AUTHENTIC MEXICAN

While in San Fran, I noticed something that made me chuckle. If there was a mexican restaurant with a mexican name, you’d better believe that the employees were of that decent. While here in Buffalo, ummmm….that MAY not be the case a majority of the time.
We actually just ate at a place in downtown Buffalo, where the cuisine was Mexican, but the people behind the counter didn’t look like they spoke one-lick of a foreign language.


(picture of the toilet at EL BALAZO)

I posted already about how good the burrito was that I ate in SF, but I didn’t talk about how UN-mexican the restaurants in Buffalo are. BUT, if you close your eyes while you eat your burrito, and throw a hot-air fan behind your neck, you might be able to imagine you were south of the border or out west..getting the real deal…but good look trying to find someone with that sweet accent.

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About by Edreys

Edreys Wajed is a catalyst of inspiration and a walking enterprise of all things creative. The Buffalo native boasts a toolbox chock-full with talents and experiences ranging from a visual artist, jewelry designer and musical entertainer, to an educator and entrepreneur with notable recognitions respectfully in each. His approach in each endeavor is soundly unique, high quality and signature in presentation, having found his course as a creator early in life. As early as 14 years of age, when his mother invested in a pair of hair clippers for him, seeing as she could no longer afford to pay for his haircuts, Edreys taught himself the trade of barbering and soon began making money for himself in the basement of his childhood home. With his artistic ability he also began growing a client base and reputation for customized hats and clothes as well as logo design by hand, long before learning graphics in college. His creativity, craftsmanship and passion to inspire people are what drives his spirit of entrepreneurship. From having run his own stationery boutique and art gallery shared with his wife; touring nationally and internationally as a hip hop artist, Edreys is exceptionally diverse with his avenues of expression, including the fine craft of jewelry making, passed down from his father and master craftsman. Edreys is most recently recognized locally for his contribution as an artist on the Freedom Wall which features 28 civil rights dignitaries, 7 of which he painted with his unique style and use of line. “Creativity is my neighbor, I live by it,” says Edreys. View all posts by by Edreys

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