Conspiracies

There's More to the Howard Schultz News Than You Think

The clues are right in the photo.

12/02/2016 By Matthew Halverson

The War on Christmas

Starbucks Mines Green from the Red-Cup Controversy

Think the coffee giant has to atone for last year’s brew-haha? Who says it was a mistake?

11/16/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Morning Fizz

Former Starbucks President Howard Behar Blasts City Council

Former Starbucks head protests secured scheduling proposal, U.S. Supreme Court affirms Washington pharmacy rules.

06/28/2016 By Josh Feit

Not Fetch

The Reviews Are In: The Nike Starbucks Shoe Ain't It

Nike SB Dunk Low 'Coffee Lovers' does not impress.

06/02/2016 By Colleen Williams

Morning Fizz

Fired Jayapal Organizer Complains of Discrimination

Jayapal organizer let go over Sabbath conflict, Shih tops fundraising, Starbucks responds, and Trump troubles for GOP.

05/11/2016 By Josh Feit

Power Lines

Seattle's Next Big Labor Battle Will Be Over Flexible Scheduling

What does a $15 an hour minimum wage matter when you’re not getting any hours?

04/22/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sound Transit Expansion Plan Likely to Include Large Investment in Parking Facilities

ST3 on table, Starbucks under scrutiny, and SDOT in new light.

03/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Critic's Notebook

I Got Coffee Delivery from Starbucks…

…and here’s what happened.

12/03/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Food & Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: November 11–17

The week in which: Starbucks, Ivar's, and Kidd Valley honor veterans, Book Larder talks whiskey, and Phinney's winter beer taste returns.

11/11/2015 By Agazit Afeworki

Food Expressionism

Five Seahawks Food/Drink Tributes

Chocolate, booze, and a "Beast Mode" Frappuccino to get you through tonight's game.

10/22/2015 By Karin Vandraiss

Collabs

Yep, Marshawn Lynch Designed a Frappuccino for Starbucks

Beast mode = doubling down on chocolate.

10/21/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Mermaid Matters

My Official Apology to Starbucks No. 96

Wherein I rank every single Starbucks in the city, from best to worst, and promptly feel like a heel about it.

08/18/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

I'm New Here

Every Single Starbucks in Seattle, Ranked

To live in this town is to have strong opinions about Seattle’s homegrown world-dominating coffee empire. So we ranked all 104 stores.

08/17/2015 By Allecia Vermillion With Christina Tiberio

How We Got Here

Making MOD: How Scott and Ally Svenson Remade Pizza

Burritos don’t have the fast casual market cornered.

07/06/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Blended Beverages

Quiz: New Frappuccino Flavor or Utter Ridiculousness?

Starbucks' six new drinks would be right at home on the menu at Dairy Queen.

06/08/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Afternoon Jolt

More Obama Voters Than Romney Voters Think Seahawks Should Have Run Lynch, and Other Fun Friday Polling Data

New polling finds bipartisanship on Seahawks, a divide on Microsoft and Starbucks, and a political split on rain

05/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Caffeine Buzz

Mmmhmm Coffee lands a permanent home, and the ubiquitous green siren finds a way through your front door.

02/20/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Annotated Space

An In-Depth Look at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room

Here the espresso shots are smoother, coffee roasting is theater, and the company hopes to woo ultradiscerning coffee drinkers who wouldn’t be caught dead in a mass-market coffee joint.

02/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Morning Matters

Starbucks Launches the 'Flat White' in U.S. Stores Today

Australia's favorite coffee drink: now available on 500 street corners near you.

01/06/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Are You Ready for This?

Could there BE any more openings?

12/05/2014 By Kristen Farnam