March 28th, 2006

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Single vs. Double Shot Tall Coffees in Seattle

Sidenote - Who is keeping up with the memories in this community? How does that work?

Anyway, my question:


I ended up going to the Caffe Ladro in lower Queen Anne this morning instead of the Bauhaus (my regular spot for a half-hour of reading and mocha goodness before work). I was suprised to find that Caffe Ladro's tall (12 oz) coffee had an automatic two shots of coffee in it. I always have to order a "double tall" when I'm at the Bauhaus (and at all other small and irrelavant coffee shops I've stopped at over the years) in order to have two shots in 12 ounces.

I'm well aware of the great coffee shops around - Vivace, Zeitgeist, Victorla, Monorail Espresso, B&O, etc. - but I've been so busy ordering a "double tall vanilla mocha" for years that I never stopped to wonder if some of these places actually automatically serve their talls as doubles.

SO - what do you know about it? Where are the talls doubles and where are they singles? I'd rather ask here than go on a half-year-long expedition through the coffee shops of Seattle.

ICGATM, leading to my first question (because I poked around more areas than just the area on food and saw some categories that need some of our recent posts saved in them!).
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looking for someplace in the downtown/beltown/queen anne area to throw a going away party for my boss the night after tomorrow. we're expecting about 50 people, so they'd need a room big enough to host, and we'd like some appetizers or something. obviously a bar is a big thumbs up. he's been here for 9 years, so something a little nicer than jillians, which was my initial idea. any thoughts/suggestions?

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