Get all the deets from last week’s Los Angeles Times. Check it:
“I’ve tasted more than 1,000 varieties of citrus, and to me the Dekopon is the most delicious.”
Respect! These things could turn into the bigger seasonal food fad than those Mackinaw peaches.
Dekaopons as seen at the new Whole Foods Haight Ashbury:
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It’s the biggest mandarin you’ll ever see, per the Berkeley Bowl.
Yes they’re sweet, yes they’re big, yes they’re ugly, yes they’re pricey.
But get them fast, cause they’ll be all gone by next month.
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