Wait a minute. Phoenix has been my home for more than 20 years. I am a staunch champion of local, independent restaurants, food purveyors, and farmers. I couldn’t turn this into a turf war.
Of course, outlets like Thrillist thrive on a bit of controversy. Titles are often written to stir up emotions. When people get riled up, they tend to click on the article to see what the fuss is.
I think I did a fair job explaining why Tucson is a stellar food city. Whether or not Tucson is “the best” food city in Arizona is up to you. You can read the article here and decide for yourself:
Arizona is smoking hot when it comes to independent restaurants, cocktail bars and food events. Don’t let anyone tell you different.
I mention several places in the article, but here are several more that make Tucson a culinary destination.