163 – On A Mid-Year Food-Related Update

Half a year has passed for 2017, and a reasonable amount of time has lapsed ever since my last post. Which was more of a rant, admittedly. Still no laptop and no smartphone, but things are starting to normalize since I posted about my predicament last May. Now that the main policy of "look, don't … Continue reading 163 – On A Mid-Year Food-Related Update

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152 – On Kindred Palates: Hermanos Taco Shop, New Manila

Oh, Mexico. This Central American nation has introduced many things to the world. From chocolate and chilies in the past - up to telenovelas and lucha libre in the present. Unfortunately, unsavory elements like the narcotics cartels and drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have emerged from Mexico - so much so that United States … Continue reading 152 – On Kindred Palates: Hermanos Taco Shop, New Manila

150 – On Tracing The Galleon Trade Route: Cube 1

Let's kick off 2017 with a new post format, and a history lesson. The Galleon Trade was a method of goods exchange facilitated by Spain towards its colonies, running from 1565 to 1815. This involved galleons sailing from Manila towards Acapulco in Mexico. Once the galleons reach Central America, they stop over at Veracruz, then … Continue reading 150 – On Tracing The Galleon Trade Route: Cube 1