OK, so Starbucks have decided to go health conscious with their new menu by including vegan and gluten-free options, which is fair enough.
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However, one thing that has people divided is their new organic avocado spread. Here’s the description: “fresh, organic Hass avocados, sea salt, onion, garlic, jalapeño pepper and lime juice”.
So basically it’s just incredibly expensive guacamole. Predictably, the internet is kicking off:
The last thing I want from Starbucks is avocado and toast. Just gimme my skim latte dammit! https://t.co/32oAkdPwT9
— Kevin Murray (@muzzy63) March 21, 2017
Wait, this is a trend? Where have I been. Starbucks is jumping on the avocado toast trend https://t.co/Cnohgwd99k
— Michal Lev-Ram (@mlevram) March 21, 2017
— Sara Yasin (@sarayasin) March 21, 2017
On the plus side, at least we know it actually IS real avocado:
— Julia Reinstein (@juliareinstein) March 21, 2017
18 hours later: well the good news is Starbucks avocado spread is definitely real avocado pic.twitter.com/BVkTI91HxU
— Julia Reinstein (@juliareinstein) March 22, 2017
I guess we can complain all we want – this is the way things are going now and we have to like it or lump it. Speaking of which, did you know that Pizza Express are now doing a three course vegan menu?