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[26 May 2010 | No Comment | 10,815 views]
Ha Roo Baghn Korean Bakery

If you don’t read Korean, figuring out the name of this restaurant is tough. The word “Bakery” is prominent, enough, but it’s hard to read the name on the sign outside, impossible when the logo is shrunk to fit onto their business card. I got the name off the sales receipt. On the other hand if the pastries are good and the coffee is hot, does that matter? And did I mention gelato?

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[9 Apr 2010 | One Comment | 1 views]
Mr. Brown Iced Coffee

Seriously – is there anything that doesn’t have a Wikipedia entry anymore? I ran across Mr. Brown Coffee at 99 Ranch Market years ago and have occasionally grabbed a few cans for a quick shot of caffeine and  sugar.

I don’t drink it often – which apparently is a good thing, according to Wikipedia, as it turns out in 2008 Mr. Brown Coffee was discovered to be contaminated with melamine. I’m making a wild assumption that the cans imported in 2009 (like above) were not contaminated – but I don’t let …