Las Cazuelitas de Tucson, off the Grant Road exit of Interstate 10, closed on Tuesday.
Waitress Anne Hicks delivers a collection of meals at Omar's Hi-Way Chef Restaurant at the Triple T Truck Stop, a staple at the Craycroft Road exit for nearly 60 years. You'll find eggs and hearty, road-worthy meals - and plenty of culinary surprises.
Nick Gonzalez, left, and Mario Alva toss steaks on the grill at Silver Saddle Steak House. Its giant neon sign that points toward the frontage road off the eastbound Sixth Street/Fourth Avenue exit beckons travelers and locals alike.
South Tucson firefighters relax after a meal at Kettle Restaurant/Banquet, at the Starr Pass and East 22nd Street exit. Rotating buffets throughout the day can satisfy big appetites. The restaurant is a link in a small southwestern chain.
A Oaxacan-style mural covers a wall of El Indio Restaurant, off the South Sixth Avenue exit. The restaurant has a museum-worthy collection of Mexican folk art.
George Aros prepares fresh ham for salads at Country Folks Restaurant, at the Benson Highway/Park Avenue exit.
Miss Saigon Bar & Grill, off the Ina Road exit in Marana, is known for its house special pho - Vietnamese noodle soup.
Sausage and pineapple pizza at R & R Pizza Express, at the Marana Road exit, is among the pies that attract visitors.
Alongside the country fried steak and eggs and cattleman's chopped steak slathered in brown gravy, Omar's Hi-Way Chef Restaurant at the Triple T Truck Stop grills trout with lemon and tilapia with herbs and serves them both on a bed of fluffy rice pilaf.