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Starbucks 18 32.73%
Dunkin' Donuts 6 10.91%
Tim Hortons 6 10.91%
Costa Coffee (UK) 0 0%
Krispy Kreme 2 3.64%
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf 1 1.82%
Gloria Jean's Coffees 0 0%
Caribou Coffee 3 5.45%
Caffè Nero (UK) 1 1.82%
Pret a Manger (UK) 1 1.82%
Dutch Bros. Coffee 1 1.82%
Au Bon Pain 0 0%
Peet's Coffee 7 12.73%
Biggby Coffee 1 1.82%
Coffee Republic (UK) 0 0%
Caffè Ritazza (UK) 0 0%
Baker's Dozen Donuts (Canada) 0 0%
Coffee Beanery 0 0%
Coffee Time (Canada) 0 0%
PJ's Coffee 0 0%
Dunno/Don't like coffee 4 7.27%
Other (Please list) 3 5.45%
42 mg of caffeine 1 1.82%
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I usually make my own espresso at home, and I prefer Cafe Umbria Gusto Crema. But I usually intersperse it with Lavazza Super Crema, which is pretty good and about half the price of Cafe Umbria.

When I *do* actually get coffee somewhere else, I almost always end up getting Starbucks, because it's convenient and they've got a good business model. Their flat white is okay, but their standard issue coffee is horrible and smells like burning tires. As long as I add enough milk to it, it's tolerable.

I used to really like Cafe Ladro, but I don't live there anymore, so that's not an option. And I am not a fan of Dutch Bros. As mentioned, McCafe is surprisingly decent, and Dunkin Donuts isn't bad either. Unfortunately, none of them are as convenient and fast as Starbucks.
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When I *do* actually get coffee somewhere else, I almost always end up getting Starbucks, because it's convenient and they've got a good business model. Their flat white is okay, but their standard issue coffee is horrible and smells like burning tires. As long as I add enough milk to it, it's tolerable.
I’m in the same camp. I rarely go to coffee shops anymore, so when I do it’s usually Starbucks just because they are easiest to find. And yes, Starbucks drip coffee is terrible. I think the only coffee that’s worse is what I’ve had from truck stops.
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Bluestone Lane and Blue Bottle, especially for their flat whites.
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coffee is the 2nd most traded commodity, after oil.

I dunkin if it's not my local roaster/shop. They collect for charity which makes me feel better about spending loot on something so frivolous. I do like the gas station coffee that epeddy1 was talking about for much the same reasons.
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You ever hear of McDonald's? They sell a lot of coffee, probably open up a store in your area soon.
I've never had Scottish food before

Sounds authentic
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Sounds authentic
Och, aye lad!!!! 'Tis a bonny place!!!!
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There's probably 50 Pret a Mangers in NYC. A dozen within a mile of my office alone.
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