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Overcoming fear of shacks

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Overcoming fear of shacks

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ben fisher | | Jul 10, 2001 01:34 PM

I have a problem with food shacks. I love them and fear them. I'm talking about the places which serve usually regional foods out of a poorly constructed and usually unhygenic building on the side of the road.

In maryland, I grew up eating at crab shacks, the occasional pit beef stand, and egg custard snowballs from various snowball stands. I loved it.

Now I live in North Carolina, and have found several intriguing new types of shacks. Catfish, mexican, and barbecue mostly. I have no problem with the barbecue and catfish places, but the mexican I find intimidating. I can smell how good the food is but don't know the first thing about ordering.

Anyone have any suggestions/similar experiences?

ben

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