Katsune 100

Katsune 100

When restaurants add numbers to their names, I do wonder why. I know that for some, it might make sense if you are struggling to come up with a catchy name, naming your place after an address is a way out of this dilemma.  Alternatively, […]

Orrery

Orrery

An orrery is another name for a planetarium.  Not to be confused with ornery, I know a few aunts like that, not restaurants. When people mentioned planetarium to me (which is something not requiring a dictionary to understand), I am brought back to days as […]

Aquavit

Aquavit

There are few things sadder than when something great becomes something less.   There was my friend who was determined to be the largest (muscular) man around, so much so that a while ago when he was asked to described himself, in fervent hope that words […]

Origin Coffee Roasters

Origin Coffee Roasters

Sometimes I am accused of being a snob. Sometimes I agree. I admit that I am a picky man, particularly when it comes to coffee.  However, like all whimsical irritants, my tastes constantly change.  At times I like or hate all of the following: burnt, […]

Holy Shot

Holy Shot

Putting thoughts of blasphemy to one side, this coffee shop had a rather interesting name. In computer games that I have known, the deluxe ultimate mega-fiend slaying move guaranteed to bag you the win seemed to generate an even more fantastical name the further and […]