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Sunday, March 12, 2006

WTF: Blogger Doesn't Know 'Burrito', 'Enchilada' or 'Margarita'.

As good a way as any to start a post.

Friday: Black bean burrito from Pico de Gallo.
Saturday: A.M.: Leftover guac & chips; P.M.: Nachos, enchilada trio, 6 margaritas, & 1 Mexipolitan at El Vez*.
Sunday: Tortilla thrown on pan, sprinkled with cheddar = "Quesadilla".

I think I'm going to puke.

Last night Dax and I had a lovely dinner at El Vez followed by a meet-up at Independence Pub for a birthday party of one of her co-workers. Unlike last weekend's party, this one was all lawyers. And me. Oh, don't feel sorry for me, really. It was great fun because these people aren't your regular starched-collars-aluminum briefcase-Grisham types: they are Philadelphia's finest - The Public Defenders.

What a quirky bunch. With social skills! Not something you see often in large groups of lawyers. And even though Dax was apologetic about talking work-stuff, I found it fascinating. I learned what a 'PWID'** is. One fellow told me that my neighborhood is one of his best customers for PWIDs.

Anyway, it's yucky rainy here today and I must get back to baking. Big party with lots of press there tomorrow (Grateful I won't be there. My cheesecake will stand in as my trusty representative.), and I've got lots of Cantankerous Canary business to take care of too. So off I go.

*We may have poured six margaritas, but they were definitely not full-strength. Otherwise I would have been...oh god, let's not even go there. I suggest y'all try the Mexipolitan - a little more kick than its Cosmo cousin, but still fruity and girly and nice.

**Possession With Intent to Distribute.

Addendum: I just want to make it clear that the "I think I'm going to puke" comment was made in reference to the weekend's ongoing Mexi-fest and not to the story that follows. Sorry for any confusion, Dax. xx!


Blogger Martha said...

Speaking of mexican, after telling you we have crap mexican here, I sold my stove to a Blueberry farm, which does mexican food. They had a real Mexican cooking and everything. Unfortunately I ordered the tostada, which was crap. The kids burritos were delicious though. So New Zealand now has one good mexican food place. On a hippy farm in the country.

I used to work in a couple of law firms (first as caterer, then as researcher). Lawyers can be quite pleasant.

3/12/2006 1:38 PM  
Blogger Oy Vey said...

what was in the kids burrito? please not baby goat...

weird. now i cater for law firms but i used to do legal research. reverse doppleganger something going on here.

3/12/2006 2:45 PM  
Blogger Martha said...

the kids burritos were just chicken and cheese, the best bit was the nice organic tortillas they came in.

You've made me realise it is 4 years since I did my research job. Seems like only yesterday. I enjoyed cooking more, but sitting around in a nice quiet office where you get to go home at 5, and don't smell like food, has a lot going for it too.

3/12/2006 3:41 PM  
Blogger Guinness_Girl said...

Mmm, Mexi-politans at El Vez. Please tell me you also played with the photo booth. I love that thing.

3/13/2006 4:25 PM  
Anonymous Daximus said...

All the PDs enjoyed meeting a real bona fide pastry chef as well. And I loved having you there. The Mexipolitans were better than the margaritas, but damn, it was all pretty delish!

3/14/2006 8:12 AM  

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