banh mi – Don’t look at the meat!

Perhaps one of the latest culinary fibrillations of an abusive American language slathering copious amounts of whatever when interpretly pronouncing or simply ordering from a Vietnamese menu. Huh??? Banh Mi, pronounced as American “Bun – Mee”, and the other is Pho; again Americanized “Fuh-uh or Fuhh”. Not much difference there except for the other thousands of morons pronouncing it as Fa, Foo, Foa . . . or whatever else. One thing I’ve come to realize, is the … Continue reading banh mi – Don’t look at the meat!

Tacos Los Claros: Eating Good, Fresh and Cheap in Los Cabos

Originally posted on A Gringo in Mexico:
SAN JOSE DEL CABO – When we took a 3 week family trip around Baja California Sur last year, one of our favorite discoveries was Tacos Los Claros in downtown San Jose del Cabo (with two other locations on Highway 1 toward the airport and Cabo San Lucas). Approaching lunchtime while tooling around the historic Spanish Colonial town… Continue reading Tacos Los Claros: Eating Good, Fresh and Cheap in Los Cabos

~ culinary trends ~ Gangsta Mexican food ~ the “Hooter’s salute” ~

I don’t think I’ve eaten so much Mexican food in one week, until recently. Let’s see; I have had rolled tacos (Taquitos) with all of the fixin’s, carnitas, a pollo asado burrito (sautéed pepper style) and a totally unique Quesadilla Rio described as a quesadilla stuffed with a chili relleno, shredded beef and beans; topped with enchilada sauce and sour cream. I found this concoction at Anita’s in Oceanside, CA. The … Continue reading ~ culinary trends ~ Gangsta Mexican food ~ the “Hooter’s salute” ~