Saturday, May 28, 2016

Seychelles carspotting

My friend sent me these photos.

What are these?

1. Kia minivan and Ford Ranger?

2. ? CUV and Kia Sportage.

3. Some kind of Hyundai.

4. What is the cop car and that white pickup truck?

Thursday, May 26, 2016


I passed this truck yesterday and didn't recognize the car painted on the back. I am told that it's a Zenvo, which infamously caught on fire on Top Gear.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Heidfeld angrily drives Monaco

Monaco will be exciting this weekend. And, it's going to rain. Any predictions?

Monday, May 23, 2016

Francisco's 3000GT finally sold!

What a roller coaster ride. The 3000GT was first listed on BAT but the deal fell through. It was then listed on eBay and covered by Jalopnik. Now, it appears someone bought it for the BIN price. Fingers crossed for you, F!

Renault R10 for sale

One of yous/us is selling this machine. Ad with more pictures here.

Bourdain and Obama in Vietnam

Coolest president ever.

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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Eating the Globe: Guatemala

This was a mini-adventure.

I convinced my friend K to come with me on a Saturday morning to eat Guatemalan next to Fruitvale Station. The area is still rough around the edges but is quite vibrant, even at 10 in the morning. There are also quite a few Chinese places, including a boba joint.

We walked about four blocks, only to find that our destination had just shut its doors forever. We did a quick Yelp search and found a Guatemalan/Salvadoran eatery a block away.

This is what I got: the Desayuno (breakfast) Guatemalteco (Guatemalan). Counterclockwise, the eggs were just eggs. They were fine with a little hot sauce. The beans were mild in flavor and may have contained cacao. The hard cheese was also mild. That cream sauce was kind of funky and was cold. Not sure if it's supposed to be that way. That sausage was way funky. It was cold. I'll know in a day or two if I should have swallowed that bite. The plantains were great. And finally, the tortillas were perfect.

K's chicken stew was much better.

Countries tried so far:
Africa: Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Africa
Asia: Afghanistan, Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, 
Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Yemen
Europe: Bosnia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuainia, Sweden
North America: Canada, El Savador, Guatemala, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, USA
South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela
Oceania: Tonga

Elvis eating breakfast (1959)

With his dad and grandmother.