Category: Life

Even In Town »

So as I was about to pull out of a parking space at the supermarket yesterday, I noticed two single-page advertisements tucked snugly under one of the windshield wipers. One for a takeout and catering service listing a selection of foods for the upcoming holidays, the other for a laundromat. Onto the passenger seat they […]

It Would Have Been Better On A Saturday…. »

La Anonima, a large Patagonian supermarket chain, has this great promo going on to help celebrate their 100 years in business. For 100 days, one out of every 100 shoppers receives whatever they are going to purchase for free. When we first heard about the promo, my wife and I joked about how it would […]

Solving A Problem »

April Fools!!! All of these global farming issues and rising food prices have been on my mind a lot lately. We, as people of this planet, need to come to terms with what is at stake in the future. This troubles me to say the following, heh, I mean look at the general topic of […]

The 2007 Asador Vacation: Wrap Up »

Continued from Part I, Part II, Part III, & Part IV Hugh growth in foodie culture. – Black pepper isn’t sold as black pepper anymore. It’s tellicherry pepper. – Restaurants are swapping out salt shakers for mini grinders. – Never vacation during Thanksgiving or part of the time is leftover hell. – I miss Costco […]

The 2007 Asador Vacation: Part IV »

Continued from Part I, Part II, & Part III “Pittsburgh? Pittsburgh!? You’re going to Pittsburgh!??! Why???” I heard that about 50 times before hopping on a plane to eat turkey leftovers for a week. Most of them had never even been there while those had, visited, not lived, mumbled it as being the armpit of […]

The 2007 Asador Vacation: Part III »

Continued from Part I & Part II South Florida I used to live in Florida so there really isn’t much for me to say in general. Much of the time was spent shopping at almost every single store we could reach or having a fantastic time with some family. I will, however, offer my thoughts […]

The 2007 Asador Vacation: Part II »

continued from Part I Buenos Aires Bought a book for the plane and ate Tuñin pizza. Airport Every time I’m at Ezeiza, the main international airport in Argentina, I hear at least one disgruntled passenger from the U.S., mouthing off for some idiotic reason like problems at an airport in Argentina don’t happen back home. […]

The 2007 Asador Vacation: Part I »

Whenever I fly to the U.S., I plan at least one night’s stay for each leg. In case of delays, cancellations, some extra shopping, and finally, to recuperate before jumping into another aluminum tube with wings. Everything was planned perfectly. Fly from here to Buenos Aires and stay one night. Leave the next evening to […]