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Happy Hour, Mexico - Food Gypsy

Mexico, the Return

July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Cancun. Just a few miles south, Puerto Morelos. It’s become a second home. For the first time in my life – I bought a one way ticket that took me to Mexico. ...

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Fur kids, Dragonfly - Food Gypsy

The green, green grass that was home

July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let it never be said that being a grown up is all fun and games. With the responsibilities we take on there come times when we must make very uncomfortable choices. ...

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In the heart of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, on the shores of the Minas Basin where the tides roll back to reveal the long, red, mud flats - is a whirling little restaurant called The Tempest....

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It smells good. No, strike that, it does not smell good, it smells fantastic. With a kitchen this creative and ingredients this pure, the Wooden Monkey thrills the senses from the moment you...

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A little sign next to the menu under the glass top table reads: Soup is Love. It's safe to say that love is a key ingredient in everything that comes from the kitchen...

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One experience leads to the next, the journey of taste, the sensation of pleasure, the seduction of… vanilla. Food Gypsy dives deep into vanilla, traveling Mexico to find the perfect, sweet, bean. ...

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A Sticky Wind, Breakfast in Mexico

June 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

The cafe bustles, three tables seem to overwhelm the staff and proprietor. Content, I wait and ponder the couple across the aisle. She smiles at him like a lover. He looks...

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Hammock Time, Belize - Food Gypsy

Why Wait You So Long

June 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s hammock time. Swinging in the breeze, on the atolls off Belize in the heat of midday, a rhythm finds me....

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Mexico, Puerto Morelos - Food Gypsy

Make Mine Lime, Thoughts on Mexico

June 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Living on Mexico time. To be honest, I’m more than comfortable with 'relaxed'. The heat and humidity fill me, wandering, completely without purpose, soaking in small town Mexico on the Mayan Riviera. It’s...

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