I’m currently in Bogota, Colombia for a public radio conference. I’m here to give a talk on the many ways we at KCRW reach our audience. Yes, that’s all well and good and very exciting… but I’m also here to eat, of course. I haven’t had any big meals, weird foods or even an arepa yet. But one thing I can report on are the many many snack vendors around. They sell everything from sweets, chips, and fruit. I saw this one enterprising guy selling sweets out of the back of his hatchback:
So as I sit in my hotel room, working on my speech, I’m having a tasty snack – mango verde with lime juice and salt, papaya, plantain chips and water. Supposedly it’s safe to drink from the tap, but I’m not taking any chances.