The Best Mexican Chocolate in Querétaro, Mexico
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The Best Mexican Chocolate in Querétaro, Mexico

Chocolate was introduced to Europe in the 16th century, but the indigenous people of Mexico have been consuming chocolate for thousands of years.  The Europeans went crazy for this natural caffeine source, and began experimenting with adding sugar, milk and cocoa butter to transform the drink into a solid form that could be eaten. While some may…

The Complexity of Mole- Real Mexican Cuisine
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The Complexity of Mole- Real Mexican Cuisine

The most commonly found Mexican cuisine in America is usually Tex-Mex; the heavy rice, beans and cheese dishes that fill you up but offer little complexity and elegance. Living in the heart of Mexico, we have been exploring real Mexican cuisine. Mole is considered Mexico’s national dish, but as we have found, each region has…

The Rabbit Place- La Lapin Sauté
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The Rabbit Place- La Lapin Sauté

You may not fall down the rabbit hole, but upon entering Le Lapin Sauté, you will find yourself in a Beatrix Potter-meets-Disney-themed establishment. A medley of flower pots are transformed into bell-like ornaments to welcome passer-byes into the warmth of this cozy restaurant. Decorative eggs strung from old vines twist across the walls and around…

Foie Gras and Carnivore Lovers Dine at Au Pied de Cochon
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Foie Gras and Carnivore Lovers Dine at Au Pied de Cochon

Tom is the ultimate foodie, and I usually just tag along and eat everything he orders. A few years ago, Tom raved about Au Pied de Cochon and the 20 courses of foie gras, pig, and organ meat he consumed. It sounded absolutely disgusting to me, and a heart attack in the making. But he took his…

Momofuku’s Comfort Korean Fusion Cuisine
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Momofuku’s Comfort Korean Fusion Cuisine

Momofuku Ssäm Bar’s Korean fusion cuisine never ceases to amaze us. The food is tremendous, and the artistic presentation and creative preparation really make you forget where you are and what’s around you. The conversational drone and blaring music fade away and you devote every fiber of your being to enjoying these edible masterpieces. The…