Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Brian BS: Soda fountains, ice cream and pharmacies (96* d) RE: BS: Soda fountains, ice cream and pharmacies 04 May 07

I guess lots of classic soda places left still, remnants.
One in Ithaca NY, one near East Aurora NY, one in Corning NY (gee, you'd think I never get out of NY but its all on the way to things I go to from Toronto ON)

And speaking of milk shakes - anyone from New Zealand care to comment on the weird variety of their milk shakes!?

Last year traveling in NZ I found they ran the gamut from ice cream (proud home made ice cream at that)based with milk over to NO ice cream (never thought of or encountered in some places) - the shakes being made from milk and a variety of flavoured powders/crystals.
I never had the temerity to try the powder based ones (just to fake disgusting) but what amazed me was the reaction from those who only made those - the IDEA of putting ice cream in a milk shake! Perish... what ARE you thinking... milk shakes are made from powder.
(I think if I'd stuck around they'd have then proceeded to label me a Pommie or something like that...which is what happened one place where I asked for vinegar for my french fries (aka chips).

Oh well. That's travel. Here in Canada a soft drink is pop.. in USA it is a soda (unless of course its something else...)

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.