‘You know what else sugar cane is really good for? Making soda. Look into it, Coke.’ –The Consumerist
Coca-Cola’s new ‘PlantBottle™’ is hitting the streets. The bottle is made partially from cane sugar.
So now the container contains cane sugar. It’d also be nice if they got the real sugar back in The Real Thing too.
Over at Tumblr, a blog with dark captions for photos from Dwell magazine.
Found via Twitter.com/exspiro
Video for Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Heaven Can Wait, featuring Beck. Directed by Keith Schofield.
Below, live performance of Trick Pony on Letterman from last week:
I like a good greasy spoon.
A few weeks back I went in search of a good old school diner joint. Haven’t found many good local ones, often food plated up is basic food service quality. Found a small gem though: I ended up at at the Lodge Coffee Shop in Citrus Heights.
Open since 1958, the Lodge is a mix of interesting interior styles. Some original mid-century ski lodge touches (A-frame building), some googie (a little bit), some 1970s ‘harvest-theme’ updates, a splash of 1990s country – and a fish tank where all the fish are named ‘Dave.’ To avoid confusion.
What hooked me was an authentic Chicken Fried Steak with a really good sausage/bulldog gravy. Not a deep-fried burger, but a breaded cube steak, grilled to order. Like it’s supposed to be done. The owner works the kitchen.
Had a few quiet breakfusts there recently. Ate and organized ideas/projects in my sketchbook. Nice start to my day.
Lodge opens at 6 a.m. [map]