This is Bistek al la Mexicana a common dish found many places. There are several places I get this some better than others but all real decent! Kind of a tomato based sauce with generally pretty tender pieces of beef and a fair amount of it. The rice is pretty generic but the frijoles can be something else. This also includes as many fresh made in front of you tortillas you want and brought to you with a smile. Something like this costs around 50-60 pesos or $3. The squeezed as you watch orange juice is 20 and brings the price up a bit but worth it. Nothing in the States I've ever had compares to this not even close plus it'll cost 7-10 smacks. I don't know what I'm going to eat when I return. It will be an adjustment as I do this so much that is go into Puerto Vallarta on the south side and have me a excellent lunch with "real" Mexican food not the slop I get back there. I do not plan on eating out much at all only at maybe three select places. Pricey yes but worth it because it's so good. I threw away so much money last summer eating way overpriced shitty food. Several times the food got thrown away as well. The whole of Mexico is an eating machine I tell you. I'm gonna miss this.

I feel good and and think the higher temps and humidity contributes to that. It's the same every time. After a month or two you realize and say " Hey I feel pretty damn good!"

Just as important I believe the food made fresh with wholesome fresh ingredients as well contributes to that. Get off the bus in town the food smells everywhere make me hungry just like that.


Ethanol Industry Seeks Aid

The result has been the bankruptcy and closing of three of Iowa's 32 ethanol plants. The industry's old worries of being political targets in environmental- and food-versus-fuel debates has been replaced by a more pressing issue, making a profit and staying in business. The Renewable Fuels Association, ethanol's largest trade group, has approached lawmakers and President-elect Barack Obama's transition team with several proposals for aid to the ethanol industry, including $1 billion in short-term credit to help plants stay in operation and $50 billion in loan guarantees to finance further expansion of the industry.

Things aren't looking so good in the cornfield for ethanol producers. Now they want help just like all the rest. They must not have taken into account there was going to be payback for what Bush did to our country.

1 comment:

  1. Seems that a bunch of company heads have caught a serious (really looks terminal) case of shit-for-brains.