News of Interest 103108
Apparently McDonald’s around Denver will now be serving espresso. This Rocky Mountain News article describes their new McCafe concept, and the “hot mocha” – consisting of chocolate syrup, espresso, steamed milk, and whipped cream. That line made me think of a Bill Maher joke where he lists those ingredients and says “You aren’t having a gourmet coffee for breakfast, you’re having a MILKSHAKE.” This concept needs to be applied rural Kansas or Nebraska off-ramps franchises, where its impossible to find any other coffee shop.
Here at home I think I’ll stick to “Under the Umbrella” in Congress Park.
News AU lists a collection of hip hotels scattered about Spain. Nice eye candy.
The Denver Examiner has a review of Axum Ethiopian Restaurant on Colfax. They’re at 5501 East Colfax – among some other Ethiopian restaurants in the area that I really should go check out.
This NY Times article from a few weeks back lists the benefits of compact urban family living. Trading great rooms and unused bedrooms for city living makes this family happy.