Monthly Archives: May 2011

RIVERA -Restaurant Review

I found happiness at Rivera, a restaurant with three dining rooms, each offering their own menu.  “Rivera’s Sangre” offers cuisine from Spain and Portugal, “Samba” gives you a taste of South America, and “Playa Bar” let’s you explore Mexico and … Continue reading

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Salad Series: Crunchy Coleslaw

With summer creeping it’s way into our weather…  I thought it would be the perfect time to start my salad series.  Once a week I will be posting salads I make for my family in the hot months, when all … Continue reading

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Guacamole and Flour Tortilla Chips

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, I decided to post this guacamole recipe along with  flour tortilla chips.  This is the snack my family serves at every gathering.  Traditionally guacamole is served with corn tortilla chips, but oh my word … Continue reading

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FORAGE – Restaurant Review

I thoroughly enjoy the food at Forage.  Every time I dine there, I leave with the most satisfied feeling.  I’m not stuffed, I’m just perfectly content.  Plus I LOVE the whole story behind the restaurant and how they invite local … Continue reading

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