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The Daily Dish: December 4, 2015

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The Daily Dish 12.4.15

Today’s first course?

Starbucks Delivery Launches in Seattle

Starbucks has begun testing its delivery system in Seattle; New York City will be next in the pilot program.

The delivery service applies to downtown Seattle, South Lake Union, Capitol Hill, Madison Par, and the Sodo area. And customers will even be able to track their order on the Starbucks app! Earlier this fall, Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonalds, and Taco Bell began testing delivery and pay-ahead options in select cities as well.

Winnipeg IKEA Acquires Liquor License

And an IKEA in Winnipeg obtained its liquor license, making it one of two retailers in Winnipeg that serve alcohol. This superstore will now offer a small selection of beer and wine that you can enjoy with your Swedish meatballs. They had first applied for their license through the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba (LGA) in March 2015. According to the LGA, it is rare for retailers to serve alcohol.

Real Talk: Bananas Are Going Extinct and May Disappear in the Next Few Decades

Bad news if you’re a fruit lover: Bananas are going extinct! This yellow fruit is falling prey to Panama disease, a pathogen that has crossed continents and may soon make its way to South America where 82 percent of the world’s banana crop is grown. Stock up on this tropical fruit now, it may not be around in years to come.

 

And that’s today’s Daily Dish, stop by tomorrow for another helping.

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