Tucson is getting some love from a writer in the City of Angels, who has decided that this "outpost down south" is the best stop in the state.

Intrastate rivalries abound across the country, as L.A. Times writer Ken Van Vechten begins his article, pointing out the obvious California rivalry of Los Angeles versus San Francisco.

But one of Van Vechten's favorite rivalries in that of Phoenix versus Tucson, and he's declared our city the winner.

In the March 16 post, "A weekend escape to Tucson, that Arizona outpost with a culinary heart and an artsy soul," Van Vechten talks about his stay at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, dining at Commoner & Co. and exploring Tucson's seemingly endless miles of bike trails contained in the Loop.

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