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EaterWire: Starbucks' Instant Coffee, Georgia's Gets Beer, and More

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'BUCKSWIRE— Starbucks is making an unexpected (desperate?) move into instant coffee: "Starbucks will begin testing the soluble coffee -- a term that conjures up images of instant brands such as Folgers, Sanka and Brim -- by selling it in Starbucks cafes as early as next month. It's unclear as yet whether the company will also extend the product to supermarkets..." [Crain's]

LOWER EAST SIDE— The Feed reports that LES bbq spot Georgia's Eastside BBQ has finally scored a beer license. [The Feed]

LOWER EAST SIDE— In their weekend round up, Urban Daddy is spilling the alleged new Milk & Honey number. NB: Last we heard they were only accepting texts. [UD]

BERLIN— The worst bartender in the world: "A Berlin barman has gone on trial accused of having served a 16-year-old boy 45 tequila shots, which killed him...The 28-year-old barman, identified only as Aytac G, allegedly had a drinking bet with the schoolboy, but poured mostly water for himself." [BBC via ESF]

RED HOOK— Sixpoint founder Shane Welch gets in the comments to explain what really went down between the company and the government.

Per Se

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Georgia's Eastside BBQ

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