If you haven't heard, Starbucks is looking to slip a little somethin' somethin' in your latte. Not exactly -- they would never do anything that cool -- but they are starting alcohol programs in select stores in six metro areas, none of which are Dallas.
|There ain't no booze in that milkshake|
Beer and wine will be available, and because nobody should drink on an empty stomach, small bites will be offered as well. Would you like some bacon-wrapped dates with your Merlot? Or how about some parmesan crusted chicken skewers with your Chardonnay? But again, not if you're in Dallas. In fact, the Morning News reports that while Starbucks is considering many locations across the country, there are zero plans for Dallas at this time. Ouch.
Or maybe this is a good thing, because we already have a number of coffee shops that will bring you up with coffee before they bring you down with booze, and this is the perfect time to take a closer look at them. The following are ready to serve you coffee and beer right now, and they'll do a better job than Starbucks, too.More »