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meinaustin Jan 9, 2008 05:08 PM

Is there a place in Austin that sells pocket coffee? I've been craving it but don't want to spend an arm and a leg getting it shipped.

  1. TAF Jan 10, 2008 05:51 AM

    What exactly is pocket coffee?

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      exlnghrn Jan 10, 2008 06:02 AM

      I wondered the same thing and found this on WikiPedia

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pocket_C...

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        TAF Jan 10, 2008 06:14 AM

        Useful info here: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/271462

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          meinaustin Jan 10, 2008 10:33 AM

          Thanks, I've ordered from Capri Flavors before when they had free shipping but I hate to spend almost 2/3 the original cost of the product to get it shipped. I was hoping maybe Specs, Grapevine, or another store might have imported some this year.

          They are very addictive, I suppose I'll end up paying $10 to ship the $15 box.

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            TAF Jan 10, 2008 11:07 AM

            Spec's is pretty customer-oriented. I'd go to the South location, find a head honcho, and ask if they can source this product for you. You can do the same at Central Market, and maybe Grapevine. *IF* it's available, one of them should be able to get it for you.

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              meinaustin Jan 12, 2008 07:28 AM

              Good idea, I always forget about asking them for special orders. Spec's has always turned down wine order requests saying they need to try it first but I bet they would order food. Thanks!

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      Ashforth Jan 12, 2008 06:40 PM

      I had never heard of these, but now I feel I must have them! Please let us know if Spec's or some other store gets them in stock.

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        waldy Apr 15, 2008 05:08 PM

        Mandola's has Pocket Coffee in stock. I saw it there this afternoon and would have wondered what it was if not for remembering this thread!

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          meinaustin Jun 14, 2008 06:00 PM

          Just saw this recently and thank you! It was expensive there but at least I was able to buy enough to satisfy my craving. A million thank yous.

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