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March 10, 2008

The Best South American Cuisine in Houston

by Steve Lepper

You're seated in a room with dark wooden beams, earthy tones, and beautiful Botero artwork donning the walls. Patrons sitting at a nearby table are eating plantain chips and sipping Chilean merlot while people at the bar drink mimosas and mojitos. An attentive South American waiter approaches your table. Your Latin experience at Churrascos has begun.

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Love is in the Air in Glendale, Arizona

by Jolenda Bauer

If last Valentine’s Day was a dud, plan early to make next year’s a memorable one. Instead of the usual box of chocolates, why not take in the annual Glendale Chocolate Affaire in Glendale, Arizona? Usually held in downtown historic Glendale around Valentine's Day, this annual event is sure to please any palate.

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Just Laid Mama in La Paz, Mexico

by Paul McMahon

When traveling, there are times when you just want a burger, no matter how fine the local cuisine. The opt-out is for the familiar American-based chains, but in almost every city there is a gringo hangout. In La Paz, it is Bandido’s, behind the older marina and frequented by live-aboard sailors and long-term cruisers exploring the rich Sea of Cortez.

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Unexpected Sweet Delights in Turin, Italy

by Mary Ann Hejny

Mmmmm—chocolate, chocolate, chocolate everywhere! A chocoholic’s fantasy, The Great Festival of Chocolate—finally, a dream come true! Turin (or Torino, as locals refer to their city), Italy has been hosting an annual, weeklong chocolate festival in the chocolate capital of the world for the past several years. My fellow travelers and I stumbled into this festival while on a visit to northern Italy. 

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An Italian Dream in Todos Santos

by Paul McMahon

From Milan to Manhattan, I always order Carpaccio as my test of an Italian restaurant’s authenticity. Looking at the plate, I knew this restaurant in Todos Santos was doing something right. The beef was sliced across the grain, drizzled with olive oil, topped with freshly grated parmesan and finished with baby watercress. My wife always humors me, trying to steal a bite or two, but this time I had to fight her off to get my share, if not a little bit more. This was the best Carpaccio I’ve ever dreamed of.

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March 25, 2008

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