At the Starbucks located inside of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, customer names cannot be called out or written on cups due to security concerns.
Starbucks sometimes operates at a loss intentionally and clusters several locations in a small geographical area to become anti-competitive in the market.
There is a Starbucks where they don’t write your name on your cup: the one at the CIA’s headquarters. Baristas are escorted to and from work, and the receipts identify the establishment as simply “Store Number 1.”
A Starbucks grande coffee has 320 milligrams of caffeine, over four times the amount of caffeine in a Red Bull and the Starbucks cinnamon chip scone has more calories than a McDonald’s quarter pounder with 480 calories.
Experts rank Starbucks coffee behind Wendy’s, McDonald’s and Tim Hortons in a blind tasting, saying “This is so bad. It’s the antithesis of coffee.”