Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Arizona Sonoran News

Student Newswire of The University of Arizona School of Journalism

Arizona Sonoran News

Spreading masa (Carmen Valencia)

Hot tamale: the labor of love

sarah pelfini December 10, 2015

I remember when I was about nine and playing catch with my dad in the front yard. He would always say “ah it’s a hot tamale, throw it quick.” I always thought my dad was talking about those bright...

say no to yelp sign (Sarah Pelfini/Arizona Sonoran News)

No Yelper movement picks up speed

sarah pelfini November 30, 2015

Tucson’s Vero Amore owner Aric Mussman is giving Yelp zero stars.Last month Mussman plastered a sign outside of his Italian restaurant with bold, black letters spelling out “Say No to Yelp.” After...

Brisket Dinner Big Nose Kates (Photo Credit: Sarah Pelfini/ Arizona Sonoran News)

Historic flavors of Tombstone vanish

sarah pelfini October 29, 2015

Tombstone continues to work to preserves its Wild West roots, but has the historical town forgotten a piece of the puzzle?In a dusty town of miners, cowboys and wide-brimmed hats, fine dining is not the...

Variety of Winter Squash (Photo By: Sarah Pelfini/Arizona Sonoran News)

Pumpkin Spice Invades America

sarah pelfini October 8, 2015

When people think of pumpkin, it is no longer what’s in your Thanksgiving pie.The fall-time flavor has crept into coffee, gum, breakfast confections and snacks, what is next for the national phenomenon?For...

Street Tacos (Photo By: Sarah Pelfini Arizona Sonoran news Service)

Hermosillo redefines Sonoran cuisine

sarah pelfini September 18, 2015

Roughly 67 miles from the Gulf of California, surrounded by rocky hills and lush greenery sits Hermosillo, Sonoran’s thriving food scene.Visitors walking along the cobblestone streets discover creamy...

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