Tag: gluttony
Bleateries: The Cheese Steak Shop Manila Giveaway

First of all, I apologize to The Cheese Steak Shop Manila for doing that feature. I understand that my post brought about unintended consequences to their respected institution. They said: “There is no explanation for the sudden increase in Italian Hoagie sales other than the timeliness of your write-up.” I truly am sorry for this

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Bleateries: The Cheese Steak Shop Manila

I’m convinced, at this point, that sharing my face publicly is a guarantee that something pleasantly weird will occur. The Cheese Steak Shop Manila sponsored a Facebook contest late last year, which I joined by sharing a photo of myself in Philadelphia. The photo came from this earlier post about – well – Philly cheesesteak.

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On the Lamb: Paris 2012 (Part Deux)

With apologies to ‘Hot Shots!’. We’ll always have Paris. And Paris will always have our €61. Despite that earlier incident, the girl-beard and I refused to let the rest of the day go to waste. We couldn’t afford to. For cheap travelers like us, Paris was simply too expensive for sulking (or for anything, really).

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On the Lamb: Amsterdam 2012 (Part Zeven)

This bloggist and his girl-beard, Joanne, had so far been in Amsterdam for a day and a half. All things considered, the previous day went rather nicely, if a slight bit tipsily. Earlier today, the two wretches thought to imbibe a bit of culture – through several meanings of the word – by participating in a Reypenaer

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On the Lamb: Amsterdam 2012 (Part Zes)

That went well, didn’t it? As first time visitors to Amsterdam, Joanne and I certainly covered a lot of ground the previous day. By my fuzzy recollection, there was a market, a brewery, a museum, a distillery, and a bakery. It was, all in all, a rather productive first day for us newbies in this

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On the Lamb: Amsterdam 2012 (Part Een)

Following months of planning, Joanne and I were finally in Europe. We may have over-planned – we left Manila with an exhaustive spreadsheet as our itinerary. However detailed that was, the info that we cobbled together for it was mostly abstract, leaving me with a feeling of uncertainty. The loss of control felt as if

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A Philadelphia Sorry

I cannot speak for everyone but I know I started a blog because of a bloated sense of self-importance. I’m special, you know. My expansive readership of one is probably wondering, “It’s cool that you have a blog but where’s the write-up about food? What about travel?” I guess I should have made it clear

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Meet the New Blog, Same as the Old Blog

Five years is practically a lifetime on the net. That I’ve been absent so long means that I’m essentially a fossil myself. Everything is so much different now. Or is it? When I first undertook blogging (ugh), everybody who had a blog mainly posted about his/her personal life. It hardly appealed to me in that

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Back in Blog

Hello, world, and happy new year. Five years ago, the new year’s revelries were pretty much the same as they are now – that familiar bag of gluttony and gunpowder. Although gluttony has remained rather consistent (i.e. stuff your face ad libitum), gunpowder usage has only evolved to bring out the suicide bombers in all

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