Comments for: A decent cup of coffee

Posted April 03, 2011, at 6:25 p.m.

Starbucks went into business 40 years ago, and coffee drink-ing hasn’t been the same. The Seattle-based innovator made the “small” into the “tall,” the clerk into the barista and the complex order into perform-ance art and punch line — shot-of-this, skinny-that, 180-degrees, please. It even went global, winning converts in …

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