Did a quick birthday weekend getaway to Savannah, GA with my baby girl. Wonderful southern city with tons of history. Just visiting all the squares of the Historic District could keep you busy for a few days, but this was a whirlwind weekend…so we did the best we could! The majestic live oaks with their Spanish Moss filled branches line the streets of Savannah. The monuments adorning the historic squares, Oglethorpe, Forsyth,Chatham,Monterey,Madison,Telfair, Pulaski tell the story of Savannahs’ antebellum past… Even city hall is special here. We dined at a restored southern mansion called The Olde Pink House.. We had … Continue reading Savannah…easy
Off-strip Vegas gem Hobak Korean BBQ is a family favorite because we miss having access to Korean bbq in Wilmington, NC. Our years in SoCal and Virginia were filled with adventuresome Asian shopping and dining out. Sadly, the only BBQ in the south is Carolina BBQ, which is great, don’t get me wrong, but it’s nothing like Korean BBQ! Korean BBQ is a communal eating experience right at your table, washed down with Soju or Hite Beer or..at least at Hobak… a beer and soju tower right at your table that is a ready-to-pour tap of goodness! The meats at … Continue reading Hobak Korean BBQ will leave you full of happy!
Took a break from typical Vegas and visited off-strip gem Bacci Burgers for their innovative Asian themed burgers. From the ice-cold Nigori sake… To the oxtail chili cheese fries…spicy goodness…. …the most excellent Bahn mi Burger… Medium rare Angus burger with pork pate, fried egg and pickled carrot slaw.served with more house pickled veggies. And gilding the lily with truffle fries… Our amusing, former musician host completed the experience with his wit and abilities. So many off the strip gems here! Stay tuned for Hobak Korean Bbq in my next post! Continue reading Burgers and fries “Vegas style”
The food at the new Castle Street restaurant Rolled and Baked cannot overcome the following flaws: slow/delayed opening, slow service, erratic hours, small portions with big price tags, no carry-out service, and most annoying… owners and service people who lack experience in the industry. I had high hopes for this cutie…but alas…. Continue reading Rolled and Tanked
For anyone who has traveled in the Mediterranean, particularly Italy and Greece, and has been searching for a melon to rival the honey-sweet taste of the beauties over there….I have made a discovery! Although I cannot replicate the experience of … Continue reading Long lost memory…FOUND!
From the moment you enter the grounds of Restaurante/Huerta Los Tamarindos to the very last bite you are transported to the hacienda atmosphere of the true Mexico. From the tacos de cabron to the tamales of sweet potato and pork in banana leaves to the oyster and fish roe shooters. WHAT A TREAT! Muchas gracias a El Office! Tuna sopes were spectacular. Not to mention the tacos de res and the tequila tastings. Chef Silva and company have given the Cabo foodie community another reason to celebrate! There were also some homemade empanadas dulces and other posters and pastellitos to … Continue reading Sabor a Cabo Rural
Paella..in all it’s stages beachside at the Royal Solaris Los Cabo! Chorizo,chicken, pork, shrimp, scallops,mussels,saffron,white wine,rice,peppers, onion, garlic….. Bien Provecho! Continue reading Beachside Paella
Strolling through the courtyard lined with my favorite bouganvillas… Enjoying happy hour (every hour) with my best guy in downtown San Jose… Best of all we got our tickets to Sabor a Cabo Rural!! Farm to Table is happening in Mexico! Can’t wait for Sunday! Continue reading Flowers, Farms and Tables
Tailgating for the MSU vs UofM game tonight with one of our family favorites. Go Green. Korean chicken wings (Dakgangjeong), roasted shishito peppers, Asian Cole slaw, and deviled eggs japonaise. Go White. So good and never a leftover. Victory for … Continue reading Go Green…Go White..Go Dakgangjeong