Tag: Starbucks

Food and Drink

Starbucks Carved Ham and Swiss Sandwich

I have to admit, I have not been happy with the last few breakfast sandwiches I’ve bought from Starbucks. The bacon sandwiches have seriously under cooked and stringy bacon and the roasted ham sandwiches have had an odd chemical-like smell and taste. Not a happy Starbucks customer. And then they brought in the carved ham […]

Life Musings

Puzzling Situation at Starbucks

Last weekend, as we frequently do, my daughters and I met a good friend of mine at our local Starbucks for coffee and hot chocolate. At the Starbucks there is an entrance to where the lineup forms and then a “path” to exit after you have ordered your food or drink. It is all very […]

Food and Drink

Starbucks Caramelized Honey Latte

I received an email letting me know that the Wizards in the Starbucks lab had created a new drink – caramelized honey latte – and that I should try it. In fact if I did try it, they would give me three bonus stars on my Starbucks card. Who can resist bonus stars? So I […]

Food and Drink

A Burnaby Starbucks Closes

It is not often that you see an independent coffee shop stay open and the Starbucks across the street from it close up shop. However, that is exactly what happened on the corner of 10th Ave and 6th St along the Burnaby, New West border. The Starbucks has closed and the independent coffee/sandwich shop is […]

Life Musings

Day Two of the HST in BC

The day after the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) took effect here in BC and my observations are that a tall coffee at Starbucks now costs me a $1.96. After I got my Starbucks I stopped in to visit my friendly neighbourhood barber; I stop by Brad the Barber’s to catch up on the local gossip and […]