Starbucks wants to introduce America to Italian aperitivo culture.
A bar offering pairings of appetite-inducing cocktails with
ingredients such as Aperol and Campari, served alongside aged parmigiano
reggiano and Cerignola green olives, anchors one corner of the
company’s new Reserve store, opening on the ground floor of its Sodo
headquarters building Tuesday.
the first of up to 1,000 such high-end stores Starbucks has said it
plans to open as it spends big on an expansion toward a higher-end,
fuller-service part of the food and beverage market.. . . more