Poutine: This Delicious Mess is Becoming an Art Form
Is poutine taking over the world? It sure seems so. It’s showing up on menus everywhere we go, including here in Frederick Maryland. The word poutine is Québécois slang for a “mess” and as soon as you see it, you’ll understand why. We developed a taste for this French-Canadian specialty when we spent a few…
Pork Belly—Delicious in Any Form
What is pork belly and where can you find it in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico? Pork belly is the most delectable part of the pig, possessing that perfect combination of meat and fat. We searched for pork belly dishes in restaurants throughout San Miguel de Allende. Here are our four favorites.
Finding Blue Crab in San Miguel de Allende isn’t hard. It’s soft and delicious!
Soft shell crab is one of those foods that always reminds me of summer. Fortunately, soft shell crab is easy to find in the restaurants of San Miguel de Allende Mexico.
Southern Social — Fantastic Southern Cooking and Hospitality in Old Town Vero Beach
It took us a while to discover the downtown restaurants of Vero Beach, Florida. When we first started coming to the Treasure Coast, we headed straight for Vero’s beach resorts. We wanted to see the ocean and hear the surf hitting the sand in the background while we dined. Once the allure of the sea…
Isabella’s Taverna and Tapas Bar: A Spanish Afternoon in Frederick Maryland
We are back in the United States for a few months enjoying some beautiful spring weather. I’m also finally catching up on our most recent trip to Frederick Maryland over the winter holidays. The town of Frederick is dear to us and we visit annually to spend time with family and friends. We packed as…
Call it Suckling Pig, Cochinillo, or Lechón…there are many tasty versions to try in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Suckling pig (cochinillo) was one of our favorite dishes in Spain and we seek it out wherever we travel. It is also a special dish in Latin America, where it is called lechón. Now, we have the same enthusiasm trying the many versions of lechón created by chefs in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where…
A Taste of Napoli in San Miguel de Allende – Fiamma Pizzeria
You’ll probably see me say again and again that one of our favorite things about San Miguel de Allende Mexico is the diversity of restaurants. Whatever kind of cuisine we’re in the mood for, we will likely be able to find it. Napoletana style pizza has been no exception. Pizzeria Fiamma opened just a few…
Swimming Through a Sea of Raw Fish Delights in San Miguel de Allende
Whether you call it ceviche, tiradito, crudo, or carpaccio—raw or marinated seafood is fresh, fun, flavorful and good for you. It is also very popular in restaurants in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and we’re loving it! It appears winter has passed and it’s warming up here in San Miguel. With this change in weather…
Graham’s 1890 Port Lodge
One of the highlights of our time in Porto was a visit to the Graham’s 1890 Port Lodge. Port is a fortified wine that is only produced in the Douro Valley of Portugal. After production, the wine is brought from the vineyards down the Douro river by boat to one of the port lodges along…
Rua Da Picaria: A Gastronomic Destination in Porto’s Baixa District
Just about every old city has at least one—a neighborhood or street, previously neglected or fallen on hard times, that is undergoing an urban renewal. Trendy restaurants and bars start popping up, energy is high, and suddenly it’s the coolest part of town. We seek out these kind of places when we travel. We’re always…