Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A is for: Ahau Tulum, Avant Rent A Car & the Tres Amigas {travel}

When Sachi asked me last year if I wanted to go to Mexico with her, I said "absolutely" without hesitation. Not because I had strong feelings about the specific destination, but because she is a dear friend and we'd been talking about taking a trip together for awhile. (You may remember her from blog appearances such as "Sushi with Sachi" or my forays into Indian cooking).

Our schedules never really coincided last fall, so we postponed 'til 2015. The timing couldn't have been better. It was a much-needed escape for both of us, and we added a third traveler to the mix, my friend & makeup artist Susie Popovich... who, as it turns out, was a frequent visitor of Tulum.

And as it also turns out, Tulum is a very magical place that should absolutely be on your list to visit if you haven't already.

Monday, November 2, 2015

A is for: Avon Prime Meats & Apple, Caramel Cornbread Stuffed Pork

Perhaps it's my Montana roots or my rural upbringing (I grew up on a cattle ranch/wheat farm 'til the age of 5), or the fact that my Granddad once owned a butcher shop (Leon's Lockers)... but I'm a sucker for a mom and pop grocery store with a quality meat counter.

So when Matt Cormier of Avon Prime Meats reached out to me via Twitter, I jumped at the opportunity to come check out his shop.

And then I was sad I didn't do it sooner.

I was completely blown away.

It's like Disney Land for foodies! Tons of local specialty products, an impressive prepared foods section (Matt has worked in restaurants previously), and of course some of the highest quality meats you'll find in the area.
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