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.
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
Just got back from SlowFoodUSA National Leadership Conference. It was held in one of my favorite cities in the US, New Orleans, Louisiana. Or N’ahlins as the natives tend to say. The first night, we were feted with an incredible opening reception at Dickie Brennan’s
We were in Oxnard, CA this last weekend. Oxnard is an agricultural area. A lot of strawberries come from Oxnard. There is also a lot of beach front homes and that’s where we were. It’swarm there and after this winter in New Mexico , I’m so happy to
I didn’t imagine that there’s a new movement underway in southern cooking. It’s called Southern Foodways. According to their website, “We stage events, produce documentary films, publish compendiums of great writing, and perhaps most important – document and map our region’s culinary standard bearers through
Saturday night in Nashville: I remember when Jody Faison and Randy Rayburn began to change how we Nashvillians thought about food. Before Randy and Jody, Tex-Mex was considered novel cuisine, guacamole came in industrial sized cans from Robert Orr Sysco and the waitresses pronounced quesadilla
Back in Nashville. Wow. My hometown has grown into a beautiful city. Our first night in town we walked down to Broad from the Hermitage Hotel. Lower Broad used to be one of the seediest areas of Nashville, spotted with a few good restaurants for
We’ve discovered a great restaurant in Santa Monica, Bistro of Santa Monica. It’s at the corner of 23rd and Santa Monica Blvd. It feels like it’s been there forever. You come in out of the bright California sun and you’re back in the 40s. It’s