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Fat & Lean

In Alaska, Local Flavor on November 30, 2008 at 10:43 pm

Local Flavor

When an Eskimo shaman takes you to lunch, you don’t ask a lot of questions.  So, when we stopped here, somewhere south of Anchorage, I smiled and said politely:  “Wow, I’ve always wanted to have lunch at a liquor store.”

This is Alaska, after all, home of the untamed.  A place where governors shoot wolves from helicopters.  Just the sort of place that would issue hard core souvenirs.


What makes it a double?

Lucky for me (I think), we were not destined to dine at Mary Lou’s….the place was closed.

As was the famed Double Musky Inn.

So the shaman and I trudged on across the early winter snow to Girdwood, arriving at Jack Sprat. Read the rest of this entry »