Citrus Marinated Carne Asada Tacos Recipe

Carne Asada seems like a simple dish because the translation of the words basically amounts to "Grilled Meat," but the truth is that it's harder to find good preparations than one might think. No matter what kind of Mexican restaurant I try, I tend to judge their quality by their carne asada (and carnitas!). Some... Continue Reading →

Fiesta Mexican Restaurant – Somerset, MA

The struggle to find great food in the Somerset-Swansea, Massachusetts area continued to plague my wife and I. In a "throw-your-hands-up-in-defeat-moment," we decided to try Fiesta Mexican Restaurant due to the good reviews it received. Our contentment at finding such a solid restaurant after so long was a nice surprise. It wasn't that Fiesta was... Continue Reading →

Tacos Don Nacho – Pawtucket, RI

Before one of my friends moved to Boston, MA, we were hanging out near where he used to live in Rhode Island. A few hours after dinner, we were hankering for a taco and he suggested that we head to Tacos Don Nacho for a taco fix. I had seen Tacos Don Nacho before while... Continue Reading →

Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Few dishes scream summer like fresh homemade salsas such as pico de gallo or green tomatillo salsa. While salsa's often have similar flavors, tomatillo salsa is unique in that it's not made with tomatoes. Tomatillos aren't tomatoes at all even though they look so similar. They are in fact more closely related to gooseberries! The best... Continue Reading →

Guacamole Recipe

There are few foods that herald summer like the freshness of homemade guacamole. For those of us well acquainted with the cool, deliciously earthy, yet creamy flavors contained in this dip or garnish we know that a good meal usually accompanies a good guacamole. Then there are those of us who may never have tried... Continue Reading →

El Rancho Grande Review

I'm always skeptical when people recommend Mexican restaurants to me.  The reason is that there are some terrible places out there, and even worse, many people don't know what good Mexican food tastes like. This was not the case with: El Rancho Grande 311 Plainfield Street Providence, RI 02909 A few friends recommended this place... Continue Reading →

Fish Tacos

I received a request for a fish taco recipe.  The requester also specified that she prefers non-battered fish, but I wasn't sure I could comply with that request at the risk of making sub-par tacos.  Instead, I decided to try a tempura style batter, which would give the fish a very thin, low-calorie, layer of... Continue Reading →

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