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Panpaya Latin Grill

Panpaya Latin Grill

Jul 21, 2017

There are certain unicorns you find in life, rarities that don’t exist other than in fairy tales.  Finding a good, solid eatery inside an old shopping center is one of those unicorns.  It was so rare and unexpected that I’ve decided to come out of foodie retirement to write this review. The day started off innocent enough.  I had mentioned to my...

D.O.M.

D.O.M.

Feb 18, 2017

D.O.M from Sao Paolo and Chef Alex Atala came in at number 11 on the list of the world’s 50 greatest restaurants, and also featured on Netflix’s Chef’s Table in season 2 episode 2.  I would highly recommend watching the Netflix show because I think for me personally describes why I love both travel and food.  It serves as a bridge and away to...

Padrinos

Padrinos

Jan 15, 2017

I’m not from Southern Florida, and am no where close to what you would call an expert when it comes to Cuban cuisine or where to find the best spots.  However, I know good food when I eat it, and Padrino’s was good food.  I count Cuban food as some of the best in the world, the Cuban sandwich, dirty rice, ropa vieja, carne frita.  I love it all. We...

Chile Tepin

Chile Tepin

Jan 8, 2017

I was excited to see a new Mexican restaurant open on the corner of 200 South and 30o West.  SLC has a few “great” Mexican restaurants in places like Red Iguana, Alamexo, and Frida Bistro, but what seems like hundreds of pretty average ones.  We can add Chile Tepin to the list of great ones.  The location is fantastic, just a block a way from the...

Quintonil

Quintonil

Jan 2, 2017

Quintonil in the Polanco neighborhood of Mexico City was my second visit to a restaurant on the World’s Greatest 50 list.  (the other one Pujol, is also in Mexico City).  Of all of the great restaurants on the list there are obviously some very expensive places, as well as places that are really hard to get into.  Quintonil is one of the cheapest if not...