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Starbucks Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Starbucks Has Latin-Inspired Treats: Only in Miami

    Starbucks, the world's go-to place for trendy lattes, has come up with a line of totally Miami treats, unique to our hometown. According to a Starbucks spokesperson, this new Latin-inspired sabores tradicionales line of pastries and goodies is available only in South Florida for a limited time as p ... More >>

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    September 24, 2014

    Starbucks to Test Beer-Flavored Latte at Florida Locations

    In Florida, where coffee-flavored beers are popular, Starbucks wants to test a beer-flavored coffee at select shops. The company has not revealed exactly where it will be sold. The stout-beer-flavored coffee is called Dark Barrel Latte. Considering coffee is a flavor that's becoming increasingly p ... More >>

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    September 4, 2014

    Looks Like Coconut Milk Is Coming to Starbucks

    While it's nice that Starbucks offers soy milk as an alternative to cow juice, non-dairy drinkers have been clamoring for more. The My Starbucks Idea site (designed so Starbucks fanatics can beg the corporate behemoth for stuff) has long been buzzing with requests for new alternatives. Looks like S ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Pumpkin Back at Starbucks, Dunkin' Donuts

    It's 90 degrees everywhere (including New York City), but America's favorite coffee chains want to give you a taste of autumn early. Both Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks have launched their pumpkin lattes about a month earlier than usual this year. Traditionally, the beverages, with hints of nutmeg an ... More >>

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    August 25, 2014

    Florida Blogger on Killing Starbucks Pay-It-Forward Chain: "I Don't Want the Grim Reaper of Karma to Come for Me"

    Last week was tops in sales for a St. Petersburg, Florida, Starbucks. It was also, you might say, a day when the nice guys won -- for awhile. Last Wednesday, a pay-it-forward chain ended when the 379th customer of the day didn't understand the concept and simply wanted to buy her own regular coffee ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Miami Beach Is Banning Styrofoam

    Miami Beach would like to be known less for odd chemicals in its residents' bodies and more for banning littering its streets, parks and beaches with things made from odd chemicals. Following bans on plastic straws and Styrofoam containers on the beach, the city commission seems set to extend the ba ... More >>

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    May 28, 2014

    La Boulange Is Coming to Miami Starbucks Locations

    On a recent visit to the Starbucks on Lincoln Road and Meridian Avenue, we spotted a countdown calendar, much like the ones leading to Christmas. What was this pink sign marking the days until? The availability of La Boulange pastries at Miami-area Starbucks. The coffee giant has teamed with San F ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014

    Oprah Chai Launches at Starbucks and Teavana, Our Soul Steeps

    Between cafecitos and coladas, Miami is not a tea town. If you are one of the few that doesn't partake in coffee drinking, the Magic City can make you feel a little lonely. Thankfully, once again, Oprah has come to the rescue to grace us with enlightenment. She has teamed up with Starbucks and Tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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

    Was it a Tall or a Venti?

    From CBS4: "Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Douglas Chumbley, 51, resigned Thursday after he was accused of indecent exposure in a Starbucks bathroom at the University of Miami back in September." I always heard the rumors about those campus bathrooms being creepy mansex pick up spots, but I never thought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2008

    North Miami Mayor Fights To Save 125th Street Starbucks

    Starbucks recently announced plans to shut down hundreds of locations across the country, and while most of the blame has been lain on the economy, it's quite possible that Americans have finally woken up and smelled the overpriced lattes. According to NBC6, five of the soon-to-be-closed coffee spot ... More >>

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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

    Starbucks Marches On

    Taking over a neighborhood near us The gentrifying march of Starbucks goes on. The giant, earth-devouring coffee chain has planted its latest flag on the northeast corner of Biscayne Boulevard and 30th Street, in front of the moldering former Delicias del mar Peruano restaurant, and just a cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2007

    Pricey Coffee, Free T

    Conquering the world, one cup at a time The good people at Starbucks -- otherwise known as Home Of The $5 Coffee -- want you to know it's okay to hold up the line and order an extra-hot, tall, lite-foam, half-caf, extra sprinkles, non-fat, mocha-capp. In fact, they encourage it. They want t ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 8, 2007

    Formula for Fine Food

    Gourmet quesadillas.... Who knew?

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    May 26, 2005
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    May 12, 2005
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    May 15, 2003

    BEST SANCTUARY FROM THE FAST TRACK

    Ancient Spanish Monastery

  • Restaurants

    May 15, 2003
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    May 16, 2002

    BEST COFFEEHOUSE

    5061 Eaterie & Deli

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    May 11, 2000
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    May 11, 2000

    Best Coffeehouse

    Luna Star Café

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