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We Try the New Salted Caramel and Chocolate Baked Goods from Starbucks

If you've let your eyes wander to the selection of baked goods while in line at Starbucks, you may have noticed three new additions to the pastry case: <b>chocolate caramel muffins</b>, <b>salted caramel squares</b>, and <b>salted caramel cake pops</b>, a returning menu item that we initially checked out in 2012.<p>I've been …

NBC's 'Secret' Starbucks Is On Lockdown

Since the network's pop-up cafe was revealed by the Wall Street Journal last week, NBC has banned people from leaving the premises with Starbucks cups in hand and its baristas have been "doubling as security personnel," the Journal reports.<p>Starbucks isn't an official Olympic sponsor, so it's not …

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Starbucks Is Really Sorry For The Pentagram And '666' In This Woman's Coffee

Of the 36 million-plus people who “Like” Starbucks on Facebook, at least 34.3 million have complained about how much they hate Starbucks. One day it’s the coffee chain using GMO milk, the next it’s accusing them of being SATAN-LOVING MONSTERS WHO HAVE COME TO PITCHFORK YOUR EYES FOR ETERNITY. Or …

What Your Starbucks Order Says About You

It is an anatomically proven fact that the most nerve-wracking, fear-producing, heart attack-inducing position that any one person can find …

What's Your Starbucks Name?

A not-so-foolproof way to avoid confusion when ordering coffee: assume an alter ego<p>It was approximately 8:55 am last Friday morning when a stranger asked for my name. I was in a long line at Starbucks, and our conversation started with raised eyebrows from her—the barista—followed by my drink …

Pumpkin Spice Latte Showdown: Starbucks vs. McDonald's

Pumpkin spice is back with a vengeance. Tweaking drinks to take on the properties of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice—plus, sometimes, a dash of everyone's favorite orange squash—has become a tradition that millions look forward to every year. Starbucks has sold over 200 million of …

Item of the Day: Starbucks Iced Coffee

Is there anything better in the warmer weather than a Starbucks iced coffee? My usual order is a trenta (yep, 30 oz, baby!) iced red eye with milk …

We Try Starbucks Discoveries Iced Caffe Mocha and Caramel Macchiato

If you crave a sweet coffee drink during a slow work afternoon, part of the fun may be getting a little fresh air and walking to your nearby coffeeshop. But if you can't leave your desk, having your afternoon pick-me-up in the office fridge makes a little more sense. Starbucks recently released a …

Barista Gorgeously Customizes His Customers’ Cups at U.K. Starbucks

Artist and barista Gabriel Nkweti Lafitte, who works at the Starbucks across from the British Museum in London, has been taking some pretty awesome …

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We Try the New Valencia Orange Refresher and Orange Spice Iced Coffee at Starbucks

Last summer, I could hardly escape my apartment without a free sample of the new "Starbucks Refreshers" being foisted upon me by an eager employee of the Starbucks next door. While the Berry Hibiscus and Cool Lime flavors lived up to the "refresher" moniker, I couldn't imagine wanting to shell out …

Some Guy Just Ordered the Most Expensive Starbucks Drink Ever and Paid Nothing for It

Andrew Chifari has set a new record for the most expensive Starbucks drink ever ordered with a 128-ounce concoction that would cost $54.75 (via CNBC). The beast of a drink contains 60 espresso shots, vanilla bean, and mocha, plus whipped cream, caramel, hazelnut, and protein powder. The best part? …

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$54.75: The World's Most Expensive Starbucks Drink

This is the current world's most expensive Starbucks drink, the $54.75 Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino, a 128oz (that's a gallon) …

Starbucks offers college tuition but graduates might still be baristas

Company's program will reimburse employees for their education, but the job market is unforgiving even to graduates<p>• Retail, service and hospitality jobs: hard work but 'no shame' • Loan debt hits new high as millennials live on 'poverty-wage'<p>Just as rising college debt is becoming a national …

Starbucks Wants to Help Its Workers Get an Affordable College Degree

A gig at Starbucks might be the newest route to an affordable college degree. Under a new plan announced by the coffee giant, Starbucks will make its …

Can Dunkin' Donuts Brew Higher Coffee Prices Like Starbucks Can?

Even after a decline from their April highs, coffee futures are still up 55% this year. Even before the effect of this seeps down to customers' …

Starbucks' Butterbeer Tasting Coffee Drinks

These are two recipes for Harry Potter butterbeer tasting coffee drinks available at Starbucks. Allegedly they're part of Starbucks' "secret menu", …

Starbucks Raising Its Prices This Week

Get ready for a price hike at the coffee giant Starbucks. Starting this week, the prices of Grande and Venti drinks will increase by 10 to 15 cents …

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You Can Now Get Your Soda Fix at Starbucks

As the temperature outside begins to climb, Starbucks thinks its customers might enjoy a nice, cold soda instead of (or perhaps to go along side) an …

10 Baby Animals That are Too Cute for Words

The holidays are over, which is kind of depressing. I mean, mostly a relief. But still a little bit sad, especially when we have to take the tree …