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31st-Mar-2005 01:10 pm
mike
A few years back, the Castro had so many juice bars that you couldn't swing a dead cat without knocking over someone's smoothie. I think there used to be 4 places in a 3 block walk from my home. But now there's not a damn place that I know of that will make me up a smoothie to order, to say nothing of fresh juices. Isn't this supposed to be California?
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31st-Mar-2005 10:34 pm (UTC)
There's a Jamba Juice by the Safeway, though.....
31st-Mar-2005 10:38 pm (UTC)
Isn't that actually in the Safeway.

But can't you get something at Posh Bagel or Hot Cookie?
31st-Mar-2005 10:45 pm (UTC)
No, it's around the side of Safeway.

And just as you should never order a bagel at any establishment that doesn't specialize in Jewish cuisine, you should never get a smoothie at a bagel shop. Posh has smoothies? What has the world come to? That place used to be a juice bar that also sold bagels!
31st-Mar-2005 10:47 pm (UTC)
ah thank you.

I'll have to check again when I'm out.

So where do you suggest getting a good bagel from?
31st-Mar-2005 10:49 pm (UTC)
New York
31st-Mar-2005 10:50 pm (UTC)
yes indeed.

Brooklyn actually.

1st-Apr-2005 01:43 am (UTC)
There is this great place near Brooklyn College run by this guy and his son who argue all the time. Forgot the name of it, I would actually travel from Manhattan to this place for bagels every now and again.
1st-Apr-2005 01:53 am (UTC)
funny how this went from a post about Smoothies ( and real fruit smoothies if you won the game) and turned into about Bagels.

Thanks for that tip. Next time I am in NYC Ill see if I can find it.
31st-Mar-2005 10:42 pm (UTC)
Yes, I didn't forget Jamba, but it's not really a short walk away. There used to be three juice bar/smoothie places within half a block of Castro/18th! Who wants to go all the way to Safeway just to get a smoothie? (But yes, I've done that. Sigh!)
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