Last weekend, I wanted to take my man out on a dinner and a movie date. We decided to eat dinner ahead of time and then meet a couple of friends for the movie, which in this case was American Reunion. Say what you will about the dick and fart humor of the American Pie series; any culmination installment, a la Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, is enjoyable to those who have seen all the originals.
This movie brought that glorious feeling of closure to the lives of those we watched at inappropriately young ages. It was also an opportunity to see so many once-proud actors clearly in need of work, which brought me great amusement. Did I laugh out loud? Yes. Would I “recommend” it? Maybe. Was it “good”? Meh… let’s not get carried away.
Beforehand, we went to Baby Bo’s Cantina in Murray Hill, which was a cozy, festive little joint with a few tables and a bar. We sat at the bar.
We began our meal with fresh guacamole and salsa, typical but tasty.
We also ordered two frozen margaritas with salt, just like my mama taught me.
I had been craving chicken enchiladas for quite some time, a thirst I am always hesitant to quench outside the Southwest. But on this day, I was feeling adventurous, so I went for it. I asked for the spicier of the two sauces, which I was told would be the chipotle. Honestly it wasn’t spicy at all, but I enjoyed it nevertheless.
My date has recently developed an affinity for chimichangas, which were described on this menu as “deep fried burritos.” He loves them and he said these were particularly delicious.
Both dishes were served with dirty rice and refried pinto beans. The rice was meh, but rice is almost always meh for me. The beans, however, were the star of the meal. Not sure how they were prepared, but I am sure they all ended up in my belly. Yu-HUM.
2 responses to “Baby Bo’s Cantina & American Reunion”
Hi Lea, Mary S. here…
Thank you for sharing your special Night-Out, as usual all details and pictures are fabulous, and reminded me of some great times I had in Texas.
Your Cat just washed his paws in his water again, which is fine, but I now have a porcelain tray to catch the ‘run over’ (hope this helps)- he is quite the entertaining one.
opps, looks like I have run out of space.
Best to All,
Thanks so much for reading, Mary!! I’m glad to hear TJ hasn’t lost his sense of humor, he’s a messy one! I’m so glad he has you guys to love him!
Give him a snuggle for me!! 🙂
Hope all is well with you!