Tagged with mexican food

A-MAIZ-ing

A-MAIZ-ing

I’m here today simply to reiterate my love of MAIZ Mexican Cantina, located in Ypsi’s Depot Town. Our most recent visit cemented our love for MAIZ’s a-MAIZ-ing food. Definitely my favorite Mexican food in the area. I had a hand-shaken strawberry lemonade and shared order of Queso Fundido (half-off during happy hour!) to start, featuring … Continue reading

MAIZ Mexican Cantina

MAIZ Mexican Cantina

Before we get to the food, can we talk about books for a minute today? Up until one week ago I really felt like the only person around who had not yet read Gone Girl (#FirstWorldProblems). The only books I have been reading for, well, basically the past YEAR have been the first five Game … Continue reading

Huevos Rancheros with Queso Fresco

Huevos Rancheros with Queso Fresco

What is the best way to use up a block of Queso Fresco? This was a question I recently had after I made Grilled Portobello Mushroom Tacos with Queso Fresco [shown below], and found myself with half of a block of the stuff. Queso Fresco is a mild and crumby Mexican cheese, somewhat similar to … Continue reading

Isalita: Our Second Visit and Anniversary Dinner

Isalita: Our Second Visit and Anniversary Dinner

Hey friends! Hope you all had lovely weekends. I enjoyed quite a few fun activities this weekend, including our annual summer work gathering with fantastic food, as always. My plate was filled to the brim with fried chicken, BBQ’ed meats, creamy mac and cheese, grilled veggies (brussels sprouts, beets, sweet potatoes, squash, peppers, and the … Continue reading

Tmaz Taqueria

Tmaz Taqueria

I’m so excited to share my most recent, fantastic Ann Arbor restaurant find with you today! I’m not sure I could even tell you where I first heard about Tmaz Taqueria. But after encountering multiple rave reviews in the news, restaurant review websites, and via social media, I finally decided that it was time that … Continue reading

Enchilada Lasagna

Enchilada Lasagna

Finding a hundred variations on a Mexican casserole is not a difficult task. Basically, they’re a dime a dozen. “Mexican Lasagna,” or “Taco Delight,” or “Fiesta Casserole,” or what have you. Most everyone loves the familiar flavors to be found in these comfort food dishes. Finding one that is relatively healthy, and not weighed down … Continue reading

Chiles Rellenos Casserole

Chiles Rellenos Casserole

Chiles Rellenos are probably my favorite Mexican dish. If they are on the menu at a restaurant, I will probably order them! (Evidence: see here and here). For those of you who might be unfamiliar with Chiles Rellenos, the dish typically consists of battered and fried poblano peppers that have been roasted and stuffed with … Continue reading