From dishes like a Mexican breakfast by way of Paris to an abundantly spiced Chettinad dish and a perfectly prepared rainbow trout, here are 10 of the best things I ate in November, selected from reviews, first-time visits, and places I've popped into just because.
I hope it inspires. Enjoy.
Abuelita at The Mission
Nothing warms the soul during cooler weather quite like a comforting cup of hot chocolate. And when it comes to this popular heated beverage, no one does it quite like The Mission in Scottsdale. Only available during its weekend brunch (seriously, let's change that), the Abuelita ($5) is pretty much the cinnamon-tinged, chocolate-laced drink of your dreams topped with a heavenly clouds of fresh whipped dulce de leche or pumpkin whipped cream.More »