February 20, 2004


I will admit openly that this is a sad thing to be so excited about, but having lived without it for close to three years now, i simply have no shame.

Jamba Juice has finally opened up a store in Manhattan…and its a mere three blocks away from my work!!! Now those of you on the west coast who only know a world that includes a Jamba Juice on every corner can not possibly understand the thrill of this discovery. Because until it is taken away you have no idea how much it meant to you and how much you need it. Upon moving to New York there is the universal Californian reaction of “I’m sorry but what do you mean when you say i can’t live off a liquid diet?!”

And i am not alone my friends. Once I discovered heaven on earth in midtown manhattan I proceeded to call every west coaster i knew to share in my joy. The reactions varied from pure shock, childlike squeals of joy, and “Dude…you have to bring me one!”

So for all us closet Californians living in New York - yesterday was a very good day.

Posted by Adrienne at February 20, 2004 08:31 AM

I'm not in New York, but I am a displaced West Coaster who has been mourning the loss of Jamba Juice since moving to the east coast. Congratulations on your new discovery. Tell them send some juice-making friends down to DC - we need them!!!

Posted by: Jolie on February 20, 2004 11:44 AM

It's funny though, when you're here you don't get them as much. Well at least I don't. It's when I can't that I want one.

Yea for Jamba!

Posted by: nuala on February 20, 2004 12:02 PM

I readily admit that I was one of the squeeling displaced west coasters you speak of. And even though I hate that you didn't bring me one, you bitch, I still love you. I felt like I was traveling to the Mecca as I rode the subway 30 minutes out of my way to get my sweet ambrosia yesterday morning and I thought that this is the closest I've ever come to a religious experience. The experience was only lightly tarnished by my inablility to take communion. I took of His blood, but there no wafer to take of His body. Where are you my sweet Jamba Bread?

Posted by: Clint on February 21, 2004 07:07 AM