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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Purple Monkey?

Croton-on-Hudson is a charming and interesting place. There is the Black Cow Coffee Company, The Blue Pig (homemade ice creams, hotdogs, etc.) and soon, the Purple Monkey! What is it about animals and giving them a “color?” What’s next, the Chartreuse Giraffe? Stay tuned! Also, note that the new location is in the former “Curves.”  […]

Oaxaca authentic? Hmmmm

The true cuisine of Oaxaca is about slow cooking.  The cuisine is about full flavor through long slow braises and the use of good moles rich in spices and hints of chocolate. Ruben’s Mexican Cafe in Peekskill touts itself as authentic Oaxacan cuisine – – I don’t really see it or taste it.  Once inside […]