Family-owned Rito’s Mexican Food Restaurant, home of the green chili burrito, has been serving up some of the city’s best tasting burritos for over 30 years. Rito’s, a downtown Phoenix favorite, located at the corner of 14th St. & Garfield.
Taco Guild is a local restaurant known for its hipster style, fancy tacos and great local beers. Taco Guild is located in a church from the 1800’s. With great music always playing on the jukebox and a magnificent chandelier staring down at you, the environment is something you cannot pass up. Taco Guild is known for its delicious tacos and tortillas that are “as fluffy as a dream bed.”
Visit them at: tacoguild.com
The Burrito House is not to be reckoned with. The owners also own three other Mexican hot spots around the valley including El Sol and El Zocalo. They have a great selection of breakfast burritos and undeniably delicious tortillas.
For more information check them out here: Burrito House
Geoff is joined by Youth STEM Investigator, Nick and they head to Mt. Lemmon to meet with Eric Christensen at the Catalina Sky Survey. Eric shows Nick and Geoff how he searches for possibly dangerous near earth asteroids using their 1.5 meter telescope.
When the owner was growing up, he loved enchiladas. When he got a little older, he became “unsatisfied with eating enchiladas that were the same color as construction cones and had the texture of a hot dog bun that had been dunked in water by a professional food eater.” From there, he made his own specialty enchilada and soup restaurant. The own also explains why his restaurant is named Gadzooks, a world meaning an exclamation of surprise. “The word came from my roommate who would yell Gadzooks when he opened the refrigerator and saw his leftovers had been raided.”
Check them out at: gadzooksaz.com
One of the most delicious Native American cuisine restaurants out there, The Fry Bread House will not disappoint. They were voted best green chili sauce which most customers tend to put on everything! They offer a wide variety of choices from beans and veggies to honey and sugar fry bread.
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Geoff builds a mock-up of the LBR (Large Balloon Reflector) with Chris Walker and Jenna Kloosterman. He then visits their lab to learn more about how the telescope will work and how they came up with such an inventive new telescope concept.
Explore exciting upcoming events happening in Southern Arizona during the month of February.