Anthony Bourdain's view from Beirut
I was going to write a dumb anecdote about this morning's visit to the INS, but then I read Anthony Bourdain's essay in Salon. He went to Beirut with a camera crew to film an episode of No Reservations, his Travel Channel show about finding great food in unexpected places. Except that on Day One, bombs started falling.
(You might have to watch an ad to read his article, but please be patient. It's worth it.)