Authentic Mexican Food to Die For !!!

Day of the Dead 
Special Mexican Menu
Don Taco
13 rue Mercière
69002, Lyon
04 78 05 11 90

If you love authentic Mexican Food, you don't want to miss out on this one day special!  You can also order Day of the Dead sweetbread if you order by weds, the 30th, 2013.

Day of the Dead Calaveras Menu
Nov 1, 2013
Space Limited, Reservations Required

Poblano Soup
made with zucchini flowers, strips of poblano chiles, and corn
Chard wrapped Yucatec Tamale made with pork and pumpkin seeds in a tomato and annatto sauce

Main Dish 
Banana leaf wrapped Tamaltipeco Tamale 
made with whitefish in a green tomatillo sauce and seafood
Corn husk wrapped Venison Mixiote
in a chocolate adobo sauce with oaxacan corn masa dumplings

Pan de Muerto Mexican sweetbread made for the Day of the Dead,
served with "Mayordomo de Oaxaca" hot chocolate
Pumpkin candy in a concha sweetbread crust and dulce de leche ice cream

Chicken Katsu Curry

Few things could distract me from something halloween related this time of year, then I happened upon a "japanese" ramen restaurant with chicken katsu curry on the menu.  My favorite place for lunch in college was this japanese/korean restaurant called Young's Kitchen just across the street from Oregon State University.  At the time, you could get a bowl of rice with teriyaki sauce for $1, and a chicken kabob for $2.50.  (Hold on folks, this was only in the mid 90's so it wasn't THAT long ago.)  When I was really hungry and had more cash, I'd get the chicken katsu curry.  Now I know that this is probably not real japanese food.  At Young's the owners are korean.  The lady who served us tonight was chinese, and talking to the cooks in Chinese.  None the less,  I love chicken katsu curry, and what I got tonight was just like what I remembered.  I came away having totally satisfied a four year katsu curry craving, but right after dinner I had a food flashback of green tea ice cream that went completely unsatisfied!  This must be what happens to smokers right after coffee...  If you are feeling the need you can go to:    

Hakata Ramen
8 rue Garet
69001m Lyon  

by: Dori
Oct. 25, 2013

Carving Pumpkins

Carving Pumpkins Found
Cerise et Potiron 
47 avenue Jean Jaures, 69007

They were only 5,99 a pumpkin too!
They probably have them at other Cerise et Potiron stores as well.
I picked up two and will be carving them with my nephews tomorrow.

by: Dori

Here's how they turned out:

Pumpkin Spice Latte

I love autumn for the falling leaves and all the yummy fall flavors.  On the sweet side, hot gingerbread and whipped cream, pumpkin tarts, zucchini bread, carrot cake, cranberry walnut scones, all with a big cup of coffee on a Sunday morning are the food dreams that remind me of home.  For now, the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is just enough to keep me out of the kitchen.  Otherwise I'd be whipping up a batch of gingerbread or carrot cake, and then I'd have to invite you guys over to keep from eating it all!
Post by: Dori