I have been dying to eat at Avec ever since I saw it on Food Network’s show “The Best Thing I Ever Ate”. (I love that show, I wish they would come out with a new season! Anytime we go to a new city, I scour the list for recommendations. We have tried some great spots thanks to it. But I digress.) Then when I saw that it is one of Anthony Bourdain’s favorites, I knew that I HAD to try it. The other weekend while visiting some girlfriends in Chicago I finally had the opportunity to dine at Avec, and it did not disappoint! Continue reading →
Last month CateyLou and I traveled to Barcelona, Spain. It was our first trip to Spain and we had an amazing time; great food (including Cal Pep and Tickets) and great wine (La Vinya Del Senyor) in a beautiful city on the Mediterranean. What could be better? After the jump is a recap of our trip, complete with pictures and travel tips for visiting Barcelona.
Catey Lou and I traveled to the Banyan Tree Mayakoba for the long MLK weekend. This was our third trip to Mexico and we were hoping to continue our string of good luck with Mexican vacations. The Mayakoba resort area is not far from Playa del Carmen and only a 40-minute drive from the Cancun airport. All in all we had a fantastic trip and despite one flaw we would definitely return for another stay. Continue reading →