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Fresh corn tacos at Chichen Itza

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on March 19, 2014

The first time I’ve had fresh corn tacos was at a restaurant at the Hacienda Chichen Resort, walking distance from Chichen Itza. We had stopped at…

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Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe: Decadent Drinking Chocolate

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on March 18, 2014

Ah Cacao Chocolate Cafe

Avenida x Av. Constituyentes 5ta
77710 Playa del Carmen, Mexico

We couldn’t visit…

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Churros in Valladolid

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on March 17, 2014

We found the tastiest churros from a street cart in a quaint little colonial town, Valladolid in Mexico. The town was home to early Spanish settlers in the 16th century…

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Fresh coconut water by the Mermaid Sculpture

If you love shopping like I do, you’ll love Playa Del Carmen’s famous 5th avenue shopping district in Mexico. The entire street is closed off from…

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Cheap Eats in Hawaii

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on December 21, 2013

Cheap eats in Hawaii – it IS possible. Hawaii has a reputation for being expensive. There are tourists year-round just ready to max out their credit cards, pay for expensive…

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Spam Musubi Overload

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on December 20, 2013

There’s a special place in my heart for spam. While I was an intern in the publishing industry, spam was the main ingredient in too many of my…

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Dole Whip at the Dole Plantation

Dole Plantation

64-1550 Kamehameha Hwy, Wahiawa, Hawaii

I was stuffed full from shrimp, ice cream and shave ice when we stopped by the Dole Plantation on…

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Zippy’s: Zip Pacs and Napples

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on December 11, 2013

Zippy’s

1222 S King St, Honolulu, HI

Zippy’s is a local chain in Hawaii and is touted to serve the best plate lunch around….

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Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin: First taste of the Berkshire hog

Tonkatsu Ginza Bairin

255 Beach Walk, Honolulu, HI

The most amazing tonkatsu I’ve ever had is at this little Japanese restaurant, Tonkatsu…

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Rainbow Drive-In: Go-to place for Plate Lunch

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on December 5, 2013

Rainbow Drive-In

3308 Kanaina Ave, Honolulu, Hawaii

The plate lunch is a staple in Hawaiian cuisine. Dating back to the islands’ plantation days, the plate lunch…

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