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‘Secret’ menus revealed for numerous fast food joints

Fast food restaurants like In N’ Out and Five Guys are notorious for their secret menus, but they aren’t the only establishments that keep some creations under wraps. The website HackTheMenu.com is a one-stop-shop for […]

04/07/2014

A Starbucks drink waits for a customer to pick it up as barista Josh Barrow prepares another, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks pastry makeover hits a glitch

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is learning that people really like their sliced cake loaves. The Seattle-based coffee company says it will start bringing back its cake slices in response to customer feedback. The company […]

04/01/2014

People wait at Dumb Starbucks coffee in Los Angeles Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

‘Dumb Starbucks’ can’t outsmart health inspectors

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The brains behind the “Dumb Starbucks” coffee shop generated a lot of buzz with their publicity stunt — but they couldn’t outwit health inspectors, who shut the store on its fourth […]

02/11/2014

The sign at Dumb Starbucks coffee in Los Angeles, is displayed Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

‘Dumb Starbucks’ in Los Angeles tied to comedy duo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filming permits show that the “Dumb Starbucks” coffee shop generating buzz in Los Angeles is tied to a comedy production company. The store opened Friday and has been giving away free […]

02/10/2014

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Starbucks says LA ‘Dumb Starbucks’ store not OK

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says it’s trying to contact the people responsible for a “Dumb Starbucks” store that set up shop in Los Angeles this weekend. A Feb. 7 tweet under the handle @dumbstarbucks […]

02/10/2014

Starbucks coffee drinks  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Brewery responds to Starbucks letter with $6 check

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A small Missouri brewery has responded to a cease and desist letter from Starbucks by sending the coffee chain a check to cover what it calls the profit from use of […]

12/31/2013

Small coffee producer prevails over Starbucks

TUFTONBORO, N.H. (AP) — A small New Hampshire coffee producer that operates out of a barn has prevailed in a trademark infringement case brought by Starbucks over a blend called “Charbucks.” “We’re just a mom-and-pop […]

11/18/2013

Coffee at a McDonald's restaurant. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

McDonald’s eyes bigger share of coffee market

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s wants to be a bigger player in the global coffee business. The world’s biggest hamburger chain on Thursday highlighted beverages as one of its key growth opportunities at a daylong […]

11/14/2013

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Starbucks to open ‘tea bar’ in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is trying to make tea trendy, with plans to open its first “tea bar” in New York City. The Seattle-based company says Teavana Fine Teas + Teavana Tea Bar will […]

10/23/2013

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks asks customers to sign petition

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, better known for its piping hot coffee, is throwing itself in the middle of yet another heated national debate. The world’s biggest coffee chain said Thursday that it will ask […]

10/10/2013

A Starbucks drink waits for a customer to pick it up as barista Josh Barrow prepares another, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks gives free coffee to customers who buy coffee for another

(AP) – Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he’s giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it. From Wednesday to […]

10/10/2013

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Starbucks pick-up turns into viral Instagram video

It’s not uncommon for someone to pick up another person in line at Starbucks. If we’re being honest, who hasn’t felt especially generous or swoon-able while anticipating a warm pumpkin spice latte? A man at […]

10/09/2013

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