Starbucks Corporation is a coffeehouse chain based in the United States. It is the largest coffeehouse company in the world, with 7521 self-operated and 5647 licensed stores in 39 countries. Starbucks serves drip brewed coffee, espresso- and non-espresso-based hot beverages, tea, and ice-blended drinks. It supplements these offerings with pastries, salads, and sandwiches. 
- Almost every Starbucks has some tables with a checkerboard on it. You can buy some candy nearby (or bring your own) and play checkers and then eat the candy. If you dare, bring some chess pieces.
- Kashrus information from the Star-K can be found here.
- Updated (April 2011) information from the CRC can be found here. Note that they do not recomend most items in the full service type Starbucks.