And chiles. Lots and lots of chiles. I've never been to New Mexico before and had no idea how seriously obsessed they are about chiles. They put them in everything. Sushi!
Drunk authors and readers dancing the hokey-pokey. I'd had 3 margaritas myself at this point (a personal record) but didn't dance.
GayRomLit was a great event and I'd highly recommend it. Next year it will be in Atlanta. Also, I'd like to add that the staff at the Hard Rock Casino Hotel really did rock--everyone there was super nice and friendly.