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Casabe Crust Pizza

Domino’s Pizza sucks in almost every way in the US. However, here in Caracas, they have managed to make, in my opinion, a delicious breakthrough. Exit wheat crust; enter casabe. Casabe … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

International Fair at ECA, 2015

One of the joys of working in an international school is when the community comes together to celebrate our cultural diversity. For three days this week the main plaza at our school … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dumbo Brand

Like Green Spot, we found another odd brand with a cool design: Dumbo. We found this one at the panadería during our Concha Acústico adventure on Sunday. They had three … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Green Spot Brand

Sometime in Venezuela you come across what would seemingly be marketed as “vintage” brands in the United States. Apparently, this brand is only sold in Venezuela, and certain southeast Asian … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Maxwell House = Coffee Blues

We took some couch surfers to dinner tonight at Rey David and when I was paying the check I saw Maxwell House coffee. I can’t say I’ve ever had the pleasure … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Manga (____)

The place that gave Kat a garbage bag full of them calls them manga. Huge mangoes. Now, it’d be way too lowbrow for this blog to use the elegant mango/a as a … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Auyama Carving

Ahhh, nothing like the great Autumn tradition of carving an auyama jack-o-lantern on a slightly humid 70 degree evening.

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Life Can Be Costly Sometimes

I love Life. I really do, in a meaningful way — ever since I was a kid. Graham loves it too, especially Life at Grandma’s house. Sure, there’s just a … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 1 Comment


I have a market routine. It’s been long in development but I make sure to leave room for some flexibility. (Unexpected occurrences must be expected here in Caracas.)  Within the grand Chacao Market the … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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