April 2012 archive

We Have A Saying Here In Mexico…

It’s never good to find out about a colloquialism after the fact. DH took us to a nice restaurant. Of course, the boy and I decided to order shrimp, our favorite dinner. The shrimp came out on a hot, personal tray that continued to sizzle and cook them. We hungrily snapped them up. We ate […] Read more…

A El Museo Frida Kahlo

Today, we decided to enjoy a mini adventure. The boy and I had seen a Frida Kahlo exhibit a few years ago at the Walker Art Center and he really enjoyed it. Although he wasn’t feeling 100%, I wanted to take him on a mini adventure so that he could see a different part of […] Read more…

En El Mercado

The boy and I had the opportunity to visit a mercado today. A mercado is a market where food and goods are sold. It was such an interesting experience because our guide was chilango –which is Mexican slang for a lifelong resident of Mexico City. Because she knew the area, markets and customs so well, […] Read more…

Tortilla Tour!

We had such an awesome time on our Taco Tour today! One of the cool things that we saw was an urban Tortilla Factory. Shut the front door! I love factory tours! We went to a factory where they take corn, process it and make tortillas using three simple ingredients: corn, water and calcium hydroxide. […] Read more…

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