Daily Archives: November 18, 2012

Your Thanksgiving survival guide

It’s that time of year again, Thanksgiving is just days away. Are you ready for the holiday? The Grub Hunter, Mike Hale, offered up a good rundown of local Thanksgiving dinner options, whether you’re staying in to dining out. Read it here, … Continue reading

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Cocina caliente

In case you missed it, here is my review of Mando’s Restaurant that appeared in last Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald. I’ll be reposting my reviews and stories from my weekly column for the Herald here on my blog along with extra photos that … Continue reading

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Celebrate the holidays with tamales

The holidays are upon us and for many Mexican families, it’s time to get cranking on making tamales, those delicious treats. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, my tias get the familia together to make tamales. Some history about tamales: The … Continue reading

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