Mexican

Vegetable Butcher–Freaking Amazing!

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It’s rare when a chef can impress us over and over again. And yet that’s exactly what the Vegetable Butcher Did! We have never been fond of tomato soup, but one taste of Chef Becky Windels version and we are…

More news about the Vegetable Butcher!

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The Vegetable Butcher Continues to Impress! We couldn’t wait to get back to SLO for Tamale Tuesday, and we were warmly greeted by “Lola” out front. Not surprising at all, we were very impressed once again. It was a meal…

The Vegetable Butcher–Chef Becky’s Nickname

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The Vegetable Butcher-SLO’s Hottest New Eatery The name alone would make you assume, naturally, that this great new eatery is a vegetarian restaurant but think again! Chef Becky Windels knows that most Americans love meat, so she hired Chef Bernard…

Mesa Grill in Las Vegas

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We Love Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Dan and I were married in Las Vegas at the Little White Chapel 25-years ago. That’s one of the reasons we return every couple of years. Ocassionaly, we return because…

C’mon Get Hapy!

An interesting new place for food and wine lovers is poised to open in Pismo Beach, it’s named Hapy! There’s a new restaurant, wine and craft brew bar, and retail shop in Pismo Beach that’s about, and it’s sure make my…

Chef Jeffry’s at Barton’s Kitchen Window

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Touring Paso Robles with 101 Wine Tours, led by entrepreneur and certified sommelier Laura Jeffrey recently, was one helluva a fun-filled journey! During an excellent visit to Paso Robles Wine Country we visited so many great places in one day,…

Fish Gaucho–Great Mexican Fare!

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Fish Gaucho — for outstanding Mexican cuisine and tequila. After an excellent lunch at Fish Gaucho last week, I had to share the news right away. If you’re looking for really good Mexican cuisine in Paso Robles–this it it! I was…

Welcome to the New Villa Cantina!

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A hot new restaurant in the Old Village of Arroyo Grande is making a lot of locals very happy! As one critic who is always skeptical about new Mexican eateries in SLO County (especially in the Five Cities area), I…

Kitchenette Opens Tomorrow!

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The exciting new Kitchenette opens in Templeton tomorrow morning! Yesterday Dan and I felt quite fortunate to be invited to the family and friends soft opening of the brand new Kitchenette in Templeton where we noshed on fabulous, farm fresh…

Great New Mexican Eatery in Pismo

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Great Mexican Food at Papi’s Grill in Pismo–at last! Let me tell you, when I walked through the door into Papi’s Grill (a Mexican fast food restaurant that also serves hamburgers), I was skeptical. First of all, there were no…