Personal chef Wendy Gauthier knows a thing or two about cooking. As the owner of Tucson personal meal service Chef Chic, Gauthier caters everyday meals as well as those for special occasions and events. Here, she steps out of the kitchen to share with us some essentials she can’t cook without.
Want to get away for a day or two without the hassle of planning an elaborate vacation? Luckily, Tucson is just a mere drive away from some of the region’s most interesting and historical towns. Instead of the same old weekend errand circuit, do something different for a day—pack the car full of kids, snacks and sunscreen and head off to one of southern Arizona’s most fascinating areas.
Tucson’s own Patio Pools & Spas, the oldest pool and spa company in Southern Arizona, continues to create original, quality designs after 40 years in the business. Not only are these designs celebrated by their clients, but by the experts as well.
Our desert state is known to have utterly sweltering summer months—but while the rest of the country continues to face frigid temperatures, here in Tucson the weather is near perfect this time of year. Combined with a beautiful backdrop of Arizona mountains, the great outdoors is just begging to be discovered. Whether you prefer hiking, biking or exploring natural wildlife, Tucson’s beloved outdoor destinations are top notch during these irresistible spring months—check out our picks for some active and educational al fresco options.
Arizona Horseback Experience
April is arguably one of the most pleasant months here in Tucson, making Easter our favorite sunny-weather holiday. The meals and buffets at these lavish resorts and restaurants are sure to be so delicious and satisfying that this may be the year you resist feasting on your kids’ extra Easter basket candy. Check out our picks for the best Sunday-morning spreads Tucson has to offer—you may even find yourself starting a new Easter tradition.