Lisa Hanawalt’s Vegas buffet gorging essay with non-approved illustration!

AYCE_titlepage_final-cmyk1-e1420646387992
Lisa Hanawalt’s illustrated essay about buffet-hopping in Las Vegas is a MUST read. It is right HERE, fresh from the Lucky Peach website.

The buffets there sound a bit different from those in Arkansas, perhaps a bit more glitzy-goofy and not as down home. Although, Luby’s is sort of an International Affair. Alas! In Arkansas buffets the restaurant owner’s stop by your table to chat and tell you secrets like how to stir beans: Don’t use a spoon or their skins will rub off, instead twist the pot back and forth like a car’s steering wheel!

And don’t forget the Mrs. Renfro’s on the way out. “Here’s your Mrs. Renfro’s, what’s your hurry?”

One reason I love Lisa’s work is that she has shown me not to go too overboard with exclamation marks. O, and also that it is cool to be naked and run around. And that meat can come out of anywhere.

!!!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s