The Taxman ComethApril 17 is tax day in 2006, and while the IRS isn't giving any breaks, Terra Cotta is offering its signature plates--such as goat cheese-stuffed prawns and spicy honey-glazed salmon--for the less-taxing price of $10.40, down from the usual $16-$30. Check it out at 3500 E. Sunrise Drive; 577-8100.
In Your Easter BonnetFrom an elegant champagne brunch to a jumping castle, Tucson's independent restaurants are offering a selection of Easter dining for all budgets. For a comprehensive list, please visit
Slow Food, Tohono O'odham StyleJoin Slow Food Tucson on Thursday, May 4, at San Xavier Mission for the 4 p.m. sneak preview of a PBS documentary about traditional tribal foods. At 5 p.m., eat a sampling of red tepary bean and oxtail stew, cholla bud salad, pan-baked cornbread, iced raspberry tea and mesquite cookies. Call 290-1355 to reserve. Members pay $20, nonmembers $25. Visit www.slowfoodtucson.org/calendar.asp for more information.
Coming SoonBowz, an upscale sushi and fusion restaurant, will occupy the former short-lived Brew and Vine retail store and Fluid wine bar space, at 7332 N. Oracle Road. Bowz will seat 140, including a spacious outdoor patio.