A TikTok video shows young Starbucks workers overwhelmed with a 22-drink order by a “Karen” in California.
The video, posted by barista @sarai.camp0s, has been viewed 1.5 million times. Comments are turned off, which suggest some hate likely leaked into the discussion. The caption says, “Oh, just a regular day working at Starbucks #starbucks #wequit.”
“I guess Karen’s little sister ordered today,” she wrote on the overlay, showing the first of a 22-drink order for a “Katie.”
Per the drink stickers, the order is an Uber Eats delivery from late June from a Starbucks in Hayward, California.
Social media, which offers anyone with a smartphone the chance to make a grab at their own 15 minutes of fame, has created a new set of opportunities — and challenges — for food service operations.
As reported on Buzzfeed, one recent social media fad has plagued Starbucks locations, as influencer-wannabes have been using the coffee house chain’s digital platform to create “appucinos,” elaborate drinks that can subsequently be hyped on Twitter, TikTok, and elsewhere in the social media realm.
Starbucks employees have taken to social media to complain of the complicated orders they are encountering as a result of
A limited-edition summer beverage has just been added to the Starbucks menu, and it’s perfect for those who love to have their dessert come in drink form. And also consider funnel cake the ideal summer food.
Strawberry Funnel Cake Frappuccino, the chain’s latest concoction, is made with strawberry puree, whipped cream, and funnel cake-flavored frappuccino, but it’s the topping that really sets this new Frapp apart—pieces of an actual powdered sugar funnel cake.
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I feel like we all have wondered, at least once in our lives, what it would be like to drink liquefied funnel cake. Truthfully, sometimes the very thought of it seems much more attractive than eating a solid funnel cake, which I am personally terrible at. Perhaps there are people out there able to eat funnel cake without getting powdered sugar on every region of their bodies and have never been chased out of an amusement park by 7,000 bees. Someone at Starbucks must have also been humiliated in front of their high school crush by
I hate to break it you, but I think it might *finally* be time to change up your basic betch coffee order at Starbucks. Trust me, you don’t want to get to the point where the barista calls you out for the number of iced caramel macchiatos you order in a day. I’ve been there, done that, and felt the judge-y wrath from customers waiting in line behind me.
Thankfully, Starbae’s secret menu has a ton of choices (literally dozens) so you can re-explore your palate. Plus, it’s 2020! Try new things, spread your green-straw’d wings, and break