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Starbucks customers might want to have a back-up order in mind to avoid disappointment the next time they visit their local store.

Social media is full of complaints from people voicing their frustration about not being able to order their favorite drinks at Starbucks, including popular summer drinks like Peach Green Tea Lemonade and the Very Berry Hibiscus Refresher.

“The supply shortage at Starbucks is killlingggg me slowly,” one customer wrote on Twitter.

And it’s not just summer refreshments: There have been reports of

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A food truck in Layton was spray-painted top to bottom in racial slurs and swear words on Monday. (KSL TV)

LAYTON — A food truck in Layton was spray-painted top to bottom in racial slurs and swear words. Police said they were investigating it as a possible hate crime, but the owner said it won’t scare him and his family away.

Ben Pierce owns the Yum Yum Food Truck with his son. The truck serves Filipino food and it’s typically parked at spots around Davis County.

They’ve only been in business since last August, but say they’ve loved bringing Filipino

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ST. LOUIS – The famed St. Louis restaurant Crown Candy Kitchen will be in the spotlight once again. This time on the Cooking Channel.

Crown Candy Kitchen’s episode of “Restaurant Recovery” will air Tuesday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m.

The show follows Raising Cane’s founder Todd Graves as he visits ten struggling businesses and gives each one about $100,000 of his own money. Crown Candy Kitchen‘s episode follows owners Andy and Sherri Karandzieff, and rapper Nelly makes an appearance.

The candy shop and diner is 107 years old and it survived the Spanish Flu in 1918. During

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Tips have a thorny past. Tipping was first popularized in the United States after emancipation, when formerly enslaved people working in the hospitality sector were expected to work for tips in lieu of wages. Since then, tipped workers have continued to depend on the whims of customers for their income. In one recent study, the Economic Policy Institute found that in states like Virginia, Texas, and Alabama, where restaurant owners can pay employees the federal tipped minimum wage of $2.13 an hour, 18% of hospitality workers live in poverty, a rate double that of non-tipped workers in those same states.

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CHICAGO — New beverages were popular in 2020, according to IRI’s annual New Product Pacesetters report. The top four innovations were beverages or beverage-adjacent products and included Bud Light Seltzer, Truly Lemonade, Mtn Dew Zero Sugar and Starbucks Creamers.

The top three products each generated more than $100 million in sales during the year. IRI said the beverages showed disproportionate growth as millennial shoppers coping with COVID-19 experimented with new products. IRI added that backyard dining and entertaining also drove beverage sales.

“IRI’s 2020 New Product Pacesetters and its consumer attitudes survey about new products tell a story of people

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Starbucks is one of the most popular coffee chains in the world, but that doesn’t mean every drink on the menu is worth it.

We asked baristas to share their favorite drink orders from the chain, as well as the ones they tend to avoid.

Read on for the best and worst drinks at Starbucks.

The blonde Doubleshot on ice is a refreshing, caffeine-packed drink

Juanma Garcia, a barista certified by the Specialty Coffee Association and the owner of Buenos Beans, told Insider that the blonde Doubleshot on ice is ideal for summer.

It consists of two shots of

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