Poor man's latte / ghetto latte

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Dec 4 23:27:17 UTC 2007

How do you make one?

I find an ice cap made by Tim Horton with "coffee, ice and thick cream"
(http://nexus.typepad.com/nexus/2004/06/tim_hortons_ice.html). Is that
it or something different? BB

Wilson Gray wrote:
> Back in the day - ca.1955-1960 in Los Angeles - when coffee houses
> were last hip, the drink of drinks was "icecap" (iced cappucino).
> However, I've yet to find a Starbuck's where a barista has ever heard
> of it or has been willing to fix one. You''re not as old as you feel.
> You're as old as you are when teenagers no longer understand what in
> hell you're talking about.
> -Wilson

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