Quick update on my work travels - Miami was AWESOME! I honestly didn't really know what to expect. The city is just so full of life, it's contagious! It honestly reminded me a lot of the scene in San Juan, PR. I guess I just love latin culture!
After working on the latin american schedule (9:30-7), I got a little time to explore. I ate some great Cuban food and got a few lessons in Spanish (my favorite phrase was "gracias mami!")
The first night, I ate some awesome sushi at Doraku on South Beach. It was great people-watching! I went on a Monday night and there were honestly people everywhere.
Seriously, I cannot express HOW much I love Cuban food. My favorite dish is called "Ropa Vieja" and is essentially shredded flank steak in a tomato sauce with black beans, rice and sweet plantains. My mouth is watering even thinking about it. Hopefully I can find a place in Dallas that serves it.
I can't wait to go back when I can bring Jason and we will actually have some real time to explore.
Right now, I'm in the midst of my 5 weeks in Chicago. Hopefully I'll get some time to explore here as well.
Upcoming in the next month:
4 more trips to Chicago
College Station for the Maroon and White Game
Weekend trip to Boston
Annual Cinco de Mayo party at the Thompsons
Weekend trip to Seattle
Whew! I get tired even looking at that :)
Look forward to the post on our trip to Boston in a couple weeks...