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bear pond espresso

Much has been writ­ten about the food scene in Tokyo.  In the end, maybe it’s just a very, very big city.  The “largest met­ro­pol­i­tan area in the world”, says Wikipedia, and among the dens­est (at more than 37,000 per square … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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french coffee

We’ve had a won­der­ful time abroad.  More on that soon.  But a notable minus of Cor­si­ca: the cof­fee sucks. In fact, the cof­fee sucks in France as a whole.  For a cul­ture that so val­ues gas­tron­o­my, this is dif­fi­cult to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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tel aviv / berlin

It’s time to break this dry spell on the blog.  Let’s begin with some notes I jot­ted down on the plane back from a trip to Tel Aviv and Berlin a cou­ple of weeks ago. For me, the anti­sym­met­ri­cal ideas … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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radial stripes

The brand design for Vic­tro­la Cof­fee on 15th is beau­ti­ful: There’s a sense of con­fec­tion about it.  It prints nice­ly, it exudes a Capi­tol Hill-ish steam­punk sen­si­bil­i­ty, and it rhymes with those radi­al­­ly-striped teacup designs which are so much more … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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