Funkytown

Would you like guacamole with your dim sum? Tortillas with your hotdogs? Apparently, this place has it all. We laughed when we spotted the shop while waiting for a red light. But it shouldn’t surprise us—everywhere we look in Albuquerque, we find funky things. We find little shops (like the Dhaka Bazaar) and eateries (like…Continue readingFunkytown

Off to Camp

Free-range, hand-gathered, hand-packed eggs without hormones, pesticides or antibiotics from Lori’s Farm, Albuquerque Did you see that moon on Saturday night? We did, a crowd of us facing east, eyes as wide as that orb rising on the horizon. What a beautiful scene, and what a beautiful night for the season’s first barbecue. We wiped…Continue readingOff to Camp

Food for Thought

Rosi digs tomato sauce. (Albuquerque, New Mexico) Just a few random shots for your Friday pleasure. Have a great weekend! Would you like ketchup with that? (Mae Salong, Thailand) Cat with frying rice cakes. (Luang Prabang morning market, Laos.)Continue readingFood for Thought

Easy Mashed

I haven’t had time to cook lately. I haven’t had time for anything, aside from ceaseless house projects. Every bit of digging unveils another distressing issue. E.g., a substantial pile of mouse droppings behind the old kitchen cabinets—not desirable in the state where hantavirus first surfaced in 1993 (incidentally, I had a reporting internship at…Continue readingEasy Mashed