Monthly Archives: November 2012

Portion Control Included For No Extra Charge

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Mangia E Bevi – For some reason, crossing the Lion’s Gate Bridge on a gloomy, hard-raining day feels like breaching the boundary between anytown USA and the land of the zombies. The simple 10 minute journey from my house to … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Maritim Restaurant

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This post will be the most difficult that I will have ever written. I don’t even know if I will be able to finish describing the dishes I had after I insert the photographs of the them into the post. … Continue reading

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Not As Good As Guy Fieri Made It Out To Be, But Good Nonetheless

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Jethro’s Fine Grub – This place is so popular that I knew I would visit it for a meal sooner or later. It turned out my visit to Jethro’s Fine Grub was later rather than sooner because of a few … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Generic Paella

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I think it was around our third or fourth day in Spain that my wife reminded me that it would be odd for us to visit Spain without trying paella. We were at the city’s most iconic tourist attraction at … Continue reading

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Barcelona: El Quim De La Boqueria

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    El Quim De La Boqueria- as its name suggests -is located in Barcelona’s landmark public market, the Boqueria. The market’s history dates back several centuries, and it has become much more of a tourist destination than a market … Continue reading

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Spain: Cava – easy drinking bubbly

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Champagne comes with a lot of baggage and context. Most people drink champagne when they’re celebrating a special occasion or during an important event or when meeting that all-too-important person. When’s the last time you broke out that bottle of … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Parrilla Alfonsina

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My very first meal after arriving in Barcelona turned out to not be Catalonia or Spanish but Argentinean. My wife, kids, and I were walking around our short-term apartment rental looking for a place to eat and it was down … Continue reading

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