Monthly Archives: August 2011

TAQUERIA-STYLE TACOS

If you find yourself craving tacos at some time – like in a major way – and don’t feel like picking up the usual quickie packet you can find on most any supermarket shelf, you might like to give this recipe … Continue reading

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AH! CHIHUAHUA!! The Best Mexican Joints in Town

Papalote Mexican Grill (in San Francisco) The concept and menu of Papalote Mexican Grill is based on memories of sunny Sunday afternoons spent in Chapultpec, in Mexico City, celebrating somebody’s birthday. These gatherings would bring many families together and great … Continue reading

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EATING OUT AT THE MOVIES IN THE 1950s

Back in the Fifties when it seemed that most kids had older siblings or babysitters to look after them, I was looked after by the movies. From the time I was 9 until the age of 12 or 13 they were … Continue reading

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SIGNS OF THE TIMES

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From the time I was five or six it seemed my family and I were on the road. My father’s work meant a radical change of location every two or three years, and with both sets of grandparents in West … Continue reading

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WORLD’S MOST MAGICAL PICNIC SPOTS

When the dives and greasy spoons get too much for you, why not head off track, or at least into the great outdoors. Over the years I’ve found myself picnicing in some of the oddest and most unexpected places.   Thinking about … Continue reading

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ASIAN INSPIRED BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIBS

This dish tasted very similar to Korean braised short ribs, which is one of my favorite Korean dishes. It was braised in a low oven for 2 1/2 hours, which made the house smell absolutely fabulous also made for  fall-off-the-bone tender … Continue reading

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UNEXPECTED DELIGHTS

Tenth Ave Burrito Co. Restaurant – 817 Belmar Plaze, Belmar, New Jersey The 10th Ave. Burrito Co. started out as a small Monmouth County restaurant in 2003 with one goal in mind: To provide great tasting food while using the … Continue reading

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