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Burger, Fries, And A Cup Of Chowda! @ Montery Bay Aquarium

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No I didn't put that much mayo on my burger, used knife
to only have about 1/4 of it left on my burger.
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the Monterey Bay Aquarium. I hadn't been in about 10 years.  Of course the building hasn't changed much, and a few of the exhibits have been changed around but its pretty much the same ole same ole from 10 years ago, which is still pretty amazing!  I was able to hang out all day from lunch until closing, so about 6 hours.  I originally wanted to attend on a weekend for the late hours but even on a weekday it was pretty busy, it being the last week in August right before school started.  I gather the crowds might be the last jaunt for families and their kids before going back to school.

Rather than get a late start taking photos by eating outside the Aquarium we decided to eat at the café within the Aquarium.  Other than having to stand about 15min in line the food wasn't too bad and somewhat seasonally priced.  Of course I had to have the clam chowder (spelled and said chowda ;) ) as its one of my favorite things since childhood.  It was good but not as good as I'd hoped.  I'd say one or two notches above a "canned" variety, a touch too thick to be good chowder. Also that mayo glob was place there by my over zealous condiment pumper friend who I think is trying to kill me for my camera gear, I scraped off all but 1/4 of it with my knife.  Hehe.

Burger, Fries, And A Cup Of Chowda 15+

Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940 
Tel: (831) 648-4800

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