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Pastries of the night

Pastries of the night

There’s a bakery and shop here in Grinnell which, as bakeries do, bakes stuff in the night and the early hours. Breads, cookies, cakes, pastries and all manner of things. It’s small, but rather good, and we’ve bought stuff from there several times before. This bakery is a little different in that if you go round the back from 2am onwards, and the owner is in there baking, he’ll sell you stuff that’s hot, or warm, out of the oven….

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Food, US style

Food, US style

Most obvious statement of the year: Americans like their food: From bottom up: Bun, mayo, mustard, ketchup, chili, beef, cheese, beef, cheese, bacon (deep fried), tomato, lettuce, mustard, ketchup, mayo, bun. Eat your heart out (literally), Glasgow. But it’s not all bad – there’s some lettuce in there, so you are getting some of your five portions of fruit and veg for the day. Going to the US on an airline that skimped somewhat on the food (dinner at take-off,…

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