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jonjax71

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Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Thu, 04/2/09 11:08 AM (permalink)

Are coffee chains like Einstein's Starbuck's etc considered fast food?
 
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    wanderingjew

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    Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Thu, 04/2/09 11:20 AM (permalink)
    yes
     
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      Michael Hoffman

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      Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Thu, 04/2/09 11:26 AM (permalink)
      They are non-roadfood chains.
       
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        WarToad

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        Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Thu, 04/2/09 3:16 PM (permalink)
        When you have like 10,000 outlets internationally, you're officially McCoffee.
         
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          sk bob

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          Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Fri, 04/3/09 9:45 PM (permalink)
          NO.
          they specialize in overpriced coffee not food.
           
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            susanll

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            Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Sat, 04/4/09 7:07 PM (permalink)
            Fast food and drink with mood lighting.
             
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              db1105

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              Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Sat, 04/4/09 9:38 PM (permalink)
              yup
               
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                VuduHippy

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                Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Tue, 04/7/09 12:40 AM (permalink)
                Actually, the correct term for establishments such as Einstein Bros Bagels, Panera Bread, Atlanta Bread, Baja Fresh, Chipotle, Starbucks, etc is "Fast Casual".
                 
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                  AaronM

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                  Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Tue, 04/7/09 4:10 PM (permalink)
                  Indubitably.
                   
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                    NYPIzzaNut

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                    Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Tue, 04/7/09 4:11 PM (permalink)
                    That is my line!
                     
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                      sk bob

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                      Re:Are Starbuck's & other coffee shop chains considered 'fast food'? Wed, 04/8/09 11:12 PM (permalink)
                      db1105
                           &
                      AaronM
                      please explain why you think they are.
                       
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