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Far Coast - Toast

OnDaGo Jan 17, 2008 10:01 AM

Far Coast on Bloor Street by the Windsor Arms has shut down and by the sounds of the note on the door most other Far Coast coffee shops are shut also... So much for Coke beating Starbucks...

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    Pincus Jan 17, 2008 10:39 AM

    I think the store was only a test of marketing by Coca-Cola. I don't think there were very serious plans to open a chain of Far Coast stores. Inserting their machines into other peoples' spaces sounds more like what their business plan was.

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    1. re: Pincus
      legourmettv Jan 17, 2008 10:57 AM

      Bring on the Clover!

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        OnDaGo Jan 17, 2008 11:31 AM

        The "map" on their window indicated stores across Canada, now all are taped over except for southern Ontario...

      2. chocabot Jan 17, 2008 10:07 AM

        That place was hopeless. The drinks came out of a giant "Tassimo" like machine and were tasteless. Unfortunately they're now in the Varsity theater..

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          hungryabbey Jan 17, 2008 04:47 PM

          yah, I ordered a tea there once since it was the only place to get a hot drink at the movies and they gave me some sugary powder drink mix put into hot water. just terrible.

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