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.


Karaoke Duke Out In Portland

Could a fist bump have prevented this? Don't be putt'in your hands where they don't belong. Would the fight still happened if it was a pat instead of a slap. At least there weren't any guns.

The brawl ignited when a man became upset that his wife got slapped on the buttocks while singing a song.


  1. Was the song being sung Closing Time? Sounds like someone should've grabbed the microphone and shouted out the ol' barroom refrain, "You don't have to go home but you do have to get the hell outta here." Bands use it all time and it works. Incidentally, booz is served in this area until 2:30 a.m. and they do have intense competitions on karaoke nights here. The food sucks at Azteca but the tequila/ margaritas, etc must still be working well.

  2. Dumb fuck should have kept his goddamn hands to himself!