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Dan Hoang
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Dashi: the Value of a Craving
When most people think of ramen, they think of those instant packets that kept you from starving in college. This is a restrictive thought, as there is a whole world of ramen out there. The challenge, though, is that these ramen experiences aren't exactly p...

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Husk: A Lesson in Expectations
What happens when you go into something with preconceived notions? Imagine you're told that the restaurant you're visiting is one of the best restaurants in the south . . . how does that knowledge affect the experience? Enter, " Husk ". “Buffalo Style” Pig’...

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Hearthstone - Day 12
Things are not looking so good for our hero. Since I have a fairly objective method to determine how much "better" I'm getting at the game, I decided to do some fairly meticulous tracking. Here are my current statistics, as of today: Day 12 2014-11-06 Begin...

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Hearthstone - Introduction and Day 1
Copyright Blizzard Background Hearthstone is a free-to-play digital card game by Blizzard. Thematically, it pulls it's flavor and imagery from the lore of it's other game, World of Warcraft. I could explain how to play the game . . . but, it'd be easier to ...

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My Favorite is Useless to You
I recently had a meal that adopted the mantle of, "Best Meal of My Life". It should be no surprise to anyone that the meal that earned this title was at [ ONE ]. Spanish Octopus, Charred Okra, Fresh Hummus, Fresh Hummus, Panisse By the way, that picture abo...

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Around the World
Imagine Daft Punk playing in the background as you read this. I travel a lot for work. It's not usually the glamorous kind; more the "drive four hours to a place whose claim to fame is having a restaurant featured on 'Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives'" kind. To...

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Shooting Fish in a Cracker Barrel
It's interesting, the things that lead to "a-ha" moments. The things that let you know you've actually moved forward. I had one of those today. At a Cracker Barrel No, I'm not going to link you to Cracker Barrel. You either already know about the place, or ...

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Once More, With Feeling
I've made a mistake. Actually, that's not quite true. I've made a lot  of mistakes. This time, though, I'm going to focus on the mistake I made regarding this blog. When I first decided to do some . . . "serial writing", there were a couple of things I want...

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. . . on The Little Dipper and Bears in the City
So, I’m old. Well, okay. I’m not young. And even if I was, live concerts were never things I could really get into. I was never one to feel the music flowing through me, or the energy from the crowd. Couple that with the fact that I’m not big on dancing (I ...
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