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Drink Wed Jan 28 2009

Bad Coffee News

Starbucks announced today that it's closing 300 more stores and laying off 6,000 workers. No word yet on which Chicago stores are closing, if any, but we'll keep you posted. Follow local blog Starbucks Gossip for employee reactions and more news.

We've also learned that local chain Intelligentsia has changed the type of chocolate it's using in its mochas and hot chocolate, and the new stuff is not vegan. There has been no official announcement, but baristas have been telling customers as they order as a precaution. Vegans, consider yourself warned!


mark / January 29, 2009 11:36 AM

Thanks for the vegan tip off!

Lee / January 30, 2009 7:24 PM

And Intelli is supposedly discontinuing their drip coffee! Ugh. Replacing with Clover. (They already did at the Lakeview location.)

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