Dispatches from the Road

13 Nov 2015

Nite Owl: Noche de Muertos In the Foothills

The weather has been indecisive since the day I arrived and today is no different. Heavy oversaturated thunderheads lean on the craggy edges of El Mordor: Mexico City. I’m not sure if it’s lightning I see in the corner of my eye, or my espantos arriving uncharacteristically early. Still, no

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19 Nov 2013

Harajuku Heartbreak: Notes and Observations on Traveling Through Japan

This photos sums up Japan rather well My good friend Sato is a Japanese-American who now lives in Japan. A few  years ago I had a dream that he was getting married. While he wasn’t at the time I decided that when he did get married I would attend the

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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18 Nov 2013

Dispatches From The Road: Getting Your Feet Wet at Noah’s in Puerto Vallarta

Ah, Puerto Vallarta. San Franciscans may be delusional about the clemency of their own weather, but when it comes to doing the tropical beach getaway, nothing short of paradisal will do. Yes, tourist trap and cruise ship destination it is, but Puerto Vallarta and its surrounding Bahía de Banderas maintain

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07 Nov 2013

The Broke-Ass Insider’s Guide to New Orleans: Downtown (7th Ward/ Marigny, Bywater/ 9th Ward)

From Drew Brees to Hog’s Head Cheese, James Black to Sazerac: Here’s our New Orleans insider’s guide, neighborhood by neighborhood, to all the things that make the Crescent City the greatest city in America. Downtown (7th Ward/ Marigny, Bywater/ 9th Ward) Scrap Sculpture It’s been a long trip to the

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16 Oct 2013

Broke-Ass Insider’s Guide to New Orleans: Treme/ Mid-City

From Drew Brees to Hog’s Head Cheese, James Black to Sazerac: Here’s our New Orleans insider’s guide, neighborhood by neighborhood, to all the things that make the Crescent City the greatest city in America. Treme/ Mid-City Treme St. by St. Louis Cemetery #1 The Treme should be a UNESCO World

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30 Sep 2013

Broke-Ass Insider’s Guide to New Orleans: Uptown Part 2

From Drew Brees to Hog’s Head Cheese, James Black to Sazerac: Here’s our New Orleans insider’s guide, neighborhood by neighborhood, to all the things that make the Crescent City the greatest city in America. Uptown Part 2 (don’t forget to read part 1) Make ‘Em Say Uhh: Napoleon Ave. to

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19 Sep 2013

The Broke-Ass Insider’s Guide to New Orleans: Uptown Part 1

From Drew Breese to Hog’s Head Cheese, James Black to Sazerac: Here’s our New Orleans insider’s guide, neighborhood by neighborhood, to all the things that make the Crescent City the greatest city in America.

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12 Sep 2013

The Broke-Ass Insider’s Guide to New Orleans Part 1: Sometimes it Takes an Outsider

From Drew Brees to Hog’s Head Cheese, James Black to Sazerac: Here’s our New Orleans insider’s guide, neighborhood by neighborhood, to all the things that make the Crescent City the greatest city in America.  New Orleans Creole cottage…which has seen better days When I travel, I try not to tell

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