Spice up your life. Warming spices like cardamon, cinnamon, chili and ginger do more than make food delicious, they're great for circulation -- they make your skin glow and make all your good juices flow.
Look, I know Texas and California don't get along. To the Gomerts, Perrys and Cruzes and the people who voted for them we will always be the Hollywood, pot smoking, satanic, porn loving lefties. However, all I met were people that would fit right in here on the left coast.
In Italy, several cities claim to have been the birthplace of this raw beef dish. As the most popular version of the story has it, the dish was invented for a countess, whose doctor told her to eat her meat raw.