What is the world coming to, when such an emblematic landmark is moving house?
The sign says: “We’re moving to Sala Cayri, Martínez Maldonado St., 63”.
For those of you who aren’t from around here 🙂 this “monument” probably doesn’t mean anything. However, for the locals of this neighbourhood, ever since anyone can remember, Bingo Paris has always been THE LANDMARK OF REFERENCE.
People would always say, Let’s meet in front of the Bingo Paris at 8 o’clock.
Or, Where do you live? Near the Bingo Paris? Oh now I know where you live!
Now, how will people situate you?
Where do you live? Oh, where the Bingo Paris used to be?
It always gets to me a bit when I see Spaniards jumping onto the American bandwagon of fast food, convenient cooking and pre-prepared meals.
This package says: “Easy Paella – Just Add Rice!”
In case you didn’t know, paella is a most typical Spanish dish. Traditionally it is slow-cooked all morning in a special large, flat frying pan with chicken, seafood and any other goodies you feel like adding to it, all slowly simmered in rice with saffron.
But now all you have to do is pour out the contents of this package and – just add rice! And it’s done!
Now, I might add, I love pre-prepared food. It makes life 100% easier when you’re a working single mami.
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