Mexican Banana Split; "Bary Popik" (OUP book)

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MEXICAN BANANA SPLIT
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The Sunday Daily News, Sunday Now! section, 17 April 2005, pg. 33, has a recipe for "Mexican Banana Split" (ice cream, fruit, and Kahlua) from Dos Caminos Park Avenue. Where does this dish come from? Probably not Mexico, but Las Vegas or Austin or New York?
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1,069 words
2 May 2003
The Las Vegas Review-Journal
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I'm wondering if maybe appetizers aren't a big thing at Casa Cocina -- especially considering the soup and the tempting desserts that included the unlikely Mexican Banana Split -- and that therefore the kitchen doesn't get much practice with them. Whether that's the case or not, they need to work on them, because the starters dragged down some truly inspired entrees.
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This bright, inviting watering hole in Austin is great for a quick bite or a leisurely meal. The margaritas come in several flavors, including an avodado 'rita (avocado margarita), which gets rave reviews. Some dishes are inspired by the Yucatan, like the cochinita pibil (pork baked in banana leaves). Other delectable options include the mole enchiladas and five different kinds of tamales. Blow your diet with the Mexican banana split with cajeta, coffee, and blackberry ice cream; slices of pastel tres leches; and all the toppings! Mixed drinks. 614 East Oltorf Street (512-444-0012). Breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. All major credit cards. $
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Michael Chaplin: The Chaplin.News: Bermuda Travelogue
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reviewjournal.com -- Neon: RESTAURANT REVIEW: Front Loaded
... soup and the tempting desserts that included the unlikely Mexican Banana
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Casa Cocina Menu Reprint
... Side Dishes. Guacamole Flour Tortillas Corn Tortillas. Sour Cream. Postres. Desserts.
Our Signature Mexican Banana Split. A loco twist on an old favorite. ...
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News Gleaner
... You want ice cream, too? Order a Mexican Banana Split or flan, the sinfully scrumptious
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"BARY POPIK" IN OUP BOOK
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So it's Friday, and I'm dead tired, and I'm doing parking tickets in the room with no air and all the dust, and the guard tells me to go faster. And I'm thinking, I'm a "judge" taking orders from the guard? How much worse than life get?
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I've made no money at all on "hot dog," so I figured I might as well spend $40 of that on some books.
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WORD ORIGINS
...AND HOW WE KNOW THEM
("Gerrymander" is on the cover--ed.)
by Anatoly Liberman
Oxford University Press
312 pages, hardcover, $25
2005
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Pg. 274: See especially three articles by Gerald L. Cohen (the last of them in collaboration with Bary Popik), all of them entitled "Update on _hot dog_," in the journal _Comments on  Etymology_...
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ZOUNDS!
A BROWSER'S DICTIONARY OF INTERJECTIONS
by Mark Dunn
New York: St. Martin's Griffin
214 pages, paperback, $12.95
First Edition: March 2005
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Pg. 94:
ECHOES FROM THE LUNCH WAGON:
'Tis dogs' delight to bark and bite,
Thus does the adage run,
But I delight to bite the dog
When placed inside a bun.
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This from the _Yale Record_ in October 1895, written in affectionate reference to the school's "Kennel" Club--a lunch wagon that sold sausages that may or may not have included a bit of canine filler. The word _hot_ got added that same month, and so an American institution was born.
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(Barry Popik! B-A-R-R-Y P-O-P-I-K! Add name to work! Every single day of my life is like this--ed.)



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