An unfortunately slow lunch in a hip, “retro” diner- Naked Lunch (Restaurants, Health District)

Ever since last spring I had been wanting to check out Naked Lunch in the UM Life and Science Building near Jackson Hospital. I had never been to the chef Ralph Pagano’s Naked Taco on South Beach, but for some reason I really wanted to go to his new restaurant, Naked Lunch, for… well lunch. […]

Read More An unfortunately slow lunch in a hip, “retro” diner- Naked Lunch (Restaurants, Health District)

Do as the Baltimoreans do… gluten-free crab cakes and fried fish in Baltimore (Sweet 27 Restaurant and Bar)

I’m finally getting to posts about my time in Baltimore over Memorial Day Weekend! The first night of my trip I headed to D.C. to see some family and friends, but Saturday afternoon I took the train back to Baltimore for the rest of the weekend. I had big plans for my first trip to […]

Read More Do as the Baltimoreans do… gluten-free crab cakes and fried fish in Baltimore (Sweet 27 Restaurant and Bar)

This seafood hater has come a long way- Mantanzas Innlet Restaurant (St. Augustine, Gluten-Free, Crab Cakes)

In my research into St. Augustine I early on came across a mention of a restaurant with gluten-free crab cakes. This really stuck with since I had only eaten crab cakes once before (and that was very recently) and I slowly have been expanding my seafood palette the last few years. Growing up I was […]

Read More This seafood hater has come a long way- Mantanzas Innlet Restaurant (St. Augustine, Gluten-Free, Crab Cakes)

My love affair with meat, cheese, and tortillas has never been stronger!- Los Gorditos (Portland, Mexican)

Back in Portland for the holidays! I got in late at night (pretty typical flying back from the East Coast) and then the next few days I didn’t eat out really (unless you count nachos and the popcorn at Sports Pub at the MAC one night). My first real “eating out” experience was Friday night at […]

Read More My love affair with meat, cheese, and tortillas has never been stronger!- Los Gorditos (Portland, Mexican)

Lightly flouting the family rules and cutting it close to get some delicious carne asada fries- Mission Taco Joint (St. Louis, Mexican)

On my work trip to St. Louis some friends/co-workers had found a Mexican restaurant- Mission Taco Joint- that they really wanted to check out. I’m not sure if they Googled top restaurants in St. Louis or found it on Yelp, but for some reason they really wanted to go. At the top of Mission’s menu […]

Read More Lightly flouting the family rules and cutting it close to get some delicious carne asada fries- Mission Taco Joint (St. Louis, Mexican)

A required, must-eat stop anytime I’m in Homestead- Casita Tejas Mexican Restaurant

While the Cauley Square Historical Railroad Village and Coral Castle had been on my Miami bucket list for a while, I am not going to lie, the thing I was most excited for during my adventure down south with my little brother was Casita Tejas Mexican Restaurant. There are a couple decent Mexican restaurants throughout Miami, […]

Read More A required, must-eat stop anytime I’m in Homestead- Casita Tejas Mexican Restaurant