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An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Tucson: Salsa & Tequila Challenge

  • La Encantada 2905 East Skyline Drive Tucson, AZ, 85718 United States (map)

On Saturday, Aug. 20 at 7:00 p.m. the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona will present the 6th annual Salsa & Tequila Challenge, a culinary food fight, fit for Southern Arizona.  Local restaurants, breweries, and distilleries will serve over 40 varieties of salsa, 30 tequila cocktails, and 5 types of straight tequila, to a crowd of 1,400 attendees, in an effort to claim the top prize. For details, visit https://www.saaca.org/salsatequila.html

Tickets to the event, $55 per person (21+ only), include chips, salsa tastings, tequila cocktail sampling and shooters, menu pairings, live music and dance performances, cultural activities, and more. Tickets will only be available for pre-purchase, there will be no day-of ticket sales. Visit this link for to buy tickets.