Posts Tagged ‘ starbucks ’

Hello SBX, Bye Salad Creations

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hello SBX, Bye Salad Creations

Double-dose of restaurant-y news: - Trib is reporting that “Starbucks will build a second location in Great Falls this spring…3053 10th Ave. S., the site of a former gas station where most recently Montana Marble & Granite has displayed merchandise.” Hmm.. I really, really, really expected that if SBX ever opened a second full-service store in Great Falls, it would be on the NW side of town. Not complaining — just surprised at the location. And it’s about time that GF had at least as many SBX as Helena, dammit! - Salad Creations is closing — sad. Obviously I...

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SBX in Albertsons

Saturday, October 20, 2012
SBX in Albertsons

Stopped by the Albertsons on 10th Avenue South for the first time since the new Starbucks location opened up – looks way fancier than I thought it would be. But dang it…why won’t SBX open up on the NW side of town? I have no doubt that the NW side of town could support a free-standing SBX, but even the Albertsons over there would be a great location for one of these mini-stores.

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Verismo = Want

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Verismo = Want

Gave the new Verismo machine a test run at Starbucks this morning…the verdict: YES. I do appreciate the Keurig machine that sits on our counter, but the strongest version of a Keurig cuppa just doesn’t have the same kick that a real espresso shot delivers. This Verismo, however…based on the single shot that I sampled…did indeed appear to do the trick. A few shots from this baby every morning could save me a lot of gas (and time) in the long run. And the little Verismo pods are adorable!

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Dream Bar

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Dream Bar

Speaking of Starbucks…whatever you do, do NOT refer to this tasty delight as a “Rice Krispies Treat.” Because it clearly is not. It is a “Marshmallow Dream Bar.”

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