Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Dinner At The President

Four whole hours of it. It's past midnight. Just back from a lively, delicious, but slightly exhausting dinner. After nine hours of presentations about this secret project, the whole team dined at "Palm," one of the classy restaurants at Hotel Intercontinental Presidente Mexico City (pictured left). Fittingly, there's a plaque indicating the many heads of state that have stayed there. I had mixed salad, swordfish, and string beans. Much earlier in the day, I treated myself to tortilla soup, an epiphany of delicate and spicy flavors and interesting textures - rich spiced broth over tortilla strips with dried hot peppers, scallions, cilantro, etc. Authentic Mexican Cuisine is among the world's finest - too bad most Americans think they eat tostadas and burritos...

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