• By David McGlothlin and Jade Nunes For the Arizona Daily Star
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Next week, students will return to the University of Arizona campus for a new year of football games, study nights, early coffee runs, and the…

I’m a senior who grew up in Phoenix as a Sun Devil. I turned into a Wildcat after visiting my older sister at the UA. I am also a big sports f…

Hey there, I’m also a senior and 21 years old. I’m a Tucson native, and was born and raised a Wildcat. I had the great experience of living on…

Tucson’s historic Hotel Congress is more famously known for its role in the arrest of John Dillinger than being home to one of the best brunch…

Paradise has been my go-to place for an iced coffee and a bagel since my freshman year at the UA. They even know my order — one medium coffee …

I will be honest. I have somewhat of an obsession with noodles whether its pho, pai thai, chow and lo mein, even Cup of Noodles and Ramen. I s…

There’s no better way to kill time between classes, or kill those stomach grumbles, than a big slice of pizza at No Anchovies. Their fun flavo…

A nontraditional bar serving nontraditional bar food, mainly soups, salads, and sandwiches. I like to begin by ordering a Rolling Rock beer or…

I’ve never been to Italy, but Caruso’s serves hearty portions of traditional favorites that seem made with all the tender, loving care you’d e…

Like many college students before me, I have become very familiar with the occasional all-nighter. Open 24 hours, Shot in the Dark is a common…

Bring your laptop and your coffee craving because Sparkroot has all the necessities for that last-minute finals cram session or midterm madnes…

Picture that special someone who you secretly admire. Now imagine a romantic Saturday night candle-lit dinner under the stars in a garden pati…

You might be thinking that there are a million better ways to have a first date than eating a greasy burger in a tiny, Fourth Ave eatery. But …

In my opinion, a great happy hour simply needs cheap booze and appetizing food. Boca has just that with $1 carne asada tacos, $1 Pabst Blue Ri…

With half-priced appetizers 3-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and more than 40 beers on tap, TCB is my pick for best happy hour. Don’t expect a …

Every great tailgate needs to have plenty of TVs, a rowdy assortment of fans, and beer. Lots and lots of beer. The wide selection of 100 to 15…

My favorite way to tailgate is to park in Tyndall Street Garage, walk down University, grab a beer and a snack at Gentle Ben’s and then hit th…

That awkward moment when the bars close and you realize you’re starving but the only food available is fast-food. WRONG. Gio Taco’s take-away …

When the late-night munchies start, there’s always something at Cheba Hut to satisfy. Catering to the college community, Cheba Hut offers top …

Maloney Tuesdays has become a trend at the University of Arizona. For a $10 cover charge you can order any drink for just $1 from 7 p.m. to cl…

The menu changes twice daily at Cafe Poca Cosa and is sure to have something to surprise the taste buds. Fresh and flavorful, the dishes are u…

This restaurant and bar by day, turns Vegas-style nightclub by dark, with bottle service and premier DJs. It quickly became a go-to spot for l…

The Hub offers what I like to call, “classy comfort food.” Mac n’ Cheese, corned beef hash, ice cream - The Hub always leaves me happy and fee…

Captain Jack Sparrow would be pleased to hear the rum is never gone here. Saint House is home to more than 60 rums and hand-crafted Tiki cockt…

Slightly hidden in the Rialto building across from Hotel Congress, this little beer and wine bar has been on my college bucket-list since I fi…