One of the best places for a summertime get-together in the Philadelphia area is a restaurant called Coyote Crossing, which happened to be where I dined last evening with friends I've known for nearly 25 years. I adore everything about this place (which isn't compensating me in any way for this post). Granted, I'm not a restaurant connoisseur by any means, but I am pretty particular about my Mexican food, which happens to be Coyote Crossing's claim to fame. In my opinion, there's no place better for authentic Mexican.
And the dinner we had last night was amazing. We started off with regular iced teas while waiting for one person to arrive, and then moved onto margaritas.
I'd suggested a pitcher, but our very attentive and extremely patient (even as we lingered slightly too long) waiter suggested that we might want a tower. None of us knew what that was, exactly, so you can imagine the astonished looks on our faces (and those from a few other bemused and possibly a bit jealous other patrons) when this thing arrived:
I don't have a picture of this that doesn't include folks who might not want to be featured in such close proximity to such a thing on this here blog, but the picture here shows it next to the pole of the umbrella canopy over our table. (That's also one of our dining companions kind of obscured, so that gives you a sense of this.) We promptly nicknamed this the "Tower of Power."
I hadn't had lunch so I was starved, and my dinner did not disappoint. My friend D. had the
My friend J. had these chicken quesadillas, which weren't on the menu and which tells you how awesome of a place this is that they would make something made to order. ("If I'm here, you can have whatever you want," said our waiter.) She had a Caesar Salad with this.
And finally, my to-die-for dessert.
Coyote Crossing is located at 800 Spring Mill Road in Conshohocken, PA (pronounced "KON-shah-HOCK-kin") and in my opinion is one of the best places in the Philadelphia region for authentic Mexican food.
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