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zonereyrie
zonereyrie
A public service announcement...
If you like chocolate, go to your nearest Starbucks (yes, I know, whatever) and get yourself a Chantico. Yes, it is small - 6oz I believe - but that's fine. Drink it. Ponder how they managed to bend space time to fit several pounds of chocolate into a 6oz cup.

However, I advise you not to think "Oh, they're kind of small" and drink two of them. Trust me. Really. Trust me. It seems like a good idea at the time. But a couple of hours later when you're acting like a crack fiend, can't stop laughing, are seriously thinking your heart is going to burst, and your eyeballs itch - it won't seem like such a good idea.

But it is very yummy.

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spiderourhero From: spiderourhero Date: February 11th, 2005 10:43 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
mmmm... chocolate
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zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: February 11th, 2005 11:03 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Chocolate with some chocolate mixed in, with just a touch of chocolate.
From: ninjarat Date: February 11th, 2005 11:24 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
One of Rosie's Bakery's signature items is called "Chocolate Orgasm". It is a very rich fudge brownie with chocolate frosting on it. Yummy.
lizzielizzie From: lizzielizzie Date: February 11th, 2005 11:34 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
AGHAD. I've seen those, and always wanted to try it. Sadly, this was after I became lactose-intolerant. Is it worth me f*cking up my Lactaid dose and being hosed for about a week? :-)
z_gryphon From: z_gryphon Date: February 12th, 2005 01:12 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
Yes. Yes it is.
lizzielizzie From: lizzielizzie Date: February 12th, 2005 05:35 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
OK. Guess I am adding that to my list of "things to try when I don't need to be anywhere for 2 days." And there's a Rosie's in Lexington. DOOM.
purly From: purly Date: February 11th, 2005 11:40 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Each of those things is like your half an adult's daily caloric intake requirements.
kadnkadnk From: kadnkadnk Date: February 12th, 2005 12:29 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
An adult female's caloric requirements are ~1800cal, and an adult male's are ~2000cal. The drink is only 390cal. That's about 1/4 of a female's and about 1/5 of a male's. Which is still too much for a drink, I think. But not so bad as, say, a big mac. :)

On the plus side, it's got a full serving of calcium.

(This nutritional info is straight from the Starbucks website)

Serving Size 6 fl. oz.

Amt Per Serving
Calories 390
Fat Calories 190
Total Fat (g) 21
Saturated Fat (g) 10
Cholesterol (mg) 25
Sodium (mg) 105
Total Carbohydrates (g) 51
Fiber (g) 6
Sugars (g) 40
Protein (g) 11
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 25%
Iron 30%
purly From: purly Date: February 12th, 2005 12:44 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
I said like!

It was an exxadddurrrattion.
palegreyminion From: palegreyminion Date: February 12th, 2005 01:43 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
damn. that's about 8 weight watcher's points. an 8 oz cup of Godiva Dark Chocolate Truffle cocoa is only 4 points. Howinthehell did they fit that much more chocolate in there?

I'm gonna try one at some point anyway, but jeez!
ryca From: ryca Date: February 14th, 2005 04:53 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
They use cocoa *butter* instead of cocoa powder. Totally different story. Craziness.
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: February 14th, 2005 07:19 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Nibbled to death by ducks - HA! Nice B5 reference.

Mountain View... *sigh* I'm jealous, I miss living in Berkeley myself.
solipsistnation From: solipsistnation Date: February 12th, 2005 04:53 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
That sounds like fun.
jedilora From: jedilora Date: February 14th, 2005 03:27 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
::wanders in from metaquotes::

Mm, Chantico. The only other mystery besides how they fit an entire chocolate warehouse into those dinky little cups is how to pronounce the name of the drink. I've asked at three separate Starbucks out of curiousity, and gotten a different answer each time.
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: February 14th, 2005 04:05 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
I think it is pronounced 'chocolate crack'. :-) Or, judging from the reaction my female co-worker had to the one I gave her 'Cup O' Orgasm'.

Hmm... maybe I'll get more today. :-)

Oh - and hello. Hmm, this is the second time I know of that I ended up in metaquotes. *poke* I see you're both a history student and an anime fan - which is funny, since one of my degrees is History and I'm a major anime fan. And we're both in MA...
From: genesisdesire Date: February 14th, 2005 04:34 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
:waves at: Also here from metaquotes and I have never even contemplated having two. One is enough of a standing orgasm, two may knock me to the floor. In public, that would be....bad. Just....bad and embarassing. I always say 'Chantico' with a Russian flair, because I enjoy confusing the baristas near my school. They can't decide if I'm Irish or Russian or somehow both. =D

I ramble. Bending space time bit=hilarious and so true.
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: February 14th, 2005 07:27 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Well, that's certainly an interesting image... going all 'When Harry Met Sally' in a Starbucks. ;-) Bet it would make a good add for Chantico.

"I'll have what she's having."
From: genesisdesire Date: February 15th, 2005 01:48 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
Ah, now you've gone and fed my random actor aspirations. :daydreams:
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: February 15th, 2005 02:37 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
Heh... Well, I'm not sure how many roles there are that call for a screaming orgasm in a public place - but I'd say not enough! ;-)
sadlikeknives From: sadlikeknives Date: February 14th, 2005 09:31 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Hi. Wandered in from Metaquotes.

If only I had read your advice sooner! Apparently, the last one I had was half-strength, because I was like, "Meh. Give me two."

And now I can speak only in jitters.
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: February 14th, 2005 09:36 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Heh, welcome to the club. Tbe upside is the ability to see through time! The downside is the inability to focus for more than a nanosecond, so you can't do much with the info you see. :-)
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