Playing With My Food ~
A journal about food, thought, travel, and life; by Chef & Raconteur Chaz French.

Ixtapa Sunsets (part 1)

So here’s a few pics I shot at sunset… Tweet

Sunset…

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Deeper Thoughts…

So, I must stop being afraid of my potential, time to not only face and accept that I excel at anything I try, it’s time to find a focus, and excel in that. I know the things I love the most, I love to write, to travel, to eat, and to cook and to try […]

Deep Thoughts…

When I was planning my trip to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo I kept calling it an escape, but an escape from what? I’d told people I just didn’t want to be around my family for the holiday, I’d said I just needed to get away. I’d said that it was my last chance for a vacation this year. […]

If language were liquid it would be rushing in…

Instead here we are in a a silence more eloquent than any words could ever be… (Suzanne Vega) So, I’m in a country where I just don’t speak the language, I know so few words of Spanish, it makes my French look good. But that’s okay… really it is. I can say the pleasantries, I […]

The View From Here…

This was the view this morning from my hotel room. I laid in bed for a good half hour listening to this. Tweet

First Impressions…

Hola from warm and humid Ixtapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Upon arriving in Mexico City where I had to change planes, I was … well let me back up…. As we were coming in for a landing I saw all these pretty colors everywhere!!! All the building were painted in bold, vibrant colors. Me Likey! The landing […]

Firsts…

So I haven’t really been talking or writing much about my trip to Mexico, it’s on, and I leave tomorrow.  I’m getting very excited as there are a number of things that are ‘Firsts’ for me planned. First, it’s my first trip to ‘real’ Mexico, as opposed to going to Tiajuana or Ensenada as a […]

Brutal Week

So I haven’t stopped with my plan to lose weight, I’ve had a brutal week and just neglected to track things even though I was still watching what I ate. One bright shiny spot in my week, and the only thing that kept me from losing it completely was seeing Deborah Harry perform at The […]