January 2, 2011

Giveaway Winner! Y una cancion

Happy New Year! The winner of a $55 gift certificate to CSN is KRISTA! Congratulations! Buy something awesome.

And now for a song. The theme of this post shall be Mexican, so for the sake of authenticity, please pretend I’m wearing a sombrero and a mustache and lots of sequins.

Actually, that’s not so far from the truth.

Let’s hope my Spanish isn’t as rusty as I fear it is!

Ahem. Me me me meeeeeeee…

There once was a dinner at Maya
To tempt everyone to the playa.
You really must go
To fair Meh-hee-ko
To eat all the food you deh-sai-yah.


There’s one thing I bet you don’t know.
It has to do with Unesco.
Whenever you eat a
Mexican comida
There’s World Heritage fare in your bowl.


That got me truly excited.
With food we can all be united!
Sopa, margaritas,
Fish tacos…y pizza!

I was very glad to be invited.

I confess that my favorite bebida
Is that drink that they call margarita.
But my friends seemed to feel a
Huge shot of tequila
Would make the whole meal that much sweetah.


A scallop arrived on my plate,
Though the drinks had long sealed my fate.
I did eat it all
But prayed I’d recall
the next day what it was that I ate.


I needn’t have feared I’d be OK;
The main dish contained huitlacoche!
The crepes may seem gross,
But I ate all dos!
Cleaning my plate is my forte.

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Crepas con Huitlacoche

I started to feel very full.
But dessert has the ultimate pull!
Helado y churros?
Not even 10 burros
Could keep me from this miracle.

Sadly, it came to an end.
But not before I made a new friend:
The muy genial
Richard Sandoval.
His food I simply must recommend.

Do you like Mexican food? Have you been to Mexico? I’ve been to Cozumel, but that hardly counts!


Pure2raw twins said...

I go through stages where I want or crave Mexican food. When home in FL, we went to a very popular Mexican restaurant and enjoyed ourselves lots of guacamole and margaritas!! And I have been to Mexico twice, both stops on a cruise :) good times!!

Shannon said...

these photos make me want to go back! i've only been to cabo, but will need to search out some more "authentic" eats next time!

Shannon said...

ps- happy new year diana!

Anonymous said...

SSOO interesting about the corn smut! I wish I could taste it! I'm going to have to find some authentic restaurants around here to try

Christine (The Raw Project) said...

I'm a huge fan of Mexican food and love trying all vegan forms of it. Great photos!

Erica said...

Congrats to Krista! That girl totally rocks. And how yummy does this Mexican look? Josh and I went to Riviera Maya for our honeymoon- it was awesome!

Elina (Healthy and Sane) said...

Hehe, you are one talented poet, um singer ;)
I've only been to Cozumel as well. Don't think that counts!

Lisa @ Thrive Style said...

I love mexican food---that looks great! I have had icky mex food, but good mexican food is SO good!

Lia said...

OMG Huitlachoche was my favorite quesadilla to get when I was staying in Mexico! That meal looks absolutely amazing, and I am the biggest fan of real Mexican food!