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Eat, Drink And Be Merry

Drunk Food The Yard – Santa Monica, California Dean Vernon Wormer once advised, “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life”, but if you have made this your personal goal, then stagger over to The Yard in … Continue reading

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Give A Man A Fish And He’ll Make Sushi…

Sushi Japan and beyond Before we get started, any of you shrimp boat captains who down a few California rolls and beat your chest in sushi-eating triumph are going to want to sit down for this one. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Meet The Beetles!

Insects: Hormigas Culonas (Leaf-cutter Ants), Beondegi (Silkworm Pupae), Scorpions, Crickets, Chapulines (Grasshoppers), Maguey Worms and Mealworms Nothing bugs me worse than offering someone a tasty insect snack, only to have them cry out in disgust before they even taste them. Throughout history, … Continue reading

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Jiminy Crickets, That Stings

Santa Monica, California Crickets and Scorpoins (Typhoon)   I have always had this dream of visiting Beijing for the sole purpose of getting a skewer of big, fat roasted scorpions. Scorpions come from the same class as spiders, but as … Continue reading

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