I had the privilege last weekend of attending Munich for Oktoberfest again this year. I'd been before in 2001 and 2004, and I think this is a good pace to set for participation, don't think I could handle it every year. And so it began last Thursday:
And why does the marvelousness that is döner not exist here in the US when the rest of the world has so much? Damn they are good. Btw, did you know that if you get a gyro in any of the 50 states it was likely mass produced in one of a small handfuls of factories outside Chicago? We need one of those here to make some döner.
Pantagruel: the boisterous, giant son of Gargantua in Rabelais' Gargantua and Pantagruel: he is a jovial drunkard characterized by rough, extravagant humor Pantagruel: 1. (in Rabelais' Pantagruel) the huge son of Gargantua, represented as dealing with serious matters in a spirit of broad and somewhat cynical good humor.