By COLlive reporter
Does “chai” mean “life” or “tea”?
Starbucks, the largest coffeehouse company in the world, will soon be brewing not far from Lubavitch World Headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway.
The chain known for its coffee, as well as its brand of Tazo teas, will be opening a new branch at the ground-floor space of the new apartment building in Crown Heights, DNAinfo.com reported.
“Starbucks is always looking for great locations to better meet the needs of our customers, and we are happy to confirm that will be opening a new location at 341 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn this fall,” a spokesperson told COLlive.
You will be able to order a line of caffeinated beverages and even a “Dirty Chai,” the name for the a Chai tea latte with an added espresso shot.
Asked about the possible availability of kosher food items in the new store, the spokesperson said: “At this time, that is all of the information that we are able to share.”
Coffee with cholov yisrael milk is available at Jewish-owned bakeries and stores in Crown Heights. The dairy milk offered at most Starbucks branches is cholov stam or Organic Vanilla Soy Milk.
Rabbis from various Kosher certification organizations have written extensively about the Kosher and non-kosher available products at the Starbucks chain.