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Starbucks Corporation

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    April 3, 2014

    Starbucks on 167th Street: The Best Designed Drive-Thru and Walk-Up, but Nowhere to Hang Out

    Before tackling the Florida Turnpike, Palmetto Expressway, or I-95, you may need your caffeine fix. Thankfully, there is a Starbucks placed where 167th Street meets NE Second Ave. While a drive-thru may conjure up images of talking into clown mouths and teenagers in headsets, that is not the case at ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    Sony Open: Freshly Shucked Oysters and Champagne on Ice

    The Sony Open came to a close yesterday, and Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic finished with the singles titles. Lovers of the sport rejoiced during the past couple of weeks as they watched the world's best in tennis battle it out. But there were plenty of other reasons to check out the tournamen ... More >>

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    January 17, 2014

    Starbucks' Caramel Flan Latte Is Delicious

    If you grew up in Miami, you probably have a soft spot for flan. It's the perfect dessert: Eggy, creamy, and topped with silky caramel. As kids, we'd wait around for the custard, lick the plate clean, and then beg for more. As adults, we pretty much do the same thing -- when nobody's watching, of co ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014

    Seattle Woman Ate Only Starbucks All of 2013

    Could you imagine getting all of your meals -- breakfast, lunch, and dinner -- from one eatery for an entire year? Well, Beautiful Existence (yes, her legal name) did just that. What restaurant did the Seattle woman choose? Starbucks, naturally. For each day in 2013, Existence ate all of her meals ... More >>

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    December 3, 2013

    Starbucks 'Secret' Menu: Candy Cane, Willy Wonka, and Grasshopper Frappucinos

    Starbucks has a secret menu. If that fact alone doesn't blow your mind, the items on it most certainly will. We're talking Willy Wonka frappucinos, chai cookie lattes, and pixie stix refreshers. It's the stuff sugar-addict's dreams are made of. While this isn't an entirely new phenomenon (or one of ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    Starbucks Sells Harry Potter-Inspired Butterbeer

    Muggle life sucks in so many ways. No flying on brooms. No invisibility cloaks. No wizard's chess. It's no wonder tourists flock to Universal Studios in Orlando to drink Butterbeer by the gallon and blow their paychecks on plastic wands. But now the magical concoction is as close as your neighborho ... More >>

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    September 11, 2013

    How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte (Photos)

    Fall is upon us, which means the masses are officially going apeshit over all things pumpkin. And number one on most people's list is Starbucks' universally adored Pumpkin Spice Latte. We admit, it's damn delicious. But at $5 or $6 a pop, drinking it daily will break the bank. And you need to save ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Ten Reasons to Avoid Starbucks

    Choose your favorite synonym for swillAs much as we all love to hate corporate America (hell, we're an alt-weekly, it's kind of our shtick) -- it has one big asset: convenience. After all, with 60-hour work weeks, bicycle bar crawls and that pesky need for sleep, ain't nobody got time for consumer r ... More >>

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    January 28, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Cafe Con Leche

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Miami® online at bestof.voiceplaces.com.In addition to croquetas and cigars, Cubans know their way ar ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    How Much Will You Pay For a Cup of Joe? Starbucks Introduces $7 Drink

    You'd think Starbucks isn't aware that our economy has tanked. The Seattle-based company has introduced a $7 cup of coffee - you know, just in case you have nothing to spend your money on, like say, oh, I don't know... Your mortgage maybe? How about Christmas presents?The 16-ounce "grande" is Starbu ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012

    Starbucks to 86 Free Soy In Another Move Backwards on Vegan-Friendliness

    While some large companies like Subway, which launched a new line of vegan sandwiches in select stores this summer, are taking strides to accommodate the growing number of vegan consumers, it would seem that America's coffee giant has been taking subtle steps backward in vegan-friendliness this year ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012

    The Five Most Ridiculous "Artisan" Foods

    See also "Artisan Food: If It's Made for the Masses, Can It Be Called Artisan?"Artisan is the new organic -- the of-the-minute foodie terminology that means next to nothing as far as the actual food is concerned. After all, there's nothing to stop your average corporate suit from slapping the term a ... More >>

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    March 29, 2012

    Starbucks Puts Dead Beetles in Frappuccinos

    ​Which would you rather drink: chemical coloring, beet juice, or dead bugs?Apparently, Starbucks thought you'd pick that last option.In an effort to remove artificial ingredients from its menu, Starbucks recently replaced the food dye in its Strawberry Frappuccinos with a "natural" substitute: bee ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    Breakfast Beer: Not Just For Alcoholics Anymore

    ​The craft beer movement has produced some surprising side effects for the brewery world; suddenly blueberries, cherries and chocolate are considered hops-friendly ingredients, giving beer a whole new aisle in your local liquor store. In fact, beer is so user friendly with food these days, we are ... More >>

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    August 3, 2011

    A Foodie Hurricane Survival Kit

    All photos by Laine Doss Keep pate instead of Spam in your hurricane kit.​Tropical Storm Emily is churning her way through the Caribbean and, according to the National Weather Service, Miami is in the "cone of death", with Emily predicted to affect us around Friday evening. Everyone in sou ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Sexy Brazilian Songstress Céu Hits the Heineken TransAtlantic Festival 2011

