Starbucks

Starbucks is welcoming a new drink to its winter lineup.

The coffee giant announced yesterday that the Cinnamon Shortbread Latte is now available for a limited time. The drink, which can be ordered hot, iced or as a Frappuccino blended beverage, features espresso combined with notes of brown butter and vanilla, and topped with cinnamon and nutmeg.

On the food side, Starbucks announced three additions to its permanent menu: Ham, Cheddar and Peppers Sous Vide Egg Bites, the Ham & Swiss Panini and a Morning Bun with an updated recipe.

A new Red Velvet Loaf Cake will be available for a limited time. Starbucks also announced yesterday a new item hitting grocery stores in January – Iced Espresso Almond milk in Caffé Latte and Caffé Mocha flavors.

In other news

Tequila fans now have the chance to travel from Guadalajara to Tequila, Mexico on a vintage train while sipping an unlimited flow of the agave spirit.

Last month, a thread on the website Reddit made the rounds after someone asked people to name the nicest thing a stranger had ever done for them. 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a message in a bottle found on a Texas beach was one of 7,863 released about 56 years ago.

Valentine’s Day began as St. Valentine’s Day, a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus.