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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip at Laughing Planet

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, Whole grain | 0 comments

Laughing Planet Café
7 locations in Portland (and a couple in Eugene and Corvallis)
$2

I’m sorry to say that I’ve overlooked this cookie for a long time. Truthfully, the only reason I ever even go to Laughing Planet is to grab the Hempseed Carob Hazelnut, probably the most unlikely cookie on my list of favorites. I’ve told you about this one. I’ve mentioned that there is no logical reason for me to love this cookie; it has hemp, it has carob,it has hazelnuts (not my favorite nut). Oh yeah, and it’s a little bit over-baked. I can’t explain or justify its credibility, all I know is that it is oddly compelling.

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Oatmeal Raisin Apricot at Craftsman & Wolves

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Fruit, Oatmeal, Whole grain | 0 comments

Craftsman & Wolves
746 Valencia St. – San Francisco
$2.75*

I ate this a few weeks ago – during a (way too) quick trip to S.F. at the end of last month.  And no, I don’t know what in the hell “Craftsman & Wolves” means.

Wait…I bet their website’s “about” page  will clue me in. Okay, yeah. It does (sorta). Something about hard work in the name of pursuing your craft. I don’t feel like reiterating it so just check it out yourself if you care.

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