Culinary

Insta-Worthy Eats

Foodies know: there are just some meals you'll daydream about long after you've cleared your plate. When you order these over-the-top dishes at Tucson eateries, be sure to take a picture, because not only will you want to remember them - you'll want to show them off to your friends on Instagram.

@TitoandPep

1. tito & pep

Get the mouthwatering Green Chile Mac & Cheese skillet at Tito & Pep, topped with caramelized red onion and barbecue breadcrumbs.

@PercheronMexicanGrill

2. percheron mexican grill

No matter what "Burro" you order from the Percheron Mexican Grill food truck, elevate it to Instagram status when you get it bacon wrapped.

@MaynardsTucson

3. Maynards Market & kitchen

The picture-perfect Fig Almond Tart at Maynards Market & Kitchen is topped with toasted almonds and a scoop of tart lime gelato.

@BocaTacos

4. BOCA tacos y tequila

At BOCA Tacos y Tequila, the Taco Dog features a homemade tortilla loaded with a charred bacon-wrapped hot dog.

@ElCharro.Cafe

5. El Charro Cafe

Taste your way through El Charro Cafe's Tamale Temptation Trio: three handmade tamales stuffed with pork carnitas, chicken tomatillo and fresh corn.

@BarrioBread

6. BARRIO BREAD

Freshly baked with locally grown heritage flours, the Heritage Signature Loaf from Barrio Bread features an iconic saguaro stencil.

@TheDowntownClifton

7. The Redlight lounge

Loaded with chorizo, pickled onions, a sunny side up egg, spicy greens and asadero and cotija cheeses, the Chorizo Fry Bread at The Redlight Lounge inside the Downtown Clifton hotel bursts with flavors and textures.

@TheParishTucson

8. The Parish

At The Parish, order the award-winning Parish Burger: a juicy Angus beef patty loaded with blue cheese, bacon, red onion marmalade and Dijon mustard.

@NookDowntown

9. Nook Downtown

Start your morning with an order of Nook's Honey Chipotle Carnitas Benedict: a crumpet piled with crispy pork, wilted spinach, poached eggs and creamy hollandaise sauce.

Article originally published in the 2020-2021 Arizona Official State Travel Guide by Miles Partnership.