The Associated Press published a fascinating story about a Lakewood soldier, a dedicated foodist, stationed in Afghanistan.
From the article: “U.S. Army Sgt. Abel Aceituno, 42, relies on the memories of food he has eaten, and the dream of opening a restaurant in the future. It’s his way of burrowing into private yearnings when comforts and safety are scarce.
For Aceituno, eating is more than refueling. The soldier, who serves with the 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, talks about food as both fun and sacred. Taste buds quiver.”
When the soldier returns home to Lakewood, he …