I’m sitting here at Jambo’s in Santa Fe, an African/Caribbean café and I’m taking pictures of the beautiful food. I’m inhaling the aroma of all the beautiful spices and drinking a South African white wine called Goats Do Roam. Even if it’s got a really
Always a hectic time, the last two months of the year. And then, boom! It’s all over and we’re in January thinking where did it all go? Did everyone write New Year’s resolutions? I’ve got a few. Several of which involve cooking and writing. But
People are raving about Omira Grill in Santa Fe and with good reason. It’s an innovative idea borne out of ZiggyRzig’s love of international foods. On the site of his former, highly regarded, international foods market, Omira Grill is a meat lovers paradise.
Our second trip to Ensenada we stayed again at Las Rosas. We asked for our same room, #301 and within minutes of opening our balcony door, “our” sea gull landed there. (We think since we are more acquainted now we should give him a name.
Unlike the pictures of vegetables in her new book, “Vegetable Literacy” which are bright and beautiful, I couldn’t get a clear and close picture of Deborah Madison at “A Conversation with Deborah Madison” sponsored by SlowFood Santa Fe. She speaks softly and uses her hands
This year, SlowFood Santa Fe was fortunate enough to have Chef Geeta cook for us again. This time I got to attend her cooking class. Chef Geeta is a chef after my own heart. She discouraged us from measuring and encouraged us to use our
We just had our annual Espanola Valley Opera Guild tailgate party. Santa Fe Opera goers have a tradition of tailgating in the parking lot. It can be quite festive. People bring awnings, umbrellas, tables and chairs and some bring very elaborate dinners. You can even
Out of Ensenada, we head east along Route 3, the Ruta del Vino. There are 16 wineries through here. I knew I wanted to go to Santo Tomas and Monte Xanic because we’d experienced some of their fine wines. But we were out to explore,
Just got back from Baja California. We spent 3 nights in Ensenada. It would have been four but we had a devil of a time tracking down Mexican auto insurance. Not that it’s hard to get but because of misinformation from the car rental agency
In Los Angeles, we head to Malibu to get our first view of the ocean and eat at Duke’s Malibu. Duke’s is named for Duke Paca Kahanamaku, an amazing man. According to the restaurant’s website, Duke was a full blooded Hawaiian and a descendant of