The Radar: Street-Food Eating Tips, Traveling While Fat, Ten Great D.C. Restaurants
- While traveling, I strive to stick to the wise (and diarrhea-free)
traveler’s adage: “If you can’t cook it or peel it, forget it!” and order my
drinks without ice. Maybe there’s a little more leeway than that; check out Laurel
Miller’s five tips to successfully eating street food here.
- Getting ready to travel this holiday season? Dreading having
to sit next to an “oversized” passenger on a long-haul flight to Grandma’s? Rob
Goldstone–5’7″ and 285 pounds–shows us the other side of the coin in “The
Tricks and Trials of Traveling While Fat.” He explains how he’s adapted his traveling techniques (buying two seats,
beseeching flight attendants for a seat-belt extender at the start of flights)
and details some of the surprises he’s encountered while traveling the world while
fat: being told not to ride Vietnam’s rickshaws, struggling to pass through a
bus’s turnstile en route to a Rio beach, and being playfully poked in the belly
by curious kids in China who thought he resembled the Buddha.
- For those coming to D.C. for this Saturday’s Jon Stewart
Rally on the National Mall, you’ll be sure to get hungry from all of your sanity restoring. Check
out this list of ten great D.C. restaurants and put our D.C. City Guide to good use.
Photo of National Mall by Photo Phiend on Creative Commons.