Red, Ripe and Renegade: Berries That Break All the Rules


#1

Per our discussion re: Harry’s Berries in another LA-based thread. Nice read!


#2

I presume the Mara de Bois are the same as the Mar de Bois I bought last year at Chino Farms. Those are worth a special trip.


#3

There are so many cultivars that I just don’t know if they’re the same.
But the Mara des Bois from Harry’s Berries are astounding. Unfortunately, they were some of the first strawberries I fed to my young daughter and they are now her favorite. Kids. It’s like they know what costs more on an instinctual level.


#4

She’s doing it just to piss you off - they’re savants at that.


#5

I lol’d at this

the online grocer FreshDirect; and the Doughnut Plant, which features strawberry-forward doughnuts in the spring.


#6

I like to call those strawberry doughnuts.


#8

I thought about this article while on my drive to work - it’s a reminder that there are generally 2 ways to be successful in business: do it better or do it cheaper.


#9

Yup. Quality or volume. It can be a cruel world in between those two extremes.


#10

In-N-Out and Chipotle do OK straddling that fence.