Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The coffee company reportedly plans to add at least 1,500 cafes in the United States over the next five years.
The Associated Press is reporting that the world’s largest coffee company plans to add at least 1,500 cafes in the U.S. over the next five years. The report indicates that Starbucks would have more than 20,000 cafes by 2014, up from its current count of about 18,000. The AP is also reporting the Seattle-based company also plans to move from its current Tazo tea and begin serving Teavana, which it announced it would acquire last month. Arnold's first Starbucks opened earlier this year at Jeffco and Highway 141. What do you think? Would you welcome more Starbucks, or are there enough of them already? Tell us in the comments below.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
All 48 Saint Louis Bread Co. stores are offering free coffee, on Feb. 1, as part of a program to help people working outdoors in February.
Saint Louis Bread Company, Panera's parent company, is offering free coffee to people who walk into St. Louis region's restaurants on Wednesday, Feb. 1, between 6-9 a.m. The Panera restaurant in Arnold is at 909 Arnold Commons Dr. The company, in a news release, is launching Warm Up Wednesdays in February to provide free beverages and soup to people working outdoors in February. Street teams in the St. Louis area will look for police, firefighters, municipal and construction workers, and all people who work outdoors in bad weather. People can also tell the company about employees working outdoors, who could use the warm food items, by sending a Twitter message using the term #WarmUpWednesday to @panerabread, or by posting a message on the …
Monday, January 16, 2012
This week's Food Fight focuses on coffee, the elixir of the gods for some people each and every morning.
In this week's edition of the South County Food Fight, we want to know where you get your morning buzz. What's your favorite coffee spot? Each week on Food Fight, we'll look for your help to highlight the best places in the area for pizza, barbecue, burgers and more. Here's how it works: Then: So whether it's a latte, cappuccino or a straight brew, hot or iced, what are your nominations? Who has the best coffee in South County and Arnold? So show your hometown pride and pick a place near you. Boast about that small family restaurant or other great eatery in your neighborhood. And, if you are pulling for a certain restaurant, share this column on your personal Facebook page and Twitter feed and ask your followers to vote. This column is all…
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Whether you’re a second shift worker or just an insomniac, there’s still plenty to do at two in the morning.
Talk over a cup of coffee. Drop by Steak ‘n Shake. Bonus for night owls: Steak 'n Shake is offering a second half price “happy hour” from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. on all drinks and milk shakes, including coffee. Pick up a new friend, buy a fish at Walmart. Though you might have trouble finding a clerk to help you scoop up a goldfish or guppy in the wee hours of the night, the Beta fish are grab and go. Get late night TV merchandise now. Why wait for shipping when you can drive to Walgreens and pick up your very own Sobakawa Buckwheat Pillow, Ronco Rotisserie, or Justin Beiber toothbrush right now? Check out the As Seen On TV aisle for merchandise you didn’t know you had to have. Make a Caffeine-Free Diet Coke with Orange. Or a peach Sprite. Or a …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
More than 150 million Americans drink coffee every day.
The aroma coming from the coffee maker, a favorite cup waiting on the kitchen counter or a heat-retaining mug filled and ready to go. Drinking coffee is a ritual many of us follow as regularly as brushing our teeth. We can salute that fact on Sept. 29 by lifting a cup to National Coffee Day. Whether we like it plain, fancy, hot or cold, more than half of Americans ages 18 and older start their day with a sip of coffee. We even make jokes about the new terminology some of us learned to order our favorite drinks at the Starbucks. Coffee merchants around the world appreciate our craving for a cup of Joe. The U.S. imports more than $4 billion worth of coffee every year. E-Importz.com says 30 million of us now prefer our coffee in specialty …