Category Archives: Food & Drink

Caveat: Poke men in Madison

I went to Madison with my friend Bob. He had to do a radio interview, related to publicizing his upcoming concert which he is conducting. While he was in the radio station doing his interview, I had some time to … Continue reading

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Caveat: hash and cold batteries

Last night, using leftovers from the previous night, I made a chopped roast hash with potatoes and stuff, and we used the jar of chili sauce that Juli had sent with me to gift to Mark and Amy as garnish. … Continue reading

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Caveat: Liquid Mechanics

I went to visit the craft brewery owned by my brother-in-law. It’s pretty interesting that he has this business. I tasted a few of the beers he makes there, and I bought a case of porter which I might give … Continue reading

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Caveat: Chupe de pescado al estilo alasquense

I made chupe de pescado. This is a South American dish, a type of fish chowder. I had it frequently in Chile, and later I had it often at a Peruvian restaurant in Newport Beach, California, when I was working … Continue reading

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Caveat: Blackberry Pie

I got one full day off before the slew of appointments resume with Arthur. So we took a walk up to the tree farm. There were a lot of ripe blackberries along the road, so he and I picked berries, … Continue reading

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Caveat: Valdivian Nostalgia

When I lived in Valdivia, Chile, in 1994, I stayed at a guesthouse (casa de huéspedes) while I took classes at the Universidad Austral, which was a kilometer walk across the river on the island. That was a very cold … Continue reading

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Caveat: Waar Wacht Je Op?

Last night in my PM1-M cohort CC class (cloze listening of pop songs), I felt like I was living in some kind of Lord of the Flies rendition of hagwon life. You see, this one boy, Eric, was opening a … Continue reading

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Caveat: Always a First Time for Something

If you have watched this blog over many long years, you know I happen to like pea soup. My mother likes to cook sometimes, so when she asked if there was anything I was craving, I told her I hadn't … Continue reading

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Caveat: Stanville

Yesterday morning, I went into Seoul. I travel so rarely, these days, even to just go into the city for a half-day – it was the first time I've left Ilsan since returning from my North American odyssey last November.  … Continue reading

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Caveat: Oats!

I have had cravings for oatmeal (just the regular old oatmeal in a quaker oats can, or those instant oatmeal packets that abound in the US) for a very long time. But unlike almost any other product imaginable, I have … Continue reading

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Caveat: Olive Therapy

As many know, I still have some issues eating "normally." Aside from the fact that I don't have much sense of taste, which means that food just isn't as interesting as it used to be, I also have some issues … Continue reading

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Caveat: Soup for Nostalgia’s Sake on the Field of Justice

I don't get very ambitious with my cooking, much, these days. Mostly, every time I buy some food item or attempt to cook some food item, out of craving or whatever, I am inevitably disappointed. Eating just isn't fun – … Continue reading

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Caveat: Like a Salmon

Trying to understand philosophy is like trying to hold a salmon. See below…  [daily log: walking, 5 km]

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Caveat: Birria

Sometimes I get weird food cravings. I have moved in the direction of ignoring them, because every time I go to satisfy one of those food cravings, I'm deeply disappointed. My food memory is intact, but my actual taste and … Continue reading

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Caveat: Spinach and Smog

I really have this desire to eat more healthily than I do. In trying to do this, however, I am challenged by my constant frustration around eating, which constantly leads me down a path of least resistance, seeking out "comfort" … Continue reading

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Caveat: 선날떡국

Yesterday, I spent the Lunar New Year's day alone. I wasn't invited anywhere and wasn't in the mood to go out exploring on my own – I think I've got a relapse of that cold I had through much of … Continue reading

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Caveat: Capsaicin Resistance Training

I really miss eating spicy foods so much. And I have felt frustrated with the slow pace of my recovery. I think sparing spicy foods completely for so long has meant that I've lost my resistance, partly, so lately in … Continue reading

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Caveat: Perhaps too soon for svekolny or borsht

Before my mom leaves on Thursday, I really wanted to go to my favorite restaurant and eat real food, instead of just eating around the edges of real food at various places which is my current capacity. So we went … Continue reading

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Caveat: Never trade a question for an answer

There is an episode of a webcomic called "mused" (by a Greek guy named Kostas Kiriakakis) that I liked, that is far too long to reproduce (copy), here. I recommend this episode, entitled "A Day at the Park." It's about … Continue reading

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Caveat: Two Months Cancer-Free

Two months ago on the 4th of July I had my tumor removed. Piece-of-cake. This radiation thing, on the other hand… eheh. But that's the deal-with-devil I made, I think. 화이팅. Last week I made a giant batch of pea … Continue reading

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