Starbucks to Sell Alcohol at More Locations

Staff Writer
The coffee megachain plans to serve beer and wine in Atlanta and Southern California

Starbucks in Seattle and Portland, Ore., have been serving booze for more than a year now, and now Atlanta and Southern California locations will also get the adult treatment.

The "evening day-part concept," as Starbucks calls it, involves premium food (snacks, small plates, and flatbreads) along with location-specific wine and beer menus.

Currently, five stores in Seattle and one in Portland serve the classier menu; the coffee chain hopes to start serving alcohol in four to six stores each in Southern California and Atlanta. Perhaps a Starbucks Irish coffee is in the works as well?

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