Sunday, 6 March 2011

Hmmm, coffee-licious

I have been out and about on the search for other things, and yet coffee has managed to make it’s way into my day.
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Investigating some takeaway.


First up, was surprising result from Croissant Express.  I remember them from my first trip to Japan, ah good days, getting up early, off to C.E for some cheap ham and cheese croissont with a coffee. 

Sadly, that place is no longer there, but that doesn’t matter, as I am not in Japan anyway.  C.E have a few places around the joint and we got some coffee here as it was good value for money.  Better than just that though, it tasted damn good!
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Value for money, as there was a decent serve there, larger than the average coffee mug load, yet not too much and a price that was cheaper then the competitors.  Excellent!  Good Work Croissant Express, Tets approves! (This was in Belmont by the way).  Hopefully it wasn’t a one off last day of February thing.  I doubt it.

Next up, again, due to voucher cheapness,  is Donut King.  Sure their doughnuts are a rip off, small, disappointing and they usually have too many varieties with icing sugar all over them(to attract the little fat kids I suspect), but I gotta say their coffee has been pretty impressive as of late.

Add to that the addition of a couple of cinnamon doughnuts for a mere fifty cents and you can come out a winner.  They have a tendency to make them extra pretty too.

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As an extra, one of them is decaf.  Guess which one! 


The left one, a cappuccino and it didn’t taste like a mouthful of turd either.

Good coffee, bad doughnuts.  Donut King needs to work out their priorities.  Still, I don’t buy their doughnuts (except for those cinnamon ones) so it doesn’t affect me.

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