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Starbucks Question

veganchelly | Oct 22, 2008 09:13 PM

Ok, I feel like an idiot for asking this, but I need some help. I'm just new to the Starbucks thing (my friend introduced me to my new favourite drink), but I'm not sure how to order. Every time I've ordered my drink in Toronto, there has never been any confusion as to what I've wanted, and I've received my order without any problems. But, since I've been in Edmonton, over half of my orders have been wrong. Am I not ordering correctly? Should I be more specific?

Here's what I normally say in Toronto:

May I please have a grande soy vanilla creme, no whip, 5 pumps of vanilla.

(Basically, it's just warmed soy milk (no coffee) with vanilla flavouring, no whipped cream, and extra vanilla.)

Sometimes I get served vanilla flavoured coffe here, sometimes my order has whipped cream on it and other times I don't even know what I get. How should I be ordering? What exactly should I say to eliminate confusion when at Starbucks? Your help is appreciated.

Merci beaucoup!

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