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50 Cents, $1 or $2? Starbucks Adding Digital Tips

Starbucks will let customers paying with iPhone app to add gratuities for baristas.

03/11/2014

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Appeals Court In NY Sides With Starbucks Over Tips

Starbucks baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors who do much of the same work, a federal appeals court said Thursday.

11/21/2013

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More On The Local Barista Fired For Making Fun Of Customers, Boss On Blog

A Seattle barista says it was all satire, but his anonymous blog that made snarky comments about his boss and the customers he didn’t like got him fired.

02/13/2013

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2013 NW Regional Barista Competition February 1 – 3

Whoosh! You can hear the milk steaming, the espresso shots being pulled, and the smell of the world’s finest coffees. It’s the NW Regional Barista Competition in Seattle this weekend. Come taste coffee and watch the region’s best baristas work their magic.

02/01/2013

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The Best Apps For Your Kitchen

Check out these 10 must-have smartphone apps for the ultimate foodie.

01/23/2013

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Starbucks to Allow ‘Digital Tipping’

The Seattle-based coffee company says a digital tip function will be added to its mobile payment application starting next summer. A similar option will also be available on Square, a new payment app that Starbucks customers will be able to use starting in November.

10/06/2012

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Guide to Seattle Coffee Fest 2012

If it looks like coffee, smells like coffee, goes well with coffee or is coffee you will find it at Coffee Fest, September 21 – 23. Everything under the sun that would be found in an upscale coffee shop on either side of the counter, including the counter would be found on the exhibition floor at Seattle’s Coffee Fest 2012.

09/17/2012

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Missing 18-Year-Old Woman’s Body Found In Frozen Alaskan Lake

The body of a missing 18-year-old barista was found in a frozen lake Monday, almost two months to the day she was last seen on a surveillance camera video being led away from the coffee shack where she worked, Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew said.

04/03/2012

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