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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 6, Arequipa’s Frontlawn Restaurant

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Choosing a cheap-ass wedding venue for under $1,000…

We looked at an insurmountable amount of possibilities for a wedding site. We knew it had to be in NorCal, it had to be in a historic building

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Organ Grind: A South American Street Food Journal Part 5, Belen Market in Iquitos, Peru

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Belen Market is like a big liver planted in the heart of Iquitos, a chaotic, thrumming organ through which an Amazonian torrent of fruits, vegetables,

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 4, Beef Heart of Darkness

Grill master working the heat

As the latter part of the above title flat-footedly implies, this weeks article has me journeying into savage, humid environs redolent

$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style.

DIY: Dollar-Store Decor

$3 to make three hanging pom-poms, DIY-style.

I'm usually extremely well-behaved during the week. Between free breakfast food at work and going to classes at

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Organ Grind: A South American Food Journal Part 3, Cock Soup at 11,000 Ft

Cusco's Central Market

Large, central markets situated in cities with lax or non-existent health codes always make a strong impression upon the senses of smell and

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Moe’s: Casse-Croute Du Coin in Montreal…

The first time I traveled abroad I was determined not to consume anything remotely related to what I ate back home and not to spend

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Organ Grind, A South American Food Journal Part 2: The Eerie Charms of Mompox, Colombia.

Mompox, Colombia

  When traveling in a strange land with only a hazily defined sense of purpose to guide you, you find yourself pointed towards destinations based

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Kam Po: Pig Ear Soup with a Side of Duck

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Last week's article concerned Capital Restaurant's roast duck, for which I had a lustful appreciation, a sentiment strong enough to effect an immediate return

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On the Greased Path to Morbid Obesity: Capital Restaurant’s Roast Duck

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What American dislikes the chicken? I, for one, love the chicken.  But for some reason, the  more sensually inclined fowl called DUCK has never