Drinking Jean Naté!


Famous House Pearl Milk Tea
July 30, 2006, 11:57 pm
Filed under: tea


Famous House Pearl Milk Tea
Originally uploaded by Look In The Tunk.

This is the last of the two drinks I got at an Asian Food Mart on Jefferson Ave in Newport News, VA on my birthday.

This is just like that Bubble Tea that had a big wave of popularity a few years ago in the States. I got tired of sucking in those tapioca balls so I drank the rest of the drink through my teeth because the sweet milky tea was pretty good.

I like the can though. I like that picture of a living room.

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Someone Elses’ Collection (as seen on Food Network)
July 27, 2006, 10:40 pm
Filed under: cans

I made these screen caps in the summer of 2001 when Unwrapped first premired on Food Network and they profiled this man’s soda and beer can collection:

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{I remember my mom buying those A&P cans from Super Fresh when I was in elementary school, those are my favorite store brand cans of all time}

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{A Treat whose can hasn’t changed since the 1800’s (little joke there)}

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Vitamin Water Formula 50
July 24, 2006, 8:01 pm
Filed under: good for you, just plain bad, water


Vitamin Water Formula 50
Originally uploaded by Look In The Tunk.

Ew. This is the worst tasting vitamin water I’ve ever had.

The label is funny though:

“50 Cent’s new album is bound to go platinum. So formula 50 decided to go platinum too. Not to be outdone, we are happy to annouce the release of our own album, “hydrate or die tryin'”. All we need is one little short out at the MTV VIdeo Music Awards, sukaz be movin’ out of the way at them beverage conferences. Plus, our drink as the nutrients you need to fuel you through your day. That’s just how we roll here in Queens.”

I found this with a friend back in June in Roanoke Rapids, NC at a convenience store that actually had its own Vitamin Water cooler.



Diet Pepsi Jazz Strawberries & Cream
July 24, 2006, 2:18 am
Filed under: diet, just plain bad, pepsi


Diet Pepsi Jazz Strawberries & Cream
Originally uploaded by Look In The Tunk.

No, I don’t know why they called it “Jazz” either. That makes no sense.

I almost bought a fridgepack of this stuff, I’m happy I didn’t. It’s very overpowering. It’s like sucking on a strawberry Creme Saver while drinking a Diet Pepsi.

I hear that this is a limited edition along with the Black Cherry French Vanilla.

It also wins the “busiest label ever” contest.

My friend Sarah’s take on it:

it’s all wtf on so many levels. firstly, what in the world even is it? MORE flavoured cola? and… then, it’s like… JAZZ? what in the.. i don’t even… the hell?



Starbucks Double Shot Light
July 24, 2006, 2:14 am
Filed under: coffee/hot tea, diet


Starbucks Double Shot Light
Originally uploaded by Look In The Tunk.

This was miles better than the Iced Light Coffee that came out earlier this year. Light years better.

I found this in the new energy drink cooler that the Food Lion in Courtland put up. IT’s not full yet though. It just has some of Pepsi’s energy drinks (Amp, Sobe, and Starbucks Double Shot) and Food Lion’s lame entrant in the Energy Drink field.”



Chin Chin Apple Soda
July 19, 2006, 6:59 pm
Filed under: foreign


Chin Chin Apple Soda
Originally uploaded by Look In The Tunk.

Gary & I found this at an Asian Market on my birthday last month. I don’t like this stuff! It’s a Caramel Apple Soda, and the caramel gives it a dirty aftertase.

No, I really don’t know what that doll is. My family has been trying to figure it out for years. You can take out the little girls in her apron, but we don’t know exactly what they do.



Jello Piña Colada and Margarita Limited Editon Flavors
July 19, 2006, 6:39 pm
Filed under: things based on drinks


Jello Piña Colada and Margarita Limited Editon Flavors
Originally uploaded by Look In The Tunk.

I’ll include this in here because its something based on a drink. I bought these with Gary the day after my birthday at Wal Mart when they were on a display back in late June. Gary hates coconut so he got the Strawberry Daquri flavor.

The Margarita tased like those green lollypops you got at the bank when you were a little kid, but I reallly liked the Piña Colada flavor. There’s an “Island Pineapple” flavor of Jello that I thought would tase like this, but nope. It had to be the nastiest Jello I’ve ever had.