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Taiwanese Breakfast on the Four Seas

Taiwanese Breakfast on the Four Seas

by James Boo January 26, 2011

I grew up knowing that I was on the very edge of Los Angeles. My proof was Colima Road, a stretch of smoggy two-way lanes dominated by Mandarin and Korean print, save the occassional taco truck and L.A.’s easternmost branch of Tommy’s. As the years […]

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Moving to Tuesdays…

Moving to Tuesdays…

by James Boo August 10, 2009

Comrades, I’m in a bit of a transition period right now, wrapping up work at one job, training for new responsibilities at another and suffering from a mysteriously potent and lingering amount of residual stress that has stopped me from tending to my writing duties. […]

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Lángos!

Lángos!

by James Boo June 23, 2009

By the time we stopped to sit down, the hazy weekday afternoon had already begun to falter. The sun was still beaming down on Budapest, but midday was well done. We’d been walking through and around Városliget, Budapest’s central city park, for almost two hours. […]

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The Perfect Pint in Radegast’s Palm

The Perfect Pint in Radegast’s Palm

by James Boo May 26, 2009

My favorite beer in the world is an amber ale named Palm Speciale. I spent the better part of three months abroad in its company, savoring every chance to crack open a bottle and get to work on a beverage that would never make its […]

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It Stinks!

It Stinks!

by James Boo May 18, 2009

I am incapable of drinking butt. I didn’t always know this about myself. On a winter day I walked into Papaya King with El Ultimo and ordered a combo meal with papaya smoothie. “You got the papaya?” He queried in an uncharacteristic tone of caution. […]

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