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Cabo San lucas and San Jose del cabo Restaurant recommendation...

Just returned from SJD and have the following recommendations%3

El Herredera - Best Aguachille Camarone around. Their servings are HUGE. They also have outstanding molcajetes there.

Mi Casa - typical place, but get talking to the owner about doing something special and he will work with you. Have him call "Nemo" the fish supplier. We had Nemo bring in several large Snapper to choose from. Then had the chef butterfly the fish and rub in a traditional spicy seasoning. The entire restaurant applauded when it finally came out. It was absolutely perfect.

Tequila - have Rosario as your waiter. Sample the Wonton Shrimp, Sauteed Octopus and Tequila Shrimp. Outstanding. Rosario is also very proficient at walking you through a tequila tasting if you wish.

Morgan's - the Chile Relleno stuffed with shrimp and oaxaca cheese is off the charts. Everything on the menu is good, but stick with the nightly specials. I had the tuna, rubbed with blackend seasoning and then grilled on either side for a 2 minutes to keep the center rare. Sat next to Mike Shanahan which was pretty cool - I guess the strike has afforded him some vacation time! LOL

WARNING: DO NOT GO TO BAJA BLUE! This is a bar/night club. A friend got jumped by three locals for no reason other than to "Teach All Gringos a Lesson" as they said while running off.

Jun 20, 2011
WStampa in Mexico

Italian - Rosemont / O'Hare ("connected" joints?)

It has been brought to my attention that there may be a few Italian restaurants that are either owned, run by, or frequented often by those who are "connected." Anyone out there have any recommendations of where to go?

Would not recognize nor care to encounter anyone - I just know in these types of establishments there is an old world style of service and classic cuisine.

Thanks!

May 31, 2009
WStampa in Chicago Area

burgers&seafood in ft myers

HORRIBLE BURGERS!! Doc's is not a place to spend a penny. I can not imagine why anyone would go there. Servers/managers are rude and the food is lousy. Beer is cold, but expensive and with their attitude - pack a cooler.

Apr 20, 2009
WStampa in Florida

eating with kids in Naples

I just got back from Naples/Ft Myers and we spent on day on Bonita Beach. I would like to say that I will NEVER EVER go back to Doc's again. Never in my life have I been to a place that is full of business loathing, arrogant servers and a manager (I'm talking about Joe).

Tried to valet - they wouldn't because we planned on being there longer than 2 hours drinking beers, eating their food, and watching the kids play in the sand. Reason was "owners don't even park here - why should you be allowed to?" I believe the Manager forgot it was people like me who pay for the "owners" car.

Tried to order burgers - but there is a specific line to order from. There was not 1 table taken, 5 servers standing around, and none of them doing anything. Why not open a second line or start service for patrons?

Tried to order cheese burgers with different toppings and was told "Just order the burger and you get what you get GUY." I don't believe I have ever been in receipt of such condescending remarks from a man taking my money.

Right after I paid for the burgers (had not even moved aside yet), my friend's 2 year old asked for chicken fingers. Order taker refused to add the chicken fingers to the order and forced me to get back in line - wait 5 minutes to order.

To Sum it All Up: The burgers are NOT worth it. Bubba Burgers are gourmet Kobe beef compared to these overcooked pieces of cardboard. HONESTLY, THERE IS NO REASON TO GO HERE.

Apr 20, 2009
WStampa in Florida

Colombia

Perfect response by glutton.

The Best Tampa BBQ!! ??

Very inexpensive. As for the certification - I be LargeLife is right. None the less, the certificate of whatever he is has been framed on the wall next to sever pictures and trophies.

Feb 12, 2009
WStampa in Florida

The Best Tampa BBQ!! ??

Not certain. I have been there only 5 times - next time I go, I'll find out for you.

Feb 12, 2009
WStampa in Florida

The Best Tampa BBQ!! ??

The Absolute Best BBQ Pork and Texas Brisket in Tampa is now Calley's Sticky Bones BBQ. 2313 W Linebaugh Ave. 813-935-6600. This place is a hole in the wall restaurant that you would never know existed. The man who runs it is an accomplished professional BBQ Master (certified in Kansas City BBQ) who wins competitions all the time. He decided to open up a restaurant to continue his hobby while his real job is in A/C Work.

The ribs are okay, BUT the PORK is awesome - truly amazing!! Absolutely the best in the Tampa Bay Area. The Beef Brisket is also outstanding. Make sure you ask him to slice it and pick out a really nice moist piece.

All that being said - I would really like everyone to put it out there and let me know where you stand. I am constantly looking for new places. PLUS my wife is now pregnant and all she craves is BBQ pork.

WHAT ELSE IS OUT THERE???

Feb 10, 2009
WStampa in Florida

TOP PIZZA IN FLA

Eddie and Sam's Pizza - totally authentic NY City pizza. You can take that to the bank.

www.eddieandsamspizza.com

203 E Twiggs St
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 229-8500

Jan 16, 2009
WStampa in Florida

Tampa restaurants?

If you are looking for Dim Sum on a cart, go to TC Choy's Asian Bistro on S. Howard Ave. Tampa.

Jan 16, 2009
WStampa in Florida

What are your personal faves in the Tampa/St Pete/Clearwater area?

Calley's Sticky Bones BBQ:

The Absolute Best BBQ Pork and Texas Brisket in Tampa is now Calley's Sticky Bones BBQ. 2313 W Linebaugh Ave. 813-935-6600. This place is a hole in the wall restaurant that you would never know existed. The man who runs it is an accomplished professional BBQ Master (certified in Kansas City BBQ) who wins competitions all the time. He decided to open up a restaurant to continue his hobby while his real job is in A/C Work.

The ribs are okay, BUT the PORK is awesome - truley amazing!! Absolutely the best in the Tampa Bay Area. The Beef Brisket is also outstanding. Make sure you ask him to slice it and pick out a really nice moist piece.

I have been reading this post for some time now and have finally found a restaurant to brag on.

Jan 16, 2009
WStampa in Florida