If you’ve been following me on Twitter, Facebook, or Tumblr, you probably know I was in Mexico on vacation two weeks ago. If you didn’t, now you know, and you’ll probably be reminded for the next few weeks because I came back with lots of Mexican food porn. I’ll try to keep it short, but I love Mexican food, so you never know.
The first few days of the trip, I stayed in Zona Hotelera in Cancun with my mom, and was later joined by David after she left. (Soon after we left for Playa del Carmen, but more on that later.) Zona Hotelera with its powdery, white beaches and crystal clear waters is gorgeous, but also extremely touristy and expensive, so finding good Mexican food that wasn’t overpriced was a bit of a challenge. In the few days we were there though, we managed to find a few gems, and for seafood tacos, the place that stood out was Santos Mariscos. MORE »
I’m in Virginia Beach this weekend, where the weather isn’t cooperating making it too cold to swim at the beach and has me craving hot soup, but I hear New York is beautiful right now, just the way I like it, hot and sunny. The kind of day that calls for ice cream, and ice cream at Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory is as good, if not better, as any. MORE »
Happy Fat Tuesday! What does that mean to all of us outside of New Orleans? Not much, except another excuse to indulge in excess. If you’re looking for excess of the fried variety in Los Angeles, recently (Day Four of my LA trip), I had a mighty tasty oyster po’ boy at The Lobster, a restaurant situated right on the Santa Monica Pier overlooking the Pacific. MORE »