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Am I high or does Coca-Cola taste better at Father's Office?

J.L. Sep 1, 2008 10:36 PM

Hi all,

Usually I try a new beer every time I'm at F.O. to wash down my burger & fries.

But I was designated driver this last time, and I ordered a bottled Coca-Cola instead....

MY WORD it was better than any Coke I've had since I was a child! Was this an illusion from the endorphins from the delicious burger, or are they putting opium in the bottles?

Whatever it was, I had a second bottle of Coke, thinking the first was a fluke. Nope. Same great balance of fizz and not too syrupy sweet... Ahh...

Is it just me or have other 'Hounds noted it too?

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    New Trial RE: J.L. Sep 1, 2008 11:59 PM

    I seem to recall reading somewhere that he buys the Mexican Coca-Cola rather than the domestic so no corn sweeteners.

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      ns1 RE: J.L. Sep 2, 2008 09:11 AM

      It's because they are using mexican coke.

      Coca Cola does taste better when you're high however. Doubly so when you're at FO...

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        sel RE: J.L. Sep 2, 2008 09:24 AM

        Although I haven't had a Coke at Father's Office I did notice the telltale white paper label on the bottles behind the bar that re-lable Mexican Coca Cola for sale in the U.S.

        1. brekkie_fan RE: J.L. Sep 2, 2008 11:58 AM

          If you are craving more, you can always drop by a BevMo or one of the smaller soda stores in your greater LA area. Worth keeping in the fridge when you love it.

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            justagthing RE: brekkie_fan Sep 2, 2008 07:24 PM

            or head to Costco or Sam's Club and buy it by the case.

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              Woolsey RE: justagthing Sep 3, 2008 08:48 AM

              Or just any convenience store that caters to Latino customers - they'll be in the refrigerator case just down from the twenty-ounce bottles of American Coke.

          2. The Chowhound Team RE: J.L. Sep 4, 2008 05:08 PM

            Everyone, discussion of Mexican Coke made with sugar vs. Mexican Coke made with corn syrup is handled on our General Topics board. We ask that anyone interested in which Mexican bottlers produce which formula head over to that board, where it's on topic.

            The L.A. board is for sourcing the stuff in our local stores and restaurants, thanks.

            1. rednyellow RE: J.L. Sep 4, 2008 05:19 PM

              could be both....

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