Izanami: Sake and Spa

The most important alcoholic beverage in Japan is SAKE. It’s called “the drink of the gods” and has a long history dating back for centuries. This fermented rice and water drink is used in religious ceremonies and is enjoyed by many in the social setting among friends and family. Interestingly, sake is believed to possess […]

Food, Passion, Politics, and Death: Gabriel’s and Tosca

Summer is officially over this weekend, so I wanted to share our last summertime activity because it may inspire you to think about including this event in your family outings for next summer. I followed the forecast all week and hoped Mother Nature would be cooperative, but dark clouds loomed overhead and to the north […]

On The Top 10 List: The Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

My family celebrated National Farmers’ Market Week (August 6-12) by visiting the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. The explosion of organic produce and the slow food movement have spurred the growth of farmers’ market everywhere. According the USDA, the number of markets has doubled over the past decade to reach about 7800 markets around the U.S.! […]

Bobcat Bite Restaurant: A Burger Worth Biting Into

Last weekend we had a chance to eat at Bobcat Bite. This is a legendary burger place where locals and visitors alike journey from near and far to eat beef.  This tiny place has received recognition from magazines like Bon Appetit and Gourmet, The NY Times, Food Network, and Fodor’s. We’ve lived in New Mexico […]

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