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Velvet Cactus (Lakeview, New Orleans, LA)

When I think of New Orleans or even Louisiana food, Mexican is the last cuisine I’d think of. I spent a few years in Texas and have fallen in love with Mexican food. 242 more words

La Fonda -- Alamo Heights -- It's Back and It's Great!!

I know some folks who actually went into mourning back in April when they heard that La Fonda in Alamo Heights was closing.  But La Fond has risen from the ashes like a phoenix!  282 more words

Local Dining

Zesty Black Bean & Grilled Corn Salad

I’ve got a great Summer Salad recipe for you today. Zesty Black Bean & Grilled Corn Salad is just the perfect dish to enjoy on those hot and steamy days. 491 more words


The Two Man Supper Club Week 82: Burrito Casserole

Thanks to a break in the weather we loaded up the kids on Saturday and took them to the Oklahoma City Zoo…the term zoo was/is/and will always be an under statement. 316 more words

I'm Sorry; I Made You Tostadas

Oh, blog. I’m trying. I promise. It’s not you; it really is me. The thing is, it’s getting awfully close to the time when I have to asterisk “From a Chicago Kitchen” to “From a Chicago* Kitchen… *actually Evanston.” The blog change is the least of my worries in this regard. 574 more words



Many, if not most, of the motor homes we see on the road are towing their cars behind them “four down” which is something you cannot do with most cars these days without either some modification or risk of damaging the car’s transmission. 615 more words


Pico de Gallo


  • 6 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 medium white or red onion, diced
  • 2 Jalapeño or 2 serrano peppers, seeded and minced
  • Handful of chopped cilantro…
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