Friday, July 20, 2018

Brunch Never Looked So Good

After enjoying a most delightful buffet at Windjammer's Beachfront Cafe at the Isla Grand Beach Resort, I've decided brunch is a meal best served with a side of ocean. While the view from Windjammer's...

Paradise for the Mind, Body and Soul

I'm happy to say my summer foodie trip to the beach was a series of pleasant culinary surprises that all started at Yummies Bistro. I had the entire weekend to check out a few...

Beer Battered and Brewed

Foodie retreat #2 of my beach summer vacation was at a long-established eatery, the island's only microbrewery that doubles as a family restaurant. The two-story brewery house lies on the island's main strip, with...

Marco’s Burgers & Fries

Marco’s Burgers & Fries, simply put, is a premium burger. Unlike every other burger joint in the world, Marco’s doesn’t use ground beef for their burgers. They raise the bar to an entirely new...

Gridiron Burgers Gets Sacked

Located in downtown Pharr, directly across the city library, you’ll find Gridiron Burger. With a name like Gridiron, a sports themed establishment was expected. Filled with memorabilia on it’s walls and sports channels on...

Spicy Mamas

My friends like to sneak away from time to time for a low-key girls' lunch while the kids are at school. Thai Red Chili’s in West McAllen was our pick this time around!...

Food on Fire!

Hayashi is always my kids’ first pick for special occasions. We went recently to celebrate my son’s 11th birthday.  Hayashi did not disappoint.  We had to wait a few minutes to be seated and...

Country Charm

There's something different about that hazy, blue-colored business complex in the middle of McAllen where Sweet Temptations resides. It seems each business, from Salt to MoonBeans, to the cute little fashion boutiques scattered throughout,...

Dreaming of Italy

Every once in a while, you'll encounter a restaurant with cuisine so sublime that you're torn between slowly savoring every bite and flavor or forgetting all rules of etiquette and ravenously stuffing food into...