Monthly Archive: February 2017


Four Weeks Later: #AstridTheDog Keeps Growing

When we got Astrid a few weeks back, she weighed in at 3.2 pounds.  Her most recent vet visit put her at 4.4 pounds.  Today, in the most unscientific measurement event – I put her on our scale at home.  Her size? 5.6 pounds. Based on the photos I post,...


Man v. Food Adventure Update: El Tepeyac Cafe in #LosAngeles

Another Man v. Food update already?  Yup!  I managed to get to the elusive third MvF location in Los Angeles (after years of visiting the city) when I was in town for Anime Los Angeles a few weeks ago: El Tepeyac. This place was totally East L.A. – and that added...


Two Weeks Later: #AstridTheDog aka “Princess Floofball”

She’s passed out right now in a small dog bed to the right of my desk. She wouldn’t lay down in it, however, until I put my grey Mickey Mouse sweatshirt in it so it smelled like me.  Astrid (our eleven week old Shih Tzu) weighs a massive four pounds...