El Caballito

Ever have one of those moments when you’re walking into a place and you just KNOW you’re in for an experience?  That was the feeling we got when we opened the bright pink door to El Caballito on a rainy Friday evening.  It was a little hard to find at first but once we did, there…

Hapa Izakaya

What better way to be greeted upon entering a restaurant then to have the entire staff chant “Welcome” at you in Japanese.   This is what patrons can expect upon entering any ‘Izakaya” style establishment.  Traditionally, izakaya is a Japanese style pub which focuses primarily on drinking first and food second in an informal environment. Amongst…

Shangri-La High Tea

There’s no way to deny it now.  We’ve officially had our first snow storm of the year, which means that the holidays are right around the corner. Side note – not a good time to be stranded at my parent’s house and forbidden to leave.  So aside from all the comfort food that is naturally…