a close up 3 vegan sopes filled with beans, walnut meat, avocado salsa on a colorful talavera plate and yellow napkin underneath

These vegan sopes or sopes de nogada are topped with a walnut “meat”, refried mayocoba beans, tomatillo avocado salsa, queso fresco, and cilantro. They are meant to be eaten with your hands so you can bask in the glorious messiness of eating yet another variation of Mexico’s love affair with corn. La Vida Verde This […]


This road trip to Napa has created so many sweet memories for our family. Dinner at the French Laundry, wineries, a dinner with friends.
Dinner at the French Laundry where the service was exceptional and so was the food. Course after course, nine of them, the food was perfect.
Lunch at Chez Panisse, the food was simple, unpretentious, and well executed, oh, and did I mention delicious.

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Vegan rosca de reyes on a pink back ground with a piece set in front of it on a plate.
Mole negro enmoladas on a talavera plate and a bright orange tablecloth with flowers behind it.
Strawberry frose margarita in a salt rimmed margarita glass decorated with a lime slice