Archive | November, 2011

Short Lived Summer Barista

One summer back in college, in need of some extra money, I took a second job working at a coffee shop. It had recently opened and boasted a mix of flavored coffees, blended drinks, teas and food. I figured it wouldn’t be a tough gig and would help fund my summer. Let me tell you. […]

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Holiday Drinks, Yum!

I happen to know that Christmas cannot come soon enough when a certain coffee chain starts pimping their festive coffee cup as early as November 1st. I’m not sure what it is about the cup: If it’s the promise of the pending holiday cheer; the start to the jolly season; the looming conclusion to the […]

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Thai Iced Coffee

Now I know, you’re thinking, iced coffee? In November? But here me out. Years ago my mom, sister and I visited my aunt near San Francisco. She took us to a tiny Thai restaurant where I experienced Thai iced tea for the first time. It was, in one word: delicious. Sweet and smooth and so, […]

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A Holiday Warning

Can you believe it’s November? I feel like I blinked and summer was over. The leaves have changed, we’ve handed out the Halloween candy, and now the countdown is on to the best holiday of the year — Thanksgiving! I love Thanksgiving. There’s no agenda, no gifts to buy. Just friends and family around a […]

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