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Tamales for Local Happiness

Customers line up at the Tucson Tamale Company's booth at Tucson Meet Yourself.

Last weekend's Tucson Meet Yourself festival brought a wide variety of cultures, people and food to downtown Tucson to showcase the city's diverse background. One of the local food vendors present at the festival was the Tucson Tamale Company.



By Matt Lechuga 19 October 2011 Read Article


A Festival Full of Culture

Tucson Meet Yourself is packed with plenty of different foods to taste, stories to listen to and performances to watch. Because there was so much to experience, I decided to bring you a little sample of each: the India Society of Southern Arizona food booth, the Singing Bird Sangha Puppet Show performance of "I Was Once A Monkey: Stories The Buddha Told" and the "Move Your Body" dance event.

By Katrina Arrington 19 October 2011 Read Article

Food Vendors Caught on Camera

The Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival was a huge success. Food vendors, artists, non-profit organizations, music, demonstrations, and more filled the streets of downtown Tucson from Oct. 14 to Oct. 16.

By Kelsey Merkel 18 October 2011 Read Article

Pin-Up Serving Attractive Pastries at Tucson Meet Yourself

Looking for something sweet and a little bit out of the ordinary at the Tucson Meet Yourself festival this weekend?

Pin-up Pastries, a pastry delivery company, will set up shop near the Lowrider show starting this Friday. Pin-up will be serving whoopie pies, salted caramel whoopie pies, cake pops (similar to a lollipop, but with cake), Mexican chocolate cupcakes and tres leches.




By Madelaine Archie 12 October 2011 Read Article

Jamaican Specialties at Tucson Meet Yourself

Cee Dee Jamaican Kitchen has been serving food at the Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival for the past six years, but the restaurant only opened last May.

It took about 10 years from the restaurant's inception to its actual opening. Along the way they sold food where they could, including Tucson Meet Yourself, Chicago Bar, and The Hut.





By Amber Gallegos 12 October 2011 Read Article

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