"Beef and Stake"

Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Mon Aug 23 22:03:02 UTC 2010

A Salvadoran eatery in Minneapolis (in Mercado Centro) posts a bilingual
menu.  Carne asada is Englished as "beef and stake."

My neighborhood Cub supermarket has aisle signs in English and Spanish.
The Spanish for refried beans is given as "habas de refried."

Dan Goodman
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