Extraordinary meals at Poleo & Origen (in my un/biased opinion)
Food Travel America / Mexico / Peak Experience

Extraordinary meals at Poleo & Origen (in my un/biased opinion)

I knew before going on this trip to Mexico that I wanted to focus my thoughts and draw a line in the sand between objective and emotional enthusiasm.  Over the years, I’ve written high praise for Chef Rodolfo Castellanos and his restaurant Origen in Oaxaca. There have been many posts, not just about his food and restaurants, … Continue reading

(More than) 36 Hours of eating and wine touring in NorCal
36hrs (or so) of eating / Food Travel America / SFO

(More than) 36 Hours of eating and wine touring in NorCal

When your birthday weekend revolves around the first Canadian/American holiday of the summer, it’s hard not to want to use it as an excuse to have a weekend away. When planning this trip, I looked at what was available for the best bang for the buck on points and it seemed all roads pointed towards … Continue reading

My birthday in Wonderland at SingleThread
Experience Meal / Food Travel America / Peak Experience

My birthday in Wonderland at SingleThread

Every so often, I have a meal where I feel like Alice must have, down the hole and through to Wonderland.  An experience where I am swept away in awe, merriment, and amazement as I’m presented, course after course with fantastical creations. I buzz with energy as my senses are overloaded with textures and tastes … Continue reading