Category Archives: Food

THANKSGIVING 2016

Thanksgiving 2016 may well be a different version of a favorite national holiday. As a little kid, I used to enjoy bringing up politics at that meal, causing a great uproar among the tipsy Republicans, Democrats and know-nothings in my … Continue reading

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FOOD FADS: PLEASE, NO MORE KALE

  Food Fads come and go. One that has lasted way too long, in my opinion, is kale.The omnipresence of kale reminds me of a scene from Forrest Gump in which Bubba lists the many ways shrimp can be prepared: … Continue reading

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TRUCK STOP IN BELIZE, PART 2

Sunday, November 29, Ben and Joanna Popik opened The Truck Stop restaurant, ice cream shop and bar in four shipping containers in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, Belize.  The Truck Stop had a “soft opening” the previous Saturday, but yesterday’s event … Continue reading

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A TRUCK STOP IN BELIZE

A truck stop held an important place in  my childhood.  On the way home from my family’s annual camping trip to Big Basin Redwoods state park, we would eat at a truck stop near Tracy, California.  That place was the real deal–on the … Continue reading

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