A first trip to NYC

Restaurant week in New York has long since wrapped up, but I’m not getting around to writing about some of the restaurants I was able to visit until now. Oops. It’s just as well though, because I would return to any of these restaurants again. If I could afford them… What I love about restaurant…

An ode to breakfast in Houston

I adore breakfast. You can get it sweet (french toast) You can get is savory (steak and eggs) You can get it salty (bacon with a side of bacon). Or you can get all of the above (chicken and waffles with maple syrup amiright?) And there’s never any pressure to get a salad. Amen. So…

NOLA: my favorite place to eat

A lot of people seem to have difficulty identifying exactly what “American” food is, and what typical American dishes are. Traditional foods from other places in the world are more obvious. Italy has pasta and pizza, France has cheese and wine, India has an incredible varieties of curries. But most people, Americans and other alike,…

Austin, TX – oldies and newbies

I returned for the weekend to one of my most favorite cities, Austin, Texas. I love Austin for a lot of reasons. Firstly, two of my brothers live there and I love seeing them, but another great thing about Austin is that the food there is sooooo good. AND, this weekend was the first weekend…