Best/Most Memorable meal on the playa

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Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:00 am

Elorrum wrote:"Shall we?" "Why, Soytennly!"
ARe you telling me it was Tofutti?
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Post by EmilyD » Fri Oct 15, 2010 10:53 am

Bob wrote:Puma.
Do you mean the cat or the shoe? Which one tastes most like chicken?
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Post by Elorrum » Fri Oct 15, 2010 7:14 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
Elorrum wrote:"Shall we?" "Why, Soytennly!"
ARe you telling me it was Tofutti?
All is grist for your mill, m'lady. *curtsy*

Now, the matter of toffutti... has it gone away yet?

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Post by Bob » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:01 pm

EmilyD wrote:
Bob wrote:Puma.
Do you mean the cat or the shoe? Which one tastes most like chicken?
The real thing, about like old rooster meat marinated in dirty socks.

Had better luck burying a pig in hot rocks, Basque style.
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Post by CapSmashy » Sat Oct 16, 2010 10:15 am

Rev G's meatloaf with mushroom and onion brown gravy, mashed taters and roasted veggies...

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Post by turtlebird » Sat Oct 16, 2010 12:00 pm

I think I had some bacon

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Post by theCryptofishist » Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:53 pm

Dammit Bill! I was convinced that no one would want to post after Bob's.
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Post by Raven9940 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:31 pm

My two favorite places were:

Breakfast: Flip jacks on C street btwn 3&4:00. Every morning this guy bill made whole-wheat blueberry pancakes with syrup. Once I found his camp I went there every morning all week.

Dinner: White Dragon Noodle Bar. As if the Blade Runner theme wasn't enough to make me love it; Every evening at sundown they served hot shitake noodles in a delicious beef broth with scallions and everything. Delicious and warmed me right up. I think I went there 3/4 nights in a row. Plus the staff was super awesome.

I frankly could've eaten at those two places everyday and not get tired.

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Post by googbox » Thu Nov 18, 2010 3:58 pm

It was Monday, probably around noon.
We had left Reno Sunday night/Monday morning about 1am. This was after barely sleeping Saturday night due to excitement. It took us 7.5 hours to get to camp from Reno. While waiting in line I had munched on trail mix, cookies with m&ms in them and some dried fruit, but nothing really "meal like".

We got to camp at 8:30 a.m. and after that long wait we broke into the cold pabst. We started putting up carports, laying down carpet, hanging camo netting- you know the routine.

About noon my campmate asked us if we were hungry. We all kind of ignored her as we were pounding rebar, etc. She disappeared for a while, then she showed up next to me with a plate and the biggest veggie sandwich I had ever seen- every vegetable she had cut up the day before- spinach, lettuce, bell peppers, cucumbers, sprouts, hummus, and a slice of cheese on two huge pieces of flatbread.

I didn't think I was hungry til I took a bite, and omg that was the best meal out there the entire week.

A close second would be the box of crunch & munch I ate on Burn night.

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Post by searock420 » Fri Nov 19, 2010 11:23 am

In '08, I was with the LAFers and one of the campmates made soup every night.
The best one was her jambalaya. Full of crawdad meat,sausage and veggies.
Fantastic!

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Sat Nov 20, 2010 11:21 pm

caesar salad with starburst fruit chews as croutons and grand marnier dressing.

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Post by moonrise » Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:12 am

Can of Dinty Moore Beef Stew, barely heated at 4:20 AM, in memory of K Wells an amazing magician and camper fisherman, long gone before his time...(maybe that shitty stew killed him?)



Oh and yea, some of the stuff everyone else mentioned above. Simon where are the rest of my starburst croutons?
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Post by Thumbelina » Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:12 am

At my camp ,The Hang-out, we made playa pizza with a flat bola bread, three kinds of cheese, bell peppers, mushrooms, olives, and diced home made meatballs from spaghetti the night before : ) it was fantastic!

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Post by mudpuppy000 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:02 am

Rolled into camp around 3am starving and made myself a burrito with a tortilla and bacon flavored EZ Cheese, then headed back out. :D

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Post by Homiesinheaven » Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:57 pm

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also for a funny view of how fancy playa eating can be, check out the 5:05 mark of this video:


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Post by TomServo » Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:08 pm

If I can find a decent camp oven, or learn how to use my grill the right way... next years most memorable meal:

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anything worth doing is worth overdoing..

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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:04 pm

Tom
That roast looks rare, not overdone.
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Post by TomServo » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:17 pm

whats wrong with rare?
anything worth doing is worth overdoing..

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Post by theCryptofishist » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:23 pm

TomServo wrote:whats wrong with rare?
When was the last time you looked at your sig line?
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Post by TomServo » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:30 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
TomServo wrote:whats wrong with rare?
When was the last time you looked at your sig line?
Ive eaten a pound of raw ground beef... well done is not over done.
anything worth doing is worth overdoing..

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Post by big baby jesus » Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:45 pm

My favorite meal was on Sunday night. Some new friends invited me to join them at a friend's camp. I think it was the tethered avaiation camp. Anyhow, it was such a nice communal experience and will remain one of those little jems that make BM so great.

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Post by gaminwench » Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:39 pm

Thanks for coming over, Jesus... GOD had been asking if you'd show up...
should've known it would be for Sunday dinner!

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Post by chuckroast » Sat Dec 18, 2010 8:46 pm

Homemade chocolate chip cookies. The baked playa surface had been making me think about cookies all week, plus chocolate was a novelty by day 6. It was an unexpected and uncannily spot-on gift.

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Post by ^Rhino! » Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:18 pm

My best meal on the playa - '08:

Bacon-wrapped slow-smoke barbecued pork tenderloin sandwiches.
or
Bacon wrapped filet mignon.

My best meal of '09: Sail Man's tequila-marinaded alligator sausage

My best meal on the playa '10:

Lemon and pepper seasoned tuna steaks with garlic buttered French bread, followed by a nice chablis, brie and crackers

All were delectable.
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Post by Smitty650 » Wed Dec 29, 2010 12:04 pm

I was walking from 1 to 10 at about 4AM and some guy in the middle of the playa was making cheeseburgers and gave me one. One of the best cheese burgers I ever had.

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