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Mission Pak -- and Kokomo

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Mission Pak -- and Kokomo

TE | Dec 21, 2004 04:55 PM

As Trader Joe doesn't seem to be selling the candied fruit prepacks this year (at least that's what the store mamager told me last week), this morning I went to Option 2, the nut shop at Farmer's Market (3rd and Fairfax). The selection was much smaller -- and much more expensive -- than I remember it, so I passed.

Went over to Kokomos, where I'd always been able to count on a good breakfast. What's happened? It's been a while since I've been there, but the seating space sems to be much smaller, and the breakfast menu (at least that on the regular full menu -- I didn't see a separate one, and it was 9 a.m.) was about eight items, and I had a horrible feeling that they may not be serving the coffee cake any more.

A friend tells me that they frequently change owners (something I didn't know), and suggests that explains what's going on, at least with the menu.

So, two questions:

Anybody know what's going on with Kokomo?
and
Anybody know somebody in the East Hollywood-Santa Monica area (not Long Beeach, Gardena, onterey Park, Orange County or like that) who sells what used to be branded as Mission Paks? No time for mail order, obviously.

Thanks

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