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Chef Alisah"s Tucson: Have you been?

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magiesmom Dec 11, 2012 07:51 PM

A friend from Tucson is recommending, Good Yelp reviews, wondering what you Hounds think.

We are searching for an unusual interesting great food experience for a big birthday this winter, Not fancy, just wonderful. Sounds like this place might fit the bill, especially on wednesday for the lamb special???

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  1. finlero RE: magiesmom Dec 14, 2012 05:16 PM

    I haven't been in a year and a half, but if "not fancy, just wonderful" is the goal, I think Chef Alisah is a great choice. It's the sort of low-frills international restaurant that I miss from my Boston days, and wish existed in more plentitude in the Southwest. Friendly staff, excellent food, not too weird or challenging. Here's my take from 2011:

    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/771997

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      magiesmom RE: finlero Dec 15, 2012 09:10 AM

      yes, thanks so much for replying.
      and gelato too!

    2. DriverPhil RE: magiesmom Dec 15, 2012 02:34 PM

      Chef Alisah's is very casual, a mom-and-pop gem.

      If you are going for the lamb dinner, be sure to call and confirm with them. Last time we went, we brought our own wine too.

      http://www.alisahrestaurant.com/

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        magiesmom RE: DriverPhil Dec 16, 2012 11:29 AM

        We will, thanks! Can we just call the day before? And is there somewhere close to get some wine ( sorry the las time I was in Tucson I was 3, and this will be my 60th birthday!)

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          DriverPhil RE: magiesmom Dec 16, 2012 01:24 PM

          On Oracle you will have supermarkets, Cost Plus, Total Wine, and BevMo - all eager to sell Wine to you.

          The day before is probably enough time.

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            magiesmom RE: DriverPhil Dec 16, 2012 01:26 PM

            Thanks.

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