Day: May 24, 2013

Memorable Meals: La Condesa

 Sometimes you have a meal and it’s soooo good you can’t stop talking about it, you want to ask for the recipes, and you don’t want to ever get up and leave the table because deliciousness keeps coming out of the kitchen door.  This can equally happen at someone’s home or at a restaurant, by the way. I affectionately call these “just one of those meals.”  People seem to just get it when you attach that phrase to a great dining experience. The experience I’m posting about today was the first meal we had when we landed in Austin, TX to visit family earlier in May.  I’d read about La Condesa in a food magazine and added it to my list of places to hit when we touched down. Needing to kill some time before we met up with family, we headed here for lunch…and almost never left.  I present to you: Pineapple mint agua fresca Guacamole Tasting: traditional, chipotle with slivered marcona almonds, pomegranate with queso fresco, and lump crab with apple and coconut …