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Instant Coffees, Ranked By A Professional Coffee Snob

Thrillist | Posted 03.29.2016 | Taste

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist K-Cups' world-ruining popularity has overshadowed instant coffee, but back before pods, soluble ...

Starbucks Adds More Trendy Foods To The Menu

BurgerBusiness | Posted 02.15.2016 | Taste

Starting Feb. 16, Starbucks taps into several trendy flavors with new foods in all participating U.S. stores. The Spicy Chorizo, Monterey Jack & Egg Breakfast Sandwich has a spiced chorizo sausage patty, Monterey Jack cheese and a fluffy egg with caramelized onion in a potato-bread roll.

Starbucks' Holiday Cup Proves Religion Is Under Attack

Eli Verschleiser | Posted 12.01.2015 | Religion
Eli Verschleiser

I'd rather see the coffee giant invest in printing up Yuletide, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and other cups to choose from, along with a plain one for the unaffiliated. This would be welcome corporate recognition that diversity does not mean bland secularism and "holidays-ism."

Exclusive Interview With The "War On Christmas" Starbucks "Red Cup" Guy

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 11.10.2015 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS sketch, we have an exclusive interview with the guy who got really upset that his Starbucks coffee cup did not have "Christmas" on it.

Red Cup Rant: The Starbucks Debacle

Austin Blood | Posted 11.10.2015 | Media
Austin Blood

We've got ISIS planting on bombs on planes, children being sold into sexual slavery, millions of Syrian refugees wondering where their next meal will come from and you're screaming about a cup? It's absurd.

The War On Christmas Is Real and It's Being Waged by Christians

Zack Hunt | Posted 11.10.2015 | Religion
Zack Hunt

By turning Christmas into a battle over ideology and marketing, we -- not Starbucks or Target or anybody else -- strip this holiest of days of the very significance we're claiming to defend.

20 Things That Should Annoy You Way More Than Starbucks' Red Cups

Jill Robbins | Posted 11.10.2015 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I've talked to a lot of people today and I've yet to run across any one person who is actually annoyed by the color of the Starbucks cups, but just in case you're out there quietly fuming, I have this list for you. Here are 20 things that should bug you more than the color of Starbucks' holiday cups.

Prayers for Howard Schultz, Starbucks and the Coffee Industry

Jonathan Walton | Posted 10.12.2015 | Religion
Jonathan Walton

Would you pray with me? Father in Heaven in the mighty, transformative name of Your Son Jesus, I plead your redemptive blood over the coffee industry...

6 Things You Learn From Spending 18 Straight Hours in a Starbucks

Thrillist | Posted 10.06.2015 | Taste

By: Dan Gentile Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist No matter how you feel about the Jolly Green Mermaid, you've followed the siren song to a Starbucks a...

Every Coffee Shop Chain's Pumpkin Latte, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 09.23.2015 | Taste

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Rachel Kuzma/Thrillist Like commercials for Geico on YouTube, you cannot avoid pumpkin lattes. They are on every major co...

Open Letter to Starbucks: Your "Green" Straws Make Mermaids Cry

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 09.02.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Dear Starbucks, I am a real mermaid, not just a graphic on a plastic cup. As an ocean protection activist, environmental attorney and surf lover, I s...

How Starbucks' 100k Opportunities Launch Demonstrated a Belief That Young People in Chicago Matter

Paul Kendrick | Posted 09.01.2015 | Impact
Paul Kendrick

A woman who has worked with young people in Chicago her whole career walked into the convention center room at McCormack Place on August 12 and started to cry. Looking around, she couldn't believe something that looked like this was being done for the kids she loves.

What Starbucks Employees Really Think Of The Secret Menu

Thrillist | Posted 08.21.2015 | Taste

When you order a Churro Frappuccino at Starbucks, a drink not found on any menu, you're asking a lot of your barista. Well, turns out they don't hate it as much as you would hate someone coming into your office and telling you what to do.

A Simple Way to Save $1000? Make Coffee at Home

Food52 | Posted 08.19.2015 | Taste

Think about it: If I bought that same latte every day for a year, it'd cost me $1,642.50. That's the kind of money I could use to start a college savings fund. It's real money, not random pennies under a pleather cushion in a rec room.

Making Sure the Cup Stays Full at Starbucks: Leveraging Narratives from to Improve Recruitment and Retention

Sophie Sakellariadis | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Sophie Sakellariadis

Employee engagement in the retail industry has long been an uphill battle, but Starbucks has been a trailblazer in the field, pioneering generous health benefits, tuition support, and long-term career development programs. But are these efforts paying off?

On Idleness, or How to Have your Coffee

Yara Zgheib | Posted 06.19.2015 | Travel
Yara Zgheib

There are two broad philosophies on how to have one's coffee, and two broad philosophies on how to live one's life. Both questions are inextricably linked.

Deep-Fried Starbucks Coffee Is A Real Thing At Fairs This Summer

Foodbeast | Posted 06.11.2015 | Taste

Sure enough it comes served out of a Starbucks-branded cup.

A Reluctant Breakup With Starbucks

Kristan Braziel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristan Braziel

As I slowly weaned myself off of the daily Starbucks visits, I noticed that when I did go there, the coffees started tasting a bit too sweet. This was a great break-through! It didn't make sense for me to go so often if I actually preferred my own coffee recipes.

Starbucks Unveils 6 New Frappuccino Flavors

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.08.2015 | Taste

Move over S'mores Frappuccino -- there's a new flavor in town. Make that six new flavors, actually. In sweet celebration of the Frappuccino turnin...

Leadership at Starbucks: An Extra-Hot Recipe for Growth

Laura Berger | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

"Sylvia is here!" Everyone perked up as she came through the door and deliberately hugged them all. "Michael, how is your dog's leg?" "Shana, how is y...

7 Secrets Of A Starbucks Junkie

Dorothy Howe Kelley | Posted 05.13.2015 | Comedy
Dorothy Howe Kelley

I understand the slack-jawed blank expressions, trying to comprehend the difference between a latte and a macchiato. But folks, kindly step aside for those of us who speak fluent Starbuck-ese. We've got this thing down.

This Is What A Starbucks For Impatient People Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.01.2015 | Taste

In the latest example of our culture needing to take a moment and slow down, Starbucks opened its first-ever "express format" store Thursday on Wall S...

Feeling Trapped by Your Smart-Phone? Go Techno-Commando....

Paul LaRosa | Posted 06.07.2015 | Technology
Paul LaRosa

I never thought of that as freedom back then because there were no smartphones tracking our every move. We've all become techno-slaves and, being without one even temporarily, felt like I had all the freedom in the world.

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: Aaron Schock's Resignation Shockingly Doesn't Fix Washington Corruption | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.21.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, the GOP released budget proposals and it's good news if you like massive cuts in discretionary spending and a bloated de...

Starbucks' New Delivery Service Raises Important Logistical Questions

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir & Alison Spiegel & Carly Ledbetter & Kristen Aiken | Posted 03.19.2015 | Taste

We need answers.