Say so long to checkered retro décor, fading cheerleader pom-poms and likenesses of era-icons Elvis, Marilyn and Louie, and howdy to smoky meats slathered with mouth-watering sauces in a setting 100 years prior.

After today, Greg and Amy’s Twist & Shout 50’s Diner in Sahuarita will be closed for several weeks while it converts to a Western fort-themed scenario and rebrands itself as Longhorn Outpost & Barbeque Company.


Regulars Seth Johnston, left, and Jayden Earle enjoying their favorite breakfast — chicken-fried steak — at Twist & Shout Thursday.


These transplants (and one visitor) have been coming to Twist & Shout for the generous portions and camaraderie since moving to Sahuarita six years ago. From left are sisters Danne’ DeSant and Alta Hughes; brother Hal DeSant visiting from Seattle; sister Ellen Kingsbury and husband Ken Kingsbury.

Kitty Bottemiller | 547-9732

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