Tucson's Favorite Dishes


It’s not a list of the best restaurants, for that would be <span class="sense_content"><span class="syn">repetitious, what with the hundreds of best-of year-end lists and all. Instead, with a little bit of creativity, the fine folks at the <a href="http://cactusjungle.com/archives/blog/exit.php?url=aHR0cDovL3d3dy50dWNzb25jaXRpemVuLmNvbS9zcy90YXN0ZS83Mjg5OQ==&amp;entry_id=1577" title="http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/taste/72899" onmouseover="window.status=’http://www.tucsoncitizen.com/ss/taste/72899′;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">Tucson Citizen</a> have delved deep within and discovered their 25 favorite dishes. This being Tucson, one could certainly expect to find some cactus in there.<br /><br /></span></span><div style="margin-left: 40px;"><span class="sense_content"><span class="syn"><span style="font-style: italic;">Tequila Lime Salmon ($19) at Lodge on the Desert, 306 N. Alvernon Way. The tequila and lime made for a vibrantly juicy and even salty salmon, carefully teamed with a mango salsa and a <span style="font-weight: bold;">prickly pear cactus juice</span> reduction.</span></span></span><br /><span class="sense_content"><span class="syn"></span></span></div><span class="sense_content"><span class="syn"><br />Well, cactus juice counts, I suppose. One of my favorite dishes locally is at <a href="http://cactusjungle.com/archives/blog/exit.php?url=aHR0cDovL2NvY2luYXBvYmxhbmEuY29tL2VtZXJ5dmlsbGUvaW5kZXguaHRt&amp;entry_id=1577" title="http://cocinapoblana.com/emeryville/index.htm" onmouseover="window.status=’http://cocinapoblana.com/emeryville/index.htm’;return true;" onmouseout="window.status=”;return true;">Cocina Poblana</a>, just around the corner from us. <br />
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Huarache Tingado <br />
An overgenerous Huarache lined with refried black beans and grilled Penca de Nopal, with your choice of Beef or Chicken tinga Mexican and Cotija cheese.<br /><br /></span></span>


    
    
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