Tagged with chai

My chai

For anyone who has been reading this blog for any length of time, you know well my love affair with chai.  It’s not easy to find a good chai latte in Beirut, whereas here in the States there is a coffee shop on every corner.  So it might seem weird that I miss something that … Continue reading

Today I showed restraint

My love affair with chai is well-documented on this blog. I think the last time I wrote about it was when I found that Caribou Coffee had chai.  Notice the past tense verb: Had.  It’s still on the menu, but for the past several months they’ve been all out.  Same story at Gloria Jean’s.  Starbucks … Continue reading

The return of chai (to my life)

So you may remember my Starbucks chai saga…  short of it is, I love chai.  Starbucks Beirut didn’t have it.  Then they did.  Then they didn’t again.  Sad day for me.  But I discovered the Mixed Berry Smoothie at the newly opened Gloria Jean’s, which is all kinds of wonderful, but just doesn’t quite hit … Continue reading

Starbucks totally lost me

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you may remember about this time last year when I cried over the discovery that Starbucks Beirut started selling chai.  I was the first person to order it, and I think I was the only person who ever ordered it.  The baristas knew me well… so … Continue reading

a chai is totally worth some tears

I’ve never been much of a crier.  Not to say I don’t cry, but usually it’s about big things (and yes, videos of soldiers coming home from Iraq and surprising their children definitely count as big). Not sure if it’s the pregnancy or living in a foreign country far from home, but I find myself … Continue reading