Nonie: New OwnersFor the second time this year, Nonie has been sold. In March, Christopher and Suzy Leonard sold it to two Sonoran shrimp farmers, who sold it on Nov. 1 to Mike Dixon and Vivian Stanchfield, owners of Viv's Café, 8987 E. Tanque Verde Road. Nonie is located at 2526 E. Grant Road; 319-1965.
Let Them Eat Ice Cream CakeCold Stone Creamery invites you to a free tasting of Candy Cane Wonderland or Dark Peppermint Pleasure holiday ice cream cakes from Nov. 11-13. To get the location of the stores in Tucson, visit the Web site at www.coldstonecreamery.com.
Hurricane Katrina Follow-UpTucson is an altruistic town, but we like to follow up and find out who made what. In one day, Raging Sage donated $3,000 to the Red Cross; that's a whole lot of lattes and French-style scrambled eggs. Raging Sage went one step further and paid all employees who could not afford to donate their time. During September, the French Quarter donated 5 percent of its entire sales, with $5,800 going to Katrina support. On Oct. 5, restaurants all over the country, along with the National Restaurant Association, united for Katrina relief efforts. At Fox Restaurant Concepts, 100 percent of the profits were donated from their restaurants in Arizona and Colorado, for a grand total of $25,000. In Tucson, the restaurants included Bistro Zin, NoRTH, Sauce and Wildflower.