Padres pit stop on the way to Portland

Padres Chile Relleno

On this trip, I was alone…. What this meant was that I didn’t have to go to Teriyaki Point, where Little Man likes to feast on plain white rice and a small skewer of teriyaki shrimp. I could go anywhere I wanted. I wanted Mexican.

Vancouver Bites into the Caribbean Summer Festival

Curry Chicken

He said, “…For some reason, I enjoy that level of spiciness mixed with deliciousness. It is intense pain and intense pleasure. To me, it’s like how love feels…in your mouth.”

Andale’s is lost in translation


Like many other expressions, the exact meaning can fluctuate depending on context. However, I can assure you that it most certainly does mean “Hurry up!” at “Andale’s Mexican & Spanish Cuisine” restaurant…because that is what you will be thinking as you wait for your food.

The Mexican Adventure Begins in the Centre

Chile Relleno at El Centro

Sprinkling goat cheese on top of refried beans does not make it authentic (Dios mio, why does this keep happening?!).

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