[eat] Burrito & Taco at Latino Grill @ Edae, Seoul

I try my best to not be a whiner on the Internet, but I really need to rant. My back gave out on me this morning. I have been having a minor (?) problem with my lower back muscles for >6 months, but today was particularly rough. After getting up and brushing my teeth like a normal person, I stooped down to grab for my shoes and CRACKKKKKKKKKK I felt as if my back had broken in two. I immediately collapsed and have been lying on bed/walking around in my room for the past 12 hours. My back is still hurt severely. That said, anyone has back muscle problem before? Anyway to deal with it? Do I need a surgery? I got all freaked out lying on my own with an empty stomach and weeping big tears like Peter the rabbit caught in Mr. McGregor’s garden. It’s hard to live on your own sometimes I tell you.

Anyway, 2 days ago, when the healthy me was wandering around Edae looking for something to eat I stumbled upon a place called Latino Grill. Somebody had mentioned the name before, along with some compliments. ¿Comida Mexicana para cena? ¿Por qué no? Mumbling some broken español to myself, I bravely crossed the threshold of the tiny place.

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[eat] Tracing the original Pepperonis @ Sai Kung, Hong Kong

During my time staying in Hanoi, the Castelo Concepts (a restaurant chain) became my most frequented hangout. I collected stamps for a free pizza and waited eagerly for every Friday to buy one pizza get one free at Al Fresco’s. I ate numerous buffet lunches at Pepperonis. Never did it occur to me that one day I would have a chance to visit the original Pepperonis restaurant — founded in 1992 in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. The day I had lunch at THE ORIGINAL PEPPERONIS is forever marked in my calendar: things can always happen in the most unexpected way possible.

Pepperonis was the place for me to fuel my energy up before I hiked to Trio beach in Saikung. It was a relatively short walk from the bus station. Pepperonis is located in a quiet neighborhood, which makes sitting outside pleasant enough.

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