Federation Day greetings
Bapopik at AOL.COM
Bapopik at AOL.COM
Mon Jan 1 03:12:22 UTC 2001
Happy Federation Day in the new millennium!
My air ticket cannot be changed without a big increase in price, so I
can't have an extra day in Sydney to do research...I'm carrying home some
vegemite. I better not be stopped at the airport for bringing back "food."
I toured the Cairns Central Shopping Centre (it has a food court) and have
more food items.
_JAMAICA BLUE CAFE_
Also at www.jamaicablue.com.au.
Cappuccino, Mugaccino, Megaccino, Babyccino, Melloccino.
Kingston (ham, tomato, mushroom & cheese), Jamaican (cheese, capsicum,
Spanish onion & pineapple), Carribean (cheese, chicken, chives & mushroom).
JAMAICAN CLUB SANDWICH--bacon, pineapple, banana, cheese, lettuce & tomato.
Calypso (bacon, tomato, onion, cheese), Bermuda (chicken, asparagus, mayo,
cheese), Caribbean (Yes, two different spellings--ed.)(bacon, banana,
pineapple, cheese), Bahama (sundried tomato, capsicum, onion, cheese),
Kingston (ham, pineapple, cheese).
ORIGINAL STRIP SUB--2 chicken strips, lettuce & creamy herb sauce in a
freshly baked roll.
_COAST ROAST COFFEE_
FRAPPECINO--frozen espresso, ice cream and choice of flavour.
FRUIT WHIP--lite ice cream or yoghurt blended with a choice of fruits.
_GRANARY GOURMET DELI_
ECCOCINO--made with Ecco.
DRYACINO--counter woman had no clue.
MELTING MOMENTS--two cookies with cream in the middle. I've seen this
several places now. Willl OED record it?
BROWN-EYED SUSAN--cookies with chocolate in the middle. Why not Black-Eyed
POPPERS--juice drinks in little boxes are called this.
VIETNAMESE BREAD ROLLS--these are hot dog rolls! I've asked several
people--both customers and employees--and no one had ever heard it called
"Vietnamese" before. But it's on the label, and these things take up an
At the Pacifico Hotel. From the drink menu:
ZESTI--Combination of smooth hazelnut frangelico, with added hit of fresh
lime juice. Shaken and poured over ice.
LOVE JUNK--Erotic mix of melon and peach liquors. Topped with refreshing
JO JO IVERY--Smooth and delicious combination of banana liquor, Kaluaha and
rich smooth taste of Baileys Irishcream.
PACIFICO ICE TEA--Based on the famous Long Island Ice Tea (sic), with the
Pacifico twist--Blue Curacao and lemonade.
ICED COFFEE--AUSTRALIAN--milk, vanilla ice cream, espresso, cream.
REEF 'N' BEEF--usually "surf 'n' turf," but one restaurant has it as this.
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