Zucchini “enchiladas” with tomato-braised chicken

Ahhh how has it been a month since I shared a new recipe? Actually, I’ll tell you how… I could give you the standard excuses: work has been insane, I’ve been busy, blah blah blah. But the real reason is that my sister got married on Saturday and the whole wedding business ended up taking…

Lazy chicken enchiladas verdes

For a self-proclaimed Mexican food addict, I don’t make it at home very often. My Tex-Mex kitchen skills are pretty much relegated to this salsa – which, admittedly, is the bomb. But on a recent Monday night when I was forced to have dinner at home due to cash flow issues (read: NYC has eaten my…

Javelina

I hate to be too optimistic but I really think we might be on the cusp of a Mexican food breakthrough in New York City. Or at least, I am. Sure, we still have way too many of those unnecessarily upscale places, and just because you had a killer prickly pear margarita at Dos Caminos…

Tomato-braised chicken tacos

Guys, it’s officially Mexican Food Appreciation Week! Didn’t you get the memo? Ok well it’s not like it’s a worldwide or national or even state-level initiative. It’s contained to a pretty local area. Specifically, this blog. Yep, that’s right. For this week and this week only I’m going to be sharing all things Mexican food. It’s…

Signature salsa

When I turned 16, my mother told me to pick out a signature scent. The idea was that I would identify a perfume to wear for the rest of my life. Telling a 16-year-old she can pick out any perfume she wants is one thing. Telling a 16-year-old she’s locked into one smell for the…

Things I’ve eaten in 2016 so far

I want to do a weekly round up of everything I’ve eaten in the past 7 days that’s worth sharing. I’ve been negligent. So for now, let me round up everything I’ve eaten in the past two months and judge them. Why would anyone want to read this? Why am I doing this? All valid…