Archive for the ‘Mexican’ Category

posted by on Chicago, Ice cream, Mexican, Sandwiches, Tacos, Travels, Vegging Out

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I spent four amazing, mostly bone-chatteringly cold years, as an undergrad in Chicago, and even though the sound of my graduation year already makes me feel old, the memories, mostly of food, are still fresh in my memory. I returned last week for a glorious, if not completely hectic, five days in the Windy City, [...]

posted by on Fish, Mexican, Nolita, Outdoor seating, SoHo, Tacos, Vegging Out

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New York has this way of making you feel like if you’re not outside your apartment, taking advantage of the city, you’re missing out. There’s always some cool bar, restaurant, exhibit or park you MUST BE AT. And when it gets warm, that gravitational-like pull towards the streets is even more powerful. I don’t often [...]

posted by on Mexican, Nolita, Tacos, Vegging Out

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I moved to Nolita at the end of last August, and the move turned out to be perfectly timed to the opening of Fonda Nolita, a casual taco restaurant, which debuted in the neighborhood mid-September. For the unsuspecting passerby, Fonda Nolita looks like a garage with some folding chairs and a Volkswagen parked inside. But, [...]

posted by on Austin, Cupcakes, Japanese, Mexican, Travels

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For our five-year anniversary, my amazing boyfriend surprised me with a weekend trip to Austin, Texas, and it couldn’t have been a more perfect getaway. We had been meaning to hit up the live music capital for some time, and he just so happened to pick the weekend with the best weather — sunny, warm, [...]

posted by on American, Breakfast, Brunch, Comfort Food, Eggs, Lunch, Mexican, NoHo, Vegging Out

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After living in New York for a certain number of years (I’m going on four), you start to learn/appreciate/hate certain New York-isms. The trials and tribulations of getting an apartment. Surly taxi drivers. Going cross town on the subway. The one New York-based show that got these right was Seinfeld. One of my favorites is [...]

posted by on Mexican, Vegging In

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Yet another recipe that has been stuck to my fridge since god only knows when. This weekend, after strolling by the Hudson for that short window of time that it was sunny and near 60 degrees, shopping at an antiques store and chomping on a half-pound cookie, I was in no mind to make an [...]