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Stomach snafu vs. peppers. Anyone want to place a bet?

Food is our great connector. No matter where you go, you can start a conversation about food and...
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If you give a girl a strep throat, AKA clinic report, Queens, NY edition

I should have known as I was lying on the floor because it was where I dropped when I decided I...
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The woman who saved my artichoke

A different kind of feria report. As some of you may know, as I've mentioned it here, and in real...
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Santiago Carnaval Report. Dancers and Cuchiflies and Chaya, oh my!

At any event in Chile, you are sure to find people selling something. Some of these people live...
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New-to-me Santiago Feria Report

Oh, the feria. If there's a constant in my life, and you are also in my life, you know I live by...
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Stomach snafu vs. peppers. Anyone want to place a bet?

Food is our great connector. No matter where you go, you can start a conversation about food and nearly everyone will have something to say about it. I think it's a fair assumption, judging by Facebook and Instagram (should I be following you? please leave me your...

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The woman who saved my artichoke

A different kind of feria report. As some of you may know, as I've mentioned it here, and in real life, I'm dealing with what I have referred to as a "stomach snafu." It seems to be histamine intolerance and I won't bore you with the details, but a lot of my formerly...

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New-to-me Santiago Feria Report

Oh, the feria. If there's a constant in my life, and you are also in my life, you know I live by the feria. Cheaper fruit and veg, no long lines, and truthfully, it's just one of the joys for me of living in Chile. I am still mid-snafu re: stomach, so most of what...

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In Which Our Protagonist Makes the Most Out of Coconut

What's in a coconut? Several things conspired to make this event happen. First, a friend recently was complaining that you can't get fresh coconut in Santiago. Not true, I cried! And then set out to find them, and find them I did, in the Vega, in my case, in the...

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Street Spellcheck. What the Fock?

When I was living in DC, I worked at a publishing company, writing business-to-business compliance manuals and newsy bits about environmental law. It was a pretty big office, maybe 60-80 people, and there was a core group of folks that I would make coffee-machine...

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