Both the restaurant, Beyond Bread, and the sculptor, Steven Derks, are Tucson born and bred (no pun intended!). This heroic metal piece is titled, "Juxtaposition." One of the interesting elements of Steven's work is that although he welds to form his sculpture, he does not shape the pieces into something they were not when he found them. In other words, if he finds an interesting piece of scrap metal, he uses it in a piece pretty much the way it was shaped when he acquired it.
I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: