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It's Friday, January 11, and It Turns Out 'Tapas and Cocaine' Isn't a Healthy Diet

Plus, watch a man shotgun a bunch of Cincinnati chili, and decide for yourself whether s'mores wings should be a thing.
Hannah Keyser
1.11.19
chain restaurants

Your Days of Watching Porn at Starbucks Are Numbered, Pervs

Starbucks can't stop you from watching step-sibling porn, but they can stop you from doing it on their Wi-Fi.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.29.18
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Starbucks' Best Pumpkin Spice Product Is This Remarkably Greasy Bread

You can’t eat it and use a touchscreen phone at the same time.
Hannah Keyser
10.23.18
environment

Starbucks Will End Use of Plastic Straws by 2020

The catch: They’ll still have SOME straws (if you ask nicely).
Ian Burke
7.9.18
Starbucks

Starbucks Expands Benefits to Cover More Procedures for Transgender Employees

Starbucks' health insurance plans have covered 'bottom' surgeries since 2012, but coverage will now include a variety of 'top' procedures.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.27.18
coffee

Starbucks Blames 'Health & Wellness Trend' for Declining Sales of Frappuccinos

If only people could just ignore the fact that they're drinking 63 grams of sugar with their breakfast.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.22.18
frappuccinos

Starbucks Plans to Make Fewer 'Limited-Edition' Monstrosities Like the Unicorn Frappucino

Good riddance to the trend of adults pretending they're drinking the body fluids of unicorns or whatever.
Mayukh Sen
4.30.18
labor

Most Baristas Still Don't Make a Living Wage

Cole McBride is literally the best barista in America. He makes $14/hour. We spoke to him about the industry's one major blind spot.
Gowri Chandra
4.30.18
Starbucks

Black and White Americans Have Very Different Views of the Philadelphia Starbucks Incident

A recent survey suggests the majority of white Americans see the arrest of two black men at the coffee chain as an isolated incident.
Mayukh Sen
4.25.18
Starbucks

4Chan Hoax Claims Starbucks Is Giving Free Coffee Coupons to Black Customers

It didn't take long for right-wing trolls to capitalize on last week's racial profiling incident at a Philadelphia Starbucks.
Mayukh Sen
4.18.18
Starbucks

Starbucks Drive-Thru Refused Service to Teen Who Trotted Up on Horseback

All Aspen Cline wanted for her 14th birthday was to order a Frappuccino while riding on her horse.
Mayukh Sen
3.7.18
Starbucks

Lawsuit Alleges Starbucks Served Frappuccino Contaminated with Barista's Blood

The couple who filed the suit had purchased the Java Chip Frappuccino for their two-year-old.
Mayukh Sen
2.9.18
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