What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?

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What are you craving by Wednesday on the Playa?

Post by Chessna » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:27 pm

What food/drink are you craving by Wednesday? Unfortunately, I’m not going to be able to make it to the playa until Wednesday morning. BUT, I figured I might as well make the most of it. Since I will have access to fresh food and cold beverages while everyone else will have been living out of ice chests for 3 days, I figured I could bring some of that freshly baked or frozen/cold goodness with me to share. So, I’m asking the experienced burners: By Wednesday, what food/drink are you usually craving? Ice cream? Fruit? Cupcakes? Maybe the classic ice cold beer?

I have a small car, but I’m planning on leaving space that will be filled up with goodies at the last big town I go through. I appreciate the responses (even the sarcastic ones :wink: )!

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Post by Fire_Moose » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:39 pm

stock up on a bunch of cheap fast food burgers. SOOO good by wednesday



also I'm usually craving vagina by then
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Post by AntiM » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:47 pm

Larry made the trip into Reno and brought back bags of dollar burgers. Very popular.

We have ice cold beer, that's why we buy ice. And we have an oven too! Fresh biscuits daily.

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Post by Savannah » Fri Jun 25, 2010 1:50 pm

My first year I developed a terrible hankering for Sprite, which I rarely drink. Someone from my camp announced they were taking the shuttle into Gerlach, & did I want anything? Hell, yes. So I bribed them to get me a 6-pack of Sprite and some D batteries ('cause I'd fallen asleep the night before with my flashlight on & it was weakening). Best soda of my life. Positively godly. So now I always have Sprite, needless to say.

Cold beer--in cans--would probably be even more popular (warm beer is considerably more common), and ice cream (especially in bar form, so you can pretend you're a kid) seems downright magical out there, if you can actually maintain it. I don't usually have the infrastructure to make the attempt.

The year someone rode into camp on a bike with chilled cantaloupe pieces on a tray, just gifting--that was also nice. It was so sweet and random.

Mixers are good. They tend to run out even before the booze.

A lot of things go over well out there . . . although one of the guides specifically recommends avoiding more fruit than you can eat or gift in a timely fashion. Spoiled food sucks to haul out.

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Post by Bounce530 » Fri Jun 25, 2010 2:13 pm

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Post by LostinReno » Fri Jun 25, 2010 2:17 pm

Savannah wrote: Spoiled food sucks to haul out.
We made the mistake of cutting up a canteloupe on the playa on Tuesday, by Thursday the rinds were REEKING! Bad, bad, bad stinky! Note for the other list, if you bring melon, cut it up and throw away the rind before entering the playa.

I was strangley craving sushi towards the end of the week.

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Post by Bounce530 » Fri Jun 25, 2010 2:22 pm

put the rinds in an onion bag and toss it up on top of your vehicle. The sun will dry them out.
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Post by Jackass » Fri Jun 25, 2010 2:26 pm

A stick to your ribs kinda breakfast featuring eggs, lottsa bacon and some delicious crispy hashbrowns..large size please! Oh yeah, and then some vagina would be nice. :D
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Post by Ugly Dougly » Fri Jun 25, 2010 2:36 pm

Sushi, ice cream, cold watermelon, a hot bath, a massage and of course that there vagina. Ha!

Ice cream bars are a good idea. There may be some fresh fruit and vegetables as well.

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Post by trystanthegypsy » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:03 pm

anything carbonated! i'm definitely gonna bring a supply of fresca & root beer this year. I had no idea i would crave it so bad.

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Post by Chessna » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:35 pm

Alright, I'll definitely bring some cheap yet delicious hamburgers, some ice cream bars (any particular suggestions?) and maybe a small amount of fresh melon (prepared BEFORE the playa). I would have never thought that people would be craving soda. I guess flat water and juice could get old after a while.

Sorry, probably won't be able to deliver on the vagina requests. I figured you fly fellas (and ladies) would be able to deliver that on your own 8)

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Post by Risky » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:44 pm

Bounce530 wrote:put the rinds in an onion bag and toss it up on top of your vehicle. The sun will dry them out.
And then burn them.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:44 pm

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Post by Cassidy » Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:45 pm

french fries - somehow I kept smelling them but missing them at Ketchup.

cold fruit - Otter Pops are good (I loved gifting them!!) but the Real Thing is phenomenal after you've swallowed a gutful of dust already.

