The weekend that was

Trying this out

This is a little late, but welcome to a review of my weekends here in Deutschland.  This time there are around are only a few things that I saw either while I was out and about or hanging with friends.

It was a very delightful weekend as always here in Stuttgart.  I got to try out a new a restaurant Ambiente Africa, this was a very interesting place.  Since we didn’t make a reservations, getting a seat wasn’t easy, so we sat in the traditional seating.  This consisted of us sitting on the ground, Indian style or something like that.  This area along with a few other spots were covered by sand.  This was pretty cool.  The food was pretty solid, even though I probably should’ve gotten something else just because I wanted something with more sauce.  In any case though the food was very tasty.  The person I was out with had something that was pretty good as well.

Pictures from the weekend

Just like on any weekend I have around town, a few interesting pictures are taken.  This weekend is no different.

It started Friday night before I went to dinner.  The guy in front of me at the grocery store had on no shoes.  Yes boys and girls, no shoes.  He was buy some wine, along with a chocolate easter bunny.  It was funny that the bunny he bought he actually gave to the cashier.  That was pretty cool.

Saturday the shops in Stuttgart were open until midnight.  Now when places are open like this, you know they are looking for a big night.  This is a very nice market, where you can find some good food at a higher price range.

Finally for the pictures, my mom made a chocolate cake, with a cream cheese icing.  It was very tasty, which got some very good responses.  Gotta love a good cake.  Recipe will follow very soon.

Interesting Music from the day

In the Schoßplatz you are able to find various performers.  This time around was a small group doing Dave Brubeck’s Take Five.  Didn’t sound to bad I don’t think.

Well, another weekend is about to start very soon for me.  The weather is looking nice.  Watch out for some good stuff to happen.  If you see anything cool.  Drop it in the comments.

Take a victory lap with Raekwon at Sonar on Friday the 13th

ImageIf you aren’t worried about having a black cat walking in your path, a mirror breaking, or if you aren’t to busy looking for that rabbits foot, then one of the best MC’s around, Raekwon is going to be at Sonar in Baltimore this Friday the 13th.

Raekwon  has been on the scene for a while now, since 1992 to be exact.  Raekwon is known by a few other names as well.  His real name is Corey Woods, then he is also called Chef Raekwon, and the Chef along with being a member of the famed Wu-Tang Clan, where he continues to record with them at various times.  He also founded the record labelIce H20 as well.

His music and style range from a variety of taped mixes, sample tracks, and just old school rap songs, which has some traces to Mafioso rap, a hardcore hip hop style of rap and hip.  This contiues on as Raekwon is on his newest tour, Unexpected Victory Tour.  This tour has coinsided with the release of his newest mixtape by the same name at the  beginning of this year.  The tour will take him across the country, which stops at all the East coast hot spots.  As you can see in the video below, this is going to be a very interesting tour.

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