Tagged: Starbucks

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Ok, perhaps that was a bit too much food

But oh so good. One of the best things about overeating at brunch is bringing home leftovers that you can heat up that night. In the oven no less! We hit Clyde’s and polished off: a dozen oysters, brioche french...

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When you really need motivation to wake up!

When the Keurig coffee maker breaks down, I think I know what I’m buying to replace it, the Saeco Etienne Louis espresso coffee machine. The cover of Etienne Louis is a steel sphere, whereas the spikes and the supports are...

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Disbelief not suspended!

For some reason I was thinking about the movie The Devil Wears Prada and the scenes where it was noted how long it was taking for Andy to bring Miranda’s coffee and it still doesn’t mesh in my head. I...

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Pride 2007: Morning Report

*blink-blink… yawn!* Oh yeah, it’s DC Pride weekend, how about that? Maybe I’m tired of wagging the dog, but I already feel pretty proud of myself, my accomplishments, my acceptance by (most of) my family and all that. So I...

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Good ambiance, poor sales

Photo Memory in the car by vanderwal Now Playing at Starbucks?: A brief musing on a crucial element missing in Starbucks foray into the music market. I haven’t done a podcast before, but I’m trying this service gabcast which seems...

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Shika-shika ka-BOOM!

Some storm last night, huh? (ok, that picture isn’t from last night but you get the point) It woke me up in the wee early hours. I thought it was my nature mp3s, but after the bright flash and subsequent...

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Behold, the urban geek

After staying home from work today to accept delivery from UPS of my new PC (which they never even called me for, but I ain’t complaining), I made a run to Radio Shack and Starbucks — true urban geekdom. The...

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Your rules do not apply here, sweetheart.

Ya gotta love March, especially in DC. The weather is absolutely insane since Spring and Winter start duking it out and generally Spring wins, but only gets to stick around for like 1 week before Summer starts. But more annoyingly,...

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God’ll get you for that…

Co-workers and I were trying out a new Starbucks the other day, one that could potentially be “on the way” from the metro to the office. Recently Starbucks has been running this My Starbucks promotion, they finally put up what...

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City moments

Last night I made the stupid mistake of not factoring in HWB (hailing while black) time when trying to get a cab from Halo to Firefly for dinner. All told about 9 cabs (with no fares inside and with their...