This article might not be what you think it is. Before I go any further, allow me to mention one important point: Customers please stop trying to order the most expensive drink ever at Starbucks, as if it’s a contest. It’s silly. Prices can vary from region to region. Any customer can order yet one […]
The Holiday Favorites Are Back: Starbucks Eggnog & Gingerbread Lattes Coming Soon Everywhere in the U.S.
Starbucks has heard the cries of many who want their eggnog lattes at Starbucks! It’s been a holiday favorite at Starbucks every single year since 1986! The places in the country who were missing their Gingerbread Lattes will see those come back too! I talked with an official Starbucks spokesperson this morning (Linda Mills) who told […]
Starbucks Veterans Initiative: Free Coffee for Veterans; Partner Roll Call; Veterans Card; Donation to Onward Veterans.
Last month, I got to see the Veterans Honor Wall at the Starbucks headquarters. It as an area to honor Starbucks partners who are veterans, active duty and military spouses. I met with Starbucks Support Center partners who filled me in with what Starbucks is doing with their Veterans’ Initiative. I was impressed by what […]
November 1, 2014, marks the return of the Starbucks red cups! Be on the look out for red cups, and you can find an adorable mini Starbucks card that looks just like the iconic red cup. (International Starbucks markets may have different launch dates for the red cups. I’ve heard that Starbucks Canada gets them […]
It’s been a long while since I’ve featured new Starbucks stores. I want to shine a spotlight on two Starbucks locations: Tustin & Lincoln Starbucks (#23600) 2734 Tustin Avenue Orange, California (714) 685 – 0287 The Tustin and Lincoln Starbucks is new – just opened September 25, 2014. It’s planned as a Clover – Reserve […]
Starbucks has come up with a very spooky Frappuccino recipe, just in time for Halloween!! It’s the Frankenstein – oops! I mean “Franken Frappuccino.” It’s so scary, you might notice your barista’s terrified face as it’s handed to you: I tried one last night and thought it was delicious but quite a treat! It’s a […]
A reader in London sent in this photo and information about a Starbucks UK test beverage: It is “Hot Mulled Fruit.” It sounds delicious! It is so interesting to see what’s being tested internationally. Here’s what the reader wrote about it: “The drink consists of a slice of orange and a sprig of ginger together […]
I’ve had this conversation many times: “What are essential Starbucks books that every true fan or partner must read?” There have been several times that I’ve heard about store managers compiling a mini “store Starbucks books library” for their partners to share. I decided it was time to talk about the essential Starbucks library. (2014) […]
Starbucks is phasing out the paper Customer Service Recovery Coupons. The Customer Service Recovery Coupon is card that baristas might give to customers who, for one reason or another, feel that their Starbucks experience missed the mark. There’s never been a hard and fast rule as to when a customer might be given a Customer […]
In select Atlanta and Houston Starbucks, you can order Cane Sugar Cola. It’s being tested as part of the Fizzio lineup of drinks, which includes Root Beer, Lemon Ale, and Ginger Ale. A reader in Houston sent me a couple of photos of his Cane Sugar Cola: The Houston reader sent me his review of […]