The Meat I Eat #2 and #3

I ate meat two times this weekend!

Saturday, February 1st, 2014, ~6pm:

We went to Ixtapa (one of my favorite restaurants) for dinner. My family always went there when I was younger. Then we moved to Oberlin, so I didn’t get to go for ~7 years. Now that I’m back in Seattle, we probably go once every month or two. It’s probably not as good as I think it is, but the food scores crazy amounts of nostalgia points… and their salsa is legitimately the best salsa I’ve ever tasted. Anyway, I got a hugely massive combination plate consisting of a chile relleno, a shredded chicken flauta, a ground beef burrito, rice, and refried beans. Everything was great.

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014, ~4pm:

This was during the Super Bowl (go ‘hawks!). One of my buddies got up at 3am to smoke some pork in his smoker for ~8 hours until it was tender and moist and delicious. He used this to make pulled pork. I had a sandwich and it was really good. I thought about not eating one, but I had been drinkin’ a little bit, and I wanted more in my stomach than just chips and hummus.

So far it seems like when I’m at home, cookin’ for myself, I do a really good job of not eating meat. However, I do a less good job when I go out into the world. I suppose this is something I’ll have to work on.

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Miles run in 2014: 37.6
Books read in 2014: 11

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