Get all the deets from last year’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.”
And now in 2012, they even have these special mandarin oranges in New York City.
Respect! These things could turn into a bigger seasonal food fad than those fictitious Mackinaw peaches. The Mackinaw peaches, Jerry! The Mackinaw peaches!
Dekapons as seen at the new Whole Foods Haight Ashbury last year – they’re back at WF this year but without the cardboard flats:
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It’s the biggest mandarin you’ll ever see, per the Berkeley Bowl.
Yes they’re big, yes they’re ugly, yes they’re pricey, but they’re super sweet
Its like having a circus in your mouth.
But get ’em fast, cause they’ll be all gone by next month.
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