Month: December 2017

Mexican Restaurants Part 1: Fonda

Recently, three new Mexican restaurants popped up in Nairobi. We went from zero to three in just a few months. It’s a bit loco and J. and I, missing latin food, are keen to check them all out. J. went to one of the places in the Two Rivers Mall. I don’t remember the name. It’s fast food-ish…he described it as kind of like Chipotle back in the U.S. So there is that, if you’re in Two Rivers and crave a taco. I’m counting it as Mexican because it exists. However, I’m not really all that interested in fast food. Another is Mercado in Westlands. We haven’t been there yet but want to check it out. So far, I’ve head good reviews. The one we have gone to is Fonda NBO in the Rosslyn Riveria Mall. I’ve been twice. Once with friends who live near there (and who I met through this blog!) and once on my own for lunch. It’s decent. I’d say it’s on par with Mexican food in New York. Here’s the thing, …

New Serenity Spa Location

My favorite spa in Nairobi is Serenity Spa. They now have a Kitisuru location! I went there a couple weeks ago and I’m happy to say that the service is just as good and the atmosphere just as relaxing. I hate to cheat on my usual spa therapist at the Gigiri location, but…well, it’s just so much closer to me! The new location is on Ngecha Road, but the map on the website isn’t accurate. Here is the correct location on a map: