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Where We Eat (and drink): Naga Tea

Thanksgiving is a time of gluttonous delight for most Americans. We overeat to the point of discomfort and then spend the days afterwards wallowing in the aftereffects of our poor decisions. This year, I preplanned better than in the past. I went on a diet. A tea diet. It worked like this. Eat no breakfast, drink a tea filled with boba for a lunch time meal, […]

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Where We Eat: Little Greek Restaurant

I strolled into Little Greek last weekend like a lover rekindling with an old flame at the scene of one of their most sensuous jaunts. You see, a couple of months previous Yelp held an event at the restaurant. Head honcho Nick was led the event and he made sure that everything was done right. When he realized I was a vegan, he adjusted on the fly and […]

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Where We Eat: Cigar City Brewpub

Every day after I’m done teaching I load onto a bus with six other raucous kids and am transported over to a martial arts practice center. Here I am part of a jujitsu group. I am the lowest member on the totem pole. There are kindergarten kids who can jui-jitsu better than me. This weekend we had a competition. Afterwards our best jui-jitsuer, Cassie, her friend […]

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Click: The Baltimore Drug Scene, Milk Causes Autism, Vegan Search Engines, Tomato Chips and Other Humdingers That Caught My Attention This Week

I was very deep into the Baltimore drug scene and the San Antonio busted inflatable slide scene these past two weeks. When I came up for air, here is what caught my eye: Tampa Happenings Creative Loafing Restaurant Week (Kicks off June 12th) Tampa Etsy Party (Friday) Links 6 Vegan Habits Everyone Should Adopt (Without Giving Up Meat) PETA Jumps into the Autism Debate Crowdfunding for Seattle’s […]

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Wishing You All TheBesty

If you’ve vacationed south recently (like to the bottom of this website) you probably noticed the new setup of my favorite restaurants courtesy of TheBesty. TheBesty is a website designed to help people discover the best restaurants and dishes in a particular city (doesn’t matter if it is home or away). These lists are created by food bloggers, travelers, even common people like yourself. Anyone can make a […]

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Click: Bowling for Rhinos, Vegan Prophylactics, Deckchairs on the Moon, Rocket Hummus and Other Things That Caught My Eye This Past Week

Running a bit behind schedule (that’s what traveling around the world via one gigantic pub will do to you). Here is what I noticed over the past 14 days: Recipes Rocket Hummus from Tinned Tomatoes Sweet Potato Tots  from Your Vegan Mom Charred Carrot Hot Dogs from the Chubby Vegetarian Gluten Free Buckwheat Crepes from Sweet Potato Soul Chocolate Truffle Cake (almost vegan) from the […]

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Click: Cheap Girls, Bacon Grease, Guy Picciotto, Waffle Tacos and Other Odds and Ends That Caught My Attention This Week

For the last two weeks, here’s what has been running through my mind: Recipes: Vegan Waffle Tacos (Linked at Vegan Crunk) Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake (Not Vegan) (One Perfect Bite) Lemon Raspberry Pizooki (Vegan Yack Attack) Tofu Chops (Vegan Dad) Tampa Happenings: Mayor’s Mac and Cheese Throwdown (May 10th) Tampa Underwater (Last Week) Taste of Pinellas (May 9th and 10th) The Walking Dead Escape (May 10th) Articles: Philly, Birthplace […]

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Where We Eat: Caribbean Crown and Pujol

My wife’s boss has been harping on me, through her, for years about eating Jamaican food. He insisted that I give it a try. I have largely ignored his suggestions, namely because the one time I had Jamaican food was at this “fast food” type shack that played loud reggae music. I found the food to be too sweet and boring. I changed my tune a bit […]

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Record Store Day at Mojo Books and Records

  Happy Record Store Day! Z-Bot and I decided to celebrate 2014’s version at Mojo Books and Records in Tampa. Why Mojo’s? Because inside they sell records and outside they hold a vegan bake sale. It is like Mojo had me in mind when they originally set this thing up. I stepped inside to get my fix of music first. I was most interested in picking […]