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  1. ToraTravels: no bangin' in Bangkok (january 2014)

    Bangkok is similar to many Chinese cities. Itís a massive sprawl of ugly apartment buildings and expressways casting the streets in their shadows. Itís still dark at 5 am in the morning after I leave the diesel train and hop into a tuk-tuk, a motorcycle with a ittle carriage welded to the back, for a fast ride towards Khao San Road, the one of the most disgusting places in the world. By the time I get there the sun is illuminating the street and the few old white dudes with their arm around a hooker ...

    Updated 07-08-2014 at 12:37 PM by kotora

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  2. ToraTravels: A-party-heid in Israel

    My last night in Tel Aviv happened to be on Israelís Independence day, which is on a different date every year. From what I knew before about Goa parties, LSD and MDMA, the Israelis love to party and the night of Independence Day confirmed this idea. Tel Aviv was going crazy. Similar to Memorial Days and Victory Days in Europe, the previous day is one of mourning en remembrance of the dead, and in the morning they sound the air alarms in commemoration. The next day is one of celebration. From what ...

    Updated 05-20-2014 at 10:57 PM by kotora

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  3. Musings on my last night in Russia

    What's it like to be a fattie who doesn't give a smurf and eats whatever he wants? I've had that thought running through my head for a while. Maybe because this whole country has a general atmosphere of nobody giving a smurf.

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    A bag of red kaviar flavored chips. It's not nearly as good as it sounds.

    Two greasy kebabs, a double burger (a great $6 one, though), a troutload of snickers, chips, a bag of chocolate candies, beans, ...
  4. Vivi22's Dietary Adventures Prologue: The Beginninning... inning!

    Before we begin, I want to say that if you're coming in here expecting recipes or for me to try new foods, you should probably just turn around and head on back to the forums. I'm a terrible cook, care little for the effort that making interesting food takes, and would be perfectly happy to eat nothing but ground beef all day everyday for the rest of my life.

    So what am I going to be doing here? My plan is to do a regular series of posts on my diet, the experiments I plan on performing ...
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  5. Graham Elliot in Chicago, IL (continued)

  6. First Blog Post: Let's make this a food dining blog!

    Since there's a blog feature on this site, and I take tons of pictures of food when I eat out, I figured why not try my hand at making a food blog? This post will feature: Graham Elliot in Chicago, IL (http://www.grahamelliot.com/ge.php)

    Review:
    We had no problems making reservations for a Thursday by calling just a few days earlier. We were promptly seated even though we arrived early and decided on the Experience menu. Instead of getting wine pairings, we decided to ...

    Updated 08-03-2011 at 02:29 AM by AngelWings8

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