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Number 8: Carp

12 Dec

I know what you’re thinking right now.  Those hideous, brown, bumpy sticks don’t look like fish.  And you’re right.  They’re quite possibly the ugliest things I’ve ever seen in my life and they look nothing like fish.  But, my friend, I assure you that you are looking at carp.  Well, smoked carp jerky, be precise. Continue reading


Number 96: Bagel and Lox

3 Nov

The most exciting thing in the world happened to me recently.  I went to a charity dinner with one of my friends, and when we arrived, we found that there was a pretty rockin’ silent auction.  When I was perusing the prizes, I noticed a certificate that said “One Year’s Worth of Bagels from Chicago Bagel and Bialy.”  I bid on that shit like there was no tomorrow, and left with a certificate for 144 bagels for a mere $25 dollars.  And yes, in my mind, that’s the most exciting thing in the world.  The other day, I claimed my first dozen, grabbed some smoked salmon, and ran home to sample the goods.
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