Nuevo Latin Cuisine at Mamajuana in Secaucus, NJ

Nuevo Latin Cuisine at Mamajuana in Secaucus, NJ

One-third through my first Coco Mojito, I became blind to the traffic zooming by on Route 3 East.  It’s safe to say, that if I were capable of only three senses – taste, smell and sound -  I might fancy myself somewhere in the Riviera Maya.  But I wasn’t in Playa del Carmen or Tulum, or some sexy South American city.  I was in Secaucus, NJ.

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Cuban Pig Roast

Yesterday afternoon, me and Mr. Hot attended our first pig roast at the home of Lisa and Mario Hernandez. 

Our children decided to be conscious objectors and opted out of the porkalicious event.

Click through to take a look at the video!

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Left Wanting More at 32 Church

Restaurants are like good friends – you could usually count the very best ones on a single hand. Based on the advice of a few good friends, I endeavored to broaden my dining network and give the still newish hot spot, 32 Church a bite.

The atmosphere at 32 Church, most specifically the lighting, is to be commended. The high ceiling drips with beautiful fixtures, exuding a warm glow complimented by a wall of lighted alcoves. The decor is sleek and chic, creating an upscale feel, but without uncomfortable pretension.

When we arrived, we were greeted by a beautiful, yet requisitely aloof hostess and were promptly seated. The server approached, opened our bottle of wine and poured. We sipped, and sipped some more. But wait, I thought, where’s the water? Now I know in some places water is not served, something about a shortage. But after all, it’s July, and we’re seated outside.

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