Foodies

  • San Francisco’s Taquerias & Outkast & Finding Common Ground

    Aquemini, ATLiens, Southernplayalisticcadillacfunkymusic: El Farolito, La Taqueria, Cancun. The items in the first set are albums by legendary hip-hop duo Outkast, and the second set are taquerias in San Francisco. The values of both sets depend on taste, both literally and figuratively, in the musical and culinary arts. In...
  • I Lust For Adventure: Barcelona + Marrakesh

    “I lust for adventure.” These four words invaded my mind as I gazed at the Instagram pics, as I watched the YouTube recaps, and most recently (in 2016), as I read Darnell’s Blackpacking post. The feelings that engulfed me were a potpourri of thrilling and terrifying. My wanderlust peaked...
  • Johannesburg: Nom Nom + Chug Chug

    While these are some of my favorite places in Johannesburg, it’s important that I tell you that customer service in South Africa is…well…hmm…lacking. Not everywhere, but in more places than not. So show up knowing this, and you shouldn’t have a problem. Although, most of these places are top...
  • Go Fork Yourself: The November Trip

    Nov. 7 – 13 We’re headed to the food! For this trip, we’re teaming up with the amazing Le Cordon Bleu-educated chef, Jay Nichols of A Hungry Nomad and we invite you to satiate your wanderlust with an experience for the senses. See, hear, touch, smell and taste your...
  • Guinea Pigs Aren’t Pork, Right? Things To Do In Lima, Peru

    Lima, Peru was the perfect last stop on the trip, especially since I was headed back to Los Angeles, because it had all the feels of East LA, and all the luxuries of my favorite parts of Los Angeles. Well, that’s not completely true. The Lima beaches are not...
  • Hyattsville location of Busboys and Poets

    Busboys and Poets: Rendez-vous Extraordinairé

    A fabulous DC staple is the restaurant, lounge, and community arts venue Busboys and Poets. I first went there in 2006, about a year or so after it opened, and I was immediately hooked. The first location to open is what I call its signature location at the corner...