guacamole = testicle sauce

I just learned that “guacamole” is Nahautl (the language of the Aztecs) for “testicle sauce”. http://www.babylon.com/definition/ahuacatl/Spanish http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guacamole

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hot dogs

I took Beth to Steve’s Snappin’ Dogs last Sunday. She wasn’t very excited at all about going to a hot dog stand for supper, but I asked her to trust me. I told her these were much better hot dogs than what she associates with the term “hot dog”. She ordered the California Dog and… Continue reading hot dogs

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mediocre experience at O’s Steak & Seafood in Westminster

This past week, I wanted to take Beth someplace nice for dinner to celebrate publishing her first travel article.  And I was in the mood for seafood.  O’s Steak & Seafood inside the Westin Westminster hotel gets really good reviews online, and since we’d never been I thought that would be a good choice.  The… Continue reading mediocre experience at O’s Steak & Seafood in Westminster

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Wildfire Restaurant in Idaho Springs – thumbs up

Next time you’re passing through Idaho Springs on I-70, consider stopping at Wildfire Restaurant.  Beth and I had lunch there on our way to Redstone for Christmas and we were both pleasantly surprised with how good it was.  The restaurant was very uncrowded, and I’m not sure why.  But the food was excellent.  I had… Continue reading Wildfire Restaurant in Idaho Springs – thumbs up

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westword.com – Restaurants – Sum More, Please

westword.com – Restaurants – Sum More, Please Beth and I tried Super Star Asian at 2200 West Alameda last night. The Westword restaurant critic gave it very high praise, but I just wasn’t impressed. It was almost – though not quite – one of those experiences that’s so bad as to be laughable. For the… Continue reading westword.com – Restaurants – Sum More, Please

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best salad bar in Denver: DMNS cafeteria

Have I mentioned that the best salad bar in all of Denver is located at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science‘s cafeteria? I know – it’s hard to believe! But it’s true. The salad bar at the museum has really good fresh greens, an assortment of meat toppings for those so inclined, and things… Continue reading best salad bar in Denver: DMNS cafeteria

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Hooked on Colfax

Have I mentioned before that my favorite coffee shop in Denver is Hooked on Colfax, at Steele and Colfax? That’s where I’m writing this right now, after visiting the DMNS for a few hours and hiking over here through the snow. Hooked on Colfax has free WiFi, good music, no lines, and a good vibe.… Continue reading Hooked on Colfax

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“Mike in the Shot” – premiere January 4, 2006

In case you haven’t heard, my new film “Mike in the Shot” premieres Thursday January 4, 2006. It’ll be showing at Starz Filmcenter in Denver, as part of the monthly Group 101 series. The fun all starts at 7:00 PM. Afterwards, come join us across the street at Brooklyn’s and buy a drink for your… Continue reading “Mike in the Shot” – premiere January 4, 2006

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