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Do You See What’s Happening Here?

Okay, my picture is a little too late, but do you see what’s happening here at Starbucks? I’ll give you a clue. That cup was about half full a few seconds before the picture was taken. Still stumped? Here’s another clue. And here are better pictures of this all-too-real myth.

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Starbucks Molten Chocolate Latte First Taste

Molten chocolate? In a Starbucks drink? Probably more hyperbole than reality, but I needed to try the limited run of Starbucks creations for Valentine’s Day. Along with the Molten Chocolate Frappuccino and Molten Hot Chocolate, the Molten Chocolate Latte is only available through February 14, 2016. So how was it? It’s definitely not like Roy’s […]

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A CPL Is Better Hot than Cold

After gagging on my first (icded) Starbucks Chestnut Praline Latte, my second experience with a hot CPL was much better. This drink is definitely better hot than cold. You can smell the spices and appreciate the scents accentuating the mild nutty flavors. And without a straw for this hot CPL, I wasn’t concerned about sucking […]

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Ghetto latte

A Ghetto Latte in Action

Over the weekend, I witnessed the mythical “ghetto latte” at the new Starbucks kiosk in Ala Moana. What’s a ghetto latte? That’s the unofficial nickname for a bare minimum espresso-based (or even coffee-based) drink. Pay for only two shots of espresso but ask for the drink in a large cup (grande or venti) then fill […]

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What is a Caramel Flan Latte?

One Sip Review of Starbucks Caramel Flan Latte

After my initial sip of the new Starbucks Caramel Flan Latte, here’s my review: This is darker than I would’ve thought. I was expecting sweet, light, custardy. But instead, the drink tastes “dark” like the chocolate. There is, of course, the caramel whip cream which helps balance out the entire drink. What is a Caramel […]

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