Monday, August 25, 2014

China Starbucks

Starbucks in Beijing is pretty close to the US, except for some of the crazy drinks they also offer like stuff with red bean and I bet we have WAY more green tea drinks than the US. What surprised me when I got back was that the drink prices are almost exactly the same. Beijing is more expensive by $0.50 at the most for most drinks. I'm not sure about the food stuffs.


A friend in Shanghai posted a promotional poster that had some more interesting flavors, sadly I haven't seen these offered in Beijing. The strawberry cheesecake frap sounds good but that's way more calories than I'm normally willing to consume for a drink.

Starbucks emails I receive for being a Gold card holder.

I did notice in the US this summer that my go-to drink gets a lot more sugar added (iced caramel macchiato) by way of the caramel. I now prefer the Chinese version and had to ask for less caramel back home. Funny how tastes adapt and change.


2 comments:

  1. Love your blog, Shanna, it makes me smile. OK, we're going to be in Beijing in November 2014. How do we hook up with you and your family/husband/friends? I think we would have a kick eating and drinking together. -Kim

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  2. Thanks Kim for the nice compliment. My family is here this November and things have been a little crazy. Will you be back again?

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