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Taste of Chicago 2016: 5 Fork Reviews

“Every summer since 1980, Chicago’s beautiful Grant Park in the city’s magnificent lakefront has been home to the world’s largest food festival.” That festival is known to many as the Taste of Chicago, or just “The Taste” to us locals. 22 more words

Musings (Random Thoughts)

An Introduction to Puerto Rican Cuisine by Yvette Ali

One of the biggest perks of blogging is getting to meet very interesting, creative and likeminded individuals. A few months ago, I had a chance encounter with the lovely, bubbly Yvette Ali. 970 more words


Vino Tinto

Since I moved here from Chicago I have loved Kissimmee. These mom and pop shops are hard to find, but truly worth searching for.

I was greeted immediately with a smile and a good morning. 136 more words


Road Trip Baptism

San Diego, Ca to Phoenix, Az

April 15-17th 2016

Let me get this straight before the title confuses some folks.  No, this is not a post about a new sacrament into the realms of some road trip religious cult.   734 more words


Bricks and stew: Jersey City

Between the Pulaski Skyway and the Holland Tunnel sits Jersey City, one of those old urban conclaves of northern New Jersey. When I first knew the place, my great-grandmother lived there in a Victorian multi-story house filled with antimacassars and little glass dishes of hard candy. 1,073 more words

La Casita Blanca

Many people think that in order to enjoy a delicious meal one would need to eat in an elegant restaurant: to sit on a table with a white tablecloth, to have shiny glasses ready to be filled with wine, look over beautiful centerpieces and a cloth napkin covering your silverware while listening to a slow music from Beethoven. 674 more words

San Juan

Restaurant Review: Sazon (NYC)

Official site: http://www.sazonnyc.com/

Score: 3.5/10

Seems like a better place for drinks than dinner. Unfortunately, I came here for dinner.

We had the ropa vieja (shredded beef stew) and the churrasco (skirt steak). 43 more words