Intrepid reporters that we are, upon hearing about the new “Cherry Blossom” Frappuccino that area Starbucks were whipping up just in time for
Tourist Season peak bloom, we set out to the nearest location to sample what we were sure would be a springtime bonanza come to life inside our mouths.
This was not the case.
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Starbucks Cherry Blossom Frappuccino, A Review
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Benjamin Freed joined Washingtonian in August 2013 and covers politics, business, and media. He was previously the editor of DCist and has also written for Washington City Paper, the New York Times, the New Republic, Slate, and BuzzFeed. He lives in Adams Morgan.
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