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Not Reveling in the Pizza from Revello’s in Old Forge, PA

Not Reveling in the Pizza from Revello’s in Old Forge, PA

Old Forge, the (self) proclaimed “Pizza Capital of the World,” is a place I’ve wanted to visit for nearly a decade. It’s been on my list since I first heard about the pizza in 2004 and I finally visited Old Forge and stopped at Revello’s Pizza (voted one of the best in town) for a […]

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Making the Perfect Thanksgiving Leftover – Tacos

Making the Perfect Thanksgiving Leftover – Tacos

Leftovers. It is definitely a top five reason people cook Thanksgiving dinner. And for me that means Thanksgiving Tacos.Yes, all the goodness of a Thanksgiving meal wrapped up in a corn tortilla. Surprised I cook Thanksgiving, don’t be it is my fifth time and heck I even use my own homemade vegetable broth to baste […]

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The Mexican Tequila Bandera – A Patriot’s Drink on Independence Day

The Mexican Tequila Bandera – A Patriot’s Drink on Independence Day

No, actually, ‘Cinco de Mayo’ (May 5th) is not Mexican Independence Day, the celebration begins at 11pm on each and every September 15th. The reenactment of the cry (or scream) for independence, “El Grito,” takes places in most every Mexican village, town, and city. It’s a fiesta too. The Mexicans are patriotic. Actually, in all […]

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The Seafood Blues of Cape Town

The Seafood Blues of Cape Town

After the Camps Bay cocktail and then watching the  Atlantic Ocean sunset, I walked back down the oceanfront street to return to Blues for dinner. The place recommended by the hotel concierge, provided a clean, open air setting, a vibe for great seafood. The open kitchen provided full view to us watch the chef prepare […]

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Cape Town’s Bahia – One of the Best at the Waterfront

Cape Town’s Bahia – One of the Best at the Waterfront

Dropped off  at Victoria and Alfred’s Waterfront in Cape Town, we had 90 minutes for lunch.  Our guide gave recommendations from the fast and cheap (this meal was not included as part of the tour) to the elegant and elaborate. We selected the latter, and I am glad we did. Four of us left the […]

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A Gift from God, Lunch in the South African Winelands

A Gift from God, Lunch in the South African Winelands

Fact: Any visit to Cape Town is not complete with out a trip to the Winelands of South Africa. Just an hour outside the city, you need to add them to your ‘must see’ list if (no when) you visit  Cape Town. The majestic scenery, incredible micro-climates, and the tastings all make it a must. […]

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Alagua in Mazatlán’s Golden Zone

Alagua in Mazatlán’s Golden Zone

Just up from the golden sand beaches of Mazatlán’s zona dorada (golden zone)  beach goers can sit down and enjoy the food and cheerful ambiance of Alagua. Ceviche, oysters, scallops, shrimp and the local huachinango fish fill the menu. It’s seafood, seafood, seafood. And it’s delicious. On my visit, our large table ordered most everything off […]

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La Puntilla on the Mazatlán Waterfront

La Puntilla on the Mazatlán Waterfront

Just across from the sands of Stone Island lunch is served. Outside on an open air deck, La Puntilla patrons enjoy not just the views of the passing cruise ships, ferries to La Paz, and cargo ships, but good quality seafood. One Saturday afternoon as part of a table of eight, I noticed big parties […]

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