Also, I didn't know how bad I was craving meat till we got to Luv's and I smelled Arbys... MMMMmmmmmeat!

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Post by Jackass » Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:07 pm

No one ever said we couldn't get some out there, but you asked so we figured we'd go ahead and share :wink:(our midweek cravings) :D
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Post by Boijoy » Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:20 pm

I agree w/ french fries. && my girlfriend got me to leave prior to the burn one year by promising me sushi. :-)
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Post by Eric » Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:24 pm

I crave Mexican Coke (the one with the real sugar, not corn syrup) and some really good cream soda.

Just like some other posters, I drink carbonated beverages rarely in default, but they are sooooo good on a hot day.
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Post by Elliot » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:02 pm

:D
Fresh fruit, berries, milk and such, you bet.

In 2006 we had a camp member arrive mid-week by airplane -- carrying a huge tub of hot corn-on-the-cob from a caterer in Reno.

You are on the right track.

The remains of fruit are best put in a plastic mesh bag and allowed to dry in the sun. In a few hours, there is not much more than dust left of it.
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Fri Jun 25, 2010 5:16 pm

How about a little peace and quiet coupled with a good night's sleep.

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Post by pizzamancer » Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:01 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:How about a little peace and quiet coupled with a good night's sleep.
that is what the other 51 weeks are for
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Post by Bob » Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:41 pm

Crab. Pretty cheap at some Reno supermarkets. Casinos up there go through a lot of crab.
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Post by FaeTora » Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:54 pm

Never been there but for me I think I will bring extra chips. I rarely but sometimes do crave Salt. I don't use it in my food I cook so chips are a good option. Already bring fruit (apples, oranges) that don't require cutting for any sugar cravings.
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Post by gyre » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:24 am

Bagels with cream cheese, tomatoes, capers, etc.

A guy made a bunch in 2005 in Shangri-La.

Still the best bagel I've ever had.
But whatever I pack, I don't want when I get there.

Already sushi out there.

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Post by Eric » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:53 am

FaeTora wrote:I rarely but sometimes do crave Salt.
BRING SALTY FOODS! Your body will be sweating to a degree your not used to, and you will need to replenish the salts your losing. Good pickles are great (real brined ones, not the nasty vinegar ones- I prefer "Bubbies"), sauerkraut if you like it (I do- also "Bubbies"), peanuts, chips, crackers......

Don't go by your cravings at home, you will need and want different things on the playa.

I think Phil said it in another thread- it's always better to bring too much food than too little (especially in your first year). You won't know until you get there what your body requires.
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Post by dragonpilot » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:38 pm

pizzamancer wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:How about a little peace and quiet coupled with a good night's sleep.
that is what the other 51 weeks are for
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Post by dragonpilot » Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:39 pm

Something to get rid of the unmentionable, yet at the same time interesting crap that has built up in my nasal passages!
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Post by StevenGoodman » Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:30 pm

Bananas, they last about 3 days at BM.

Huge burritos from the little Mexican joint by work.

My local blazingly hot bartender.

A clean martini glass.

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Post by gyre » Sat Jun 26, 2010 3:58 pm

Eric wrote:
BRING SALTY FOODS! Your body will be sweating to a degree your not used to..
Not true for all of us.
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Post by Gage » Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:55 pm

Pre-prepared Pasta w/ Ragu Meat Sauce, small pieces of steak, Frank's Red Hot Sauce, the juice of 1/2 lemon, heated up for 3 minutes in a pan... soOOoOooooOOooo satisfying on multiple levels... :)

Anything BBQ'd with Garlic Salt.

Waking up NOT hungover.

Playa-sexo (w/ my SO of course). ;)

A better mode of transportation around the playa.

Otter pop or sno cone.

More playa-sexo since I just got some.

An invitation to some new experience.

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Post by Jackass » Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:15 pm

Gage, u hit the nail on the head!!
Sooner or later, it will get real strange...

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