Entries from May 2008 ↓

New Starbucks Opens in Rest Room Of Existing Starbucks

Starbucks, the nation’s largest coffee-shop chain, continued its rapid expansion Tuesday, opening its newest location in the men’s room of an existing Starbucks.

“Coffee lovers just can’t stand being far from their favorite Starbucks gourmet blends,” said Chris Tuttle, Starbucks vice-president of franchising. “Now, people can enjoy a delicious Frappuccino or espresso just about any time they please, even while defecating.”

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Coffee Is the New Sunscreen

Studies have shown that caffeine has anti-skin cancer properties. Caffeine can help get rid of sun damaged skin cells.

Free Coffee — Starbucks Australia’s Good Coffee Day

This coming Thursday, 8 May, Starbucks will be hosting “Good Coffee Day”. From 9:00 – 11:00 AM in all Starbucks cafes across Australia, customers will be invited in for a complimentary tall cup (350 ml) of Cafe Estima Fairtrade Certified coffee.

Starbucks’ Good Coffee Day is celebrated in conjunction with Fair Trade Fortnight 2008 which runs from 3rd to the 18th of May. For other activities in regards to Fair Trade Fortnight, check out Starbucks Australia.

NBC Nightly News Video on Latte Art

Izzy Forman of 360i (on behalf of MSNBC) has emailed me a very interesting video clip from NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams to share with you all. Check out the link below: -

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/vp/24374902#24374902

The video shows how Baristas show Digital Correspondent Mara Schiavocampo creates a latte that looks almost too pretty to drink.

Thanks, Izzy!