Emily from Houston brings us breaking news of the Starbucks raspberry syrup situation:
I went to Starbucks today and read their countdown message board – 4 days to raspberry mochas and frappa-wappa-who-whatsits.
When it was my turn to order, I asked if they had raspberry syrup. They said yes, and promptly whipped up a raspberry mocha for me without comment.
Of course, this was after spending about five minutes on the customer in front of me. She walked in and in this really desperate voice said, “Oh no, I don’t know anyone here! Where’s Kayla? Where’s Brian? They know how to make my drink.” It involved about six different ingredients and another ten or so specifications – two cups AND a sleeve, half an inch for cream, 127.436 degrees, etc.
I guess asking for raspberry syrup four days early wasn’t really that big of a request in comparison.
Andy quested and nearly died so people like Emily could get raspberry mochas ahead of release date. Be grateful. — BEN POPKEN