Category Archives: Food

Cody C Gets Down with the Pumpkin Spice Latte

So, in recent years, I became a coffee drinker.  Usually, I just have it black with nothing in it, I only have something “frou-frou” on rare occasions.  A purist, if you will.  Anything made with syrups and milk is generally not even on my radar.  Though, there is one drink that has garnered my interest.  Despite our better judgement, as well as our triple-digit-weather, Starbucks officially says it’s Fall due to the commencement of their annual PSL craze.

That’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, to the layperson. Continue reading Cody C Gets Down with the Pumpkin Spice Latte

The Ultimate Donut-Off: Portland Edition!!!!

****THE ULTIMATE DONUT-OFF!!!!!!!!!***

Ahhh!!!  What??!?! What’s Happening?!?  Why??!?!

Recently, I took a short trip to Portland, Oregon to perform some geek reconnaissance.  Portland is home to a super famous donut shop, Voodoo Doughnut.  Most people have heard of it, as it’s appeared on several food shows on TV.  As tourists (I was with that girl who bought me X-Wing stuff on Force Friday, and has also been following me around for 10 years), we were obligated to go.  However, as we learned more, a name appeared out of the shadows; Blue Star Donuts.  Several people (mainly locals and trusted friends) said that Blue Star was, by far, the superior donut.  However, we hate our friends and Portland is full of hipsters, so we didn’t know who to trust.

We had to know.  There was no way we were coming this far and only having one.  We had to know who was the best.

Continue reading The Ultimate Donut-Off: Portland Edition!!!!