THE HAIL MARY SIP (n.):
The choice to ingest or drink a local delicacy knowing there is a 50-50 chance you are about to give yourself diarrhea.
THE HARRY-SALLY SCAN (n.):
The entree-scoping you do while being seated at a restaurant where you cannot read the menu, in order to point and say, “I’ll have what she’s having.”
The practical choice made in a sweltering place where bottled water costs as much as beer.
Binging on so many of the delicacies you can eat nowhere else that you never want to eat pork baoza or flor de calavasa ever again.
The result of a journey that ups your caloric intake so fast your body clumps all new fat directly around your belly.
WALK OF SHAME (n.):
Skulking into a Starbucks on the other side of the world.
Eating so far off the beaten track that people drop by to find out what you ordered for dinner.