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Illy Coffee Gourmet Magazine Offer

bogie Feb 8, 2007 08:04 PM

FYI, I was in Whole Foods today and noticed that the cannisters of Illy Coffee had tags around them offering a FREE one year subscription to Gourmet with purchase of 2 cans of their coffee.

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    FlavoursGal Feb 9, 2007 03:30 AM

    Too bad I find Illy over-rated and overpriced.

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    1. re: FlavoursGal
      bogie Feb 9, 2007 05:56 AM

      I think the quality is there, but yes it is overpriced. However, a free subscription is still one heck of an offer.

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      SusanB Feb 9, 2007 05:01 AM

      We don't usually buy Illy, but I'll check this out. I tend to be a bit of magazine junkie!

      1. foodyDudey Feb 9, 2007 10:02 AM

        Is this special offer available in Canada? I would be surprised if it is.
        I also find Illy coffe over-rated. I buy coffe that has been freshly roasted and will soon roast beans at home.

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        1. re: foodyDudey
          bogie Feb 9, 2007 11:10 AM

          Yes, it is available in Canada. I saw the offer at Whole Foods here in Toronto.

        2. John Manzo Feb 10, 2007 06:49 PM

          SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ARTISANAL ROASTER. Don't buy Italian beans unless you're in Italy!

          1. spinach Feb 10, 2007 07:27 PM

            i fell for a similar ploy at Sur La Table,,,,spend $50 and get a free year of Bon Appetit, three issues later and all i feel is pity for the felled trees.

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