Road Trip…more day 4

Since this is primarily a FOOD and Travel Blog, just couldn’t leave off some dining advice for Sedona.  First, do stop in to have breakfast or lunch at Miley’s Cafe on Hwy 179 about 6.5 miles from downtown Sedona.  Best Huevos Rancheros north of Jalisco and service so fast and efficient you’ll be amazed. Second, don’t miss Cafe Elote also on Hwy 179, but much closer to downtown.  This was my second visit to Elote, I actually ate there 7 years ago and it was every bit as good as the first time!  Look past the rather funky entrance, (steel … Continue reading Road Trip…more day 4

Road Trip Day 4

Left behind New Mexico today and continued our journey west on historic Route 66, aka I-40.     The welcome to Arizona sign opens up some wonderful scenery.  After all the flatlands in Oklahoma and Texas, we are really enjoying the beauty of our surroundings.    I never tire of the mountains, the red soil, the rocks, the caves and canyons in Arizona. I get a wonderful, peaceful feeling whenever I am in this state.             On the approach to Sedona, the beautiful Coconino National Forest gives way to the most stupendous of sights….        And then there’s … Continue reading Road Trip Day 4

Arizona the Beautiful is tasty too!

Something about Arizona puts a spell on me.  The vistas are beautiful…yes…            But it’s more than the beauty…..I feel good here….I feel well here….I feel a sense of calm here…..    I cannot explain it….but I LOVE it! And, I’ve discovered some pretty  awesome eats here in Tuscon……    Let me tell you that name is no mere boast!  This chef is a master at  combining fresh  ingredients and ideas with classic techniques like roasting braising and souvieing.  In a space that doubles as a carry out gourmet/wine market, Feast breaks all the conventions expected in a fine … Continue reading Arizona the Beautiful is tasty too!