29 Dec '11, 12am

7 Reasons Starbucks is the Mcdonalds of Coffee

7 Reasons Starbucks is the Mcdonalds of Coffee

You forgot one VERY important reason: IN-STORE KIOSKS. When they started infiltrating the grocery stores, Targets, etc…THAT is also when they plummeted. EVERY single one of them are terrible. The people that work them have no idea what they are doing in most cases and the items offered are a joke, a shadow of the actual item in the physical Starbucks cafes in cities and towns. I actually went into a Target one recently on a road trip and (insanely) ordered a tall nonfat triple wet capp with two pumps of vanilla – and the girl actually looked at me and asked, “Um, what’s a Cappuccino?”…I told her never mind and got the heck out of there. And promptly stopped into a small local coffeehouse and had THE BEST Cappuccino in a REALLY long time. And, honestly, I can also pinpoint almost to the exact day our four local Starbucks cafes changed to an automated machine. The coffee was...

Full article: http://coffeecupnews.org/starbucks-mcdonalds-coffee/

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