April 25, 2016

Happy Hour: Umamichelada!

by Kayoko Akabori

Ah, Mexico. We went to Cabo San Lucas over New Year’s and had a magical time. We were captivated by the sea breeze… … the abundantly fresh seafood… … tremendous tacos… … pristine blue skies… … the spirit of adventure… And… … the Michelada! Yes, I had a love affair with the Michelada for the first time on […]

August 27, 2012

Forest Feast: Oaxaca

by Erin Gleeson

The Forest Feast is on vacation this week! The Mr. and I are in Oaxaca for a few days for our friends’ wedding. This place is so colorful and incredible! Today we went to the outdoor market and sampled some local fare, like chilacayota, a drink made of blended squash with corn kernels floating on […]

May 22, 2012

5 Days in Tulum (MEX)

by Kayoko Akabori

For my birthday this year, I went to Tulum, Mexico with Johnny. It was our first trip we would be taking together and it took ages to decide where to go. Buenos Aires? Mexico City? CUBA??? I hadn’t taken a tropical vacation in forever, so the requirements were a nice beach and good food. And […]

April 25, 2012

Postcard from Tulum: Mixed Cóctel

by Kayoko Akabori

Hola from Tulum, Mexico! It has been an unforgettable trip: snorkling with turtles, hiking around ruins, biking around town, beach bumming. And eating! This photo of my shrimp, oyster and octopus coctél (cocktail) was taken at a local seafood joint. The avocado was neon green! And can’t forget the saladitas (saltine crackers). It was one […]