Rather than drinking diet coke (yuck) what is the best lunch beverage?

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  1. Soph

    Soph Senior member

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    Water
    Ice Tea

    Anything that one really likes for a business lunch other than diet coke?
     


  2. Concordia

    Concordia Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    That's about it. Water or iced tea, with a wedge of lime either way.

    I have to be a little careful about the tea, though, as I don't normally do much caffeine. Three refills and I get kind of jumpy. When I know I'm going to be drinking a lot of it, I try to arrange for decaf.
     


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    chobochobo Rubber Chicken Dubiously Honored Moderator

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    either water or lemon tea for me.

    also green tea, especially the one with the roasted rice, whatever it's called in english
     


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    I hate business lunches in which ordering a Jamies & water or a glass of wine might be seen as anything out of the ordinary. I do go for iced tea in those instances, however. Unsweetened if available.

    Regards,
    Huntsman
     


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    Oooooooooo, sometimes I wish for a glass of wine or a beer.

    If ciircumstances dictate otherwise, I go for water. Sparkling...

    K
     


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    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    VMan Senior member

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    Is there now something wrong with the five Martini lunch?
     


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    I also like Limonata. If you want "organic" soda, try Mexico's Jarritos: [​IMG]
     


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    2% Milk
     


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    normal Coke?
    mineral water.
    vodka and tonic; looks like water and odour-free[​IMG]
     


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    javyn Senior member

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    Diet Coke with Splenda.
     


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    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    How about an Arnold Palmer?

    1/2 iced tea
    1/2 lemonade
     


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    what is it with diet Coke? Is the taste so different from regular, or is everyone concerned with their weight? Not that I ever drink any soft drink/soda anyway... just curious.
     


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    what is it with diet Coke? Is the taste so different from regular, or is everyone concerned with their weight? Not that I ever drink any soft drink/soda anyway... just curious.

    I prefer the taste of diet coke to regular, although I drink neither. The only soda I drink is the occasional Dr. Pepper, and that is maybe once a month when I need a bit of caffeine.

    To the OP's question, I only ever drink water which I really do love. At home I drink crystal light lemonade sometimes, but I really don't like sugary drinks in general, so when I'm out, I rarely have any options other than water.
     


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