One of my goals for delivering people for Uber and delivering packages for Amazon is to discover the nooks and crannies of San Diego County, the places where I have not been and probably would not go under normal circumstances.
With Amazon’s Prime Now service, I get to go to restaurants and stores that I definitely would not have gone to because I’m so stuck in my rut of a routine.
Yesterday, I had some pickups at Northgate, a Hispanic food market.
As soon as I walked in the door, there they were, two of them calling my name, begging me to take at least one of them home.
But I was working, on a time-sensitive delivery, and the register lines were long long long.
I couldn’t take time out to buy one.
Well, this morning, I went back to Northgate.
There they were, about forty of them, each wanting to go home with me.
Well, one did:
Trust me when I say it doesn’t look like that anymore.
25% of it is gone. Poof! Like magic! Gone, gone, gone….
….and good, good, good.
As they might say at Northgate, “Bueno! Bueno! Muy bueno!”
I’m not a big fan of cakes, for the most part, me being a pie person. But I do love my pineapple downside up cakes.
My question, though, is, Why does a Hispanic food store have forty pineapple upside down cakes while regular grocery stores like Vons, Albertsons, Ralphs, Kroger, Food4Less, etc., have nary a one? Does Northgate buy them all before the other stores wake up? Do Hispanics really eat pineapple upside down cakes like that? Hmmm. Maybe I have some Hispanicity in my background that I’m not aware of….
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