November 20, 2003

The A Spot

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As a disclaimer, I don’t have anything against Collegetown Bagels. I, like everyone else, meet my parents there for breakfast when they’re in town, and I even stop in on my own once in a while. They make damn fine bread products and something called a Chai Chai Charger, which doesn’t even pretend to be coffee (a frankness that I admire), but yet supported many a frantic late night paper-writing when I lived nearby.

It’s nice to see a local business that seems to be prospering enough to support stores at several locations. I’ve always been strangely proud of our beloved CTB. However, it seems that my opinion began to sour a little when, before it closed, I stopped into the Caf