Pack your layers for the bay breeze and your best California casual style to get ready to spend a weekend in San Francisco. If you go slow and soak up the California vibes, it’ll be just enough time to get a taste of the 49 square miles. Arrive on a Friday afternoon and drink in… Continue reading Spend a weekend in San Francisco
I've commented on this before - the food in Mexico is evolving. Tacos and elotes are no longer relegated to the realm of street carts and markets, they're getting their rightful respect in kitchens and from diners. Mexico has a unique and complex history, and Mexican food reflects it. Ingredients and recipes as old as… Continue reading Battle of the Best Restaurants
Spend a weekend in Mexico City. It’s just enough time. Pack your jeans to sight see and plan to change into cocktail casual for dinner. Enjoy the exotic feeling of a foreign country, and relish that it came without paying the price in jetlag. Stay in the Centro Historico and plan to soak up the… Continue reading Spend a weekend in Mexico City
We celebrated Eid-Al-Fitr this past Sunday, which is the Feast of Breaking the Fast. For 30 days in Ramadan we don't eat or drink from sunrise to sunset (yes, not even water) and focus on being patient, understanding, and kind. We do this to humble ourselves and appreciate how incredibly fortunate we are. Even if… Continue reading Eid Mubarak!
I love sweets! I also like to (try to) stay in shape. One of my favorite ways to satisfy a craving is eating a juicy, seasonal piece of fruit. Usually I like to eat my fruit fresh, but lately I’ve been buying more strawberries than I can eat, and The Sheikh is just not interested… Continue reading Summer-Body friendly Summer-Fruit-Jelly is my Jam