Well, its official. Theres no escaping Starbucks. That $4.00, underflavored overly bitter caffeinated drink is now everywhere. Coming from the land of Dunkin Donuts, I’ve never much been a fan of the Starbucks brand. I know, I know, half of you are probably hating me right now for saying it, but hey, its true! Hand me a $1.25 cup of loaded up, cheap coffee and a donut for $.50 more and I’m on my way. No 5-syllable long coffee titles, no complaining about “leaving room for cream”, and most of all, no saying what size I want in spanish numerals. Small, medium, or large. Done. Out here in Colorado my days of DD may be over (unless THEY want to start taking over resorts, hint hint Dunkin), but I’m still a strong believer in the 7Eleven and Conoco signs as a confident sign of good coffee.
“Located in the resort’s Gold Coast mid-mountain complex, this Starbucks is unlike any other: Just ski right up to the window, order your cup of Joe, and get right back to your powder day.
“Aside from the fact that you can ski through, it should be the same experience that you’d want at any other location, with a much better view,” said Vicki Boyd, the store manager. “