0617 A Convenient Breakdown

IMG_0568, originally uploaded by G3’s Maria.

I ran out of fuel on my moped for the first time this morning. Well, sort of. I was riding down Washington on my way to the office when my moped sputtered to a stop. I hopped off, tried to kick-start it a couple of times, then realized I was probably low on fuel and switched over to reserve.

What does this have to do with food? Well, the same thing happened on my way home from work. I was tired and hungry, having packed a small lunch in anticipation of work donuts that didn’t materialize.  Shane was home and suffering from a caffeine headache.  So when I ran out of fuel right in front of Lab, I took it as a sign that I was meant to have frozen yogurt, and Shane was meant to have coffee.

Lab opened a few months ago in the newly redeveloped McKinley Town Centre on Liberty.  We have both really enjoyed their selection of Intelligentsia coffees served pour-over, but it was stupidly hot today, so I grabbed an iced coffee for Shane, and a coconut frozen yogurt for me, which I ate on the sidewalk while waiting for Shane to come rescue me with the gas can.  With excellent coffee, a rotating line up of froyo flavors, ample seating, and Washtenaw Dairy donuts and other tasty baked goods on offer,  I can see Lab becoming a regular stop for us, and not just when we’re out of gas.


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