Do we REALLY need this?
MSNBC has an article up headlined "McDonald’s coffee bars to take on Starbucks".
McDonald’s will install coffee bars at its 14,000 U.S. stores, incorporating theatrics similar to Starbucks’ counters, displaying espresso machines and having baristas prepare drinks...
Don Thompson, president of McDonald’s USA, announced the aggressive plan. "We want to move from beverages as an accompaniment to being a beverage destination,”..."Beverage destination"? Oh, a place you go to drink - like a bar. Well, there is this:
...the drinks cost about 50 cents less than at Starbucks.