establishments in Tucson several times. The ...

  COOKING: Cooking chorizo with Chilttepica

A Tucson small business is expanding from salsa to chorizo.

Costco drops Polish dog and sundaes from menu

Costco's across the country will look a little different this summer. The warehouse retailer announced that their food court will no longer carry the popular polish dog at a majority of its locations.  The reason? A push toward healthier food choices. In addition to the polish dog, the mixed berry sundae has been replaced with an açai fruit bowl, with organic burgers and plant-based protein salads making a place for themselves on the menu as well. While Costco members ...

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill: Steak and Tomatoes

Steak and Tomatoes from Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Serves 2

Cast Iron "Barrio Bread" French Toast Recipe

If you're craving a staycation with the flavor of Southern Arizona's finest, head to Loews Ventana Canyon! Executive Chef Ken Harvey joined us on Fox 11 Daybreak to talk about the resort's new "Flavor by Loews" campaign. We made Cast Iron "Barrio Bread" French Toast!

Saguaro Corners Seared ahi burger

Treat your taste buds to some Arizona comfort food and craft beer on tap at Saguaro Corners!

Spinach salad from Claire's Cafe

Chef Orion Beverly from Claire's Cafe joined us for our What's For Lunch Segment Monday!

Making the perfect taco bar with Blanco Tacos + Tequila

You don't have to wait for Taco Tuesday to enjoy the perfect taco!

Texas Roadhouse Grilled shrimp

If you're looking for a place to take your sweetie to dinner this Valentine's Day, Texas Roadhouse has a few romantic ideas.

Ring in 2017 in style at Hotel Congress!

We also made Congress Cup Cafe Meatballs!

Turkey avocado cranberry sauce melt - Claire's Cafe

Looking a creative way to use those Thanksgiving leftovers this season?