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Pan con tomate. Pa amb tomàquet. Or, simply put, tomato toast. Crusty bread, juicy tomato, maybe a hint of garlic, a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt. That’s all there is to it. Summer in a few bites. When the tomatoes are bursting to the point of juicy ridiculousness and its too damn hot to think about doing much, this is what you make. When done properly, you’ll wonder why you eat anything else.

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It’s entirely possible that I am the only person on the planet that is indifferent to a Bloody Mary.  I want to like them, I do, but for a person that doesn’t really care for tomato juice that’s a high hurdle to clear.  Too acid, too sweet, too thick.  Often they’re just not right and I’d rather drink something else.  I will admit that sometimes I’ll find a good one that catches me by surprise.  House-made mix with a good spicy kick and loaded with lots of “stuff”. A single sad celery spear doesn’t cut it. I want a fully loaded skewer of house-pickled hipster tidbits and one of those shorty Miller Hi Lifes on the side.  It’s often the kind of Bloody Mary that costs 15 bucks and is typically found in trendy weekend brunch joints with 2-hour waits.  What can I say?  I like a drink that 14 people have put a lot of thought into.  I can appreciate that.

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