Starbucks Scrambles For Something, Anything

Read over on Serious Eats that Starbucks will introduce a new line of "Vivannos" starting tomorrow. Don't know what a Vivanno is? Time to add a word to your Starbucks lexicon of pseudo-Mediterranean new-speak: Vivanno = smoothie.

After years of not trying, those Seattle-ish coffee merchants are really scrambling, aren't they? Heck, I'm all for it. Anything beats that left-in-the-oven-for-days flavor of the corporate giant's burnt coffee.

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