Category Archives: Food

Judging a restaurant by its name

(Originally posted November 2007) While in North Carolina, I found two restaurants in which I will never step foot, based on name alone: Texas Land and Cattle – I just picture a huge feedlot. The word cattle does not bring … Continue reading

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Pasta Moon

So, as we were checking out of the hotel on Saturday, the manager asked us where we ate the previous night. “Pasta Moon,” we told him. “Mmmmm” “Good choice,” he said, and then told us this story: There were some … Continue reading

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Nilda’s lasagna

Cris and I celebrated our 9th anniversary and our birthdays last weekend by spending a couple of days in Half Moon Bay. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a lovely little coastal town near San Francisco. We at a … Continue reading

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Spicy mangoes — one woman’s addiction

OK, so this isn’t so much a story as it is a vignette about the power of food. Yesterday I got the following email from my friend Patty: “Hello…my name is Patty and I am addicted to spicy mangoes. I¬†went … Continue reading

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