Friday Photo: Philz Coffee, Shattuck Avenue


Philz Coffee, Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, California, December 2018.


A word nerd goes for coffee

Hey, Dunkin, "Medium Hot" means what exactly?

Hey, Dunkin, “Medium Hot” means what exactly?

Most reasonable people who see this sign at a Dunkin Donuts will probably think, “Hey, a medium coffee for just 99 cents? What a deal!”

Me? I had the hardest time getting beyond the line that says “Medium Hot.” Isn’t “medium hot” just “warm”? Should it be “Medium, Hot”? And why is almost every word capitalized?
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Best coffee ever


My globe-trotting sister in law brought back some great coffee from Uganda.

Full bodied, rich and sweet, the Big Gorilla is among the best if not the best coffee I’ve ever had. Even better than Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee.

Anyone else try it?