Boulder’s Mateo Restaurant is inspiring and simple, an upscale dining experience, a French blend of Laissez-Faire (let it be) and haut de gamme (high end). Opened in 2001, Mateo Restaurant is nestled on the quiet east end of Pearl Street, inspired perhaps by its location, where their regulars appreciate the outdoor Colorado lifestyle and an exceptional Boulder dining experience.
Archive: September, 2011
Actually, that title is a little deceiving. I have met steaks I didn’t like – the ones that have been overcooked, over-seasoned, or those that have been humiliated by being topped by onion rings or some sort of mango-honey-starfruit-relish concoction. Once I get rid of those obstacles, though, I can usually get to what I came for – a simple, glorious, unadulterated piece of meat.
Ever noticed that hotel buffet breakfasts are awesome? And they are not only awesome but awesomely expensive.
It gets to me after a while. There is so much good food–but it comes at a horribly inflated price. It gets to be a bummer.
But I found a local salvation at the Woodlands Resort and Convention Center in the Woodlands, Texas. A hotel breakfast buffet, full of all kinds of incredible goodies, that is served every single day. But not only is it available to John Q. Public (meaning you don’t have to be a hotel guest), you can get this incredible meal at only $14.95 per person (children, depending on age, eat for half that price).
We took the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston on our way to Washington’s Olympic Peninsula from Seattle. It was a long drive on a mostly one-lane road from Kingston to Sol Duc Springs where we were planning to stay, and we needed to grab a quick lunch Read More »