Raspados Loly’s In Sweetwater, Florida

My wife Marcela introduced me to Raspados Loly’s back in 1998. Raspados are Nicaraguan Icees. There’s a giant block of ice which is shaved, packed into a cup and layered with Dulce de leche. You don’t have to choose Dulce de leche though, there are other flavors like Nancite (yellow cherries), Tamarindo, Pineapple, Jocote (a type of plum), Strawberry, Mango … Continue reading

Coca Cola: The Real Story Behind The Real Thing

If you read this blog enough then you know that other than my Burger fascination, my Coca-Cola obsession is second to none. On Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 9PM (10PM, 12AM & 1AM) CNBC will be premiering a one hour documentary that “reveals never-before-seen labs, secret archives and high-tech product testing” about the Coca-Cola company. Alright, I’m sold. Check out … Continue reading

Coke Freestyle

Coca Cola Freestyle Machine: With Over 100 Possible Different Drinks Combinations

Coca Cola’s New Freestyle machines will be available in several Southern California restaurants in a couple of weeks. It’s going to be touch screen and will have the potential to create 100 different drinks. How? It will allow you to choose a base flavor (Coke, Sprite etc..) and then infuse it with other flavors like Grape or Strawberry. Pretty cool … Continue reading