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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


Tostones (Fried Plantains)

I have never had plantains in my life. So when my hubby made these I was a little unsure. But they are really yummy. He fries them not once, but twice and then you dip them in ketchup, weird I know. 428 more words


Sofrito Recipe

Yesterday I wrote about the awesomely delicious crock pot meal I conjured up for dinner. It was my mama’s recipe, so that’s probably why it was so amazing. 237 more words


Alexandria, VA: Friday Night Fun at Port City Brewing Company

For the last few weeks, I’ve been hearing a lot about Port City Brewing Company. They recently earned the national title of Small Brewing Company and Small Brewing Company Brewer of the Year at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival in Denver. 173 more words


Holiday in Old San Juan

The banners say, “Lomito de los Vientos” (Hill of the Winds), and I wonder if this is something from Lord of the Rings.

“It’s a re-enactment of the nativity scene,” a guy in line tells me. 443 more words