Amusing Musings of a Character Curious About Culture

Some Rants, Raves and Ramblings about All that I See

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Entries from August 2008

Snackin’ on Smørbrød

August 31st, 2008 · 62 Comments

Wonderful stuff this is. Choice pieces of pickled herring smothered in various sauces like curry, marinated in herbs like dill, laid on rye bread covered with a thin layer of butter, the whole thing topped with pieces of onion.  Mind you, I am not a huge fan of anything that is even remotely fishy-tasting or [...]

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Aluminum Shakers – A Rant

August 31st, 2008 · 60 Comments

Yesterday, we went to this what-we-thought-was small Vietnamese restaurant near our hotel.  You know the type – on the corner with its one door facing the corner and “Take-out” in large letters above. So, that’s what we went there to do, order some take-out Vietnamese food and eat back at the hotel. Well, when we [...]

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