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The Coffee Master (February 5, 2019)

02/05/2019 Leave a comment

img_3354So the Starbucks aprons arrived yesterday though the mail but I only got a chance to take a closer look at them this evening.

The Red Apron

I found the red apron–which I assume is the one that the Starbucks Partners use during the Christmas holidays–to be the more functional of the two.  It is equipped with two waist high pockets that are located on each side of the apron.  There is also a pen holster hidden behind the left sleeve of the apron–no doubt meant to host the writing apparatus for those tricky beverage customizations. Read more…

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The Good Samaritan Collection: Starbucks Reserve Philippines Coffee Cards (January 17, 2019)

01/17/2019 Leave a comment

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What was only meant to be a simple inquiry–well, more of a comment actually–on the Starbucks Reserve Christmas 2018 Coffee Card suddenly took a life of its own when I was handed several by a Good Samaritan.

Nine to be exact.

I have always admired the Coffee Cards from a distance, but never ventured to inquire about them as I immediately assumed that the only way I could get one would be to purchase a bag of coffee beans[i].

So the question now is: Do I actually take the time to find the most “economically viable” way to get the rest of them?

Man, things have just gotten serious. Read more…

Starbucks PH Card Collection: Year of the Pig and Valentine’s Day Hearts (January 8, 2019)

01/08/2019 Leave a comment
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Clockwise: Today’s Starbucks PH Card Haul (with Red 2019 Year of the Pig sleeves) | Coffee Date Anyone? | Damage barrier?

In anticipation of this year’s Spring Festival and Valentines Day, Starbucks Philippines released six new cards in their stores today: Year of the Pig (Lunar New Year Card), Purple Heart (with the inscription, “Coffee Date.”), Red Heart (“Love You Lots”), Pink Heart (“Meant To Be”), Patterns Heart (“You’re Adorable”), and Reverse Triangle Heart (“You’re The Best”).

Heavier on the Wallet

It has been reported for some time that the Valentine’s Day Cards would have an activation cost of P1000 each.  I was ready for that.  What I didn’t expect was for the Year of the Pig cards to have an P500 activation cost[i]. Read more…