    Photo by Caroline Bittencourt​It doesn't take a connoisseur to know that Brazilian music offers some of the most soothing and sensual sounds you're ever likely to find. And we're not just talking "The Girl from Ipanema" here. From rhythmic samba to bossa nova, which has influenced some of our ow ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011
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    January 11, 2011

    Starbucks vs. Ghiradelli: Hot Chocolate Battle

    John ZurStarbucks' hot cocoa​With cooler nights upon us once again, what's more comforting than curling up with your significant other and a cup of hot chocolate? Here's a look at two chains, located on Lincoln Road, serving up some winter delight with whipped cream on top! StarbucksPros: The cof ... More >>

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    January 6, 2011

    Starbucks Revamps Logo, Eliminates the Word "Coffee"

    Courtesy of StarbucksStarbucks new look. Where did the coffee go?​What's in a logo and packaging? Everything. Pepsi learned that lesson the hard way when it redesigned the look of Tropicana. Consumers and the media immediately pounced on the change, pointing out the switch from the iconic carton d ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Sucks or Excels

    Starbucks.com​Crystal, a sprightly server at Starbucks in Miami Shores, says the pumpkin spice latte, which is only available a few months a year and went on sale in September, is really popular. Why? "There's no fall here," she says, "so we give people a sense of the season." Bloggers Chuck Strou ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    Cloned Coffee Cooler Recipes From Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks

    Lee KleinThe real Coolatta; we've got the mock.​In 1987, Todd Wilbur of Orange County, California, started his Top Secret Recipes website, on which he dissects well-known name-brand foods and creates original recipes that clone their appeal. The site has been "undergoing construction" for quite so ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    Blue Mountain Coffee Now at Starbucks

    Lee KleinWe're spilling the beans on this offer​On this, the morning after a frolicking July 4th weekend, you might find yourself in want of a good cup of coffee. Or maybe you crave something better than that, like a cup of coffee made from some of the world's most heralded beans -- those from Jam ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010

    It's Earth Day. Starbucks Stinks.

    I planned to respond negatively here to Lee Klein's defense yesterday of Nespresso, the new Lincoln Road joint that doesnt allow take-out coffee. But after running head-on into the Starbucks bureaucracy and hyprocrisy, I am taking a new tack: Starbucks should burn in hell. ​The company serves pape ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Nespresso: No Coffee To Go? Great!

    Lee KleinSit down. What's your rush?​The new Nespresso Boutique Bar on Lincoln Road is a stunning cafe where patrons can sit and enjoy any of 16 Grand Cru coffees. Nespresso is something of a pioneer in premium- portioned coffee (you know, the pods) -- it's as good a cup of espresso as you're gonn ... More >>

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    April 5, 2010

    News Roundup: Roddick and Clijsters Win; Hurricanes Fall in WNIT

    23-year-old Octavius Pruitt was shot in the head and killed while standing on a street corner. How mother witnessed the murder, and police are searching for suspects. [CBS4]Workers at Jackson Memorial have agreed to a plan that would reduce the hospital system's deficit. [WSVN]Police ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Tobacco Road Celebrates Growing Old, This Weekend

    ​Getting old sucks. I mean seriously. Remember what it was like being able to stay up all night drinking, then rolling into work the next day with nothing more than a cup of Starbucks and mixed visions of the previous one's debauchery and those of the one to come dancing behind your glazed eyes, b ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Viva VIA - Starbucks Redefines Instant Coffee

    ​We all know instant coffee sucks, which is why Starbucks refers to its' new line of VIA coffee powder as "Ready Brew". Whatever you call it, both the extra bold Italian Roast (which I sampled in the store), and the mellower-but-still-potent Colombian (prepared at home) turned out to be startlingl ... More >>

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    August 19, 2009

    5 Ways To Save Money At Starbucks

    This card brings deals too​1. If you order a coffee with steamed milk (also known as a Caffé Misto) instead of a Caffé Latte, you'll save about 85 cents.2. Ten cents off when you bring your own cup or mug.3. Any Starbucks coffee can be ordered served in a coffee press for two, which yields four ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009

    Tree/soundz Releases a New Video

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    October 16, 2008
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    March 10, 2008
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    December 24, 2007
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    September 13, 2007
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    September 13, 2007
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    May 31, 2007

    When He’s Sixty-Five

    Celebrate Sir Paul with coffee and music

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    March 29, 2007
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    March 28, 2007
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    February 23, 2007
  • Dining

    February 8, 2007

    Formula for Fine Food

    Gourmet quesadillas.... Who knew?

  • Calendar

    May 26, 2005
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    May 12, 2005

    BEST COFFEEHOUSE

    Segafredo Espresso

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    May 12, 2005
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    May 5, 2005
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    May 15, 2003

    BEST SANCTUARY FROM THE FAST TRACK

    Ancient Spanish Monastery

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    May 15, 2003
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    May 16, 2002

    BEST COFFEEHOUSE

    5061 Eaterie & Deli

  • Finest Foods

    May 11, 2000
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    May 11, 2000

    Best Coffeehouse

    Luna Star Café

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