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Lime Has Yet to Impress, Strikes Out

I’ve been to the Lime* in Doral a couple times now, and have never been impressed by what I’ve gotten there.

This last time, I ordered the Nach’yo’momma’s Nachos and was still… (unsurprisingly) unimpressed.   203 more words

Latin American

Jackson Diehl: A Drug Cartel’s Power in Venezuela

Washington Post — Venezuela is afflicted with the world’s highest inflation, its second highest murder rate and crippling shortages of food, medicine and basic consumer goods. 141 more words


MARY O’GRADY: Behind the Pope’s Embrace of Raúl Castro

Wall Street Journal — Speculation runs from a Trojan horse plan to Latin American antipathy of the U.S.

The warmth and hospitality that Pope Francis showed to Raúl Castro at the Vatican last week has baffled many Catholics—and for good reason. 71 more words


Eduardo Galeano

The Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano passed away on 13 April 2015, aged 74. He started his career in journalism, but came to greater prominence in 1971 with what remains his best-known work, … 439 more words


Abuelos Mexican Food Embassy

2420 North Fairfield Rd.
Beavercreek, OH 45431

It’s a chain of several dozen restaurants throughout the Midwest and central U.S., and Abeulos Mexican Food Embassy aims to be a higher-class restaurant with about one location in most major cities around the country. 443 more words

Dayton Area

Contra Filet (Steak) at Brazilian Fast Casual Giraffas

I haven’t posted a food adventure in a week and a half now, and it feels like an eternity!  To make up for lost time, I’ll share a recent foodie experience I had at the fast casual Brazilian restaurant Giraffas*!   397 more words

Latin American