food Tag



Trader Joe's Smoked Sardines
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Trader Joe’s Junkie… If we are what we eat, then I’m 99% Trader Joe’s. (In case you don’t know, Trader Joe’s is a beloved chain of low-priced gourmet food stores that’s more cult than grocery. Like Scientology with kale.) I’m lucky to live walking distance to a Trader Joe’s, so I can get my fix of their branded dark chocolate and hazelnut bars, peanut butter with flax and chia, frozen pineapple tidbits, handmade tortillas, and Kentucky bourbon almost anytime I want.Read More
Humbled Doesn't Mean That
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Hardcore Word Lover… The other day I saw a billboard for a food company. I don’t remember the brand or the product (total ad fail), but I do remember the tagline: “Real Authentic Taste.” And I immediately thought, what the hell does that mean?Read More
Denny's Maple Bacon Sundae
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Rehabbed Bacon Addict… Nice to see American capitalist ingenuity focused on what’s important: Finding new ways to help Americans socialize Finding new ways to help Americans become Goodyear blimpsRead More
Kogi Food Truck tacos
by Freddy Tran Nager, Founder of Atomic Tango + Taco Junkie… I just waited an hour-and-a-half in line for a taco. Make that 97 minutes for four tacos and two burritos, to be exact. I had started out wanting only a bite from the legendary Kogi Korean BBQ taco truck, but by the time I made it to the front of the line, I hungered for more and had to justify my adventure. There’s great marketing at work for ya…Read More