First, who can find these places? They’re always tucked away in cheap strip malls between the check-cashing joint and the tax-free mattress outlet. Some of you may not realize this, but your iPhones have a factory-installed GPS feature. Use it.
Second, you might miss a call from mom. After three days in labor and recovery, after eighteen eleven years of scratching your back and singing lullabies until you fell asleep for the night, the least you can do is keep your phone nearby in case she calls.
But even more critical is the Shazam application for iPhone which, in many dining settings, is invaluable. As this column gushed breathlessly a year ago, “You hold your iPhone up to the speaker. Shazam listens for about 10 seconds, searches its library for about 5 more, and then tells you what song you’re listening to. Yeah. Let that bang around in the tea kettle for a minute.”
And you just might find you’re listening to something worth hearing again (unofficial video by way of a slide show alert):
That’s “Punjab” from Karunesh’s Global Spirit.
Watch the official version here.