JUST SLIGHTLY AHEAD OF MY TIME. McDonald's attempt to redefine the coffee house has reached the Boston area, which gives Boston Globe columnist Jenn Abelson something to write about, and University Diaries readers an opportunity to indulge in the finest blue-state smug. I'm still waiting for Grant McCracken or Virginia Postrel to weigh in.
The McCafe Ms Abelson writes about is in Saugus. Saugus. I rest my case.