# James beard
Tucson (Finally) Has a James Beard Award Winner
Grab award winning bread from a local bakery.Bas Peperzak/Unsplash. When it comes to recognition in the food world, few awards hold the kind of recognition as a James Beard award. Named for an American chef who went on to create several cooking books, appear on television programs, and even launch The James Beard Cooking School, the awards go out annually to those recognized as the best of the best. And now, finally, a local culinary artist has received the coveted award.
Expand your palate at the many Pima County eateries
Southwestern taco options in Tucson.Krisztian Tabori, @ktabori. (Pima County, AZ) Exploring the beauty of the Southwestern desert is a desirable endeavor for any traveler. But, how much do you know about Southwestern food? In Pima County, named after the Pima Indians indigenous to the area, many new cuisine adventures await those curious to explore — locals and visitors alike.