January 3, 2013

Authentic Mexican Cuisine At Zocalo Chicago

A sign displaying the name of Zocalo Chicago

This weekend, I got to have some of the most authentic Mexican cooking that I’ve had outside of Mexico. It was at Chicago’s own Zocalo, a beautiful restaurant located on Ontario Street. The unassuming exterior leads to a beautiful and warmly decorated interior, filled with authentic Mexican art and photos of famous Mexican people. The food served there literally took me back to Mexico; as a Mexican-food-lover, I didn’t expect any food to be able to take me back there. The freshness, the spice, and the wonderful mixing of authentic flavors came together in a wonderful dinner.  Read the rest of this entry »

July 28, 2011

Hearty Dinner Thursday: Steak Fajitas

We started Hearty Dinner Thursday last week with Fettuccine Alfredo (read it here) and we’re continuing the trend  this week with Steak Fajitas! We know that everyone needs at least 1 day a week to indulge, and today is the perfect day to have steak alongside some delectable veggies. Keep reading to learn the method and start making your own Steak Fajitas! Read the rest of this entry »

May 3, 2011

Loving (and Hating!) Tequila and Guacamole

Just because I’m not Mexican doesn’t mean I can’t celebrate Cinco de Mayo! This fun-filled holiday is only two days away, and I still don’t know what I’m going to be doing. My gut is telling me to go out for some tequila, but my brain is telling me to stay home and just chow down on some guacamole. I wonder which will win out?

I have a love/hate relationship with both tequila and guacamole. Find out why after the jump!

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April 11, 2011

Chicken Taquitos from Frank & Lupe’s

From my experience, Mexican food can be really good or really bad. Luckily, on my trip to Arizona, I got to experience the authentic Mexican food that everyone should try once in their life. On our first night in Arizona, we drove to Scottsdale to eat at Frank & Lupe’s.  And this food was incredible! Check out more after the jump!

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