As Doug and Susan plan their journey back home to the left coast and our wild western wilderness, Doug reminds us he will miss some of the greatest eating establishments in America ...
Okay. Okaaaaay. Pop. Soda. Coke. Pepsi. Bubbly Crap. Piss Water. What do you call soda-pop? There is a website called "PopVsSoda.com" that gathered and processed data from across English-speaking North America, plotting the regional variations in the use of the terms "Pop" and "Soda" to describe carbonated soft drinks. The burning question has been answered! LINK
There are plans afoot to recreate the Kisn Radio window exactly where it was when Star Stations owned it (1959 - 1976) and surrounding the studio in the fishbowl will be Yaws Restuarant featuring the original menu and up-dated menu plus incredible NORTHWEST Rock n Roll treasures. Heidi Yaw (granddaughter) will run the 50's -60's diner. Yes...shows will be broadcast from the corner window. Back in it's day, that corner in Portland was BUM town! Today it is the hottest real estate in the state! There are just a few left over tangles to deal with.
From the digitized inkwell of Neil Sterett
The box reads: Includes re-useable cookies, 500 misfortunes. Do NOT eat the non-edible cookie.
Directions: Put misfortune in cookie. Place cookie near victim. Watch the fun!
WARNING! Misfortunes contain language that will be objectionable. if not disturbing to some viewers. Not for children or educated household pets.
Gilligan might be jealous... yes, Ginger has a new mate with the old stand-by, Peanut Butter. Chimes now offers "Peanut Butter Ginger Chews" Who knew that peanut butter and ginger worked so well together? We were recently victim to impulse buying when we saw these displayed by the cash register at a local natural foods store. Drawn to the old fashioned tin and the interesting flavor combination, we couldn’t resist. Sort of like a slightly spicy and softer Mary Jane, we’ve found our new favorite candy. One question, does it come in chunky?
Edison beer: Currently only available in Boston and Atlanta, this “independent” light beer is becoming a favorite in the bar scene. We love it for its retro packaging and its full-bodied flavor that most watered-down tasting light beers lack.
Virgin, best known here in the States for its mobile phones, has launched a beverage line in 7 Elevens across the country. Jumping in on the flavored cola trend, the silver bottles which are said to stay cool longer, come in Black (cola), Cherry Lee (black cherry cola), Blonde (vanilla) and Jade (lime). from TrendCentral