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Duffman, can't breathe...OH no....
Living in Arizona means they have all sorts of weird and unusual foods available that I wouldn't find so readily available in California. Some are successes, some are failures D:

The weird food store


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thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: August 9th, 2007 06:47 am (UTC) (Link)
oh theyre good. theyre just prickly.

Next up: Cactus leaf sandwich.
From: kilojara Date: August 9th, 2007 06:40 am (UTC) (Link)
I don't think you are supposed to eat the prickly parts ;)
From: captainq Date: August 9th, 2007 06:41 am (UTC) (Link)

Tequila lollipop.

Arizona strangefood is fail NOT because it is strange, but because it caters to the long-since-past tourist trade for everything "Southwest." Anything POSSIBLY edible they'll put out there, because hey--it's the SOUTHWEST. It needs to be RUGGED and INDIAN and...eh, I'm glad it's mostly over. Or, I'm glad I'm in Phoenix where the push for Southwest curio died with the population increase.
armaina From: armaina Date: August 9th, 2007 03:52 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: Tequila lollipop.

(hai I know you!)
HAHA those lollipops! yes they are EVERYWHERE.
they have a lot of bug stuff in general.

Prickly Pear things are good IMO though, that's one thing I don't mind seeing around here in AZ
From: captainq Date: August 10th, 2007 08:29 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: Tequila lollipop.

Know me? I...recognize the name...o.o; Forgive me, I'm terrible with names/faces/people I haven't talked with in forever...
yaochi From: yaochi Date: August 9th, 2007 06:43 am (UTC) (Link)
Both prickly pears and cane sugar and lots of other things are available here in California.
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: August 9th, 2007 06:47 am (UTC) (Link)
Well yes but theyre not /eeeeverywhere/.

Usually the expensive shops like Ralphs and whole foods.
yaochi From: yaochi Date: August 9th, 2007 11:39 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh, not at all.

Here in the California State of Northern Mexico these things are available along with lots of others at the Neighborhood Markets.
doodlesthegreat From: doodlesthegreat Date: August 9th, 2007 04:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
Live in an area of L.A. well populated by Mexicans and you can get the stuff anywhere. There's a supermarket near me that has the stuff at good quality and cheap as chips.
demonvaska From: demonvaska Date: August 9th, 2007 08:31 am (UTC) (Link)
If you really want to experiment, try a Durian. They're not Californian, but they are exciting and banned in many places.
violetwolf From: violetwolf Date: August 9th, 2007 09:34 am (UTC) (Link)
Mmmm, sewerage fruit XD

I genuinely like prickly pear, especially if it was chilled before hand. Peeling them without getting tiny hairy thorns in your hand is too hard though.
swandog From: swandog Date: August 9th, 2007 11:54 am (UTC) (Link)
Hehe, I love prickly pears, but only if they are fresh-picked and bright red. The insides of them taste like a mix of strawberry and watermelon to me, and make lovely jam. :)
corvidophile From: corvidophile Date: August 9th, 2007 02:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
lmao icon luv!! :D

cane sugar is awesome in mohitos hehe
doc_halfmoon From: doc_halfmoon Date: August 9th, 2007 04:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
Ahahaha ... I love your style when you draw comic scenes like this one! XD

It's incredibly funny!

(Anyway ... I wouldn't like to be at your place with prickly pears on my tongue) ;D
sabarika From: sabarika Date: August 9th, 2007 06:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
XD
I love food from around the country.
Deep fried Mars bars, ice cream, and twinkies down here. WEIRD.
And no White Castle. :<

Dude, I don't know your AIM name, so here:
http://www.animalstars.com/painted_tags.html


Thought you might like those. :D Niko!
thornwolf From: thornwolf Date: August 9th, 2007 07:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
ooooo those are neat! :D :D :D :D :D
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