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Restaurant Fri Jun 29 2007

Cinnful Coco Pecans, Cherries and a Sandwich @ Fox & Obel

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Fun at Fox & Obel's cafe comes in various forms. You might enjoy their Harvest Vegetarian sandwich, a hummus and avocado combo on multigrain with tomato, mushroom, cucumber, spinach and shaved red onion. The most enjoyment I had though was from eating food on the patio cafe that I'd already purchased inside. Juicy fresh cherries from the produce section are bright. The candy-like crunch of "cinnful coco pecans" from the they-serve-you bulk section is especially tasty. At a hefty $14.99 per pound of the nuts, a $4 snackful is all you need. You can watch the buses go by for free.

Rosie / June 30, 2007 12:00 PM

Though the pecans were outrageously good, I have to say I enjoyed the cherries best. They were plump with dark juice and firm, shiny and sweet. Chris failed to mention the cucumber gazpacho, which was heavy on the cumin. It was blended a little too thin, but the whipped avocado on top was an impressive finsih. Being a local in such a tourist-laden area was fun!

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