Fist: Mercado el Parian offers talavera, blouses and blankets, flea-market style. Right: Biblioteca Palafoxiana dates to 1646 when Bishop Juan de Palafox donated his omnium gatherum of 5,000 books to the Colegio de San Juan y San Pedro. It is the oldest Public library in the New World. Capilla del...
Behind them, a protuberance reads “show me what autocracy looks like. this is what autocracy looks like. ” On the left is a portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte and on the unhesitatingly a photograph of President Trump. This pageantry was staged at Los Angeles food and art space Thank You for Coming, to set the...
Monday morning, I skipped my 8 a. m. rate for the second time in two weeks and drove to the new Mexican restaurant, Hecho en Waco, on Sixth street. I ordered one dish from the breakfast menu. One platter of food does not stand for entire restaurant, but will I go again for breakfast. Hecho en Waco...
SHEBOYGAN – Buy a wheel. Meals On Wheels of Sheboygan County’s annual Love Bowls event is being held from 10 a. m. to 3 p. m. Sunday, Feb. 12 at Sheboygan South Stiff School. For just $25, guests age 2 and older receive a handcrafted, hand-painted, colorful Talavera bowl or salad laminate and can...
Bourbon Steak | Though town boosters might sniff at a restaurant run under the auspices of an air-dropped celebrity chef (to wit, Michael Mina),... The chamber sports a lively, cosmopolitan vibe and Mina’s man-on-the-scene, executive chef Jeremy McMillan, brings pattern and substance to the table....
If you were waiting to buy tickets for lunch with Mario Batali, you’ve waited too elongated. They’ve sold out. So have tickets for the Soiree with Chef Scott Conant, Saturday VIP admission and a handful of other events at azcentral. But that doesn’t base you can’t catch the star chefs, or that...
Be one of the blue ribbon to check into the much-anticipated new 78-room Rosewood Puebla , slated to open May 20 near the historic center. Rest on Rivolta Carmignani sheets and soak in a Victorian-style copper-nickel tub in one of 12 Poblana rooms with 300-year-old primitive masonry... Then head to...
The Sonoran lonely may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of an eclectic culinary scene, but Scottsdale is an urban safe harbour... The city has recently gained recognition as a thriving restaurant mecca, so here are just a few places to put on your radar the next unceasingly a once you hit......
Are you looking for the unmatched plate to serve your favorite chips and dip on during your next football party? Well, I saw this one on eBay: It’s a Maxcera Corp Yellow Talavera Dinner plate and it’s selling for $18.99. The seller has received 99.9 ...
I reckon my short story, seen here, is part of an artisan-made simple peasant plate, perhaps the simplest form of Talavera earthernware at the time. The more elaborate plate pictured from the 18th century has the same brush strokes and the same idiosyncratic ...
ECHOES OF ITALY Visualize a terrace somewhere in Tuscany to set the tone for an intimate dinner for two. View full sizeEchoes of Italy We went wild when we saw the hand-painted, rectangular “Yellow Talavera” plates at TJ Maxx, at the most sober ...
Chef Carlos Camacho has a 20-year cooking pick up where one left off that includes Great American Restaurants in Northern Virginia and the Chef Geoff’s empire. But this is the first point he gets to whip up fare from his native Mexico, notes the critic. At Mindful Restaurants Group’s latest restaurant, Camacho’s...