Eegee’s not selling soul … yet

Tucsonans were alarmed last month when a New York investment firm announced it had purchased the beloved local fast-food chain Eegee’s. “It kind of feels like a betrayal, like that was ours,” said Tucson local Christine Barton. She remembers loading up into cars with friends from Sunnyside High School to grab Eegee’s drinks at one…

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Southwest cuisine returns to its indigenous roots

Native American food has re-entered the mainstream palette. Today, fine dining menus infuse indigenous flavors and themes. And the trend is recognized nationally. CNN recently profiled six restaurants serving Native American-inspired meals, including Kai at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix. Kai has a 2018 Forbes Travel Guide Five Star rating. Kai’s…

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Multimedia video: Mariachi Azteca de Oro

https://youtu.be/mWwT9id02gk     The rich culture and traditions of Mariachi music has always been apart of the Armado family. The Mexican music brings this family operated mariachi group in Phoenix together on a local and international level.   Carmen Valencia is a reporter for Arizona Sonora News, a service from the School of Journalism with…

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