2019 was rather dismal as far as life, in general, was concerned. This was mainly due to the 5 months I spent in between jobs. In spite of this, I was still able to experience and record the usual 12 restaurant visits per year and for that, I am very joyful.
The restaurants are listed below in the order that we visited them.
Dragonfly Izakaya & Fish Market
Food from top left to right: Ceviche, mini wedge creamy soy salad, pork katsu sando, tangerine cake, chirashi, karaage, robata grilled miso salad.
Tacos and Tattoos Food & Culture
Food from bottom left to right: Elote, Pork Belly/Shrimp and Fish Tacos, Deep Fried Oreos with Ice Cream, Tostones Rellenos, Chicharrones, more tacos.
Pupuseria La Palma Restaurante Salvadoreño
Food from left to right – Chicken Tenders with Fries, Tacos de Carne Asada, Pupusa Revuelta
Food from left to right, clockwise – plantain chips, aji de gallina empanadas, lomo saltado, beso de moza, tiradito Nikkei, planchaza with shrimp, octopus, scallops, salad, vanilla ice cream with raspberries, cebiche carretillano.
Food from top left to right: Beef Larb, Thai Style BBQ Chicken, Chicken Pad Thai, Sautéed Chinese Broccoli with Crispy Pork, Black Sticky Rice, Taro in Coconut Syrup, Thai Doughnuts.
Food from bottom left, clockwise: Adena Ranch Hanger Steak served with chimichurri and fries, Cauliflower Mac + Cheese, Roasted Summer Corn Elotes, Linguine with Florida Clams.
Food from left to right – Ceviche mixto – Fresh Corvina, octopus, and shrimp, marinated in lemon juice from 33 Kitchen, Hanoi Lemongrass Chicken from Pho Mo, Tiramisu from Bachour, Alligator Bites from Kush, Grilled Octopus from 33 Kitchen, Classic Burger from Kush.
Food, from bottom left to right – Butter Krab Roll, Japanese Fried Chicken, Miso bread Pudding 2.0., Dates Avec Chorizo, Salt & Pepper Squid, Pork Belly Bao.
Doughnuts from top left – White Chocolate Tres Leches, Vegan Strawberry + Lemonade (Seasonal), Hazelnut + Chocolate, Coffin Mud Pie (Halloween Special).
Food, from left to right – Country Fried Steak with Mashed potatoes and Salad, Bacon Cheeseburger & Fries, Cinnamon French Toast.
Food from left to right, clockwise – Rice & Peas, Fried Sweet Plantains, Lick You Finga Oxtail, Fries, Jerk Chicken, Oxtail, Old Jamaica Dukunoo, Jerk Chicken Sandwich, Escovitch Fish.
Food – from top left counterclockwise: Honey Garlic Chicken Wings, Fajitas Saltadas (Beef), Jerk Chicken Taco Pastoreado, Deep Fried Oreos, Empanadas de Carne.